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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: $ 7,424
IMPR.: $ 24,158
TOTAL: $ 31,582
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Pamela Norton Nelson
DOCKET NO.: 05-23553.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 04-09-305-006-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board are Pamela Norton Nelson, the appellant, by attorney Michael E. Crane of Crane and Norcross, Chicago, and the Cook County Board of Review.
The subject property consists of a 54-year-old, two-story, single-family dwelling of frame construction containing 1,144 square feet of living area and located in Northfield Township, Cook County. Features of the residence include one and one-half bathroom, a full-unfinished basement, air-conditioning, a fireplace and a two-car attached garage.
The appellant, through counsel, submitted evidence before the Property Tax Appeal Board arguing 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 four properties suggested as comparable to the subject. The appellant also submitted a three-page brief, photographs and property characteristic printouts 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 four suggested comparables consist of one-story, one and one-half story or two-story, single-family dwellings of frame, masonry or frame and masonry construction located within the subject's neighborhood. The improvements range in size from 1,400 to 3,396 square feet of living area and range in age from 39 to 55 years. The comparables contain from one to three and one-half bathrooms and a partial or full-unfinished basement. One comparable contains air-conditioning, two comparables have a fireplace and three comparables contain a one-car or two-car garage. The improvement assessments range from $15.07 to $17.18 per square foot of living area. Based on the evidence submitted, the appellant requested a reduction in the subject's improvement assessment.