Building a home doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, with careful budgeting, comparison shopping, and a willingness to keep things simple, it can be very affordable. However, mistakes made during the building process can quickly put you over-budget.
Why Are There Not More New Homes For Sale?
The housing market in Wisconsin is booming with less than 4.2 months of inventory on the market. A typically healthy market has 6 months of inventory. Low supply has fueled a 6% increase in the median sale price. Reports of multiple offers on the first day of listings, with accelerator clauses and personal letters selling…
Green Building Benefits More Than the Outdoors: Improves Indoor Environment and Occupants Health
Green building has become mainstream in the last decade, expanding beyond the environmental community and becoming the hot topic among both commercial and residential builders. One major point of contention lies with the costs associated with green building regarding establishing the benefits of going green for both builders and owners alike.
Lack of Housing Inventory Shifts Focus to Home Building in Wisconsin
The typically slow winter months for real estate did not exist in 2018 with over 13,471 homes sold in Wisconsin, which is the largest amount since home sales were tracked back in 2005 per WRA. Home sales rose in February 2018 over 5.8% and the median sale price jumped 7.4% since last year. The pace…