Metro Milwaukee 2014 real estate recap: Best December since 2005, prices up, sales down slightly

Year over year residential real estate sales were down slightly in all counties as 2014 came to a close, yet average sales prices were up across the board. December was a very strong month – we saw the best December sales  since 2005!  Here’s a look at sales by County in the Milwaukee area (source Metro MLS)

Milwaukee County home sales

9319 Milwaukee County home sales in 2014 vs 9591 in 2013. A decrease of 2.8% Average sales price up 6% to $149,607

Waukesha County home sales

5054 Waukesha County home sales in 2014 vs 5124 in 2013. A decrease of 1.4% Average sales price up 2% to $282,760

Ozaukee County home sales

1142 Ozaukee County home sales in 2014 vs 1197 in 2013. A decrease of 4.6% Average sales price up 1% to $284,239

Washington County home sales

1632 Washington County home sales in 2014 vs 1719 in 2013. A decrease of 5.1% Average sales price up 2% to $206,103

 Racine County home sales

2185 Washington County home sales in  2014 vs 2236 in 2013. A decrease of 2.3%


Agents and brokers enjoyed a more “normal” market in 2014 with short sales and distressed property sales falling and the usual first time buyers, move up buyers and downsizing buyers increasing. That is a very good step.


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