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Ethical Issues in Distressed Real Estate

Be alert to specific ethical issues for Illinois attorneys that involve matters pertaining to distressed real estate and learn about best practices for handling these issues when they arise.

Mortgage Loan Loss Mitigation

Learn about the status of Illinois law (2022) with regard to foreclosures and about various loss mitigation options, including conventional sales, short sales, use of bankruptcy, foreclosures of reverse mortgages, modifications, consent judgments, and deeds in lieu of foreclosure.

Aspects of Commercial Foreclosures

This session focuses on unique aspects of commercial foreclosures (as compared to residential foreclosures), including receivership, alternative sales, guarantor liability and mechanics liens.

Caselaw Update on Foreclosures (2022)

Learn about the latest developments in Illinois foreclosure law from recent cases and updates to statutes.

Practical TODI Advice and Advanced TODI Topics in 2022

Public Act 102-0068, amending what is now known as the Real Property Transfer on Death Instrument Act, took effect on January 1, 2022. IRELA members have already sliced and diced the highlights of this legislation. But now the fun has begun: How will title companies insure title pursuant to a Transfer on Death Instrument? But just as important, how will title companies insure title around a TODI, when someone other than the beneficiary is taking title to the land? Dick Bales had put together comprehensive materials on both these subjects. He has also prepared materials on three other “advanced TODI Topics”: TODI Disclaimer, TODIs and Joint Ownership of Land, and Revoking a TODI.

Advanced Topics in Property Tax: Reassessment Update, Exemptions Explained, and Proration Disasters

Advanced Topics in Property Tax: Reassessment Update, Exemptions Explained, and Proration Disasters

Disclosure of Financial Interest: The New DS-1

In this 1.25 hour presentation, the Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association brings regulators from the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation to its membership to discuss the implementation of the state's revised DS-1 form ("Disclosure of Controlled Business Arrangement"), which will go into effect on March 1, 2022. This presentation walks attorneys through the proper completion of the form, addressing the ethical and legal issues that face practitioners when they function in the dual role of attorney and title agent in residential real property conveyances.