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About Us

Loop Clerking Service, Inc.  is a full service clerking firm, specializing in Chicago/Cook County real estate closing services and Cook County civil case services.

Our Services

Our clientele includes attorneys / law firms, title insurance / settlement companies, real estate investors, mortgage companies, Realtors, and individuals.

Online Forms

Easy to use online forms that allow you to upload your document.

Legislators have recently passed HB3878 which increases the Rental Housing Support Fee by an additional $9.00.  The increase affects recording fees in all 102 counties throughout the State of Illinois and will take effect July 1, 2023.

City of Chicago: Water Department – Open to the public.  Online process has not changed (water certs take 1-10 business days)

City of Chicago: Zoning Department – Closed to the public.  Longer wait times (zoning certs take around 2 weeks)

Cook County Recorder – We can E-Record exempt deeds, mortgages, releases, and limited types of other documents (turnaround time is 2-3 business days).  We can walk-in non-exempt deeds, condo declarations, plats, and other documents that cannot be e-recorded (we have a short waitlist, and turnaround time is 2-3 business days).

Cook County Clerk: Real Estate & Tax Division – Redemption payments and Estimate of Redemption requests are now being accepted in-person (turnaround time for all bills is 1-2 weeks, unless there has been a recent sale, and then turnaround time is 8-16 weeks).

Cook County Treasurer – Payments accepted online and in-person.

Daley Center – We can obtain copies of court files in-person.  We can file wills and obtain certified copies in the Probate Division.

Suburban municipal offices – Inquire within.

Collar county recordings – We can e-record exempt deeds in all collar counties (except DeKalb).

Loop Clerking Service, Inc. is a professional clerking service located in Chicago, Illinois.  We specialize in assisting attorneys, title companies, Realtors, and investors with real estate closings, property transfers, and judicial sale purchases for Chicago and suburban Cook County properties.  Services include obtaining Chicago Water Certifications (Full Payment Certificates), Chicago Zoning Certificates, Cook County tax searches/bills, Cook County recordings/transfer tax stamps, and other title-related documents.  We will prepare MyDec online tax declarations for your deed recordings.

We provide court-related services to attorneys and law firms, which includes eviction filings, courtesy copy deliveries, and court file copying at the Daley Center and other local courthouses.