Category Archives: WI SS 704

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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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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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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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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Pulling a "Vandelay Industries"

It’s Thursday! Thursday of course means three things to the good Dr. It means that I had to remember to take the garbage out before leaving the house this morning. It means it is bill day at work (but then … 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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