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 – buyers are often
Sellers: It is an excellent time to put your home on the market – buyers are often clamoring over new listings and having bidding wars.
Buyers: These times can be difficult for you. We’ve got some advice for how you can win in a tight market here. And be SURE to have a buyer agent on your side.
Here’s a look at sales by County in the Milwaukee area (source Metro MLS)
Milwaukee County home sales
582 Milwaukee County home sales this year compared to last January ’s 542. An increase of 7.4, even with listings down 5.8% in the county.
Median sales price up 12% to $142,250
Waukesha County home sales
237 Waukesha County home sales this year compared to last January ’s 236. Listings down 11.6% in the county.
Median sales price down .2% to $254,000.
Ozaukee County home sales
58 Ozaukee County home sales this year compared to last January ’s 59. Listings up 12% in Ozaukee County.
Median sales price up 11.6% to $254,900
Washington County home sales
96 Washington County home sales this year compared to last January ’s 96. Listings down 18.5% in Washington County.
Median sales price up 9% to $213,500.
Racine County home sales
141 Racine County home sales this year compared to last January ’s 122. An increase of 15.6%. Listings up 9%.
Median sales price up 15% to $139,000.
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