David Clark http://wxpr.org en January Sales Slow, But Prices Rise for Northern Homes http://wxpr.org/post/january-sales-slow-prices-rise-northern-homes <p>A cold winter may be putting a damper on home sales in Wisconsin.&nbsp; In the northern part of the state January sales were down about four percent, compared to the previous January…according to the Wisconsin Realtors Association.&nbsp; Statewide sales were down almost seven percent.</p><p>But Economist David Clark says the cold weather could result in a spring rebound.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 23:27:19 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 14522 at http://wxpr.org Northern Home Sales Rising Slower Than State http://wxpr.org/post/northern-home-sales-rising-slower-state <p>Home sales were up slightly in November for the Northern part of the state, according to the Wisconsin Realtors Association.&nbsp; That bucks the trend for the rest of the state, which saw an overall dip in sales for November.&nbsp; Marquette University economist David Clark says median price increases were also high – at over 8 percent in the north.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 19:57:34 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12436 at http://wxpr.org Northern Home Sales Rising Slower Than State Home Prices Continue to Climb http://wxpr.org/post/home-prices-continue-climb <p>Home prices went up again last month, but the number of sales remained flat.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wisconsin Realtors Association reports median sale prices are up seven and a half percent so far this year...compared to 2012.&nbsp; Economist David Clark says a high market inventory should keep prices from skyrocketing.</span></p><blockquote><p>“I think those increases will moderate as we go forward.&nbsp; And that ought to keep housing relatively affordable.”</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 18:02:07 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 10911 at http://wxpr.org Home Prices Continue to Climb Home Sales Continue To Rise http://wxpr.org/post/home-sales-continue-rise <P>Home sales and prices in Wisconsin continue to rise though the Northwoods isn't rising as fast as some regions.</P> <P>Economist David Clark works with the Wisconsin Realtors Association...</P> <P><I><U> </U></I></P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P><I><U>"...when you look at August, the existing state sales were up about 13 percent and that's a good solid number in a month(August) that is a pretty high-volume month...median prices were up about 6.3 percent..."</U></I></P></BLOCKQUOTE> <P>In the Northwoods, Clark says sales and prices in August weren't as robust as the rest of the state...</P> <P><I Tue, 24 Sep 2013 20:00:03 +0000 Ken Krall 8421 at http://wxpr.org Home Sales Continue To Rise Home Sales, Prices Rise http://wxpr.org/post/home-sales-prices-rise <P>Housing sales and prices continue to rebound in the Northwoods....joining a statewide trend.</P> <P>The Wisconsin Realtors Association reports statewide, sales rose more than 11 percent for the first six months of 2013 compared to a year ago.</P> <P>In the 18 county northern reporting region, the median price was down one percent from a year ago at $106,000, but sales grew seven percent to almost 2,700 units.</P> <P>Economist David Clark from Marquette University says interest rates continue to be low. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 18:28:03 +0000 Ken Krall 5481 at http://wxpr.org Home Sales, Prices Rise