If you need assistance with any aspect of a residential real estate transaction or development, Attorney Brendan Appel can help.

Mr. Appel represent buyers, sellers, developers, and builders throughout Chicago and surrounding areas. All initial consultations in all areas are free of charge.

Our firm regularly assists people seeking to buy or sell residential property. We apply our extensive knowledge and experience to every aspect of a real estate transaction, including:

Title insurance

Purchase agreements


Security agreements






Since 2000, Attorney Brendan Appel has gained special knowledge of residential real estate development in Chicago.

In addtion to a typical purchase or sale, we have also assisted clients with new construction, tear-downs, rehabilitations, and redevelopment projects. Our firm is able to advise and assist with any land use and zoning issues.

Our firm advises clients in all aspects of real estate development. We carefully draft or review all relevant documents, including contracts, leases, financing agreements, liens, subcontractor agreements, etc. Our work in this area overlaps with our full-service business law practice, which offers comprehensive counsel to small and mid-sized companies.