Real Estate Paralegal Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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Average Salary for Real Estate Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary of a(n) Real Estate Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois is $71,678.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Real Estate Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois is $34.46.

The average bonus of a(n) Real Estate Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois is $1,763.00.

Job Description:

Checks and examines law sources and documents pertaining to many areas of real estate, such as title searches, title commitments and surveys, zoning, leases, acquisitions, sales, development, construction, building ordinances and subdivision ordinances, statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes, regulations, and/or procedures. Assesses environmental and land use issues and landlord, tenant, and property owner disputes. Prepares legal documents, such as legal descriptions and plotting of existing descriptions, briefs, pleadings, appeals, contracts, buy-sell agreements, and closing papers for review, approval, and use by Attorney. Drafts letters, objections, responses, governance documents, resolutions, and deeds. Prepares closing binders and attends closing. Assists Attorney with residential and commercial real estate transactions and litigation. Corresponds with title companies and surveyors and checks public records, such as real estate taxes, special assessments, and registration of title to property. Appraises and inventories real property for estate planning. Investigates facts and law of case, if necessary, to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly. Files pleadings with court clerk. Prepares affidavits of documents and maintains document file. Delivers or directs delivery of subpoenas to witnesses and parties to action. May manage deadlines and renewal dates relevant to leases and contracts. May ensure company compliance relevant to real estate issues. May assist in closing process. May act as arbitrator and liaison between disputing parties. Less

Checks and examines law sources and documents pertaining to many areas of real estate, such as title searches, title commitments and surveys, zoning, leases, acquisitions, sales, development, construction, building ordinances and subdivision ordinances, statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties,... More

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