OZAUKEE COUNTY -
Home sales in Ozaukee County rose by just a few units this
January compared to a year ago.
There were 53
sales in the county this January, compared to 50 a year ago.
That is a 6 percent increase.
results were a bit brighter than the numbers for the four-county
metro Milwaukee area, where 846 units changed hands in the first
month of this year, compared to 874 a year ago. That’s a decline
of 3.2 percent.
are part of the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors are
not disturbed, a news release announcing the monthly statistics
in sales in not an unusual development because the market often
sees a slowdown in sales in the winter months,” the release
said. “And, the 2013-14 winter has proven to be harsh for
excited buyers to visit many homes or for brokers to host open
total units sold were down by 28 in a comparision of January
2013 and this year, they were up 11.3 percent when 2014 is
compared with January 2012.
statistic provided in the monthly report, Ozaukee County was the
only county in the four-county metro area with an increase in
the number of listings this January, compared to a year earlier.
There were 108
listings in Ozaukee County in January, compared to 103 a year
earlier. That’s an increase of 4.9 percent. All of the other
counties in the region - Milwaukee, Washington and Waukesha -
showed declines during the same period. A combined look at the
four-county area shows a 1.5 percent decline.
conditions were very balanced in January, despite several
factors that would seem to push the market into a more
aggressive direction,” the news release said. “Interest rates,
home prices, availability of listings and active buyers are
situated to fuel a robust market, which will probably arrive
with warmer weather.”