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Real Estate Transactions

A Selective Bibliography


I. Treatises (Wisconsin)   II. Treatises (General)   III. Form Books  
IV. Journals   V. Internet Resources    

I. Treatises (Wisconsin)

Advanced Real Estate Law in Wisconsin. By Luke J. Chiarelli et al. Eau Claire, WI: NBI Inc., 2002
Location: KFW/2512/A938/2002

Behnke, Michelle A. [et al.]. Environmental and Real Estate Law. Madison, WI: State Bar of Wisconsin CLE Books, 2006.
Location: Reserve Collection KFW/2754/E58/2006

Brey, John L, Christa Stern Eilers, and J. Bushnell Nielsen. Boundary Law in Wisconsin. Eau Claire, WI: NBI Inc., 2002.
Location: KFW/2523/B6/B68/2002

Chandler, Ann, Keven L. Keeler, and Robert C. Leibsle. Keys to Success in a Real Estate Transaction in Wisconsin. Eau Claire, WI: NBI Inc., 2002.
Location: KFW/2526/A75/K49/2002

Essentials of Section 1031 Exchanges in Wisconsin. By James N. Graham et al. Eau Claire, WI: NBI Inc., 2003.
Location: KFW/2879.5/A75/E84/2003

Greenberg, Martin J. Wisconsin Real Estate. Rochester, NY: Lawyers Cooperative, 1982. 2 v. (Latest update: Oct. 1992)
Location: KFW/2526/G74

Greenberg, Martin J., John M. Vandlick, and Ellen M. Wagner. Wisconsin Real Estate Title Law: Problems and Solutions. Eau Claire, WI: National Business Institute, 2001.
Location: KFW/2527/A75/2001

Horwich, John L., Michael H. Simpson and Bruce T. Block. Real Estate Transactions System. 4th ed. Madison, WI: State Bar of Wisconsin CLE Books, 2008. 1 v. (loose-leaf)
Location: Reserve Collection KFW/2526/H675

Ishikawa, Jesse S. Wisconsin Law of Easements. 2nd ed. Madison, WI: State Bar of Wisconsin CLE Books, 2004.
Location: KFW/2524/I83/2004 (Accompanying computer disk at the Circulation Desk.)

Marlin, James W., Gregory P. Seibold, and James E. Powers. Title Law in Wisconsin. Eau Claire, WI: National Business Institute, 1999.
Location: KFW/2527/A75/M37/1999

Minter, Scott C. Real Estate Trust Accounts in Wisconsin: A Broker's Guide to Complying with State Regulations. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Law School, 1998.
Location: Reserve Collection and Stacks KFW/2539/A25/M56/1998

Minter, Scott C. and Richard J. Staff. Wisconsin Real Estate Clauses: Contingencies and Other Standard Provisions. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Law School in cooperation with the Wisconsin Realtors Association, 2000.
Location: Reserve Collection KFW/2526/A65/W47/2000

Minter, Scott C. and Debra Peterson Conrad. Wisconsin Real Estate Law. 2007 ed. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Law School, Continuing Education and Outreach, 2007.
Location: Reserve Collection KFW/2512/M32/2007

Nielsen, J. Bushnell, Jennifer S. McGinnity, and Timothy E. Schmidt. Mastering Real Estate Titles and Title Insurance in Wisconsin. Eau Claire, WI: NBI Inc., 2003.
Location: KFW/2593/T5/M37/2003

Peterson, Lisa A. and Ellen M. Wagner. Real Estate Title Examination in Wisconsin. Eau Claire, WI: NBI Inc., 2003.
Location: KFW/2593/T5/P48/2003

Tempkin, Harvey L. and Jesse S. Ishikawa. Commercial Real Estate Transactions in Wisconsin. Madison, WI: State Bar of Wisconsin / Pinnacle Books, 2010- 1 v. (loose-leaf) with accompanying CD-ROM.
Location: Reserve Colletion KFW/2526/T46

Van Liehout, John M. and Richard W. Donner. Condemnation Law and Practice in Wisconsin. 1st ed. Madison: WI: State Bar of Wisconsin CLE Books, 2009- 1 v. (loose-leaf) Location: Reserve Collection KFW/2850/V36

Vance, James J. Titles to Real Estate. Contributing author, Scott C. Minter. Rev. ed. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Law School, Continuing Education and Outreach, 1998.
Location: Reserve Collection and Stacks KFW/2527/V3/1998

Wisconsin Condominium Law Handbook. By Joseph W. Boucher, et al. 2nd ed. Madison, WI: State Bar of Wisconsin, CLE Books, 1994- (Latest update: December 1997)
Location: Reserve Collection KFW/2514/C6/W57

Wisconsin Real Estate and Real Property Codebook. Madison, WI: State Bar of Wisconsin CLE Books, 1999- (Annual)
Location: Reserve Collection KFW/2512/A3/year (Latest edition on Reserve; earlier editions in the stacks)


