September home sales up 11% in state

Prices rise 4.3 percent

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:11 am

The number of homes sold in Wisconsin rose to 6,944 in September, up 11.1 percent from September of 2014, according to the latest report from the Wisconsin Realtors Association.

The median price of homes sold in the state during September rose 4.3 percent to $155,375.home for sale 2

For the first nine months of the year, home sales in the state were up 12.6 percent and median sale prices were up 5.7 percent to $157,000.

“It was a great summer for home sales, and we seem to be carrying that momentum into the fall selling season,” said K.C. Mauer, WRA board chairman. “This is shaping up to be a good year if sales continue at this rate.”
In southeastern Wisconsin, September home sales were up 11 percent to 2,466 and median prices were up 3.1 percent to $165,000, according to the WRA report.

September median sale prices by county:

  • Kenosha: $149,900, +13.1 percent
  • Milwaukee: $132,500, +11.3 percent
  • Ozaukee: $255,000, +7.4 percent
  • Sheboygan: $125,000, +4.7 percent
  • Walworth: $171,000, +3.6 percent
  • Waukesha: $247,500, -0.7 percent
  • Washington: $189,450, -3.3 percent
  • Racine: $129,000, -4.4 percent

For the first nine months of the year southeastern Wisconsin home sales were up 11.6 percent to 21,264 and the median home sale price was up 6.6 percent to $169,000.

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Andrew is the editor of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joined BizTimes in 2003, serving as managing editor and real estate reporter for 11 years. A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, he is a lifelong resident of the state. He lives in Muskego with his wife, Seng, their son, Zach, and their dog, Hokey. He is an avid sports fan and is a member of the Muskego Athletic Association board of directors.

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