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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: $ 8,153
IMPR.: $ 65,084
TOTAL: $ 73,237
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Dirk Ahlbeck
DOCKET NO.: 04-25993.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 09-26-106-005-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board are
Dirk Ahlbeck, the appellant, by attorney Edward Larkin, of Park
Ridge, and the Cook County Board of Review.
The subject property consists of six-year-old, single-family
residence of frame and masonry construction containing 2,909
square feet of living area. The subject improvement features a
full basement, air conditioning, one fireplace and a two-car
garage. The appellant contends unequal treatment in the
assessment process as the basis of the appeal.
The appellant submitted assessment data and descriptions on three
properties on the same street as the subject. The properties
range in age from 4 to 18 years and contain from 3,112 to 3,521
square feet. All are located on Austin, the same street as the
subject. The properties are of frame and masonry or masonry
construction. Each has a full basement and two have a fireplace.
Each has air conditioning and each has a garage. The properties
had improvement assessments ranging from $16.85 to $18.26 per
square foot, while the subject improvement was valued at $22.37
per square foot. On the basis of this analysis, the appellant
requested an assessment for the subject improvement of $17.65.
The board of review submitted "Board of Review Notes on Appeal"
wherein the subject's assessment was presented. In addition,
assessment data and descriptions on three properties similar to
the subject in most respects were presented. The properties were
all located on the same street, Austin, as the subject and were
all of masonry or frame and masonry construction. Each has a
basement, a garage, one or two fireplaces and air conditioning.
Ages range from 5 to 56 years. The properties range in size from
2,235 to 3,069 square feet and had improvement assessments