Monthly Archives: December 2010

Defining Blight – Thoughts of Wausau Landlords

HAPPY NEW YEARS!! It will be the last Dr Rent Radio Show of the year.  I have not really had any questions come up in the last week, so the show will be our main topic of taxes and landlords.  … Continue reading

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My First Official WordPress Post

The new home of the Dr. Rent blog has been established. My official “forwarding address” is A little bit of blogging history.  When the WNRB radio station still called NTC home, our station manager at that time (Dino Corvino) … Continue reading

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Do I Use a 5-Day… or a 14-Day?

It is Thursday, time for another episode of the Dr. Rent Radio Show, which can be heard on WNRB-LP, 93.3 FM, from 5 to 6 PM. The main topic of last week’s show, my thoughts on the Federal Building, I … Continue reading

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Federal Building Apartment Thoughts (Rob from the Poor – Give to the Middle Class)

On Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 the Wausau City Council as a whole officially took up the issue of accepting the proposal for the Federal Building submitted by Metro Plains. (Metro Plans is the same Minnesota developer that has been approved … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas – Now Leave…

What a job of multi-tasking I did last night. The third Wednesday of the month is when the monthly meetings of the Wisconsin Corvette Club are, and Imake an effort to make the trek down to the Milwaukee area for … Continue reading

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60-Day Notices and a Final Word on Distressed Properties

If you never have been to a city council meeting, you really should go sometime. The process is nothing less than fascinating, and there are times when there is a true entertainment value to the whole thing. Some meetings are … Continue reading

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Another Cold – Another Show – Another Day – Another Way

What a week it has been. On Saturday, Mrs. Rent went out to Oklahoma for a few days putting me in charge of the house. On Monday, I got hammered with something I am still trying to recover from. At … Continue reading

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A Follow Up to the Landlord vs. Tenant Couch Blog Post

In my last blog post, I talked about a situation where WAOW-TV Channel 9 reported that the City of Wausau was taking a landlord to court because a tenant had a couch outside. In that blog post, I indicated that … Continue reading

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Should It Be My Fine – If It is Not My Violation???

An article covered by WAOW (TV Channel 9) on Friday, December 3rd demonstrates the need for some changes in ordinances in Wausau. One of the most common things heard during the three hearings the Wausau Housing Task Force had was … Continue reading

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The Property from the Sheriff… Or the Paper from the Bank??

Well, 3 days – 3 blog posts, can you tell it has been a relatively calm week? There was no radio show last week because of the Thanksgiving holiday, but I will be back on the air this evening at … Continue reading

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