Results tagged with 'real estate'
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.
Published May 27, 2015
City Treasurer Spencer Coggs announced today that he will pursue an accelerated process to obtain eligible vacant tax delinquent properties in stable neighborhoods before they become eyesores.
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.
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.
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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HOME SWEET HOME. By Michael Franks, CFP®, CRPC®Our 15 year-old couches are torn and smell of "recycled" baby formula that lives deep in the cushions. Yes, these couches perfectly match the finger print smudged walls and stained carpets, but my wife and I decided it was time fo...
Wednesday January 8th, 2014 – Clinton, WI I had my first comedy show of 2014 tonight, and it was as close to perfection as it gets in every way and on every level. If it were like this every night, I’d have all my needs met and then some. It painfully isn’t, so I...
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...
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...
The City of Milwaukees Residential Rental Certificate program is a financial scheme designed to replenish shrinking city coffers. Stung by declining property assessments the city desperately needs another income stream to buttress its deteriorating financial position.This program is initially bei...
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