Municapalities

Municapalities

This page has become invaluable to our law Firm as our practice takes us throughout Cook County.  Each municipality has its own way of handling real estate transactions.  Does the Buyer or the Seller pay the transfer stamps?  Does the Village require an inspection or a zoning certifications?  What is the process for obtaining the final water bill?  Where can we get the City’s updated transfer declaration and do they require a copy of the deed in advance to issue stamps?  Click on the municipality where the property is located and you will be closer to a clear to close.