Home sales were down a bit last month, thanks to a tight inventory of available houses.
The Wisconsin Realtors Association reports that the number of closings slipped by five percent, compared to July of last year.
Economist Dave Clark says the median price rose by almost six percent to $180,000. He says the demand for homes in the tight market, is putting pressure on prices.
The northeast had the biggest sales decline of any region in the state, with a 14 percent drop. Median prices in the region were up by more than six percent to $155,000.