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Milwaukee named 10th best city for renters

Published July 25, 2013

Real esate blog Zillow recently ranked Milwaukee as the tenth best city for renters looking to get the most bang for their buck, with a median rent list price of $807, which translates to roughly $.91 per square foot.


Building a better office

Published June 11, 2013

Seven months ago, needed to move, and move fast. It wasn't entirely unexpected. Having called the East Side our home for the past 14 years, we were already on the lookout for new space. We'd outgrown our old office on North Avenue in several ways, and with the building for sale, we hired our friend and corporate realtor, Steve Palec from Cresa, to find us something better. We just didn't know what that was.


Milwaukee real estate market opens doors for many, but not all

Published June 7, 2013

The state of the real estate market is difficult to pinpoint. Loan rates are low, but banks are picky about who gets them. Sellers are selling, but not like they were years ago. To help make sense of the current housing market in Milwaukee, we checked in with Toni Spott at Shorewest to get the current low-down.


Rollercoaster ride of assessments upsets my stomach

Published April 30, 2013

Living in the City of Milwaukee has provided a rollercoaster ride of assessments since I bought my house a decade ago. You've likely experienced the same. On Saturday, we got our new assessment and found it had dropped another 8 percent and our home is now assessed at less than we paid 10 years ago. That's depressing.

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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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