Articles From Philip J. Vacco

The ‘Multi-Board Residential Real Estate Contract 7.0’ By Philip J. Vacco Real Estate Law, February 2019 The new version of the Multi-Board Residential Real Estate Contract includes significant changes that real estate attorneys need to be aware of to expertly guide their clients through the transactional real estate process.
Title insurance fees O.K. By Philip J. Vacco Real Estate Law, August 2017 A closer look at the appellate court’s rationale behind its decision in Chultem v. Ticor Title Ins. Co.
Anthony P. Tummelson v. Elizabeth Ann White, 2014 IL App (4th) 150151, December 30th, 2015 By Philip J. Vacco Real Estate Law, March 2016 Would a transfer of funds from one cohabitant to another for the purpose of making mortgage payments, as well as other monthly obligations, be considered a gift or a contribution to the property?
1010 Lake Shore Association v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company: The re-animation of an extinguished lien By Philip J. Vacco Real Estate Law, September 2014 A call for the Illinois Legislature to review the language used in section 9(g)(3) of the Illinois Condominium Act to determine whether the First District Appellate Court's recent interpretation is achieving the intended consequences.
Kalkman v. Nedved, IL App. 3d (120 800) (2013) By Philip J. Vacco Real Estate Law, October 2013 This recent decision from the Third District Appellate Court stands to remind every buyer that the common law doctrine of caveat emptor is still alive and well in the Land of Lincoln.
Putting the short into short sales By Philip J. Vacco Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, January 2013 Effective November 1, 2012, Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s new and improved preforeclosure sales program will officially be known as “Standard Short Sale/HAFA II.
Putting the short into short sales By Philip J. Vacco Real Estate Law, October 2012 Effective November 1, 2012, Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s new and improved preforeclosure sales program will officially be known as “Standard Short Sale/HAFA II.

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