Category Archives: ATCP 134

Can a Landlord Keep your Earnest Money?

When you look at my consistency in posting blog entries, you pretty much can see the consistency of my life as late.  I was doing really well with regular blog posts, 2 to 3 per week.  Then here goes another … Continue reading

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A Summary of How Security Deposits work in Wisconsin

Week two without a radio show and I already miss it.   However, as promised, as long as I am still actively employed in the real estate rental industry inWisconsin, I will continue to answer questions.   A question that … Continue reading

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I Want My Money Back!!!!

Things are getting back to normal in Dr. Rent’s little world.  After an April that just started off horrendous, routine is quickly returning.  Tonight’s episode of the Dr. Rent Radio Show is “in the can” and ready to be broadcast … Continue reading

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Collection Fees vs Attorney’s Fees

So… am I the only one who thinks that Mother Nature played a very evil joke on us all with a nice stretch of days in the 50’s and then waiting for the official arrival of spring to hammer us … Continue reading

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Two Weeks Worth of Answers

I have had three different people run into me and indicate their disappointment that my blog entries have not been as frequent as they used to be. I do apologize for that. Between year end tax preparation, frequent snowfalls, and … Continue reading

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Back on the Air after a Week Off

My hopes that this week would be a little less stressful and full than the last two have had merit. Although there have still been some very long days, I am catching up on things instead of falling behind. I … Continue reading

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Giving Membership Meaning

It was an interesting weekend for me. It was my first “Leadership Day” as president of the Wisconsin Apartment Association, a trade industry group that is made of up investment property owners all over the state. Historically, Leadership Day has … Continue reading

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