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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: $ 6,000
IMPR.: $ 62,591
TOTAL: $ 68,591
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Gus Kardaras
DOCKET NO.: 06-21171.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 12-03-106-021-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board are Gus Kardaras, the appellant, by attorney Gregory J. Lafakis with the law firm of Liston & Lafakis, P.C. in Chicago, and the Cook County Board of Review.
The subject property consists of a 39-year-old, two-story, multi-family dwelling of masonry construction containing 5,292 square feet of living area with six full bathrooms as well as a full-finished basement apartment and located in Leyden Township, Cook County.
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 three properties suggested as comparable to the subject. The appellant also submitted photographs and Cook County Assessor's Internet Database sheets 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 three suggested comparables consist of two-story, multi-family dwellings of masonry construction with the same neighborhood code as the subject. Two comparables are located on the same street as the subject. The improvements range in size from 4,325 to 5,244 square feet of living area and range in age from 36 to 40 years. The comparables contain six full bathrooms and a full-finished basement apartment. The improvement assessments range from $9.46 to $10.79 per square foot of living area. Based on the evidence submitted, the appellant 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 $68,591. The subject's improvement assessment is $62,591 or $11.83 per