Category Archives: Evictions

Since When is it MY Job to Ensure my Tenants Have a Healthy Lifestyle?

If it seems like forever since you saw a blog post here, well I can assure you it has felt like forever.  I have gone through some changes, professionally and personally, that has got me to spend less time on … Continue reading

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Dr Rent Has Class(es)

As you may have read, there is a little bit of uncertainty in my professional life.  As such, I have really backed off this year on my public speaking engagements.  However, there are a handful classes that I set up … 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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Choices Choices: S-Corp, C-Corp, SP, GP, LP, LLP, LLC, LMNOP

What a great day yesterday was!  I left work a little early to hit the road toGreen Bay.  I was there speaking to their apartment association (the Apartment Association of Northeast Wisconsin, or AANW).  I was presenting part 1 of … 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

Posted in 14-Day Notice, 5-Day Notice, ATCP 134, Automatic Renewals, Cats, CO Detectors, Evictions, Foreclosure, Month-to-Month, Pets, Questions, Security Deposit, Small Claims, Tenants, WI SS 704, WNRB | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

How to Collect, How Not to…. When to Evict, When Not to…

The Dr. Rent Radio Show preview blog post is a little late this morning because I attended a class to start out the day.  The seminar was put on by a local attorney, Sarah Ruffi, and covered some of the … 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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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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So Many Ways to say Good-Bye

Another Thursday is upon us, where has the week gone? Rent payments are starting to trickle in, where has September gone? September? Where has the summer gone? Is it just me, or is this year flying? Maybe it is flying … Continue reading

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