Home Sales Up Locally, Statewide In 2016

1/30/17 – Home sales were up in many local counties and statewide in 2016.  Dodge County saw 1,069 houses sold, up from 917 sales in 2015.  The median selling price increased $5,000 to $135,000.  Columbia County’s 877 home sales in 2016 were 50 more than the year prior.  The median sales price of $168,000 was up $11,000 from 2015.  In Jefferson County, the 1,246 houses sold were 45 more than the previous year.  The median selling price increased $10,000 to $170,000.  Fond du Lac County had 1,279 home sales in 2016, up 91 from the year prior.  The median sales price of $129,000 was up $7,000 from 2015.  Washington County’s 2,084 houses sold last year were 76 more than the previous year.  A year-to-year increase of $3,000 brought the median selling price to $208,000.  In Green Lake County, the 245 home sales were five fewer than 2015’s total.  The median sales price stayed level at $118,500.  Statewide, a total of 81,422 houses were sold in 2016, up over 4,600 from the year prior.  A $9,000 increase brought last year’s median sales price to $165,000.