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

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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April 27, 2017

Wisconsin real estate market March 2017 : Highest March sales in more than 10 years

Wisconsin real estate market March 2017 : Highest March sales in more than 10 years

Wisconsin real estate market March 2017: Highest March sales in more than 10 years. Wisconsin home sales and prices jumped in March – well above last year’s March performance and the best sales since 2005.   Sales up 7.2% Prices up 5.2% to $163,000 as a statewide median Inventory remains low, driving prices up.   […]

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April 11, 2017

Metro Milwaukee home sales up 5% in March. Trend of strong sales continues.

Metro Milwaukee home sales up 5% in March. Trend of strong sales continues.

The real estate market remains busy, sales slowing a bit because of a lack of inventory. However, all counties have recently seen an increase in inventory of homes for sale- anywhere from a .4% increase in new listings (Waukesha County) to an increase of 10% (Washington County). “Market conditions are ripe for a strong spring and […]

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