2017 Wisconsin Housing Statistics

Median sale price increased in Rock County in 2017 for the 6th consecutive year climbing from $90,000 in 2011 to $140,000 in 2017. Sales estimates for the state are provided by the National Association of REALTORS®, which seasonally adjusts quarterly sales figures. All county figures on sales volume and median prices are compiled by the WRA and are not seasonally adjusted. Median prices are only computed if the county recorded at least 10 home sales in the quarter. Beginning in 2010, all historical sales volume and median price data at the county level have been re-benchmarked using the Techmark system, which accesses MLS data directly and in real time.

To find out more information on Rock County home sales please click the link below and select “South Central Region” then select “Rock County” from the drop down menus.

Wisconsin Home Sales Report

Source: Wisconsin Realtors Association

Wisconsin Housing Market Sizzles

Wisconsin’s housing market is having its best year in more than a decade. While rates remain low, demand remains high.

According to the Wisconsin Realtors Association, September sales climbed 6.9% from September of 2015, while the median price increased 7.9%.

“Home sales are the highest we’ve seen in more than 10 years,”said Erik Sjowall, chairman of the Wisconsin Realtors Association Board. “Whether you look at the month of September, the third quarter or year-to-date, home sales are at the highest levels since at least 2004.”

With interest rates near record lows, it’s hard to tell when rates could climb again. With demand high and supply relatively low, now could be the perfect time to consider selling your home.

Give Best Realty of Edgerton a call today at 608-884-8468 for a free market analysis of your home to see what you could get in today’s market. Check out our Facebook Page for more information or if you would like to stay up to date with current listings, open houses and more!

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinal

Source: Wisconsin Realtors Association

January Home Sales Report

2016 January Home Sales Report

Wisconsin Housing Market Remains Hot in January

Date: February 22, 2016

Madison, Wis. — The sales of existing homes grew rapidly in January, which is putting strong upward pressure on prices, according to the most recent analysis of the Wisconsin housing market by the Wisconsin REALTORS® Association (WRA). Home sales in January jumped [Read more…]

FHA Insurance Rate Cut a Boon to First-Time Buyers


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It should be the perfect moment for first-time buyers—the missing link in the housing recovery—to enter the market. Houses are selling, prices are rising, foreclosure rates are down, and interest rates have maintained historically low levels [Read more…]

Rock County Home Sales Report

Is it still a buyer’s market? In this article we will analyze data from 2006-2013 to help provide an insight as to where the market is today, compared to before the recession. [Read more…]

Clear the Clutter and Sell Your House

14 ways you can make your house show better

By Diana Lundin
Copyright © by Move, Inc.

You don’t have to be a minimalist when it comes to your decor but if you want to sell your home, your chances improve greatly if you get rid of the clutter.
While curb appeal speaks volumes, once potential buyers enter your house, you want them to be able to picture themselves in it. And they can’t do that if your stuff is spilling out all over the place. Clutter is confusion to prospective buyers and that puts you at a disadvantage right away.
How-to-de-clutter-your-home-room-by-roomIf you’re living in a cluttered home, you may not be able to see disarray. You see sentimental memories of your beloved grandparents, or knick-knacks from a great vacation; the buyer, on the other hand, sees chaos. They can’t separate the house from the clutter and in a market where there are more homes than buyers, you need every advantage you can get.
Even if your house is clean, having stuff crammed in every nook and cranny is visually unappealing. What to do? Well, you don’t need to hire a stager, at least not initially, but you should consider renting a storage space and clear everything out. Make the house neutral. Make it possible for buyers to mentally move their own belongings in.