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Chicagoans — your triennial property reassessment is here and, as a result, next year’s taxes are likely to go up. Take Action!¬† Learn More about real estate tax appeal services or complete our Free Evaluation Request form. Fight Back with the help of professionals. Whether an investor or manager, or home or business owner, you […]

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Property Owners, Especially Seniors ‚Äď You Can Save Tax $ in 2018 !

After a season of thanksgiving, gift giving and service to others, take some time to focus on tax savings available to you – your exemption discount on property taxes! All Cook County property owners¬†seeking an assessment freeze must apply in January.¬† Seniors and lower income elderly property owners in Cook County need to apply for […]

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Prepare for Chicago Reassessment

Don’t be surprised or caught off-guard with your reassessment! Align yourself now with taxpayer advocates with experience and¬†capability.¬† Raila & Associates, PC is a law firm with sole practice in real estate tax appeals.¬† Raila & Associates helps taxpayers of all property types achieve and maintain fair taxes. Our legal team and qualified staff of […]

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2nd Installment Tax Bills are Out!

WHOSE TAXES ARE TOO HIGH? 2nd Installment Tax Bills are Out in Chicago and Suburbs of Cook County !   Cook County homeowners, business, and commercial property owners are receiving their second installment tax bills in the mail just about now. ¬†For those of you in need of a refresher and answers to frequently asked […]

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County Clerk Previews Tax Increases

David Orr released the annual report of tax rate changes for the 2016 tax year (payable in 2017), including estimates of tax bill increases for property owners in Chicago, northern and south/southwestern suburbs of Cook County. ¬† His release provides a compendium of information, including single family and commercial breakouts of tax bill increases averaging […]

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2017 Housing Preservation Report

The Preservation Compact, a dynamic local non-profit organization, has just released its biannual report documenting the state of housing markets in Cook County, and providing data on affordability challenges and opportunities facing residential and commercial property owners. With a focus on multi-unit leased housing, funded in part by the MacArthur Foundation‚Äôs ‚ÄúWindow of Opportunities‚ÄĚ Initiative, […]

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Cook County Assessor Adjusts New Trier Township Assessments

Some property owners in New Trier Township are receiving notice of an increase in their 2017 property tax assessment from the Cook County Assessor’s Office. ¬†Taxpayers of Winnetka, Kenilworth, Northbrook, Barrington and other northern suburbs — in particular those who successfully appealed their 2016 assessment at the Cook County Board of Review — should check […]

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Raila PC Partners with Federal Reserve for Money Smart Week April 22-29

Money Smart Week Events Bring Free Tax¬†and Financial Management Sessions to Illinois Learn More about Money Smart Week and go to website to search for property tax and financial management sessions of interest to you and your family. Topics include financial planning for retired people and youth, investment management for women and entrepeneurs, and so […]

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UIC Great Cities & NHS Release Residential Market Data

Report sheds light on housing issues, costs and opportunities in Northern Illinois   Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, our region’s premier non-profit service provider for new home buyers and owners seeking counseling, support and financing, has teamed with the Great Cities Institute at¬†University of Illinois at Chicago to provide details of a mixed “market rebound” […]

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