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We work for you by advocating for policy initiatives that strengthen Wisconsinites’ ability to own, buy and sell real property. We also work with you by providing a wide variety of resources to foster and harness our organization’s grassroots strength.

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Current Issues

Holding the Line on Property Taxes

Holding the Line on Property Taxes

HIGH PROPERTY TAXES CREATE A BARRIER TO HOMEOWNERSHIP AND JOB GROWTH IN WISCONSIN

A home is the single largest investment an individual or family can make. When many prospective homeowners begin their property search one of the largest portions of this investment that they do not take into consideration is the property tax associated with the purchase.

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WRA Victories

Right to Rent Law

Right to Rent Law

LEGISLATION66.1014 - Limits on residential dwelling rental prohibited Wisconsin’s right to rent law balances the rights of property owners to rent their homes and the rights of their neighbors to use and enjoy their property. The law was passed in response to a...

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Homeowners Associations

Homeowners Associations

LEGISLATION2021 Wisconsin Act 199A homeowners association (HOA) is a subdivision organization that creates and enforces rules relating to properties within its control. When a property is purchased within an HOA, the property owner and the property automatically...

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Equity Theft In Real Estate Foreclosure Sales

Equity Theft In Real Estate Foreclosure Sales

LEGISLATION2021 Wisconsin Act 216Wisconsin property owners work hard to own their home and land. Unfortunately, because of difficult times and other unforeseen circumstances, some end up losing their property due to foreclosure. Under Wisconsin’s property tax...

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Addressing the 40-year Expiration

Addressing the 40-year Expiration

LEGISLATION021 Wisconsin Act 174Under current Wisconsin law (Wis. Stat. § 893.33), access easements automatically expire after 40 years unless renewed by re-recording the easements. The average Wisconsin property owner is completely unaware of the re-recording...

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Grow Broadband Accessibility

Grow Broadband Accessibility

HELP PROVIDE HIGH-SPEED INTERNET ACROSS THE STATE

Broadband internet is no longer a luxury, it is a necessity. The term “broadband” is used to describe high-speed internet access through various technology platforms such as cable, telephone wires, and wireless technologies. It gives users the ability to send and receive data at volumes and speeds much greater than “dial-up” internet access provided by traditional telephone lines.

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Home Inspectors Accountability

Home Inspectors Accountability

PROVIDING CLARITY AND COMFORT FOR HOMEBUYERS

Home Inspectors provide an invaluable service to prospective buyers and sellers. They create an atmosphere of comfort for both ends of a real estate transaction by allowing both buyers and sellers to be aware of any and all issues with a potential property.

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