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Property Tax Bills in the Mail, Many See Steep Increases

Written by: - October 29, 2009

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29 October 2009 –GET YOUR CHECKBOOKS OUT……. Bad news and not so bad news for Cook County and Chicago residents. The new tax bills will be arriving shortly and some residents may want to be sitting down when they open their mail. Most Cook County residents will be looking at a median increase of 10 […]

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Chicago’s Lakeview Residents Have Until Sept. 3rd to Appeal Higher Assessments

Written by: - August 17, 2009

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17 August 2009 ? September 3rd, 2009 is the deadline for Lakeview township properties owners to appeal their new larger property tax assessments. In a hit and run action following the notices being mailed, James Houlihan, the person responsible for the increased taxes has announced his decision not to run for re-election for Cook County […]

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Will a Decrease in Market Values Result in Reduced Property Taxes?

Written by: - July 6, 2009

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Will a Decrease in Market Values Result in Reduced Property Taxes?

Don’t count on your property taxes dropping as a result of reduced market values. 2009 is a reassessment year for the City of Chicago. The Sun Times recently reported that homeowners in portions of Rogers Park received notice that the assessed value of their property has decreased up to 6.1%. While that news may seem […]

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