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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:
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Zenon Orlinski
DOCKET NO.: 04-24390.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 04-17-303-023-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board (PTAB) are Zenon Orlinski, the appellant, by attorney Lisa A. Marino of Marino and Associates of Chicago and the Cook County Board of Review (board).
The subject property consists of an 18-year-old, one and part two-story single-family dwelling of frame and masonry construction containing 5,703 square feet of living area and located in Northfield Township, Cook County. The residence contains three and one-half bathrooms, a full basement, air conditioning, fireplaces and a three-car garage.
The appellant, through counsel, submitted evidence before the PTAB claiming unequal treatment in the assessment process as the basis of the appeal. In support of this argument, the appellant offered four suggested comparable properties located within two miles of the subject. These properties consist of one-story single-family dwellings of masonry, frame or frame and masonry construction and range in age from 39 to 96 years. The comparables have one or two bathrooms and three have full or partial basements, one finished. Three homes are air-conditioned and two have fireplaces. The sites have one, two or three-car garages. The comparables contain between 1,824 and 3,005 square feet of living area and have improvement assessments ranging from $18,506 to $34,217 or from $8.03 to $11.39 per square foot of living area. Based on this evidence, the appellant requested a reduction in the subject's assessment.
The board submitted its "Board of Review Notes on Appeal" wherein the subject's final improvement assessment of $74,832, or $13.12 per square foot of living area, was disclosed. In support of the subject’s assessment, the board offered four suggested comparable properties located within a quarter mile of the subject. The comparables consist of one-story single-family dwellings of masonry construction and range in age from 27 to 38 years. The comparables contain two and one half bathrooms, three with partial basements; all have air conditioning, fireplaces and two-