II. Treatises (General)

Anatomy of a Mortgage: Understanding and Negotiating Commercial Real Estate Loans. By R. Wilson Freyermuth et al. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association, Section of Real Property Probate and Trust Law, 2001.
Location: KF/695/A85/2001

Barlow, John R. and Donald M. VonCannon. Skelton on the Legal Elements of Boundaries and Adjacent Properties. 2nd ed. Charlottesville, Va.: Lexis Law Publishing, 1997. (Latest supplement: 1999)
Location: KF/639/S53/1997

Bayse, Paul E. Clearing Land Titles. 2nd ed. St. Paul, MN: West Pub. Co., 1970. (Updated by annual pocket part.)
Location: KF/670/B3/1970

Bernhardt, Roger and Ann M.. Real Property in a Nutshell. 5th ed. St. Paul, MN: West Group, 2005.
Location: Reserve Collection KF/570/Z9/B4/2005

Boakle, K. F. Real Estate Closing Deskbook: A Lawyer's Reference Guide and State-by-State Summary. 2nd ed. Chicago, IL: General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section, American Bar Association, 2003.
Location: KF/665/Z95/B63/2003 (Accompanying computer disk at the Circulation Desk.)

Bruce, Jon W. Real Estate Finance in a Nutshell. 5th ed. St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West, 2004.
Location: Reserve Collection KF/695/Z9/B78/2004 (Copies 1 & 2); Stacks KF/695/Z9/B78/2004 (Copies 3 & 4)

Burke, D. Barlow. Law of Real Estate Brokers. 2nd ed. Boston; London; Toronto: Little, Brown, 1992- (With current supplements)
Location: KF/2042/R4/B87/1992

Consensual Transfers of Distressed Real Estate: A Comprehensive Approach to Negotiating, Structuring, and Documenting the Transaction. Debra Pound Stark, editor. Chicago, IL: Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, American Bar Association, 1998.
Location: KF/1535/R43/C66/1998 (Accompanying computer disk at the Circulation Desk.)

Dzienkowski, John S. Real Property: Documents, Statutes, and Standards. St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West, 2004.
Location: KF/570/D95/2004

Environmental Aspects of Real Estate Transactions: From Brownfields to Green Buildings. 2nd ed. Chicago, Ill.: Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources and Section of Real Property, and Trust Law, American Bar Association, 1999.
Location: KF/1298/A75/E57/1999

Friedman, Milton R. Contracts and Conveyances of Real Property. 6th ed. New York, NY: Practising Law Institute, 1998. 2 v.
Location: Reserve Collection KF/670/F7/1998

Friedman, Milton R. Friedman on Leases. 4th ed. New York, NY: Practising Law Institute, 1997. 3 v.
Location: KF/590/F7/1997

Gosdin, James L. Title Insurance: A Comprehensive Overview. 2nd ed. Chicago, IL: Section of Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law, American Bar Association, 2000.
Location: KF/1234/G67/2000

Hyatt, Wayne S. Condominium and Homeowner Association Practice: Community Association Law. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: American Law Institute-American Bar Association, Committee on Continuing Professional Education, 2000.
Location: KF/581/H92/2000

Keyles, Sidney A., ed. Commercial Real Estate Finance: A Current Guide to Representing Lenders and Borrowers. Chicago, IL: ABA Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust law, 1993.
Location: KF/695/A2/C65/1993
Lefcoe, George. Real Estate Transactions. 2nd ed. Charlottesville, VA: Michie, 1997.
Location: KF/665/L39/1997

Madison, Michael, Robert M. Zinman, and Steven W. Bender. Modern Real Estate Finance and Land Transfer: A Transactional Approach. 2nd ed. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Law & Business, 1999.
Location: KF/5698.3/M25/1999

McAndrews, James P. Commercial Real Estate Law Practice Manual: With Forms. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section 2001.
Location: KF/572/M38/2001 (Accompanying computer disk at the Circulation Desk)

Miller, Joel E. Cooperative and Condominium Apartments. Washington DC: Tax Management, 1997. (Tax Management Portfolios: U.S. Income no. 596) (With current supplements)
Location: Reference Collection KF/6365/T398/U.S. 596

Moynihan, Cornelius J. and Sheldon F. Kurtz. Introduction to the Law of Real Property: An Historical Background on the Law of Real Property and Its Modern Application. 3rd ed. St. Paul, MN: West Group, 2002.
Location: Reserve Collection KF/570/M6/2002

Nelson, Grant S. and Dale A. Whitman. Land Transactions and Finance. 3rd ed. St. Paul, MN: West Group, 1998.
Location: KF/670/Z9/N44/1998 (Accompanying computer disk at the Circulation Desk)

