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 May 13, 2019
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Your Go-to Forms Resource Just Got Better

The Wisconsin Real Estate Clause Manual, authored collaboratively between the UW Law School and the WRA, is the go-to drafting resource for licensees when standard forms need to be modified to be consistent with the instruction of the parties. The publication has been completely revised from top to bottom and will be available soon.

Manual updates at a glance

The WRA and the UW Law School made the following updates to the publication: 

  • Clarified and freshened the language.
  • Updated terminology.
  • Added default provisions for time frames and ‚Äústrike one‚ÄĚ features.
  • Made provisions more concise whenever possible.¬†
Manual update specifics 

The 2019 manual includes the following items: 

  • Four different versions of a radon contingency, which were not covered in the 2012 manual.
  • Provisions to create different types of listings: exclusive agency, limited service and one-party.¬†
  • Updated price escalation/acceleration clauses.
  • Various appraisal contingencies.¬†
  • Assignment of offer language.
  • Wire transfer warning language.
  • Selection of bump clause provisions.
  • Land contract drafting provisions when residential sellers and licensees are in compliance with the updated Wisconsin SAFE Act.¬†
  • Variations of home warranty provisions.
  • Alternative provisions for private on-site wastewater treatment systems (POWTS) and wells.
  • Much more.

You’ll be able to order the new version of the manual in the coming weeks at www.wra.org/PUB280.

Your Brokerage Needs, All Boxed Up

Thinking about starting a new brokerage firm or expanding an existing brokerage firm? The WRA’s Broker in a Box is a consolidation of valuable products designed to assist a broker in opening an office.

Box contents
  • Broker Desk Reference: A virtual how-to for starting a new brokerage with checklists, resource materials and more.¬†
  • Office Policy Manual: Everything you need to know to stay up to speed regarding brokerage office policies and law.¬†
  • Wisconsin Real Estate Clause Manual: The go-to resource for drafting ideas when standard forms need to be modified to be consistent with the instruction of the parties.¬†
  • Wisconsin Real Estate Law Manual: Review changes resulting from new forms, new legislation and court decisions.¬†
  • Trust Account Journal/Ledger: Make your bookkeeping easy with a journal and ledger.¬†
  • And more.

Watch now: www.wra.org/BrokerBox

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