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  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 28, 2022 COLUMBIA, MISSOURI – Missouri REALTORS ® is pleased to share with you a monthly statistics report highlighting the Missouri real estate market for the month of October. In October, Missouri REALTORS ® sold 6,320 residential properties. Of those sales, the average residential property sold for $282,431. Compared to the average sale price of $258,294 in October 2021, there was a 9.3% increase. The median residential sale price also increased from $215,000 in 2021 to $235,000 in 2022.  In terms of total dollar volume, Missouri REALTORS ® saw a decrease of 19 percent. Over 1.7 billion ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 21, 2022 Columbia, Missouri – In collaboration with the National Association of REALTORS ® Relief Fund, Missouri REALTORS ® , St. Louis REALTORS ® , and St. Charles REALTORS ® are proud to have provided $119,055 in relief to 109 families impacted by the historic flooding that occurred in July 2022. “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 impacted by the floods,” said Katie Berry, 2022 President of ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17, 2022 Columbia, Missouri – The National Association of REALTORS ® selected Dennis Curtin , a REALTOR ® from Kansas City, Missouri, as one of five winners for its 2022 Good Neighbor Awards program. This award honors REALTORS ® who make an extraordinary difference in their communities through volunteer work. This is the 23 rd year the Good Neighbor Awards program has recognized REALTOR ® volunteers who donate time, money and passion to enrich the lives of people in their communities. Curtin founded Mimi's Pantry to offer a more positive food pantry experience to people in need. The state-of-the-art, 6,000-square-foot ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 25, 2022 COLUMBIA, MISSOURI – Missouri REALTORS ® is pleased to share with you a monthly statistics report highlighting the Missouri real estate market for the month of September, including third-quarter results. In September, Missouri REALTORS ® sold 7,609 residential properties. Of those sales, the average residential property sold for $287,227. Compared to the average sale price of $265,715 in September 2021, there was an 8.1% increase. The median residential sale price also increased from $225,000 in 2021 to $243,000 in 2022. In terms of total dollar volume, Missouri REALTORS ® saw a decrease of 8.8 percent. ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2022 Columbia, Missouri – Missouri REALTORS ® , the state’s largest trade association representing over 25,000 members, is pleased to announce the election of Brian R. Jared of Rogersville, Mo., as 2024 Treasurer. Jared was elected to this position during a Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, September 22. As 2024 Treasurer, Jared will serve as 2023 Treasurer-Elect beginning January 1. “Thank you [association membership] for the honor of letting me serve you as a member of the Missouri REALTORS ® Leadership Team,” said Jared. “I look forward to working with everyone, and I can’t wait to see what ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2022 Columbia, Missouri – Robert “Bob” Bax of St. Louis, Missouri, has been named Missouri REALTORS ® 2022 REALTOR ® of the Year. This prestigious award is given to a member who exemplifies “REALTOR ® Spirit.” Dedication to the National Association of REALTOR’S ® Code of Ethics, efforts to encourage good real estate practices among other real estate brokers, volunteer work, and business accomplishments are among the selection considerations for this award. Bax was presented with this award on Wednesday, September 21 during Missouri REALTORS® Fall Business Conference. Serving as a licensed REALTOR ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2022 Columbia, Missouri – Melissa Annis of Webb City, Missouri, has been named the Missouri REALTORS ® 2022 REALTOR ® Salesperson of the Year. This award is given annually based on demonstrated commitment to REALTOR ® ethics and cooperation, activity within the local, state, and National Association of REALTORS ® , advanced education and professional designations, community service, and sales volume. Annis was presented with this award on Wednesday, September 21 during the Missouri REALTORS ® Fall Business Conference. Serving as a licensed REALTOR ® for 21 years, Annis has proven her dedication to ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2022 Columbia, Missouri – Brent Sager of Hollister, Missouri, has been named the recipient of Missouri REALTORS ® 2022 Elizabeth J. Mendenhall E3 Award. Elizabeth J. Mendenhall, a Past President of Missouri REALTORS ® and 2018 President of the National Association of REALTORS ® , has inspired others with her career-long involvement at the local, state, and national levels. She is defined by Energy, Empowerment, and Experience (E3). This award recognizes a REALTOR ® who showcases innovation, dedication, and forward-thinking in every aspect of his/her career. Sager received this award on Wednesday, September ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2022 Columbia, Missouri – Natausha Bryant of St. Louis, Missouri, has been named the recipient of Missouri REALTORS ® 2022 Brady Stevens Award. Brady Stevens, a longtime Joplin REALTOR ® and 1963 president of Missouri REALTORS ® , led the statewide effort to develop and promote truly professional real estate education. He believed that members who promoted professionalism in their real estate practice and devoted themselves to ongoing professional development should receive special recognition. This award honors graduates of the REALTOR ® Institute who conduct their professional lives in the spirit ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2022 Columbia, Missouri – Deana Wolfe of Galena, Missouri, has been named the recipient of Missouri REALTORS ® 2022 Bruce Aydt Code of Ethics Leadership Award. Bruce Aydt, a past president of Missouri REALTORS ® as well as a National Association of REALTORS ® Distinguished Service Award recipient, has been a role model as a REALTOR ® leader at the local, state, and national levels throughout his entire career. This award recognizes a REALTOR ® who has been a role model in professionalism while engaging in activities such as offering advice and counsel on the Code of Ethics, teaching the Code to other ...