With May in the books and mid-year fast approaching, it is evident that the real estate market here in Northeast Wisconsin (especially Door and Kewaunee counties) is and should continue to be very solid. All indications show positive signs for the remainder of 2017.
First, let’s take a look at median price and compare the first 5 months of the last several years:
The collapse of the real estate market started in 2008 and “peaked” in about 2012, when median price fell to just over $120,000, so we can see that median price for the first 5 months of any year from 2008 through 2017 varied by a maximum of 25%. It is interesting to note that through most of those years, median price was rather stable in the low $130’s. This market has never fluctuated as wildly as the markets in California, East Coast, and Nevada.
The number of sales thus far in 2017 topped out at 81, which is 19% higher than 2016, but exactly the same as the previous three years. At this point in 2017, we have to label real estate activity as stable.
Thus far in 2017, ERA Starr Realty continues to lead the MLS in sales and listings sold. This has been the case virtually every year since the current MLS system format was adopted in 2003. We are proud of our success, not only during the “good times” but also when the market flounders. We are careful to make sure we have all the current sales information digested so we can keep our customers and clients fully informed on market conditions. We are “Always There For YOU!”