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Limited Services Available on Monday, Jan. 17

The Metro MLS Data Integrity, Billing and WIREdata offices are closed on Monday, Jan. 17, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Technical Support will be open with limited services due to other departments being closed.

Market Reports: December 2021

Active listings decreased 13.5% and sold listings went up 2.4% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory experienced a decrease, falling 15.5% compared to last December.

CEO Chris Carrillo named to Swanepoel Power 200

Swanepoel Power 200 ranked Metro MLS CEO Chris Carrillo as one of the most powerful and influential leaders in the real estate industry on Tuesday. Carrillo is No. 182 on the 2022 edition of the list, marking his fourth consecutive appearance on the annual report.

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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Market Reports: January 2021

Market Reports: January 2021

January started well for the housing market, with healthy buyer demand and strong market fundamentals. A robust increase in housing starts in December points to an active year for new construction.

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Market Reports: December 2020

Market Reports: December 2020

December usually is one of the slowest months of the year for real estate. But strong buyer demand and near-record low-interest rates allowed for a healthy sales pace in December 2020.

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