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Section Newsletter Articles From Steven P. Zimmerman

The Real Estate Law Section Council By Steven P. Zimmerman Real Estate Law, October 2007 By the time this edition of the Real Property newsletter hits your desk (preferably your computer screen), ISBA’s program year will be well under way.
Why are most downstate lawyers locked out of real estate sales—A downstate lawyer’s response By Steven P. Zimmerman Real Estate Law, December 2006 The cover page of the August, 2006 Illinois Bar Journal featuring Helen W. Gunnarsson’s article entitled “Beyond ‘Deed and Green’” asks “Why are most downstate lawyers locked out of real estate sales?”
A comparison of single-family residential contract forms By Steven P. Zimmerman Real Estate Law, December 2004 The landmark case of Chicago Bar Association v. Quinlan and Tyson, Inc., 34 Il.2d 116, 214 N.E.2d 771 (1966), continues to define the right of licensed brokers and their agents (collectively, real estate licensees) to prepare real estate contracts on forms customarily used in the community while prohibiting these real estate licensees from engaging in other actions which would constitute the unauthorized practice of law.

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