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Strong Market Demand Limited by Lack of Supply

 May 15, 2017      webadmin

Despite positive job reports, low interest rates, strong consumer confidence ratings and even stronger buyer demand, sales of single family and condominium homes are being held back by a significant shortage of available supply. Dane County continues to be below 2 months of active inventory for the fifth consecutive month. A six month supply of […]


March Home Sales Dip

 April 14, 2017      webadmin

Residential single-family and condominium home sales in Dane County for the month of March fell 8.7% compared to March 2016. Much of this decline can be attributed to extraordinary lean inventory of active listings. March 2017 Monthly Statistics


Stan Hill Elected RASCW President for 2018

 April 13, 2017      webadmin

At its March 23, 2017 meeting, the RASCW Board of Directors elected Stan Hill of the Stark Company, REALTORS® to the office of President-elect. Stan began his service on the Board in 2016. He will be installed as President in January 2018. Please join us in congratulating Stan on his election.


February Home Sales Strong

 March 15, 2017      webadmin

Residential single-family and condominium home sales in Dane County for the month of February were the highest since 2007 and 4.4% more than February 2016. To no one’s surprise, the monthly median sale price increased year-over-year for the 18th time in the past 19 months. February 2017 Monthly Statistics


Welcome Nancy K. Smith Back to the Board of Directors

 March 10, 2017      webadmin

Nancy K. Smith, First Weber, Inc., has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the RASCW Board of Directors. This seat represents those with primary practice outside of Dane County and expires at the end of this year. Char Eversoll resigned from the position late last year. Nancy previously served a three year term from […]


And We’re Off …

 February 14, 2017      webadmin

After a record-setting 2016, residential single-family and condominium home sales began 2017 on a solid note. The 336 reported sales represent the third best January total on record – trailing only 2016 (354 sales) and 2006 (345 sales). Historically, the first month of the year is the lightest month for real estate closings. January 2017 […]


2017 RASCW Commercial Real Estate Forecast Presentations Available

 February 6, 2017      webadmin

Thank you to the speakers of the Commercial Real Estate Forecast that was held on January 19, 2017.  Their presentations are below. City of Fitchburg Michael Zimmerman, Economic Development Director Fitchburg Development Update – 2017 City of Madison Kevin Firchow, Principal Planner: New Developments City of Madison 2016 Project Review Brian Grady, Planner 3, Project Manager, […]


Record Year for Home Sales

 January 20, 2017      webadmin

Fueled by best-ever December sales, 2016 Dane County residential single-family home and condominium sales set a new record with 8,073 reported transactions. December’s 528 sales were 17% higher than one year ago. Along with this strong showing in sales, median prices continued their increase as well – rising for the 16th time in the past […]


The Chase for the Record Continues

 December 16, 2016      webadmin

Despite trailing the record month of just one year ago, November sales of Dane County single family homes and condominiums are the third highest total ever and keep the chase for the annual sales record in sight.  Only November 2015 (496 sales) and November 2009 (492 sales) exceeded the 483 sales reported for 2016. Year-to-date, […]


October Sales Retreat

 November 15, 2016      webadmin

After two months of double digit increases, October sales of Dane County single family homes and condominiums fell 11% compared to the same time last year. However, it should be noted that October 2015 sales were the highest total for the month on record. With the exception of last year, the 537 sales reported in […]