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Our Firm Represents Buyers and Sellers in Real Estate Transactions


Some real estate transactions are commonplace matters, but many — especially in a city like Chicago— require complex legal analysis and skilled negotiation strategies backed by extensive knowledge and research. At the law firm of Wator & Associates, P.C., our attorneys bring detailed analysis and extensive experience to bear on all aspects of real estate […]

Tax Requirements on Foreign Persons Selling or Exchanging Real Estate in the United States

A foreign person that sells or exchanges a U.S. real property interest is subject to a required withholding under the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA). A U.S. real property interest includes sales of interests in parcels of real property. This provision is subject to certain exceptions. The required withholding is […]