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The Wisconsin Realtors Association says sales of existing homes in May increased 18.2 percent, compared to May of 2012.

The northwest side of Milwaukee has been a hotbed of real estate activity in recent months. Investors have been purchasing foreclosed homes and turning many into rental properties. WUWM’s LaToya Dennis found that some of the entrepreneurs are using their retirement accounts.