Strongest Wisconsin home sales since 2005

January 21, 2016

What a year it was! More homes were sold in Wisconsin this past year than any year since 2005.

  • Home sales were up 11.4% over 2014 with 76,693 properties sold.
  • Median home prices are up 5.1% compared with last year. Median sale price for a home in Wisconsin is now $155,500.

“We would have sold even more homes had we not been constrained by very tight inventory levels,” said Michael Theo, President and CEO of the WRA. “The combination of strong housing demand and tight inventories have both pushed median prices up in 2015,” said Theo.

Regionally, here the real estate sales recap comparing  sales and prices in 2015 vs 2014: (Source WRA)

Southeast Wisconsin/Metro Milwaukee real estate statistics

27,244 homes sold in Southeast Wisconsin in 2015, a 10.6% increase over last year.  Median sales price up 5.4%.

(includes Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha Counties)


South Central/Southwestern Wisconsin area real estate statistics

15,878  homes sold in South Central Wisconsin  in 2015,  up 12.1%  over  last year. Median sales price up 6.7%.

(includes Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Lafayette, Richland, Rock and Sauk counties )

Western Wisconsin area real estate statistics

7,720  homes sold in Western Wisconsin  in 2015,  up 10.3% over last year. Median sales price up 5.4%.

(includes Buffalo, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Pepin, Pierce, St. Croix. Trempealeau and Vernon counties )

Northeast Wisconsin area real estate statistics

13,873 homes sold in Northeast Wisconsin  in 2015,  up 12.5%  from last year. Median sales price up 3.9%

(includes Brown, Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca and Winnebago counties )

Central Wisconsin area real estate statistics

4,759 homes sold in Central Wisconsin  in 2015,  up 11.5% over last year. Median sales price up 5.8%.

(includes Adams, Clark, Juneau, Marathon, Marquette, Portage, Waushara and Wood counties )

Northwoods Wisconsin real estate statistics

7,061 homes sold in  Northwoods Wisconsin  in  2015,  up 11.5% over last year. Median sales price up 6.5%.

(includes Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Florence, Forest, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Oneida, Polk, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, Vilas and Washburn counties )


These numbers from The Wisconsin Realtors Association paint a general picture of the state of real estate in Wisconsin.  To see the details of your community or even your neighborhood, connect with a First Weber real estate agent for a free consultation or discussion. They are happy to share local data with you.

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