If you feel like your property taxes are hurting your homes value, you are correct. Not only that but as the referenced article shows as the equity of our properties in Lake County, Illinois plummets our tax rate continue to rise. Though this problem is particularly exacerbated here in Lake County it is a problem throughout Illinois. As the squabbles in Springfield continue the state continues to under fund their promises to our schools. Our schools continue to request, and make decisions on these broken promises and the under funding fall on the backs of the property tax payers. It’s a viscious cycle in a broken system. Please take the time to look at the article below and you’ll see why fighting your property taxes is so important, now more than ever. If you want to fight, let us do it for you.