Wisconsin Realtors Association http://wxpr.org en Home Sales Remain Slow, Despite Warmer Temps http://wxpr.org/post/home-sales-remain-slow-despite-warmer-temps <p>For the fifth month in a row Wisconsin’s housing market is looking sluggish compared to last year.</p><p>Numbers from the Wisconsin Realtors Association show statewide sales fell almost seven percent in May, compared to 2013.&nbsp; In the Northern part of the state sales dropped by less than four percent, though the region has seen slower sales for 2014 as a whole.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Marquette University Economist David Clark says the May numbers reveal that the weather hasn’t been the only factor dampening home sales this year.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:38:32 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 20134 at http://wxpr.org Winter Hinders Housing Market in April http://wxpr.org/post/winter-hinders-housing-market-april <p>Home sales compared to last year dropped for the fourth straight month in April, with the trend more dramatic in the northern part of the state.</p><p>According to the Wisconsin Realtors Association…northern home sales in April were down more than 17 percent compared to April of last year.&nbsp; Statewide the drop was almost 12 percent.&nbsp;</p><p>CEO of the Wisconsin Realtors Association Mike Theo says even though it’s getting warmer…we’re still feeling the effects of a long cold winter.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 21:57:24 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 18610 at http://wxpr.org Northwoods Home Sales Off, Prices Up http://wxpr.org/post/northwoods-home-sales-prices <p>The intense winter weather hurt Northwoods home sales in March, but prices continue to rise. An economist thinks it shows the housing market is recovering.</p><p>The Wisconsin Realtors Association monthly sales and price report shows a price rise of 14 percent in the Northwoods from a year ago, but sales were off about 100 units in the 18-county area from a year ago.</p><p>Economist David Clark noted the above average price rise here, but said statewide, it was just about 2 percent....</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:01:00 +0000 Ken Krall 17345 at http://wxpr.org Northwoods Home Sales Off, Prices Up Northwoods Home Sales and Prices Lagging http://wxpr.org/post/northwoods-home-sales-and-prices-lagging <p><font size="2">&nbsp;</font></p><p><font face="Times New Roman">While portions of Wisconsin are seeing robust growth in home sales and prices, northern Wisconsin lags behind.</font></p><p><font face="Times New Roman">Still, an economist says things are improving.</font></p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 22:24:00 +0000 Ken Krall 13830 at http://wxpr.org Northwoods Home Sales and Prices Lagging 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 Up North, Slower Recovery for Some Home Markets http://wxpr.org/post/north-slower-recovery-some-home-markets <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Homes prices in some northern counties are not quite keeping pace with the rest of the state. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Wisconsin Realtors Association says statewide, median home prices went up almost eight percent in the first three quarters of this year.&nbsp; But in Forest County, prices dropped almost 40 percent.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 19:34:16 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 9591 at http://wxpr.org Up North, Slower Recovery for Some Home Markets 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 Housing Rebound Continues In Most of Northwoods http://wxpr.org/post/housing-rebound-continues-most-northwoods <P>Sales of homes in the Northwoods continue to climb, but prices leveled off in July according to a Wisconsin Realtors Association monthly survey.</P> <P>Economist David Clark says July homes sales in the 18-county northern region were up about 300 units from 2012, or 3,314 sold. Average price was $110,000, down about 2 percent from last year.</P> <P>Clark says statewide sales were up 17 percent from a year ago and the median sales prices were up about 9 percent. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 20:50:26 +0000 Ken Krall 6785 at http://wxpr.org Housing Rebound Continues In Most of Northwoods