Samuels Miller represents clients in a broad range of real estate matters throughout Illinois, including:
- Agriculture, Commercial and Residential
We represent individuals, businesses, municipalities, residential and commercial developers and financial institutions in the purchase, financing, leasing, development and sale (including Section 1031 like-kind exchanges) of agricultural, commercial and residential properties. We advise local government and land owners on annexations, acquisitions, easements, condemnation and eminent domain.
- Environmental and Renewable Energy
We provide advice concerning environmental matters relating to Illinois real estate, including pipeline issues, oil, gas and water well agreements, underground storage tanks, waste disposal issues, hazardous substances issues and due diligence investigations prior to purchase. We represent clients and draft and review legal documents concerning renewable energy including wind farms and ethanol production facilities.
- Property Tax Exemptions and Appeals
We assist charitable organizations in obtaining and maintaining real estate tax exemptions. We file property tax appeals for charitable and non-charitable clients and appear before the Macon County Board of Review and State of Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board.
- Real Estate Litigation
Our attorneys litigate real estate matters including partitions, title insurance, drainage, possession, mechanics’ liens, taxes, environmental claims, insurance and mortgage foreclosures.
- Zoning and Land Use Planning
Our attorneys provide legal advice concerning all types of zoning, land use planning, special use permits, planned developments and tax incentive districts for developers, objectors, municipalities and owners.
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