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.
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.