Real Estate

We know that whether our clients are buying land, selling their home, or developing a commercial shopping center, substantial amounts of money are involved. At Benckendorf & Benckendorf, P.C., our real estate lawyers understand how to protect our clients' financial and legal interests during each stage of a property transaction. Applying this understanding is crucial to helping prevent our clients from being exposed to financial loss and expensive litigation.

In real estate practice, few assets are more valuable than your knowledge of the area in which you work. With decades of experience handling Illinois real estate concerns for our clients, we have the expertise to help you with residential or commercial real estate matters such as:

  • Issues involving land use — We assist clients with zoning, variances, municipal ordinances, and additional land use needs.
  • Commercial real estate ventures — We represent businesses and investors in commercial real estate transactions and litigation.
  • Title insurance service — Owned by a senior partner at the firm, Hometown Title, Inc., can serve clients' title insurance-related needs.
  • Property management representation — We help landlords and property owners effectively manage residential and commercial properties.
  • Tax-free exchanges under Section 1031 — Avoid capital gains taxes with a Section 1031 exchange.
  • Reporting sales to the IRS — Learn whether you need to report the sale of your property to the IRS.
  • Property tax appeals — We can help you appeal residential or commercial property assessments before the Property Tax Appeal Board. Working with a lawyer can help you make a stronger argument.

We Have the Real Estate Knowledge You Need

Call one of our central Illinois office locations to schedule an appointment with a real estate attorney or, if you prefer, contact us online.