Monthly Archives: August 2011

A Weston Dilemma – To Bus or Not To Bus

A couple of articles in the Wausau Daily Herald this week talk about bus service proposals and different things that can be done to minimize the financial impact this has on the rest of the community.   One of those … Continue reading

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Grillin’ Mad at Menards

Every now and then my blog drifts away from real estate and towards customer service.  And, I am not just a “nittering neighbob of negativity.”  I have blogged about some really great customer service I have received as well as … Continue reading

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Using Double Rent to Settle Court Cases

On my friend Tristan Pettit’s blog (http://petriestocking.com/blog/), he talked about one of my favoriteWisconsin statutes, WI SS 704.27.  This is the rule that allows landlords to charge a tenant double rent when they are still in the rental unit without … Continue reading

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Landlord Won’t Fix It, Tenant Pays Reduced Rent (Rent Abatement Coming to Wausau?)

In what seems like a long time ago in a galaxy far far away, Mayor Tipple started a Housing Task Force, tasked to come up with ways to better address blight that was gaining ground in some of the City’s … Continue reading

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