Burlington, WI Real Estate

Burlington, Wisconsin, or Chocolate City, USA as it is often called, holds as much wonder and excitement as Willy Wonka’s factory. Quite aptly nicknamed, Burlington is home to the Nestlé Chocolate Factory and a number of chocolaty attractions sure to appeal to anyone. Plus, Burlington is the hometown of Dallas Cowboys quarterback. Tony Romo.

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With two major business parks, unlimited recreational opportunities and a cost of living lower than the national average, Burlington is a great place to work and live. The city is an industrial hub of which four major highways run through. It also has an excellent educational system, the finest hospitals and a flowering social community. Milwaukee Magazine named Burlington one of the Top Small Towns in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Because Nestlé’s Midwestern headquarters is located in Burlington, chocolate is a prized commodity. In fact, there is a Chocolate Museum that features Nestle memorabilia and presentations highlighting the history of chocolate. There is also Chocolate Fest, a celebration held on Memorial Day that draws thousands of visitors each year. This four-day event has chocolate eating competitions and a carnival to satiate anyone’s chocolate sweet tooth.

The Burlington school system is rated tops, offering quality public schools, parochial schools and a technical college. The local Catholic school is renowned for its 100% graduation rate. Students of Burlington are offered very unique learning experiences. For example, Burlington High School hosts a program partnered with Memorial Hospital, which offers students the chance to experience hands-on medical training.

With 16 lakes and rivers, 26 parks, 100 miles of biking trails, five golf courses, a plethora of fairs and festivals, there is never a shortage of things to do in Burlington. Richard Bong State Recreation Area, located just minutes away, has more than 40 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, snowshoeing and dirt bike racing. Aquaducks, Burlington’s free professional style waterski show, is held every Thursday between Memorial Day and Labor Day. It features music, ski dancing, ski jumping, barefoot skiing and ballet. The golf courses found in Burlington are outstanding, one of which was rated in the Top 25 New Courses by Golf Magazine. When not engaged in outdoor activities, locals often attend one of the live plays at the oldest continuing running theater in Wisconsin – The Malt House Theatre.

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The city of Burlington was first settled in 1835 by Moses Smith and William Whiting. The method in which they settled was as charming as the city itself – carving their names and date on the trees. The town was originally named Foxville, and then officially became Burlington in 1839.

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Burlington properties for sale

Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
4k Community School (Burlington) Burlington Area School District public 0 Not Provided 4k Community School GreatSchools Rating
Cooper Elementary School (Burlington) Burlington Area School District public 382 Not Provided Cooper Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Dr Edward G Dyer School (Burlington) Burlington Area School District public 445 Not Provided Dr Edward G Dyer School GreatSchools Rating
Lyons Center (Burlington) Burlington Area School District public 133 Not Provided Lyons Center GreatSchools Rating
Waller Elementary School (Burlington) Burlington Area School District public 362 Not Provided Waller Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Winkler Elementary School (Burlington) Burlington Area School District public 174 Not Provided Winkler Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Nettie E Karcher School (Burlington) Burlington Area School District public 450 Not Provided Nettie E Karcher School GreatSchools Rating
Randall Consolidated School (Burlington) Randall J1 School District public 674 Not Provided Randall Consolidated School GreatSchools Rating
St Charles School (Burlington) private 0 Not Provided St Charles School GreatSchools Rating
St Johns Lutheran School (Burlington) private 0 Not Provided St Johns Lutheran School GreatSchools Rating
St Marys School (Burlington) private 334 Not Provided St Marys School GreatSchools Rating
Wheatland Center Elementary School (Burlington) Wheatland J1 School District public 465 Not Provided Wheatland Center Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Burlington High School (Burlington) Burlington Area School District public 1217 Not Provided Burlington High School GreatSchools Rating
Catholic Central High School (Burlington) private 172 Not Provided Catholic Central High School GreatSchools Rating
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Market Conditions
Market Conditions for Burlington - September 2019 | Shorewest Realtors®
September 2019

Market Conditions for Burlington

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in September was $195,000. The median sales price for homes in September rose by $3,000 compared to last month. This represents a 1.56% increase from August. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $5,050 representing a 2.65% year-over-year change.

Homes for Sale Graph

Homes for Sale

The inventory of homes for sale fell by 7 in September to 86. This represents 7.52% decrease from August when 93 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 82 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has risen by 4 representing a 4.87% year-over-year change.

Homes for sale represents the number of active listings on the market during the specified month as reported in the MLS system operating within the market area.

Homes Sold Graph

Homes Sold

The 37 homes sold in September was 12 more than in August. This represents a 48% increase in sales from August. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold increased by 17, a 85% year-over-year increase.

Homes sold is the total count of properties in the market area that have had a closed sale during the specified month as reported in the MLS systems operating within the market area.

Average Days on Market Graph

Avg Days on Market

The average days on market for a home sold in September (44) increased by 32 days compared to August. This represents a 266.66% increase in days on market for homes in the market from the previous month. Compared to the same month last year, the days on market for homes sold increased by 5, a 12.82% year-over-year change.

Average Days on Market is the time period between the date when a home is listed for sale in an MLS system and the date it is sold.

Sale/List Price Ratio

Sale/List Price Ratio

The Sale/List Price Ratio of 96.99% in September rose by 0.31% compared to August and increased 0.71% compared to the same period last year.

Sale/List Price Ratio is the sale price of a listing divided by the original list price expressed as a percentage. The Sale/List Price Ratio for the market is determined by adding the Sale/List Price Ratio for each listing sold in the market during the month and dividing by the number of listings sold during the month.

New Homes Graph

New Homes

The number of homes listed in September (31) fell by 4 compared to August, a 11.42% change. Compared to September 2018, the number of new listings increased by 6, a 24% year-over-year change.

Newly Listed Homes are the total count of homes that have been listed within the market area during the most recent month, as reported in the MLS system(s) operating in the market area.

Median List Price Graph

Median List Price

The median list price in September was $220,000. The median list price for homes in September rose by $21,000 compared to last month. This represents a 10.55% increase from August. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes decreased ($14,900) representing a -6.34% year-over-year decrease.




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