Archive for the ‘WI real estate info & stats’ category

June 13, 2017

Metro Milwaukee home sales in May up 3.2%, listings up 5.4%. More listings under $300K needed!

Metro Milwaukee home sales in May up 3.2%, listings up 5.4%. More listings under $300K needed!

The real estate market remains very active in the Metro Milwaukee area. Sales are up over 3% compared with this time last year.  We had a 5.4% increase in new listings – very good news for buyers!  However, that does not solve the inventory shortage. Months of inventory are at 4.9 months compared with 5.9 […]

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May 17, 2017

This weekend in Wisconsin: Armed Forces Day Celebrations, State Polka Festival, Wisconsin Micro-Brewers Beerfest

This weekend in Wisconsin: Armed Forces Day Celebrations, State Polka Festival, Wisconsin Micro-Brewers Beerfest

A selection of community happenings across Wisconsin can be found each week here at the First Weber Wisconsin real estate & Wisconsin living blog. We hope you find something fun to do!   May 19, Art on the Town, Fond du Lac May 19, Red, White & Brew Tour, Lodi May 19, Tour the Town […]

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May 16, 2017

12 Wisconsin towns on “Best Cities for First Time Home Buyers” list

12 Wisconsin towns on “Best Cities for First Time Home Buyers” list

Lendedu conducted a study of over 30,000 towns and cities across the United States and chose the top 500 for their “Best Cities for First Time Homebuyers” list.  You can view the entire list of 500 here. The rankings are based on good scores in the following areas: Median household income Median household value Mortgage success […]

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May 15, 2017

5 real estate trends to watch for

5 real estate trends to watch for

Interest rates will rise This inevitable as they have been very low for very long. Rising rates do affect affordability and costs. However, it is important to realize that even with a small increase rates are STILL very low historically. People bought homes in the 80’s with rates above 10%! Millennial and baby boomers will […]

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May 11, 2017

April Metro Milwaukee real estate sale down 4% due to lack of inventory. Seller’s advantage continues.

April Metro Milwaukee real estate sale down 4% due to lack of inventory. Seller’s advantage continues.

The real estate market remains busy, sales slowing a bit because of a lack of inventory. All counties but one (Washington) saw new listing numbers decrease compared to last year at this time and Washington County just barely. “Days on Market” is also down dramatically.  This is an excellent time to put your home on the […]

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