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Market Reports: August 2021

Active listings are down 2.9% and sold listings are down 1.7% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory also saw a slight decrease, dropping 1.2% from last year.

Market Reports: July 2021

The sellers’ market continued in July, with the median sales price increasing while inventory levels and days on market decreased compared to last July. View the July 2021 Monthly Market Reports to see an in-depth look at the market.

Betsy Hanson Joins Markt as General Counsel

Betsy Hanson has joined Markt® as general counsel. Hanson comes to Markt with a strong MLS background, having highly successful stints at the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) and Cape Cod and Islands Association of Realtors (CCIAOR). She brings a critical eye to the legal challenges MLSs are facing.

Market Reports: June 2021

Market Reports: June 2021

Metro MLS is now offering a new and enhanced version of the monthly market reports, with RapidStats serving as the new provider of these reports. The June RapidStats Monthly Market Reports gives members access to more accurate monthly data that better reflects the current market.

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What is Markt?

What is Markt?

Markt is our joint venture with ARMLS® (Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service) that started in April 2018. It has allowed us to partner with another top MLS to serve our members better.

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Market Reports: May 2021

Market Reports: May 2021

As the weather warms and the first day of summer rapidly approaches, the U.S. housing market shows little sign of cooling down. Robust buyer demand, fueled by low mortgage rates, continues to outpace supply, which remains near historic lows.

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The MLS Plays Valuable Role in Real Estate Industry

The MLS Plays Valuable Role in Real Estate Industry

The multiple listing service (MLS) plays an essential role in helping real estate brokers and agents provide clients with a quality experience that makes homeownership a reality. Metro MLS is Wisconsin’s largest MLS, serving more than 9,000 real estate professionals. It provides valuable resources and information that positively impact brokers, agents and consumers.

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BizTimes names Erika Zignego a Notable Executive Assistant

BizTimes names Erika Zignego a Notable Executive Assistant

BizTimes Milwaukee has recognized Metro MLS’s Erika Zignego as a Notable Executive Assistant. Zignego has worked as Metro MLS CEO Chris Carrillo’s executive assistant for five years. Besides assisting Carrillo, she is the vice president of accounting, oversees human resources and manages numerous Metro MLS programs.

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Market Reports: April 2021

Market Reports: April 2021

April was another strong month for home sales. The busy spring market continues to see many multiple offer situations driving sales prices above the asking price. While housing affordability remains an area to watch as prices continue to rise, strong buyer demand and limited housing supply show no signs of easing soon.

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Market Reports: March 2021

Market Reports: March 2021

Normal spring increases in sales activity and relaxing COVID-19 policies created a bustling March real estate market. A busy and competitive buyer market is likely ahead with existing home sellers and new construction activity below necessary levels to bring the market back into balance.

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Market Reports: February 2021

Market Reports: February 2021

Mortgage interest rates ticked a bit higher in February but remained below their February 2020 levels. With rates still at historically low levels, home sales are unlikely to be significantly impacted, though higher rates impact affordability.

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