Legislative Updates

A Message From Our Chairman: NAR Mid-Year Conference

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Dear CARW Members, Last week, CARW members attended a conference in Washington DC for the NAR (National Association of REALTORS®) Mid-Year Conference.  The purpose of the conference was to bring together members from across the [...]

CALL TO ACTION | Preserve The Wisconsin Historic Tax Credit

May 15th, 2017|Comments Off on CALL TO ACTION | Preserve The Wisconsin Historic Tax Credit

Hello!  Have you contacted your state legislator yet from the WRA call to action to preserve the Wisconsin State Historic Tax Credit? This program provides millions of dollars of economic development opportunity across the State while [...]

The National Issues: One-on-One with NAR Deputy Chief Lobbyist

May 10th, 2017|Comments Off on The National Issues: One-on-One with NAR Deputy Chief Lobbyist

This week, members will be receiving the Commercial publication from NAR.  Please read through the issue for excellent insights.  Here is a link to the issue: https://www.nar.realtor/commercial Jamie Gregory serves as deputy chief lobbyist for [...]

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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