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

February 20, 2017

Wisconsin real estate sales in January 2017: Prices up again, more listings needed

Wisconsin real estate sales in January 2017: Prices up again, more listings needed

2016 will be a tough year to top as it was a record-breaker.  We are, however, plowing into 2017 strong, especially on median sales prices.  Lack of inventory remains an issue, especially in the metropolitan counties, with just 3.2 months of inventory there. 6 months is considered balanced. Listings are selling very quickly and we’d […]

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February 16, 2017

Metro Milwaukee real estate market in January, 2017: Prices up – often by double digits, listings scarce.

Metro Milwaukee real estate market in January, 2017: Prices up – often by double digits, listings scarce.

Starting the year off with the same story: Strong sales, rising prices, low level of listing inventory – although we have seen a good increase in listings in Ozaukee and Racine Counties.  That should bring a bit more balance to those counties.  It is an excellent time to put your home on the market – […]

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January 31, 2017

Are Conservation Programs Good or Bad When Selling a Property?

Are Conservation Programs Good or Bad When Selling a Property?

Article provided by Rural Property Pro Jay Frazier, who works exclusively with rural property buyers and sellers. First Weber is fortunate to have him on the team and we are happy to share his vast knowledge of rural land in Wisconsin “As a Wisconsin REALTOR specializing in rural properties, landowners often ask me about how […]

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January 30, 2017

The spring market is NOW. Lowest statewide inventory of homes for sale since 2009.

The spring market is NOW. Lowest statewide inventory of homes for sale since 2009.

Don’t wait until the snow melts to put your home on the market. Buyers are searching NOW and competing offers are common.   Inventories of less than six months indicate a seller’s market. Statewide, the inventory of homes for sale is at 4.9 months, the lowest level since 2009 when the Wisconsin REALTORS Association started tracking. […]

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January 23, 2017

Record year for Wisconsin real estate sales

Record year for Wisconsin real estate sales

We ended 2016 on a strong note – busy all through fall.  And the year-end numbers are truly impressive – a record year with 81,000 units sold across the state.  Solid sales performance was seen in every region of Wisconsin from gains in the 3.5% range in the Central region to 7.8% in the North. Sales […]

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