Category Archives: Double Damages

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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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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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 Got a 5-Day Notice, How Long Do I Have to Move?

So far so good in surviving my busiest week of the year. There have been some highs and some lows, but so far everything is falling into place. My trailer is loaded with all of my fireworks equipment, I am … 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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A Fair Housing Summary and a List of Rights

What a week it has been.  Whatever that bug is that has been going around has struck my property manager, who has been out for most of the week.  I have been flying solo here in the office and I … 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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