Nelson, Grant S. and Dale A. Whitman. Real Estate Finance Law. 5th ed. St Paul, MN: West Group, 2007. 2v.
Location: Reserve Collection KF/695/N45/2007

Nelson, Theron R. and Thomas A. Potter. Real Estate Law: Concepts and Applications. St. Paul, MN: West Pub. Co., 1994.
Location: KF/570/N35/1994

Ominsky, Harris. Real Estate Lore: Modern Techniques and Everyday Tips for the Practitioner. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Section, 2006.
Location: KF/570/O45/2006

Patton, Rufford G. Patton and Palomar on Land Titles. 3rd ed. by Joyce Palomar. St. Paul, MN: West Pub. Co., 2002. 2 v. (With current supplements)
Location: KF/670/P3/2002

Rohan, Patrick J., Bernard H. Goldstein, and Charles S. Bobis. Real Estate Brokerage Law and Practice. New York, NY: M. Bender, 1985- 2 v. (With current supplements) Location: KF/2042/R4/R64/1985

Stein, Gregory M. A Practical Guide to Commercial Real Estate Transactions: From Contract to Closing. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association: Section of Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law, 2001.
Location: KF/665/S73/2001

III. Form Books

Complying With FIRPTA: A Manual of Forms. Prepared by Richard M. Fijolek and Timothy E. Powers, editors. 2nd ed. Chicago, IL: ABA Section Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, 1996.
Location: KF/6419/Z9/C63/1996

Saft, Stuart M. Commercial Real Estate Forms. 2nd ed . Colorado Springs, CO: Shepard's / McGraw-Hill, 1994- 8 v. (Subscription cancelled after November 2002 update)
Location: Reference Collection KF/593/C6/S23

West's Legal Forms. Vol. 19-23: Real Estate Transactions. 3rd ed. St. Paul, MN: West Pub. Co., 2002- (Updated with pocket parts)
Location: Reference Collection KF/170/W47

Wisconsin Legal Forms. Vol. 3: Real Property. MacDougall, David J., editor. Rochester, NY: Lawyers Cooperative Publishing, 1994- (With current supplements)
Location: Reserve Collection KFW/2468/W57/v. 3

IV. Journals

The following is a selected list of journals on the topic of real estate transactions. Unless otherwise indicated, all titles are available in the Law Library Periodicals Collection, located on the third floor and are arranged alphabetically by title.

Journal of Real Estate Taxation. Boston, MA: Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 1973- Vol. 1 (1973)-Vol. 28 (2001) Continued by Real Estate Taxation.
Location: Wisconsin State Law Library

Practical Real Estate Lawyer. Philadelphia, PA: ALI-ABA Committee on Continuing Professional Education, 1985- Vol. 1, nos. 1 (Jan.1985)-
Location: Wisconsin State Law Library

Probate and Property: The Magazine of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association. Chicago, IL: the Association, 1987- Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan./Feb. 1987)-

Real Estate Law Journal. Boston, MA: Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 1972- Vol. 1 (1972)-

Real Estate Taxation. New York, NY: Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 2001- Vol. 29, no. 1 (4th Quarter 2001)- Continues Journal of Real Estate Taxation.
Location: Wisconsin State Law Library
(Also available on ABI/Inform Global, a UW licensed resource. Use the link in the MadCat record.)

Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal. Chicago, IL: ABA Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, 1966- Vol. 1 (Spring 1966)-
(Also available on ProQuest Research Library Database: http://www.library.wisc.edu/databases/launch/proquest.html)

Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section News. Madison, WI: Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2000- Vol. 15, no. 1 (April 2000)-

Title News. Mount Morris, IL: American Title Association, 1924- Vol. 3 , no. 2 (Mar.1924)-

To locate specific journal articles on real estate transactions, try searching one of the databases of or indexes to legal periodicals available at the Law Library. Some of these indexes are only available in print and are located at the Periodicals Index Tables in the Grand Reading Room. Other indexes are available electronically through the Campus Libraries and Law Library Web Sites. Links are available at http://library.law.wisc.edu/elecresources/databases/articles.php.

Name of Index   Location   Dates of Coverage  
Index to Legal Periodicals (and Books)   Periodicals Index Tables, Grand Reading Room   Index: 1880's to present  
Index to Legal Periodicals Full-Text   Campus and Law Library Web Sites   Index: August 1981 to present
Full-text (selected): 1990's to present  
Hein Online
      
Campus and Law Library Web Sites   Full-text: First volume to most current allowed under contract  

V. Internet Resources

American Bar Association Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law (http://www.abanet.org/rppt/home.html)
Cornell Law School - Legal Information Institute. Law About... Real Estate Transactions: An Overview (http://www.law.cornell.edu/topics/real_estate.html)

WisBar Real Property, Probate & Trust Section (http://www.wisbar.org/sections/rppt/)
(Includes some downloadable real estate forms.)



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University of Wisconsin-Madison Law Library
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