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WRA Legislative Reports

With your help and support, the WRA has secured legislative victories that saved REALTORS® and property owners millions of dollars over the years! Invest in RPAC. It’s a wise investment in your business.

2017 WRA Legislative Report

  Legislative Report 2017 Topics include: 
  • More money for schools and property tax relief
  • Right to rent
  • Rental weatherization program
  • Historic preservation tax credits
  • Real estate practice
  • Homeowners bill of rights
  • Landlord-tenant law
  • Appraisal management companies
  • Federal tax reform

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 Ektron-LegReport16.jpg Topics include: 
  • Removing hurdles to successful real estate transactions
  • Making homeownership and property ownership more affordable
  • Keeping REALTORS® at the center of the real estate transaction
  • Revitalizing Wisconsin's downtowns
  • Making ownership of rental property less onerous
  • Protecting private property rights
  • Removing regulatory barriers to residential and commercial development

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2015 WRA Legislative Report

 Ektron-LegReport15.jpg Topics include:
  • Chapter 452 modernization
  • Codifying Dinger
  • Historic rehabilitation tax credits
  • Landlord/tenant law
  • Mortgage interest deduction
  • Property tax freeze/levy limits
  • Shoreland zoning
  • Tax incremental finance
  • Time of sale requirements
  • Two-year statute of limitations

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2014 WRA Legislative Report

Ektron-LegReport14.jpg Topics include: 
  • $506 million property tax cut
  • Broker experience legislation
  • Landlord/tenant law
  • Local fee restriction
  • Municipal utility bills
  • Out-of-state licensees
  • State preemption of local regulations relating to brokers
  • Tax reform proposal
  • Vested rights law

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2013 WRA Legislative Report

 Ektron-LegReport13.jpg Topics include: 
  • Appraisal management company legislation
  • Broker experience legislation
  • Municipal utility bills
  • Landlord-tenant law
  • Vested rights legislation
  • Mortgage interest deduction
  • Attorneys at all closings
  • REALTOR® opinions of value
  • Joint and several liability
  • Real estate transfer tax
  • Fraudulent misrepresentation
  • Extending levy limits to cover certain fees
  • State preemption of the regulation of real estate brokers and brokerage services

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2012 WRA Legislative Report

Ektron-LegReport12.jpg Topics include: 
  • Restructure real estate board
  • Farmland conversion fee
  • Property tax freeze
  • Variances expiration date
  • Health savings accounts
  • Landlord/tenant
  • Wetland regulation reform
  • Piers/Chap. 30 regulatory reform

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