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The U.S. May Already Be in a Recession: Will the Housing Market Collapse Again?

The economy is shrinking. Inflation is soaring, and the stock market is losing value. Searches for “Is the U.S. officially in a recession?” are now trending on Google. If the nation isn’t already in a recession, it might well be on the precipic… Read More
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Will home prices fall?

The top question on the minds of homebuyers and sellers alike is whether home prices are going to fall—and if so, by how much. Many real estate experts anticipate the rate of price growth will slow down as the year goes on. Others predict prices wi… Read More
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Mistakes to Avoid in Estate Planning

Failing to plan, failing to update the estate plan, failing to coordinate beneficiaries, forgetting to plan for disability and long-term care are the most common mistakes to avoid in estate planning. Failing to involve a legal, tax, or financial prof… Read More
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The Importance of Powers of Attorney in Your Estate Plan

Your estate plan should contain several elements. These all work together to ensure that your wishes are followed when you are unable to speak for yourself. You probably know that you need to get your Will in place. You may even recognize that you sh… Read More
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Happy Holidays!

On behalf of all of us at Barry Law, Inc., we wish everyone a safe, joyous and happy holiday! We look forward to a prosperous 2022!! Read More
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Why Retain Barry Law, Inc. For Your Real Estate Closing

Buying or selling a home is one of the most important events in a person’s life. One does not often spend hundreds of thousands of dollars in a single day! The transaction is an intricate and complex process. Although Illinois law does not require… Read More
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Roles of Officers in Homeowners Association

The president, secretary and treasurer are offices required by the Illinois Condominium Property Act and the Illinois Common Interest Community Association Act. The governing documents for some associations also provide for the office of vice preside… Read More
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Happy Memorial Day!

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, Barry Law, Inc. will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2021. Enjoy the long weekend! Read More
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Make Estate Planning Your New Year’s Resolution!

Many of us made New Year’s resolutions at the start of 2021. Especially following the many trials and tribulations of 2020, we want to start anew. Many times, our resolutions involve improving our financial health, taking up a new hobby, or finally… Read More
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Top 5 Benefits of a Living Trust

The “living trust” has become an increasingly popular estate planning tool because of the many benefits it offers. About 20% of Americans now have living trusts as part of their estate plans. Perhaps you’re wondering whether you sho… Read More
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