Marquette Wire

Apartment costs rising again for 2014-15

Matt Barbato

October 3, 2013

Apartment rents will increase once again for the 2014-15 academic year in response to a multitude of factors. Stacie Dooley, associate dean for University Apartments and off-campus student services, said she could not yet announce...

EDITORIAL: Avoid the rental rush

September 19, 2013

Every year within a few weeks of the start of school, the hysteria begins. The scramble for off-campus housing has sophomores and returning renters convinced they need to sign leases now, eight months before they even begin. It happens every year and needs to end ...

Better housing market doesn’t help MU kids

Emily Fischer

October 2, 2012

Home sales increased 18.6 percent in the Milwaukee area in August. According to the Wisconsin Realtors Association, the number of homes sold in August 2012 were 20.3 percent higher than those of August 2011. The housing market...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Students should avoid hasty lease signing

Bridget Dolan

October 20, 2009

Apartment and house hunting students: Relax, breathe easy and think before hastily signing a lease. September through November mark the busiest months for students signing leases for the following school year. Rushing to...