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New Illinois Real Estate Legal Questions & Answers

Five people are listed on the property deed. Who is responsible for the real estate taxes?

All the people on the deed are responsible to the government for the taxes, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

I think my home was improperly assessed

They cannot retroactively re-assess you, unless it can be shown that you did something …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

Can I sue the village or builder because of defects, for a house built in 1971?

No, you are unfortunately LONG past the statute of limitations, or time within which …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

If I co-own the house with someone, is there any way to get their name off of it?

Neither you nor he (nor his son or any other heir/beneficiary, after he passes) …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

Our square footage is off.

Yes, you will need a report and testimony from a qualified person to show …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago