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Dane County housing starts up sharply in 2012

Dane County housing starts increased by 93.9% in December. December was the 11th month in the last 12 to register a year-over-year increase in housing starts. Dane County housing starts ended the year up 31.5% from 2011. As the graph below … 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 distressed property index continues to fall

The Dane County Distressed Property Index was 21.8% in September – the ninth month in a row with a reading below 30% and the fifth straight month below 25%. The index remains high by historical standards, but is heading in the … Continue reading

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Fewer listings and more sales add up to a good year for sellers

Home and condo inventory continues to slide. As the graph below shows, Dane County home and condo inventory is the lowest it’s been since 2005. Prices are rising again in many areas, and this year in real estate is turning … 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 housing starts on the rise

Dane County housing starts increased from 56 in June of 2011 to 80 this June, a jump of 42.9%. As the graph below shows, housing starts this June were the highest for any June in the last 5 years. We believe housing starts will … Continue reading

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