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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: $ 18,826
IMPR.: $ 34,852
TOTAL: $ 53,678
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Vicky Getz
DOCKET NO.: 03-21007.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 01-22-401-031-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board are Vicky Getz, the appellant, by attorney Rusty A. Payton of the Law Offices of Rusty A. Payton, P.C. in Chicago, Illinois, and the Cook County Board of Review.
The subject property is improved with a 25-year old, one-story dwelling of masonry construction containing 2,960 square feet of living area. Features include full, unfinished basement, fireplace, central air conditioning and a three-car attached garage.
The appellant's appeal is based on unequal treatment in the assessment process. The appellant submitted information on four comparable properties located at least ¾ mile from the subject and described as one-story masonry dwellings that range in age from 22 to 25 years old for consideration. Features include basements and fireplaces and three of the properties have central air conditioning. No data was provided as to garages for the comparables. The comparables range in size from 2,314 to 3,320 square feet of living area and have improvement assessments ranging from $21,969 to $32,759 or from $9.19 to $9.87 per square foot of living area. The subject's improvement assessment is $34,852 or $11.77 per square foot of living area. Based on this evidence, the appellant requested a reduction in the subject's improvement assessment.
The board of review submitted its "Board of Review Notes on Appeal" wherein the subject's final assessment of $53,678 was disclosed. The board of review presented descriptions and assessment information on four comparable properties located in the same assessor assigned neighborhood code as the subject and consisting of one or one and one-half story masonry dwellings that range in age from 14 to 33 years old. Features include full basements, two of which have finished area. Each property has one or two fireplaces and a three-car garage; two properties have