(765 ILCS 67/25)
(a) In all cases not included in the statement required by item (20) of subsection (c) of Section 10, the seller has the responsibility to make and pay for repairs.
(b) If the seller deems certain repairs necessary to protect the seller's interest in the property, the seller may, at the seller's own cost, proceed to make the repairs in compliance with this Section. Before the performance of nonemergency repairs on residential real estate inhabited by a buyer, the seller shall provide the buyer with at least 72 hours' written notice of the seller's intent to make the proposed repairs.
Nothing in this Section limits the seller's right to negotiate or secure recovery of the seller's actual cost to make repairs caused due to negligence or malicious damage on the part of the buyer.
(c) Except for limitations included in the statement required by
item (20) of subsection (c) of Section 10, nothing in this Section limits the buyer's right to obtain the services of a building contractor to make repairs that are chargeable to the buyer under this Act.
(d) No seller may require, by contract or otherwise, that only the seller or an agent of the seller may make repairs. The buyer has the right to contract with other building contractors to make repairs for which the buyer is financially responsible.
(Source: P.A. 100-416, eff. 1-1-18