Understanding the Illinois Commercial Real Estate Broker Lien Act

Julia Jensen Smolka

This fall, Julia Jensen Smolka had an article published with the Illinois State Bar Association Real Estate Section. The article is a summary of the Illinois Commercial Real Estate Broker’s Lien Act. Ms. Smolka won a ruling on appeal with the First District Appellate Court on the validity of a commercial real estate lien on a property when the owner of a six flat attempted to close a sale without paying her realtor.

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