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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: $ 33,382
IMPR.: $ 107,655
TOTAL: $ 141,037
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Angelo DiPaolo
DOCKET NO.: 04-25174.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 04-26-200-137-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board are Angelo DiPaolo, the appellant, by attorney Edward P. Larkin of Park Ridge, and the Cook County Board of Review.
The subject property consists of a 27-year-old, two-story, single-family dwelling of masonry construction containing 5,528 square feet of living area and sited on a 37,935 square foot parcel. Features of the residence include two and one-half bathrooms, a partial-unfinished basement, air-conditioning, two fireplaces and a three-car attached garage. The subject is located in Northfield Township, Cook County.
The appellant, through counsel, appeared before the Property Tax Appeal Board claiming unequal treatment in the assessment process as the basis of the appeal. In support of this claim, the appellant submitted assessment data and descriptive information on three properties suggested as comparable to the subject. Based on the appellant's documents, the three 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 6,046 to 8,333 square feet of living area and range in age from one to 54 years. The comparables contain from four and one-half to six and one-half bathrooms, a full-finished or unfinished basement, air-conditioning, from two to four fireplaces and a three-car or four-car attached garage. The improvement assessments range from $8.95 to $17.80 per square foot of living area. Along with the three land comparables presented on the appellant's grid sheet, the appellant provided 16 additional land comparables in support of his inequity claim. The nineteen comparables consist of either vacant or improved residential lots that range in size from 21,782 to 95,864 square feet with land assessments ranging from $10,475 to $55,138 reflecting market values ranging from $65,469 to $286,013 or $3.00 to $11.50 per