Report shows Milwaukee home sales up for June, second quarter

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MILWAUKEE — The Greater Milwaukee Realtors Association says Milwaukee home sales were up 25% in June, and 28.6% for the second quarter.

June was the 12th consecutive month in which home sales increased by double-digits. June also saw a 12.9% decline in homes listed for sale, continuing a recent rend as sales increased.

A list by county shows home sales for June 2012 compared with 2011 as follows:

  • ·    Milwaukee County up 27.2% in sales (969 units vs. 762 units)
  • ·    Waukesha County was up 20.3% (534 sales compared with 444)
  • ·    Washington County was up 54.8.% (161 vs. 104)
  • ·    Ozaukee County also up 11.0% (121 units vs. 109 units)
  • ·    Racine County up 2.1% in sales (198 units vs. 194 units)
  • ·    Kenosha County was down 5.7% in sales (164 units vs. 174 units)
  • ·    Walworth County up 34.7% in sales (132 units vs. 98 units)