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Helping your run your business without a fuss, these contracts and forms--worth thousands combined--are free to use by our members. 

Legally vetted and regularly updated, these downloadable items cover new home construction, remodeling, dispute resolution, liens, safety disclosures, and more.

Most items can be filled in electronically unless otherwise indicated ("by hand"). PDF files open in new window within browser; Word & Excel files automatically download.

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New Home Construction

Home Construction Contract - Lump Sum (Revised Apr ’17)
Download: Word | PDF

Home Construction Contract – Time and Materials (Revised Aug ’16)
Download: Word | PDF

Change Order – Home Construction Contract (Revised Aug ’16)
Download: PDF

Home Design Contract (Mar '17)
Download: PDF

Right to Cure Brochure (Revised by DSPS Sept ’14)
Download: PDF

Updated Wall Bracing Rule Compliance Spreadsheet (Revised Jan ’15)
Download: Excel

Addendum “NC” to Offer to Purchase (Revised July '18) 
Form to be used as part of an Offer to Purchase a lot, where the Home Construction Contract is used for the construction of a new home on a lot
Download: Word


HOME REMODELING

Home Remodeling Contract – Lump Sum
Download: PDF

Home Remodeling Contract – Time & Materials
Download: PDF

Home Improvement Contract – Short Form (Apr ’11) 
Download: PDF

Home Design Contract (Mar ’17) 
Download: PDF

ATCP 110 Home Improvement Practices Text of Law
Download: PDF

Change Order – Home Remodeling
Download: PDF

General Location Release Form
Download: by hand Word | by hand PDF

Mold Notice, Disclosure, & Disclaimer for Remodelers
Download: by hand PDF

Construction Specifications
Download: Word | by hand PDF

Home Improvement Disclosure Forms (Revised Aug ’16)
Includes: Disclosure Form Checklist, Residential Contractors Consumer Statement aka Stormchaser Bill, Lien Waiver Notice, Wisconsin “Right to Cure” Notice & Brochure, Lead-Safe Certified Guide to Renovate Right, Three Day Right to Cancel
Download Full Packet: by hand/fillable PDF


Dispute Resolution

These forms should be used to settle and resolve a specific issue or issues between Seller and Buyer. It provides for the release of the specific Alleged Defects at issue between the parties.

Cancellation Agreement – Mutual Release (Revised Aug ’16)
Download: PDF

Settlement Agreement (Revised Sept '16)
Download: fillable PDF

Trade Contractor/Vendor Agreement
Download: by hand Word | by hand PDF
 


Lien Forms

WI Construction Lien Timeline
Download: PDF

Construction Lien Law
Download: PDF

Claim for Lien: Prime Contractor
Download: PDF

Claim for Lien: Subcontractor/Material Supplier
Download: PDF

Lien Waiver
Download: PDF

Notice of Intent to File Lien: Prime Contractor
Download: PDF

Notice of Intent to File Lien: Subcontractor/Material Supplier
Download: PDF

Notice of Lien Rights: Prime Contractor
Download: PDF

Notice of Lien Rights: Subcontractor/Material Supplier
Download: PDF


Safety Disclosures

Carbon Monoxide Alarms Statutory Installation Requirement
Download:  PDF

Lead-Safe Certified Guide to Renovate Right
Download:  PDF

Mold Notice, Disclosure, & Disclaimer for Remodelers
Download: by hand PDF 

Mold Notice, Disclosure, & Disclaimer: What Homeowners Should Know About Mold
Download: by hand Word | by hand PDF


Miscellaneous

Hold Harmless Contract Addendum
For use by general contractors and subcontractors
Download: by hand PDF

Brown County HBA Contractor’s Certification of Stormwater Drainage & Erosion Control & Property Owner’s Acknowledgement
Please note that this form does not relieve the builder of any responsibility regarding closing a DNR permit if he disturbs more than one acre.
As to lots that are not subject to such a permit, it will notify that the owner is responsible for maintaining the lot to stay within its stormwater plain. 
Download: PDF


Contracts & Forms Disclaimer

The Wisconsin Builders Association® provides its form contracts and documents as a service to its members; however, the form contracts and documents do not constitute legal advice. The Wisconsin Builders Association® works with professionals and its membership to develop professional form contracts and documents, but it does not represent, promise, guaranty or claim that the form contracts and documents are appropriate for any member’s particular need. These contracts are general and limited in scope as they are drafted for use by the general membership. It is impossible to address all potential legal issues, all applicable laws and all factual circumstances that apply to a specific member’s use of the forms or the member’s specific circumstances of use. A determination of any individual’s legal obligations and rights in a transaction can only be obtained after complete analysis of the law and its applicability to the particular fact situation by an attorney. The use of these form contracts and documents is not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The Wisconsin Builders Association® form contracts have important legal consequences when used as part of a transaction. The Wisconsin Builders Association® strongly encourages you to consult with an attorney when completing, using and/or modifying its form contracts.

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