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Based on the facts and exhibits presented, the Property Tax
Appeal Board hereby finds a reduction 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: $ 7,020
IMPR.: $ 33,547
TOTAL: $ 40,567
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Millie Cejovic
DOCKET NO.: 04-21766.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 12-02-120-009-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board (PTAB) are Millie Cejovic, the appellant, by attorney Melissa K. Whitley of Marino & Associates in Chicago, and the Cook County Board of Review (board).
The subject property consists of a 49-year-old, two-story, single-family dwelling of frame and masonry construction containing 1,917 square feet of living area and located in Leyden Township, Cook County. Features of the residence include two and one-half bathrooms, a two-car detached garage, a partial-finished basement and air-conditioning.
The appellant, through counsel, appeared before the PTAB 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 three properties suggested as comparable to the subject. The appellant also submitted a one-page brief, photographs of 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 three suggested comparables consist of two-story, single-family dwellings of masonry or frame and masonry construction located within five blocks of the subject. The improvements range in size from 1,904 to 1,990 square feet of living area and range in age from 43 to 57 years. The comparables contain one and one-half or two and one-half bathrooms and a partial-finished basement. Two comparables contain air-conditioning and a two-car garage. The improvement assessments range from $13.81 to $18.53 per square foot of living area.
At hearing, the appellant's attorney argued that the appellant's comparables are similar to the subject and should be considered as such by the PTAB. Based on the evidence submitted, the