The state’s Republican-controlled budget committee voted, 12-4, on Wednesday to reduce Wisconsin’s budget for land stewardship, which sets aside land for public purposes, by millions of dollars two years after reducing it by $26 million.
U.S. builders broke ground on fewer homes in April, one month after topping the 1 million mark for the first time since 2008. But most of the decline was in apartment construction, which tends to vary sharply from month to month.
The adult day care in Brown Deer never opened, but anyone can walk right in.
A plan to develop digital land maps of the entire state will benefit from a motion to increase the cost of registering deeds that the state’s Joint Finance Committee passed Wednesday.
The state Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would have an advisory council review the state’s uniform dwelling code once every three years and produce a report on that review once every six years.
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders rebounded this month, reflecting improved sales trends during the spring home-selling season and the strongest outlook for sales over the next six months in more than six years.
President Barack Obama says Congress must give more homeowners the chance to refinance their mortgages to save money.
Published: May 10, 2013
Tags: tax burden
Wisconsin was No. 34 in a new state-by-state ranking of business tax burdens, and the researcher who did the study said the amount paid into the state’s unemployment insurance compensation fund helped push it into a relatively high spot.
The state Legislature’s Budget Committee passed a motion Thursday that will force cities and counties to reduce property tax collections to offset service fees.
The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help. And he would — if he could hire enough qualified people.