Legislative Updates

CALL TO ACTION | Support Senate Bill 600 – Wetlands Reform

February 20th, 2018|0 Comments

This week, the Wisconsin Assembly passed a measure that will greatly enhance the ability of commercial real estate practitioners develop property in Wisconsin. This bill has been one that our members spoke with legislators about

Outstanding RPAC Achievement

February 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Outstanding RPAC Achievement

The 2017 REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) fundraising campaign was a huge success. The Commercial Association of REALTORS received State honors as the top performing Large Board with the "Highest Per Capita Contribution." Our

Coffee with CARW – Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

February 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Coffee with CARW – Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

On Tuesday, February 6th Coffee with CARW attendees learned about the recently-enacted tax reform law that contains some of the most significant tax law changes in over 30 years. Mark Vance, a Real Estate

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