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jdsago, Other/Just Looking in Calumet City, IL

how do you go about finding out if an old house has back taxes due own the property?

Asked by jdsago, Calumet City, IL Mon Jan 6, 2014

11745 South Wentworth ave and 115 West 116th Street

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Youll have to find the Property ID number or PIN number on the house. The plug it into the Cook County Treasurer website: http://cookcountytreasurer.com/
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If you have any realtor or attorney friends they can run a title search for free for you to see what liens, back taxes, and other recorded issues exist on any home.

Brokers from big brokerages like Baird & Warner (my brokerage) will do this for free for our clients.
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Check the Cook County Tax records.
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Go to the Cook County Assessors website and you can look it up.
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There are several steps to do this on your own. Go on the Cook County Assessor web site and put in the addresses. That will give you the pin. Then call the Cook County Treasurer's office with the pin and find out the tax status.
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email me at jmichaels@remax.net and I will send you what I have on that one
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Cook county assessors go to their web and insert the Address
http://www.illinoisbienesraices.com/Busqueda-Avanzada/
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they are paid.. I looked.. full service real estate agent right here!
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Just because their are back taxes due doesn't mean they will be for tax sale - BUT - never hurts to look - check out cook county treasurer website. Sometimes you can do by address, but usually you need the PIN. Or you can look up the PIN on cook county assessors site with the address.
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go to the tax assessor's website and enter pin number or address. Pull up the last tax bills and see if they were paid.
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You can check cook county tax records.
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Although you can go on county websites for back tax information the very best way you can insure yourself is to have your attorney obtain a paid in full letter from the seller and the county. As you will learn, the county wi not be responsible of you misread or misunderstood. Good luck!
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As a follow up:

1. 11745 S WENTWORTH AVE: http://www.cookcountypropertyinfo.com/Pages/PIN-Results.aspx…

No back taxes

2. 115 W 116TH ST: http://www.cookcountypropertyinfo.com/Pages/PIN-Results.aspx…

$127.02 due in 2012

Remember that the seller customarily pays back taxes at closing.

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You can find a great amount of information for Cook County properties by going to: http://www.cookcountypropertyinfo.com/Pages/pin-search.aspx. This includes current and past year tax information, amounts past due, as well as deed history. It centralizes data from the Treasurer, Assessor and Recorder of Deeds offices.
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cook county treasurer .com
enter the pin # and go from there
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Hi,

Check out this web page for all the links to info you will need.

http://www.mikekravitzrealtor.com/real_estate_resources.html
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Hi there! The cook county treasurer online website can help you!
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