LA CROSSE, Wis. -

There are more signs the housing market is on the rebound with home sales in September up from last year.

In La Crosse, sales are up 28% from the same time last year.

Experts say there is a good volume of homes available to buy and consumer confidence is up.

The La Crosse Area Realtors Association says it's a great market for both buyers and sellers.

"We are seeing that sellers are getting more close to their asking price, we're seeing competitive offers where competing on offers, on property where there is more than one offer, and so that is all driving and indicative of where the market is going," said the President of the La Crosse Area Realtors Association Mike Pietrek.

Pietrek says the job market has improved which is putting more buyers in the market and increasing their confidence.