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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: $ 4,704
IMPR.: $ 18,305
TOTAL: $ 23,009
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Richard Novak
DOCKET NO.: 06-22857.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 02-01-205-010-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board are
Richard Novak, the appellant, by attorney Julie Realmuto of
McCarthy & Duffy, Chicago, Illinois; and the Cook County Board of
The subject property is a 24-year old, multi-level style dwelling
of frame construction containing 1,011 square feet of living area
with a partial, finished basement.
The appellant’s appeal is based on unequal treatment in the
assessment process. The appellant submitted for consideration
four comparable properties described as multi-level frame
dwellings that are between 28 and 38 years old. The comparables
contain from 1,149 to 1,227 square feet of living area and have
improvement assessments ranging from $14.37 to $15.44 per square
foot. The subject’s improvement assessment is $18.11 per square
foot. 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 was disclosed.
The board of review presented three comparable properties
consisting of multi-level frame dwellings that are either 24 or
28 years old. The dwellings contain 1,011 or 1,085 square feet
of living area and have improvement assessments of $18.37 or
$20.41 per square foot. Based on this evidence, the board of
review requested confirmation of the subject's assessment.
After reviewing the record and considering the evidence, the
Property Tax Appeal Board finds that it has jurisdiction over the
parties and the subject matter of this appeal. The Illinois
Supreme Court has held that taxpayers who object to an assessment