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City home values only glimmer in county property value report

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Updated: August 14, 2014 12:19PM



Chicago homeowners saw their property values inch up a bit in recent years.

But they didn’t have much company.

Property values across Cook County — residential, commercial and industrial —continued to slide, and are one indicator the area remains in the grips of a poor economy.

Those are the findings of a report released Thursday by the Civic Federation, which found real estate values dropped to a 10-year low in 2012, the most recent year for which data was available.

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