Format: Classroom
Instructor: Anastasia Poulopoulos
Location: Chicago-area  •  Downers Grove
Start Date: Oct 1, 2019  •  End Date: Oct 1, 2019
Credit Hours: 2 - Elective

Registration Information
Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS® or 630-324-8400

Course Description
The course is a comprehensive review of the purpose of real estate property taxes in Illinois and an individual’s rights to appeal those taxes.  The course reviews the governmental entities that hear appeals and the process for an appeal.

Learning Objectives:

The course will inform participants on how individual property tax assessed values are determined.  Each participant will learn the various governmental agencies that handle real estate property tax appeals; how to file an appeal at the county Assessor’s Office and Board of Review; what documentation is needed to file an appeal; and the common reasons why people are unsuccessful in an appeal.  The participants will learn about the legal requirements (in some cases) of having an attorney represent a property owner and the typical services rendered and contract obligations of having legal representation.