Tag Archives: Dane County real estate market

Many signs of an improving Madison area real estate market

Our market reports highlight many encouraging trends in the Madison area real estate market: Home sales in the Madison area increased for the 19th straight month in January. Pending home sales were up in January, too. Inventory is running lower … Continue reading

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Why Dane County residents are buying condos again

Dane County condo sales increased by over 30% in 2012, due in large part to the attractiveness of much lower condo prices. Our 2012 Dane County condo price index decreased by 5.4% from 2011 and by 19.4% from the peak … Continue reading

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Dane County/Madison housing starts up 81% in October

Dane County housing starts increased from 37 in October of 2011 to 67 this October, an increase of 81%. As the graph below shows, Dane County year-to-date housing starts through October moved from 528 in 2011 to 667 in 2012, an … Continue reading

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Dane County Home and Condo Sales Surge in October

Here’s a look at October Dane County home sales from a historical perspective. Dane County single family home sales surged in October. The 343 Dane County home sales recorded in October were 57% higher than the 218 home sales in October of 2011, representing … Continue reading

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Madison, Dane County home and condo sales surge in August

Here’s a look at August Dane County home sales from a historical perspective. Dane County single family home sales continued at a brisk pace in August. The 508 Dane County home sales recorded in August were 26% higher than the 404 home … Continue reading

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Madison/Dane County distressed property index dips below 24% in June

The Dane County Distressed Property Index was 23.9% in June. June was the sixth month in a row with a reading below 30% and the second straight month below 25%. Here’s how the distressed property index has been trending since 2006. … Continue reading

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Madison/Dane County home and condo sales surge in June

Here’s a review of June Dane County home sales from a historical perspective. The Dane County single family home market continued to improve in June. The 646 Dane County home sales recorded in June were 28.7% higher than the 502 home … Continue reading

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Madison/Dane County pending condo sales up 32% in June

Dane County condo sales (excluding houses) are ahead of last year’s pace by more than 11% through the month of May, but our latest Dane County pending condo sales report predicts the sales pace will increase by a larger amount in the month … Continue reading

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Madison/Dane County pending home sales up 33% in June

Dane County home sales are up 19% this year through the month of May. Our latest Dane County pending home sales report shows the rise in sales will continue in July. As the graph below shows, the number of listings with accepted offers … Continue reading

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Madison and Dane County Condos: how affordability has changed over time

How have Madison and Dane County condo prices changed over time? According to our recent review of MLS data, the peak year for Dane County condo prices was 2005. In 2011, the average Dane County condo sold for 19.7% less … Continue reading

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