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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: $ 15,120
IMPR.: $ 46,914
TOTAL: $ 62,034
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: George Georgaklis
DOCKET NO.: 05-26293.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 27-02-201-059-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board are George Georgaklis, 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 is improved with a 16-year old, two-story style dwelling of frame and masonry construction containing 3,654 square feet of living area with a partial, unfinished basement, central air conditioning, a fireplace, and a three-car attached garage.
The appellant’s appeal is based on unequal treatment in the assessment process. The appellant submitted information on four comparable properties described as two-story frame and masonry dwellings that range in age from 18 to 26 years old. The comparable dwellings range in size from 2,846 to 3,132 square feet of living area. Three comparables have a basement and a fireplace, and two have central air conditioning. The comparables have improvement assessments ranging from $8.21 to $9.08 per square foot of living area. The subject’s improvement assessment is $12.84 per square foot of living area. 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. The board of review presented descriptions and assessment information on four comparable properties consisting of two-story masonry dwellings that range in age from six to 13 years old. The dwellings range in size from 2,950 to 4,361 square feet of living area. Features include a full, unfinished basement; central air conditioning; one or two fireplaces; and a three-car attached garage. These properties have improvement assessments ranging from $13.30 to $14.34 per square foot of living area. Based on this evidence, the board of review requested confirmation of the subject's assessment.