We are a full-service law firm providing experienced representation to individuals, businesses, and municipal authorities throughout Northern Illinois.
Real Estate Law
Real Estate Law
At Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP, we provide full-service legal representation for a wide range of residential and commercial real estate-related matters. From purchasing a vacant parcel to protecting your rights in a dispute regarding a pending development, and from zoning issues to fighting the exercise of eminent domain, if you need a real estate lawyer in Northern Illinois, we have the legal experience and local knowledge to meet your needs.
Real Estate Development
Our attorneys extensive experience representing real estate developers, construction companies, contractors, lenders and other parties in connection with development projects throughout Northern Illinois. Our services include drafting and negotiating real estate purchase agreements, financing documents, service contracts, procurement contracts, and other agreements, as well as representing clients in municipal matters and development-related disputes.
Real Estate Transactions
In addition to representing clients in development-related transactions, we regularly represent individuals and businesses in a wide range of other types of real estate transactions as well. This includes transactions involving both residential and commercial properties, and our services include advising buyers, sellers, lenders, agents, title companies, and other interested parties throughout the due diligence, negotiation, and closing processes.
Real Estate Litigation
If you are facing a real estate-related dispute, our experienced litigators will work to protect your interests as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. In litigation, we take an aggressive approach, but we also focus on finding strategic solutions that minimize the disruptions to our clients’ businesses and personal lives. Throughout the course of your dispute, we will continually explore options for settlement as we put pressure on the opposition by making clear that we are thoroughly prepared to take your case to trial.
We are available to represent clients in real estate litigation involving issues such as:
- Boundary disputes
- Breach of contract
- Construction disputes
- Development disputes
- Easements and restrictive covenants
- Eminent domain and regulatory takings
- Landlord-tenant disputes
- Post-closing matters
- Title disputes
Zoning and Land Use Issues
Finally, our real estate attorneys also provide experienced representation for builders, landowners, and others facing zoning and land use issues with state and local government agencies. At the intersection of real estate and municipal law, these issues fall within two of our firm’s core areas of practice. At Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP, we have decades of experience representing clients before state and local authorities, and we regularly appear on behalf of clients in administrative and judicial proceedings involving zoning and land use issues throughout Northern Illinois.
Contact a Real Estate Lawyer at Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP
If you need an attorney for a real estate transaction, dispute, or regulatory matter, we encourage you to contact us for an initial consultation. With offices in Rockford, we serve individuals and businesses throughout Northern Illinois. To speak with an attorney at Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP about your legal needs, please call (815) 962-6611 or submit our online contact form today.