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Based on the facts and exhibits presented, the Property Tax
Appeal Board hereby finds no change in the assessment of the
property as established by the Cook County Board of Review is
warranted. The correct assessed valuation of the property is:
LAND: $ 8,698
IMPR.: $ 34,092
TOTAL: $ 42,790
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Mary Eileen Murney
DOCKET NO.: 05-27415.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 27-29-221-016-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board are
Mary Eileen Murney, the appellant, and the Cook County Board of
The subject property consists of a six-year-old, two-story,
single-family dwelling of masonry construction containing 2,935
square feet of living area and located in Orland Township, Cook
County. Features of the home include two and one-half bathrooms,
a full-unfinished basement, air-conditioning, a fireplace and a
two-car attached garage.
The appellant's husband, Ronald P. Jaeger, appeared before the
Property Tax Appeal Board claiming unequal treatment in the
assessment process of the improvement as the basis of the appeal.
In support of this claim, the appellant submitted assessment data
and descriptive information on five properties suggested as
comparable to the subject. The appellant also submitted a one-page
letter, photographs and Cook County Assessor's Internet
Database sheets for the subject and the suggested comparables as
well as a copy of the board of review's decision. Based on the
appellant's documents, the five suggested comparables consist of
two-story, single-family dwellings of masonry or frame and
masonry construction with the same neighborhood code as the
subject. The improvements range in size from 2,877 to 3,181
square feet of living area and range in age from four to nine
years. The comparables contain two and one-half, three or three
and one-half bathrooms, a two-car or three-car attached garage,
air-conditioning, a fireplace and a full-unfinished basement.
The improvement assessments range from $9.18 to $11.21 per square
foot of living area.