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National housing indicators

Existing home sales (Nov)

5.81 millions units*

Existing home median price (Nov)


Housing Starts(Nov)

1.297 millions units*

New home sales(Nov)

0.685 millions units*

National economic indicators

Home ownership

3nd Quarter 2017


2st Quarter 2017


The homeownership rate of 63.9 percent was not statistically different from the rates in the third quarter 2016 (63.5 percent) or the second quarter 2017 (63.7 percent).

New home sales

October 2017


November 2017


Sales of new single-family houses in November 2017 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 733,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 17.5 percent (±10.4 percent) above the revised October rate of 624,000 and is 26.6 percent (±16.6 percent) above the November 2016 estimate of 579,000.


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Regional markets 

MO – Columbia Area
MO – Kansas City Region

MO – Springfield Region
MO – St. Louis Region

Local Board Statistics

The number of homes for sale, days on market and months of supply were all down in year-over-year comparisons in a majority of the country for the entirety of 2017, as was housing affordability. And although total sales volumes were mixed, prices were consistently up in most markets. Buyers may not benefit from higher prices, but sellers do, and there should be more listing activity by more confident sellers in 2018. At least that would be the most viable prediction for an economic landscape pointing toward improved conditions for sellers..

December Stats

Average Sale Price $229,525
Median Sale Price $190,000
Average Days on Market 56
Months Supply 2.0

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