Thursday, February 7, 2013
Waukesha County is one of seven counties that saw foreclosure filings decrease from January 2012.
The number of foreclosures filings in Southeastern Wisconsin fell to the lowest level in six years, reported the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The newspaper reported that there were 720 mortgage foreclosures filings in Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha counties in January. Economists tell the paper that this demonstrates a recovering housing market and economy. In Waukesha County, foreclosures filings decreased from January 2012 to 86 from 123, or 30.1%. Other counties drops: Looking to buy a home in Waukesha? Check out our Homes for Sale feature.
Friday, January 25, 2013
These area residences recently entered the real estate market.
4031 Oakmont Trail 1674 Hunter Road S52w23978 Glendale Road 2035 Wildberry Court 2428 Fox River Parkway Unit C
Monday, March 5, 2012
A local realtor tells us why it'll be a very long time before the housing market will "bubble" again.
Dear Editor, The article addressing the housing market with Danielle Mazza was flawed from the title on. It will be a VERY long time before the word "bubble" and "real estate" go together again. The appropriate title would have been "Housing Recovery." Danielle Mazza, quoted in the post, is one of our stellar new agents. She truly has seen the worst of a market and could easily recognize positive signs of improvements. But some readers doubted that, which prompted me to respond, giving a veteran's point of view. As an agent of 23 years, and the no. 2 selling agent in my office for most of those years, consider my perspective on this question. I have seen both the good and bad markets over that time, and I would hope that experience is what…
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Data shows 2012 to be the year that the housing bust finally levels out. A few more foreclosed homes are expected to hit the market, but conditions are right for them to be snapped up.
It was a burst that turned the U.S. economy upside down, but could the housing bubble be filling up once again? Shorewest Realty agent Danielle Mazza says all signs point to “yes.” As a Sussex native working at Shorewest Realtors’ “Office of the Year” in Menomonee Falls, Mazza has a first-hand grasp on housing trends in Waukesha County. Between the data reported by the Federal National Mortgage Association and county trends, she thinks 2012 could be the year home values begin to level off. Mazza began her career in what could be considered the worst year for a real estate agent: 2008, the height of the market crash. Experiencing that, however, has led her to believe the area is on the cusp of normalcy. “Right when I started, it was really …