Looking at the market stats for the first 5 months of the year, the housing market is actually improved compared to last year. More houses are on the market, more houses are sold, and a higher percentage of houses are being sold. Additionally, the average sale price in Dane County has increased (although only 0.5%).
The condo market continues to suffer, with the averages sale price down more than 3% from last year. But more condos are being sold, and a much higher percentage of listed condos are being sold. Only 43% of condo listing contracts are expiring, compared to 64% last year.
Here is a table with some market statistics for you to view: