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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: $ 3,749
IMPR.: $ 20,520
TOTAL: $ 24,269
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Eliezel Gonzalez
DOCKET NO.: 05-24424.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 24-06-201-031-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board are Eliezel Gonzalez, the appellant, by attorney Rusty Payton of the Law Offices of Rusty Payton, P.C., Chicago, Illinois; and the Cook County Board of Review.
The subject property consists of a 33-year old, one-story style dwelling of frame and masonry construction containing 1,855 square feet of living area with a full, finished basement and a two-car garage.
The appellant submitted evidence before the Property Tax Appeal Board claiming unequal treatment in the assessment process as the basis of the appeal. In support of the equity argument, the appellant submitted a grid analysis detailing four suggested comparable properties. The comparables are one or one and one-half story frame, masonry or frame and masonry dwellings that are between 50 and 63 years old. The comparables contain from 2,000 to 2,271 square feet of living area and have improvement assessments ranging from $6.88 to $7.79 per square foot. The subject property has an improvement assessment of $11.06 per square foot. Based on this evidence, the appellant requested a reduction in the subject's improvement assessment.
The board of review submitted its "Board of Review Notes on Appeal" wherein the subject's final assessment was disclosed. In support of the subject's assessment, the board of review offered the property characteristic sheets and a spreadsheet detailing three suggested comparable properties. The comparable properties consist of one-story masonry or frame and masonry dwellings that are 12 or 30 years old. The dwellings contain from 1,802 to 2,067 square feet of living area and have improvement assessments ranging from $11.52 to $11.97 per square foot. Based on this evidence, the board of review requested confirmation of the subject's assessment.
After reviewing the record and considering the evidence, the Property Tax Appeal Board finds that it has jurisdiction over the parties and the subject matter of this appeal. The Property Tax