City home values only glimmer in county property value report
By BRIAN Slodysko Staff Reporter August 14, 2014 12:29AM
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.