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  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2024 COLUMBIA, MISSOURI – Missouri REALTORS ® is pleased to share with you a monthly statistics report highlighting the Missouri real estate market for January 2024. Missouri REALTORS ® sold 3,969 residential properties in January. While mortgage rates remained slightly higher in January compared to the same period last year, the median sales price increased 6.8 percent, coming in at $234,900. The average residential sale price also increased 5.0 percent over January 2023 to $278,841. The total dollar volume increased 9.4 percent in January compared to last year but saw a 22.6 percent decrease compared ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2024 Columbia, Missouri – Missouri REALTORS ® , the state’s largest trade association representing over 26,000 members, is pleased to announce the installation of Derek Schriewer of Washington, MO., as 2024 President. On Wednesday, January 17, Missouri REALTORS ® honored Schriewer, along with Women’s Council of REALTORS ® President Gerrie Moore, during an installation banquet at the Winter Business Conference in St. Louis. With nearly 400 guests present, Joyce Thomas, the 2011 President of Missouri REALTORS ® , was in attendance to install Schriewer for this special occasion. “What an honor it is to be ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2024 Columbia, Missouri – Missouri REALTORS ® is pleased to announce Cory Roebuck of Branson, Missouri, has been named recipient of the 2023 Missouri Good Neighbor Award. This announcement took place at the Missouri REALTORS ® Winter Business Conference in St. Louis on Thursday, January 18. Awarded annually since 2011, the Missouri Good Neighbor Award recognizes a Missouri REALTOR ® dedicated to volunteer service. Each year, this recipient receives a $2,500 check for their designated charity. Founded in Detroit in 1952, the “100 Club” was developed after the fatal shooting of a young Detroit police officer. ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2023 COLUMBIA, MISSOURI – Missouri REALTORS ® is pleased to share with you a monthly statistics report highlighting the Missouri real estate market for November 2023. Missouri REALTORS ® sold 5,488 residential properties in November. While mortgage rates remained higher in November compared to the same period last year, the median sales price increased 4.4 percent, coming in at $242,250. The average residential sale price also increased 6.6 percent from last year to $294,477. The total dollar volume increased 2.9 percent in November compared to last year; however, it decreased 8.3 percent compared to ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2023 COLUMBIA, MISSOURI – In collaboration with the National Association of REALTORS ® Relief Fund, Missouri REALTORS ® , Northeast Central Association of REALTORS ® , and Southeast Missouri REALTORS ® are proud to have provided $40,696 in relief to 44 families impacted by the tornados and flooding that occurred in August 2023 in Knox, Adair, and Bollinger counties. “The devastation to our community was heartbreaking. As REALTORS ® , we know the importance of having a safe and secure place to live and are honored to have been able to provide mortgage or rental payment assistance for those whose homes were ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2023 COLUMBIA, MISSOURI – Missouri REALTORS ® is pleased to share a monthly statistics report highlighting the Missouri real estate market for October 2023. Missouri REALTORS ® sold 5,957 residential properties in October. While mortgage rates remained higher in October compared to the same period last year, the median sales price increased 5.3 percent, coming in at $247,500. The average residential sale price also increased 4.8 percent from last year to $295,985. In terms of total dollar volume, fewer home sales resulted in a 1.2 percent decrease in October compared to last year and a 5.2 ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2023 COLUMBIA, MISSOURI – Missouri REALTORS ® is pleased to share with you a monthly statistics report highlighting the Missouri real estate market for September 2023, including third-quarter results. Missouri REALTORS ® sold 6,089 residential properties in September. While mortgage rates remained higher in September compared to the same period last year, the median sales price increased 3.3 percent, coming in at $251,000. The average residential sale price also increased 6.3 percent from last year to $305,437. In terms of total dollar volume, fewer home sales resulted in a 20 percent decrease in September ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2023 COLUMBIA, MISSOURI – Missouri REALTORS ® is pleased to share with you a monthly statistics report highlighting the Missouri real estate market for August 2023. Missouri REALTORS ® sold 7,184 residential properties in August. While mortgage rates remained higher in August compared to the same period last year, the median sales price increased 6.1 percent, coming in at $259,950. The average residential sale price also increased 7.8 percent from last year to $311,651. In terms of total dollar volume, fewer home sales resulted in a 5.3 percent decrease in August compared to last year, but a 9.5 percent ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2023 Columbia, Missouri – Missouri REALTORS ® , the state’s largest trade association representing over 25,000 members, is pleased to announce the election of Brent Sager of Branson, Missouri, as 2025 Treasurer. Sager was elected to this position during a Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, September 21 in Springfield, Missouri. As Missouri REALTORS ® 2025 Treasurer, Sager will serve as 2024 Treasurer-Elect beginning January 1. “Thank you [Missouri REALTORS ® ] for putting your trust and confidence in me and allowing me to continue serving our great association as a member of the leadership team,” ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2023 Columbia, Missouri – Nate K. Johnson of St. Louis, Missouri, has been named recipient of the Missouri REALTORS ® 2023 Richard A. Mendenhall Award. Richard A. Mendenhall, a past president of Missouri REALTORS ® and the National Association of REALTORS ® , has been a role model for REALTORS ® at the local, state, and national levels throughout his entire career. This award recognizes an individual who, through career-long contributions, exemplifies Richard’s leadership skills, commitment to service, and enthusiastic “spirit”. Johnson received this award on Wednesday, September 20 during the Missouri ...