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Real Estate Legal Assistance


Buying or selling real estate can be a challenging for even the most experienced buyer, especially as real estate contracts become increasingly more complicated. In order to preserve your valuable investments, whether they are your homes, condos, commercial buildings or vacation homes, you need to seek skilled legal counsel as soon as possible.

At Canning & Canning, LLC, our clients include developers, financial institutions, investors, brokers, agents, contractors, architects, engineers, individuals, businesses, and condominium associations. We represent and assist these clients in all types of real estate matters. We have been guiding first-time and seasoned buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate along with landlords, real estate brokers, and tenants through various issues that can arise when residential and commercial real estate transactions are made. We are available assist you with your legal needs in buying, selling and leasing real estate in the Chicagoland area and beyond.

Our Wilmette real estate lawyers can help you with the following additional services:

  • Creating a 1031 tax deferred exchanges for tax deferral upon the sale of the property
  • Drafting, negotiating, and interpreting leases
  • Management agreements
  • Enforcement of rights
  • Litigation, if necessary
  • Construction contracts
  • Mechanic’s liens

Overcoming Zoning & Leasing Issues


Sometimes, zoning laws or leasing restrictions can bring your real estate ventures to a screeching halt. The most common issues our firm deals with are related to zoning and leasing. Zoning laws are in place to prevent certain businesses from moving into residential areas. Such restrictions are applied to homes, businesses, and parks. These laws can prevent you from building or using property in the area you desire, which can endanger your investment.

With the help of our firm, you can learn about the zoning laws for your neighborhood of interest to determine if it is right for you and your real estate goals. We can also help you iron out any problems in a lease, whether you are a tenant or landlord, in order to make sure it is ironclad and is aligned with your best interests.

Have more questions? Speak with our Wilmette real estate attorneys!


Find out what our 50 years of experience can do for you by Contacting Us as soon as possible. The sooner we can understand your real estate matter, the more time we have to examine the sensitive nature of your issues, and to craft effective goals. We can discuss your needs and concerns during a Case Evaluation ,which you can schedule at your earliest convenience.

Make your dreams a reality with the help of Canning & Canning!