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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: $ 9,280
IMPR.: $ 36,532
TOTAL: $ 45,812
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Raymond Albin
DOCKET NO.: 06-22095.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 09-25-309-008-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board are
Raymond Albin, the appellant, by attorney Julie Realmuto of
McCarthy & Duffy, Chicago, Illinois; and the Cook County Board of
The subject property is an 84-year old, two-story style dwelling
of frame construction containing 1,794 square feet of living area
with a full, unfinished basement.
The appellant’s appeal is based on unequal treatment in the
assessment process. The appellant submitted for consideration
seven comparable properties with four being described as two-story
frame, stucco, or frame and masonry dwellings that are
between 74 and 81 years old. Three comparables had no detailed
description provided other than classification code and size.
The comparables contain from 1,572 to 2,177 square feet of living
area and have improvement assessments ranging from $14.95 to
$17.99 per square foot. The subject’s improvement assessment is
$20.36 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 two-story frame or masonry dwellings that are
between 78 and 83 years old. The dwellings contain from 1,736 to
2,148 square feet of living area and have improvement assessments
ranging from $21.61 to $22.92 per square foot. Based on this
evidence, the board of review requested confirmation of the