Welcome-to-WisconsinJanuary Home Sales Fall as Prices Continue to Rise

The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for this January of 2015. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say:

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Existing home sales fell in January but median prices rose at a healthy pace, according to the most recent statewide housing market analysis by the Wisconsin REALTORS® Association (WRA). Home sales in January 2015 fell by 3.7 percent relative to January 2014, while median prices were up 6.5 percent to $135,000 over the same period.

January is typically our slowest month for home sales, so it’s important to keep this decline in perspective,” said Dan Kruse, chairman of WRA board of directors. A typical January accounts for just 4.8 percent of annual sales in Wisconsin. “With such a small base of sales, a 3.7 percent difference is only 125 fewer sales this January compared to January 2014,
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Below are the number of Home Sales and Median House Prices for the state of Wisconsin, Dane County, and Rock County. These stats include Janesville and Madison. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions pertaining to these figures. This month both Dane & Rock County’s home prices increased significantly yet again! Both counties were also an exception to state results and had an increase in the number of homes sold, year over year.


Thinking of purchasing a home before prices or rates rise any further? We’d be happy to show you any homes currently listed for sale. Feel free to visit either site below:

Rock County Homes 

Dane County Homes.

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Housing Statistics for the State of Wisconsin:

January 2015
Home Sales: 3,257
Median Home Price: $135,000

January 2014
Home Sales: 3,375
Median Home Price: $126,799

Housing Statistics for Dane County, WI:

January 2015
Home Sales: 336
Median Home Price: $214,750

January 2014
Home Sales: 292
Median Home Price: $205,250

Housing Statistics for Rock County, WI:

January 2015
Home Sales: 110
Median Home Price: $106,950

January 2014
Home Sales: 98
Median Home Price: $98,950

View my report from last month. Wisconsin December 2014 Housing Statistics

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