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Category: Cook County Property Tax News

Property Tax Appeal Event in Brookfield on February 15, 2017 @ 7pm

2017 is a triennial re-assessment year for most of the Cook County Suburbs. We are holding another free property tax seminar at The Irish Times in Brookfield on February 15 @ 7pm.  We will be discussing all aspects of your real estate tax bill, tax escrows, assessed value, and of course appeals. On the spot […]

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Property Tax Appeal Event in Berwyn on January 21, 2017 @ Noon

2017 is a the triennial re-assessment year for most of Cook County Suburbs. Special event for Berwyn. Join the Luis Ortiz Team, the O’Keefe, Law Firm, and the Law Office of Theresa L. Panzica, LLC, at noon on January 21, 2017, at Remax Partners located at 6420 Cermak Rd, Berwyn, IL 60402, for a tax […]

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Property Values Continue to Rise in Cook County

Property Values Continue to Rise in Cook County

This news article from Crain’s shows that properties in Chicago and the rest of Cook County continue to rise in property value. The total value of real estate in Cook County has risen for the second year in a row as the region continues a slow recovery from the great subprime recession. But the recovery is uneven, […]

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Cook County Property Tax Bills Cause Outrage

This Chicago ABC7 news story by Charles Thomas highlights the increasing property tax burden that is plaguing Cook County property owners. CHICAGO (WLS) Cook County taxpayers are outraged after property tax bills showed up in the mail. The bills are skyrocketing this year.  The city of Chicago and its public school district’s fiscal problems literally hit […]

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Property Assessments Are Up 15%-25% in Northwest Suburbs

Property Assessments Are Up 15%-25% in Northwest Suburbs

This news article from the Daily Herald illustrates that as property values climb, so do assessments which in the end equals higher property taxes. Northwest Suburban Cook County property owners are getting a dose of sticker shock this year as triennial reassessment notices have been averaging 15 to 25 percent increases by township. Wheeling Township, […]

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