Home sales tick up in November

In November, sales of existing homes in Dane County surpassed sales from November 2013. It was the first time in 2014 that monthly sales increased year over year, according to the South Central Wisconsin MLS. In November, 415 single-family homes and condos were sold, compared to 408 in November 2013, an increase of 1.7%. The median sale price increased 7.4%, from $210,000 last year to $225,500 this year.

Year to date, Dane County sales have lagged behind 2013 by 6.8%, with 6,507 sales recorded from January through November compared to 6,988 during the same period last year.