The Northwoods continues to be a top bargain for home buyers as the rest of Wisconsin is finding a sellers market and rising prices.
October existing home sales fell 2 percent compared to last October, and the median selling price rose 5 percent to $182,500. Through the first 10 months of the year, home sales also fell 2 percent compared to a year ago, and median prices were up 6.4 percent to $184,000.
Economist David Clark works with the Wisconsin Realtors Association.
He says consumers have money to spend on housing...