January 2nd, 2005

Mr. Twister

Illinois Real Estate Law and Practice

20. If a buyer wants to have a clause included in the sales contract under which the seller offers assurances against the existence of werewolves, vampires and trolls on the property, which of the following statements is TRUE in Illinois?
A. The broker may include the clause because such standard supernatural disclosures are in general usage.
B. Only the buyer or a licensed attorney may prepare the clause for inclusion in the sales contract.
C. In Illinois, broker are permitted to add additional clauses to blank form contracts, such as the clause described here, the do no directly involve the conveyance of title to real property.
D. Under Illinois law, a frivolous clause, such s the one described here, is not permitted and any contract containing such a clause will be void.