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"For lease" signs mask East Side vibrancy

Published June 8, 2015

Those who spend a lot of time on the East Side might see all those "For Lease" signs on retail spaces and wonder why more and more are being built: in The Standard on North Avenue, The Overlook in the old Prospect Mall, OaklandNorth on the old Pizza Man site. While those signs abound, there is also clearly a lot happening in the area that surrounds Farwell and North.

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City steps up efforts to prevent home foreclosures

Published May 25, 2015

When Charmion Herron's mother died in 2010, she - along with her three sisters and brother - thought the family home was gone for good. There was no will, major repairs were needed and the house eventually became the property of the city following a tax foreclosure hearing. Now, talking with Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service and relaxing in the living room as the owner of the home where she spent her teenage years, it all seems surreal.

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Business confidence is on the rise

Published April 22, 2015

Several jaws dropped and eyebrows rose in January when BizTimes predicted a robust year of national economic growth for 2015. Well, we're at the quarter pole, and so far, so good.

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92-year-old maverick reflects on real estate career

Published Feb. 28, 2015

In 1951, Mary Jane "MJ" Riffel was a divorced single mother. Despite numerous challenges from sexism to cancer, she went on to a successful career in real estate and opened two real estate schools in Milwaukee. Today, Riffel is 92, lives on the shore of Lake Michigan in Bay View and is writing a collection of short stories.

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Can you claim the home buyer tax credit?

If you bought a home last year, you may be eligible for a tax credit of up to $8,000 when you file your 2010 tax return. But before you start shopping for hardwood floors, make sure you qualify. And even if you're eligible, you'll need to take extra steps to prove that your claim is legitimate. C...

Brother Can You Spare A Dime? Part I

As any small business owner can tell you getting a loan right now is a challenge. If their business revolves around real estate it’s nearly impossible. Banks are still dealing with the consequences of the real estate melt down and are doing everything in their power to get real estate loa...


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