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(765 ILCS 430/) Sale of Residential Property Subject to Land Trust Act.

765 ILCS 430/0.01

    (765 ILCS 430/0.01) (from Ch. 29, par. 8.30)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Sale of Residential Property Subject to Land Trust Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

765 ILCS 430/1

    (765 ILCS 430/1) (from Ch. 29, par. 8.31)
    Sec. 1.
    As used in this Act:
    "Land Trust" means any arrangement under which the title, both legal and equitable, to real property, is held by a trustee and the interest of the beneficiary is personal property and under which the beneficiary or any person designated in writing by the beneficiary, has the exclusive power to direct or control the trustee in dealing with the title and the exclusive control of the management, operation, renting and selling of the trust property together with the exclusive right to the earnings, avails and proceeds of said property is in the beneficiary of the trust.
    "Residential property" means any single family residence or multiple dwelling structure containing 6 or less single dwelling units for 6 or less family units, living independently of each other.
    "Real estate installment contract" means any agreement or contract for a trustee's or warranty deed, or otherwise, under which the purchase price of residential property is to be paid in installments over a period in excess of 5 years with title to the property to be conveyed to the buyer upon his payment of the purchase price or a specified portion thereof.
(Source: P.A. 76-1869.)

765 ILCS 430/2

    (765 ILCS 430/2) (from Ch. 29, par. 8.32)
    Sec. 2.
    Residential property which is the subject of a land trust may not be sold under a real estate installment contract unless at the time of execution of such a contract a full disclosure of the name of the trustee and the designation of the trust and all of the beneficiaries of the trust is made by the seller to the contract purchaser and the contract is signed by the beneficiaries having the power of direction. Each such "real estate installment contract" shall be deemed to include a provision, whether actually incorporated in the "real estate installment contract" or not, that the beneficiaries undertake to convey or cause to be conveyed the real property which is the subject of the "real estate installment contract" in accordance with the terms of the "real estate installment contract". Any violation of this Act renders such a real estate installment contract voidable at the option of the purchaser.
(Source: P.A. 76-1869.)