Category Archives: Rent Smart

Pros and Cons of Rental Licensing in Wausau

  Another week has gone by, and it has been a pretty good one.  Although the Woodchucks dropped a couple of games early in the week (as well as having a bench-clearing brawl inWisconsin Rapids, which there truly is no … Continue reading

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Do Any Candidates Want to Come and Play on the Radio?

It’s Thursday again and it’s going to be a busy one. Monday and Thursday’s are normally bill days… however with property taxes due, today is the day I will need to get those checks all run and verified in addition … Continue reading

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It's Rent Certificate Time Again!

Wow, what a week! With my property manager on vacation in Florida, I have been flying solo here in the office. I almost forgot that today was Thursday. I was reminded when I heard the noise of the garbage truck … Continue reading

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Double Trouble

It has been a busy week, and it will continue to be. Tuesday afternoon I was in Sun Prairie, yesterday was Madison, starting tomorrow and for the next week I am flying solo as my property manager is going on … Continue reading

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Two New Chances to "Rent Smart"

After a break from posting blog entries, I was back earlier this week. And, after a two-week break from the Dr. Rent Radio show because of the holidays (really, who wants to listen to me talk about rental issues on … Continue reading

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It's Not MY Water Bill!

I had gone for nearly a month without mowing, but the recent rains made mowing (and more importantly weed-whacking) no longer an option. So, that is what Dr Rent was doing yesterday… from about 9:30 AM to nearly 8:00 PM … Continue reading

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Top Ten List … No. 7:

Last week on the Dr Rent Radio Show, we started working on a top ten list. There are bad landlords out there, but they are in the minority. The majority of landlords are actually, believe it or not, pretty good … Continue reading

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