Welcome-to-WisconsinHome Sales and Median Prices Grow Substantially in March

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


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The Wisconsin housing market grew substantially in March, with both home sales and median prices increasing at a robust pace over the past year, according to the most recent analysis of the statewide housing market by the Wisconsin REALTORS® Association (WRA). Home sales increased 16.1 percent in March 2015 over March 2014, and median prices rose 8.8 percent to $149,000 over that same period. For the first quarter of 2015, existing home sales were 6.7 percent ahead of the first three months of 2014, with median prices in the first quarter up 7.6 percent compared to the first quarter last year.

The market is definitely heating up, and it couldn’t come at a better time as we move into the prime homebuying season,” said Dan Kruse, chairman of WRA board of directors. In a typical year, about 27.1 percent of homes sell in the spring months between March and May. “The economic fundamentals of the housing market have been good for the last several months, and we were expecting solid growth this spring, but double-digit sales growth is impressive,” said Kruse.
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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 & home sales increased significantly, year over year! If you are thinking of buying or selling, the market is REALLY heating up! Dane County home prices are up (7%)!, while Rock County prices are up (17%)!!!, year over year.


Housing Statistics for the State of Wisconsin:

March 2015
Home Sales: 5,441
Median Home Price: $149,000

March 2014
Home Sales: 4,672
Median Home Price: $137,000

Housing Statistics for Dane County, WI:

March 2015
Home Sales: 601
Median Home Price: $220,000

March 2014
Home Sales: 505
Median Home Price: $205,000

Housing Statistics for Rock County, WI:

March 2015
Home Sales: 188
Median Home Price: $122,500

March 2014
Home Sales: 152
Median Home Price: $103,950

View my report from last month. Wisconsin February 2015 Housing Statistics


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. Take a look at all available MLS listings below:

Madison Area Home Search   Janesville Area Home Search


With the recent home price increases, now might be the right time to sell your Wisconsin home. Take advantage of your increased equity! Feel free to take a look at our cutting edge Rock Realty Marketing Plan! If you would like some insight into how much your home is currently worth, we would be happy to provide you with a report that gives a close estimate to what your home might sell for in your current local Wisconsin real estate market.

What's your house worth in today's market?

 

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Matt Heitmann

Realtor®, Real Estate Agent

Thanks so much for stopping by! Whether you are selling the home you take pride in, purchasing your first home, or relocating to Wisconsin, I'm looking forward to showing you the great homes available! I want you to feel sure that the home you purchase is that special one, and just right for you! Go Badgers!!

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