Monthly Archives: August 2014

Board of Review Announces 2014 Appeal Session

The Board of Review has announced that the 2014 appeal session for the first group of townships will open on 8/4/14, with the deadline to file a complaint 9/2/14. Here are the townships that will open for appeal on 8/4/14:

Bremen Cicero Elk Grove Norwood Park

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Why Appeal Your Cook County Property Taxes?

Why to Appeal you Property Tax with KensingtonThe primary reason to appeal your Cook County property taxes is to ensure that you are paying no more than your fair share. Those who successfully appeal their property taxes save money, typically in the hundreds and sometimes thousands.

Important Note: savings reali

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What Is My Home’s Assessed Value in Cook County?

Cook County Illinois Property Tax Portal Logo | Kensington Property Tax AppealsIf you’d like to know how much Cook County thinks your property is worth, which is what they use to calculate your property tax bill, just follow these steps:

  • Go to the Cook County Illinois Property Tax Portal here
  • Enter your 14-digit property index number (PIN)
  • If you don’t know your PIN, you can also enter your address
  • Click on your property on the search results page
  • Note the “Estimated Property Value” listed towards the top right of the results page
  • Click the “Tax Calculator” icon and link to see what you potentially owe the county
  • You can see historical values by clicking the “Assessed Value History” button

How Can I Reduce My Property Tax Bill?

If you’d like to pay 100% of the amount calculated here, be our guest.

If you’re a homeowner and you haven’t ap

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