Existing home sales fell 11% compared to this time last year. There are simply not enough homes to sell, especially in the lower prices ranges.
This lack of supply has driven prices up 5.4%
We determine a buyer/seller market based on months of inventory. 6 months is a balanced market, under 6 months is a seller market and above 6 months of inventory favors the buyer.
Here’s how months of inventory plays out in different price ranges in Wisconsin:
$0-$124,999 4 months
$125,000-$199,999 3.7 months
$200,000-$349,999 4.6 months
$350,000-$499,999 7.1 months
$500,000 and up 12.4 months
Regionally, here is the real estate sales recap comparing sales and prices in June 2018 vs June 2017: (Source WRA)
Southeast Wisconsin/Metro Milwaukee real estate statistics
3223 homes sold in Southeast Wisconsin in June 2018, a 13% decrease from last year. Median sales price up 7.5% to $215,000.
Months of inventory: 3.2
(includes Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha Counties)
South Central/Southwestern Wisconsin area real estate statistics
1959 homes sold in South Central Wisconsin in June 2018, a 12% decrease from last year. Median sales price up 6.7% to $240,000.
Months of inventory: 3.7
(includes Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Lafayette, Richland, Rock and Sauk counties )
Western Wisconsin area real estate statistics
874 homes sold in Western Wisconsin in June 2018, down 12.8% from last year. Median sales price up 2% to $188,500.
Months of inventory: 3.9
(includes Buffalo, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Pepin, Pierce, St. Croix. Trempealeau and Vernon counties )
Northeast Wisconsin area real estate statistics
1711 homes sold in Northeast Wisconsin in June 2018, down 9% from last year. Median sales price up 4% to $159,000.
Months of inventory: 4.5
(includes Brown, Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca and Winnebago counties )
Central Wisconsin area real estate statistics
608 homes sold in Central Wisconsin in June 2018, down 16% from last year. Median sales price up 10% to $149,450.
Month of inventory: 5.3
(includes Adams, Clark, Juneau, Marathon, Marquette, Portage, Waushara and Wood counties )
Northwoods Wisconsin real estate statistics
869 homes sold in Northwoods Wisconsin in June 2018, down 7% from last year. Median sales price up 13% to $169,900.
Months of inventory: 7.6
(includes Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Florence, Forest, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Oneida, Polk, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, Vilas and Washburn counties )
These numbers from The Wisconsin Realtors Association paint a general picture of the state of real estate in Wisconsin. To see the details of your community or even your neighborhood, connect with a First Weber real estate agent for a free consultation or discussion. They are happy to share local data with you.
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