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Should you hire an attorney who specializes in real estate?

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It’s an oft-repeated truism that you should hire an attorney who specializes in real estate to represent you in connection with your real estate purchase. You should. You should never, however, hire an attorney who describes himself as specializing in real estate, as many local practitioners do on their websites. The ethical standards for Illinois ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 3, 2012

A follow-up on ethics and the CAR Board

Chicago Agent Magazine followed up on our questioning of the Chicago Association of Realtors (“CAR”) commitment to the standards of professionalism set forth in the Realtor Code of Ethics by interviewing the two individuals mentioned in our post. Mabel Guzman, President of the CAR Board of Directors, and Director Matt Silver of @properties both pleaded ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 4, 2011