The Step-by-Step Guide to Buying a Property in the Chicagoland Area
Buying a house isn’t exactly HGTV’s “House Hunters”! From initial consultation through closing, learn the steps for a successful home purchase in Chicagoland.
Who Pays for What?
What’s does the Seller have to pay? What about the Buyer? And how much is reasonable? Using this guide, you’ll know what costs to expect when selling or buying a home in the Chicago area.
Transfer Taxes: by Chicagoland Area Municipality
Transfer Taxes are a tax on the transfer of property usually based on a percentage of the property value. Tax rates vary depending on areas in the Chicago Metro Area. Sometimes the buyers pay, sometimes the sellers pay. Learn the Transfer Tax rates in the State of Illinois, local counties, and every municipality in Chicagoland.