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Condominium Law Handbook, Wisconsin
  • AK0039
  • 0-945574-59-2

596+ pp.; 4th ed, 2013-2014
(includes 2015-16 supplement)

Be prepared to handle all issues relating to condos

Although the red-hot rate of condominium sales and development has cooled, plenty of condos are still being sold, managed, planned, and built. You’ll never be unprepared to handle a condominium issue —from planning and development through financing, and from insurance through governance —with the Wisconsin Condominium Law Handbook at your side.

Helping Wisconsin practitioners since 1981

This real estate practice book was designed for Wisconsin attorneys who represent condominium developers and associations, unit sellers, and unit purchasers. Generations of practitioners have found it to be indispensable.

You’ll find everything you need to research an issue quickly and thoroughly with the Handbook’s concise analysis, timely case law, and relevant references to statutes and regulations. And you’ll know it’s current because the same experienced Wisconsin real estate attorneys who wrote it keep it up to date with regular supplements.

Stay current with the latest supplement

Find the latest legal developments and changes affecting condominium law in the 2015-2016 supplement, including:

  • Property and land concerns – Updates to the definition of a subdivision, amendments to the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (ILSA), and differentiation between true expansion area and adjacent land not intended to be part of a condominium
  • Buying and selling updates – Transfer requirements for condominium units from developer to buyer, situations when a buyer’s claim of oral misrepresentation by the seller may be barred, and how limitation or waiver of implied warranties is affected in property converted to condominium ownership
  • Condo management insights – A Wisconsin Court of Appeals ruling regarding whether a declaration is allowed to determine the number of votes belonging to each unit, discussion on the distribution of insurance proceeds in a condominium situation, and when statutory small condominium status is appropriate

Summary of contents

  1. Overview of Wisconsin Condominium Law
  2. Condominium Financing
  3. Condominium Listing and Brokerage
  4. Condominium Development and Documentation
  5. Association of Unit Owners
  6. Representing the Unit Buyer
  7. Insurance
  8. Title Insurance
  9. Conversion to Condominium
  10. Income Tax Considerations
  11. Securities Law Considerations
  12. Special Units
  13. Statutory Small Condominiums


  • Text of 2003 Wisconsin Act 283
  • Text of Chapter 703 (Condominiums)
  • Text of Chapter 707 (Time-Share Ownership)
  • Text of Chapter 709 (Disclosures by Owners of Residential Real Estate)


Useful forms and checklists

With the Handbook, you’ll keep your clients on track with useful checklists for things like annual condo management and setting the annual operating budget, as well as for condo development and closings. You’ll be a step ahead with the State-Bar-developed forms and contracts, such as deeds, mortgages, and notices of conversion.

Get ready for the future of condo law

With the Wisconsin Condominium Law Handbook — and its companion from the State Bar of Wisconsin CLE library, the Drafter's Guide to Wisconsin Condominium Documents — you’ll have the indispensable resources you need for handling condominium issues and questions in Wisconsin.

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