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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: $ 19,166
IMPR.: $ 42,988
TOTAL: $ 62,154
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Angelo DiPaolo & Ken Waltz
DOCKET NO.: 05-24815.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 04-26-200-141-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board are Angelo DiPaolo & Ken Waltz, the appellants, by attorney Edward P. Larkin of Park Ridge, and the Cook County Board of Review.
The subject property consists of a 47-year-old, one-story, single-family dwelling of frame and masonry construction containing 2,043 square feet of living area and located in Northfield Township, Cook County. Features of the residence include two and one-half bathrooms, a full-unfinished basement, air-conditioning, a fireplace and a two and one-half car attached garage.
The appellants, 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 appellants submitted assessment data and descriptive information on three properties suggested as comparable to the subject. Based on the appellants' documents, the three suggested comparables consist of one-story, single-family dwellings of frame or frame and masonry construction located within the same Sidwell Block as the subject. The improvements range in size from 3,084 to 3,428 square feet of living area and range in age from 47 to 51 years. The comparables contain two, three or three and one-half bathrooms and a partial-finished basement. Two comparables have air-conditioning, multiple fireplaces and a multi-car attached garage. The improvement assessments range from $13.22 to $16.95 per square foot of living area. Based on the evidence submitted, the appellants requested a reduction in the subject's improvement assessment.
The board of review submitted its "Board of Review Notes on Appeal" disclosing the subject's total assessment of $62,154. The subject's improvement assessment is $42,988 or $21.04 per square foot of living area. In support of the assessment the