Assessment Notices Mailed To Elk Grove Township

Assessment notices for tax year 2017 were mailed by the Cook County Assessor’s office to Elk Grove Township. The Assessor’s office is now accepting 2017 property tax appeals for Elk Grove. The deadline to file an appeal of your assessment at the Assessor’s office is May 24th.cook seal v2

Elk Grove was reassessed in 2016. However, you have the right to appeal your assessment every year, regardless of the reassessment year. Given the ever changing housing market and valuations we believe it is in your best interest to review your assessment each year to examine whether or not you have a strong case for an appeal. Contact us today and we can offer you a free professional analysis on whether or not an appeal makes sense for you in 2017.

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Bremen Township 2017 Reassessment Notices Mailed

2017 triennial reassessment notices for Bremen Township were mailed by the Cook County Assessor’s office on Monday April 17th. The 30 day window to file an appeal at the Assessor’s office is now open with a deadline of May 17th.Bremen township image

Cook County townships are reassessed on a triennial basis. Bremen is in the south suburban group which is being reassessed in 2017. The Assessor’s office lists complete Bremen valuation statistics here.

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Lake View Township Assessment Notices Mailed

Lake View Township assessment notices have been mailed by the Cook County Assessor’s office. The 30 day window to appeal your property’s assessed value is now open. The deadline to file an appeal at the Assessor’s office is May 10th.Lake View

Cook County townships are divided into 3 groups for the purposes of triennial reassessments. Lake View is in the city group which was reassessed in 2015 and will next be reassessed in 2018. If you missed your opportunity to appeal in 2015 or 2016 this is your last opportunity to appeal your assessment before you are reassessed in 2018. Due to a constantly changing market we believe it is in your interest to thoroughly review your assessment each year in order to determine whether an appeal makes sense or not.

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Could Being a “Sanctuary City” Increase Cook County Property Taxes?

Chicago & Cook County SanctuariesIn the US, a sanctuary city, county or state is one that limits cooperation with federal immigration officials regarding undocumented immigrants to help them avoid deportation.

This has recently drawn the ire of the Trump Administration, who has passed an executive order to withdraw federal funding for sanctuary cities.

This could amount to $27 billion of federal funding withdrawn from 106 sanctuary cities, according to a recent Forbes article.
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Assessor’s Office Mails 2017 Palos Reassessment Notices

Palos Township ImageThe Cook County Assessor’s Office mailed the 2017 triennial reassessment notices for Palos Township on Monday April 3rd. If you live in Palos Township the deadline to appeal your assessment is Wednesday, May 3rd. The savings generated from a successful appeal may last until your next reassessment in 2020.

Cook County townships are divided into 3 groups for the purposes of reassessment within a triennial cycle. Palos Township is part of the south suburban group which was last reassessed in 2014 and is currently being reassessed in 2017. For complete Palos Township 2017 valuation statistics click here.

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Assessor Mails Palatine Assessment Notices

The Cook County Assessor has mailed Palatine Township assessment notices. Each year, regardless of where your township falls in the triennial cycle, you have a 30 day window to appeal your property’s assessment at the Assessor’s office. That window for Palatine is now open and the deadline to file a 2017 appeal is Monday, May 1st.Cook County Property Tax Appeal

If you missed your opportunity to appeal in your triennial year of 2016 an appeal in 2017 can still achieve savings for two years until Palatine is reassessed in 2019. Since the housing market is always changing we believe it is in your interest to review your assessment every year to determine whether an appeal makes sense or not.

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Cicero Reassessment Notices Mailed by Assessor’s Office

Cicero Township triennial reassessment notices were mailed on March 21st. The Cook County Assessor’s Office is now accepting appeals through their deadline of Friday, April 21st.town_of_cicero_seal

Townships are reassessed every 3 years in Cook County and Cicero Township is part of the south suburban group which is being reassessed in 2017. According to the Assessor’s Office the median assessed value percentage change in Cicero was 22.91% (since the last reassessment in 2014). For complete Cicero Township valuation statistics click here.

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How to Review a Home’s Property Tax Appeal & Exemption History in Cook County

How to Review a Home's Property Tax Appeal & Exemption History in Cook CountyBecause not everyone appeals their property taxes, or does so effectively because they try doing it themselves or use an inexperienced third-party service, a home in Cook County may be over-assessed.

Additionally, not everyone claims all of the exemptions due to them – or they do claim exemptions that you don’t qualify for if you are to purchase the property, and they pay much less than you will have to as a result.

If you’re planning to purchase a new home in Cook County and want to know how much you’re on the hook for, or want to know a home’s appeal and exemption history for any other reason, this blog outlines the steps for how to do so.
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Barrington Township Assessment Notices Mailed

Barrington Township 2017 assessment notices have been mailed by the Cook County Assessor’s office. Each year you have a 30 day opportunity to appeal your assessment valuation at the Assessor’s office. The deadline to file a 2017 property tax appeal for properties located in Barrington Township is April 10, 2017.cook seal v2

We believe reviewing your assessment annually, even in non-reassessment years, to determine whether or not an appeal makes sense is in your best interest. Barrington Township was reassessed in 2016 and is next scheduled to be reassessed in 2019. Therefore, if you make a successful 2017 appeal you will see the savings for two years, until the 2019 reassessment.

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