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Wisconsin home sales: Best April sales in eleven years… home prices up 4.9%, sales up 8.8%

May 23, 2016

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Wisconsin’s hot real estate market continues into April with home sales up statewide by 8.8% over April 2015 with 7078 properties sold. Median home prices are up 4.9% compared with last April. Median sale price for a home in Wisconsin is now $161,622. “We are entering the fifth year of price recovery, and home prices are likely […]

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Metro Milwaukee real estate sales up 15% over last April

May 10, 2016

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Across Metro Milwaukee, sales were up 15% compared to last April and 30% higher than in 2014! The market remains very busy with buyers often competing in multiple offer situations. It is prime listing opportunity time.  We have a shortage of inventory of homes for sale & buyers waiting. Talk to your First Weber agent […]

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Americans choose real estate as best investment once again

May 10, 2016

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35% of Americans polled believe the best long term investment is real estate, beating out stocks, bonds and gold.  Source: Gallup poll. This is up 4% from last year’s poll, increasing real estate’s lead over four other investment choices.   Confidence is back in a big way and the 2016 Wisconsin real estate market has taken off […]

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3 spring homebuying trends

May 3, 2016

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Rents are rising, making it cheaper to buy In many places it is cheaper to buy than rent, with rents rising more than 3% over last year according to departmentofnumbers.com.  With already expensive rents rising it may be difficult to save for a downpayment on a house. However, it can be done if you put […]

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Lack of Inventory Holding Back the Land Market | Southwest Wisconsin Real Estate

April 25, 2016

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 Southwest Wisconsin Land Market Update: Quiet and steady best describes the 1st quarter 2016 land market in Southwest Wisconsin. The number of transactions was down from 4th quarter 2015 but was not unusual for a 1st quarter at 32 transactions. The average price per acre rose slightly from 4th quarter to end up at $3,325/acre. […]

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