Escrow Services

Since the purchase price for homes is extremely large, the sale may take less time than what it takes for you to get the necessary funding. As a result, you may need an escrow agent in Cook County to manage the funding for your home until closing. When you do, contact us here at the Walker Law Firm.

What is Escrow?

Escrow is a third-party that handles the many different aspects of your home purchase and the home loan itself. As escrow lawyers in Lake & Cook County, we perform such services as serving as Paymaster in a variety of large business transaction. We also hold earnest money payments until closing in real estate transactions in our client trust accounts.

Who Can Handle Escrow?

In some states, you will find these functions are handled by a title insurance company or escrow company. However, more and more states now allow attorneys to handle escrow, so long as they have the proper licensing to do so.

Escrow and the Home Buying Process

In most home purchases, the buyer and seller usually decide upon an escrow agent in Cook County when negotiating the home’s purchase agreement. During this process, certain instructions can also be drafted for a Lake County escrow agent. Once this is completed, the home’s buyer will then partner with the lender on such things as a home inspection, title insurance, and other requirements.

If you are in the process of buying your new home and want to ensure all goes well with the details of escrow, put your trust in escrow lawyers Lake and Cook County residents know well by contacting us here at the Walker Law Firm.

The Walker Law Firm Approach

Privacy and risk reduction is top of mind in any transaction. That’s why so many high net worth individuals, who value their privacy, turn to Walker Law Firm, LLC for Escrow Services. Our global team of experts will help you develop an escrow transaction structure that will work for you. We act as an independent party to the transaction, holding assets in escrow and disbursing them quickly and securely according to the terms of the agreement. As an escrow agent, Walker Law Firm, LLC has relationships with world-renowned banks such as US Bank N.A., J.P. Morgan, and other international banks.


Escrow Expertise

Attorney Martin Walker has developed relationships with several experienced professionals around the world who offer flexible solutions for a wide range of corporate and private transactions.

Cross-Border Capabilities

Our on-the-ground teams understand cross-border transactions in all major jurisdictions.

Quick, Reliable, and Responsive Service

Agreements and disbursements are reviewed promptly and comprehensively by the Escrow Services team.