Category: Commercial Properties

Where’s the surprise? Illinois rated in ‘most unfair’ tax system

WLS news headlines a ranking of the states based on tax fairness. WalletHub says Americans think fairness taxes impose higher taxes on Higher-income households.  According to WalletHub, Illinois is the third worst state for overtaxing the poor, Indiana is 9th worst. Illinois, Indiana named among nation’s most unfair tax states | abc7chicago.com Chicago-WLS—-Illinois and Indiana Read More …

Foreclosures dropping substantially: Reality Trac-Lucid

An interesting review of the Chicago home market.  Lucid Realty has provided some insight into the latest market data provided by Realty Trac.  Lucid, in their Getting Real newsletter, has been a leader in understanding and interpreting property data from Chicagoland home sales. RealtyTrac Market Report: Chicago Foreclosures Bottoming Out In August Article by Gary Read More …

Housing prices–recovered from ’05?

Information from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy was used to drive an analysis of home sale prices and their changes from 1997 thru 2014  According to the data, prices seemed to have reached their peak in ’05-’07., obviously, major US cities have had varying degrees of price growth after the housing bubble.  Howmuch.net’s blog provides Read More …

At Lake County Appeal, we are inundated with property tax appeals, so are Cook County attorneys

A nice write-up in Chicago Lawyer Magazine about the high volume of property tax appeals in 2015.  Here in Lake County, we have had a record number of clients sign-up for property tax reviews; this article shows taxes in Cook county are also being appealed in record numbers.  Roy Strom of Chicago Lawyer Magazine offers insight Read More …