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Archive of: Foreclosures

GUEST POST: Is the Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin Against the City of Milwaukee?

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, City of Milwaukee / Comments

Is the Apartment Association against the City of Milwaukee?After a recent meeting I received an email from an irate member who was offended by some of my commentary regarding the city of Milwaukee, it seemed the association had an anti-Milwaukee tone to its messages. Having committed much of my career to making Milwaukee, especially its central core, a better place to live I was initially surprised by the feedback, ...

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State's Budget Bill Amends Tenant Protection Act

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Legislation, Evictions, Foreclosures / Comments

On June 29, 2009 Governor Jim Doyle signed the 2009-11 state biennial budget bill into law.  This law in part made modifications to the Tenant Protection Act (starts on page 108) which offers tenants certain protections during the foreclosure process.  My earlier post on the Tenant Protection Act can be read here.Specifically, the state budget bill modified the current law related to tenant protections in foreclosure actions as follows:1.      ADDED - ...

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AASEW MEETING ON HOW TO BUY FORECLOSED PROPERTIES - MAY 18th

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Foreclosures, Investing In Rental Property / Comments

Anyone interested in purchasing foreclosed properties will not want to miss the Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin's upcoming monthly meeting on Monday, May 18, 2009 at 7 pm at the Best Western Midway Hotel located at 1005 S. Moorland Rd. in Brookfield.Attorney James Mulligan, an expert in the area of foreclosures, will be the key note speaker and will discuss how to purchase foreclosed properties as well as provide us ...

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TENANT PROTECTION ACT PASSED

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Legislation, Evictions, Foreclosures / Comments

A new law has recently been passed that will affect rental property owners that may be in the unfortunate position of having their properties foreclosed upon as well as those individuals that may be purchasing a property that has been foreclosed.  Sen. Lena Taylor's bill referred to as the "Tenant Protection Act" (SB 78) was incorporated into the budget repair bill that was recently passed. The new law requires that ...

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