Existing home sales in St Louis during August 2016 were up 9.2 percent from August 2015, according to the latest data from MORE, REALTORS. As the chart below shows, there were 3,230 existing homes sold in the St Louis MSA during the month of August, an increase of 2.7 percent from the prior month, when there were 3,143 homes sold.
St Louis home sales increase tops national and regional numbers…
The increase in existing home sales in St Louis of 9.2 percent in August from a year ago, beat out the 7.2 percent increase seen nationally during the month (non-seasonally adjusted) as well as the 7.0 percent increase seen in the Midwest region during the same period.
St Louis home prices increase 7.6 percent in August from year ago….
The median sales price of homes in the St Louis MSA during August 2016 was $177,500, an increase of 7.6% from a year ago when it was $164,900. On a national level, home prices during the same period were up 4.2% nationally and 4.1% for the midwest region.
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