Missouri Real Estate Market in 2021: Forecasts + Trends

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October 1st, 2021
Updated October 1st, 2021


Missouri real estate trends

Real estate trends in Missouri | Sellers | Buyers | Investors | The best and worst of Missouri | Missouri resources

Missouri real estate trends (October 2021)

How is the real estate market in Missouri?
🏠 Average home value: $196,746
📈 1.37% home value increase month over month
💰 Median sale price: $221,000
⏳ 55 days on the market
🔑 Homes on the market: 11,850
📆 0.8 months of housing inventory
🏦 30-year mortgage rate: 3.04%
💵 Average income: 45081
State of the market: B
There is a big gap between Missouri's listing prices and home values, which suggests sellers are overpricing their homes. And buyers tend to agree since properties are now spending longer on the market.
*Data last updated October 2021

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Selling a home in Missouri

Missouri real estate market forecast for sellers
⏰ Homes are selling 11 days faster than the annual average
💰 Homes are selling for $5,567 more than the annual average
💸 Average listing commission: 3.07%
💸 Average buyer's commission: 2.85%

How to sell a home in Missouri

Cost to sell a home in Missouri

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Buying a home in Missouri

How much home you can buy with $300,000 in...
🏠 St. Louis: 2,111 sq ft
🏡 Springfield: 2,320 sq ft
🏡 Kansas City: 1,877 sq ft
🏠 Columbia: 2,190 sq ft

Investing in Missouri real estate

Best of Missouri

Each month, we compare cities in Missouri based on different criteria. This month, we're looking at affordability and ranking the best cities in the state.

Most Affordable Cities in Missouri
1. St. Joseph
2. Joplin
3. Farmington
4. Jefferson City

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Worst of Missouri

Each month, we compare cities in Missouri based on a different criteria. This month we're looking at affordability data. These are the cities that ranked the worst in the state.

Least Affordable Cities in Missouri
1. Kansas City
2. Columbia
3. Cape Girardeau
4. Springfield

Missouri resources

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Clever's analysis of state market trends is based on local data from Zillow, realtor.com, Redfin, S&P Global, the U.S. Census, and Clever surveys. Our team of over 20 real estate analysts from across the country research local markets and data to compile our "Best" and "Worst" rankings.

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