Legislative Updates

Washington, D.C. Legislative Meetings and Hill Visits | Regulatory Reform, EB-5, Federal Energy Tax Deduction

May 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Washington, D.C. Legislative Meetings and Hill Visits | Regulatory Reform, EB-5, Federal Energy Tax Deduction

CARW Leaders participated in the NAR Mid-Year legislative meetings and hill visits in Mid-May. Ben Adank (SARA Investment Real Estate), Curt Pitzen (NAI MLG Commercial), Steve Pape (Founders 3 Real Estate Services, Adam Williquette (Anderson

What the Latest Banking Reform Regulation Means for Construction Financing (Tri City National Bank)

May 29th, 2018|Comments Off on What the Latest Banking Reform Regulation Means for Construction Financing (Tri City National Bank)

On May 24th the President signed into law S. 2155, the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act”. In that legislation real estate professionals should look at the changes in High Volatility Acquisition

State Real Estate Issues | 68 Legislative Priorities Passed Into Law

May 15th, 2018|Comments Off on State Real Estate Issues | 68 Legislative Priorities Passed Into Law

The Commercial Association of REALTORS® Wisconsin, in its affiliation with the Wisconsin REALTORS® Association, benefits from the strength and breadth of the industry’s advocacy efforts each legislative session. These actions support not only individual

Legislative Priorities

Following a successful 2016, the Wisconsin Legislature is back in session with many new faces and new agendas.  The Commercial Association of REALTORS® 2017-18 legislative priorities includes:

  1. Making necessary infrastructure investments
  2. Preserving our environment and water resources
  3. Protecting private property rights
  4. Reducing frivolous lawsuits against REALTORS®
  5. Removing hurdles to successful real estate transactions

For a complete list of specific legislative priorities, Legislative priorities_final 2017.

The REALTORS® accomplished many key items in the last session including:

  • $406M property tax cut
  • Income tax reform
  • Landlord/tenant regulations
  • TIF Decrement
  • Broker experience requirement
  • Out of State Licenses
  • Historic rehabilitation tax credit

For a complete list and detail about the 2014 legislative accomplishments, click here.

Please see the 2014 Legislative Wrap Up for further detail.  If you have questions, please contact Tracy at tracy@carw.com or 414.271.2021

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