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Missouri REALTORS ® : The newly reimagined NAR NXT conference recently concluded and as always, Missouri REALTORS ® have a lot to be proud of. With thousands of REALTORS ® throughout the nation participating in-person and virtually, NAR NXT is the nation’s largest real estate event attended by top real estate professionals. The theme for this year’s event was “READY. SET. GROW.” Throughout the event, several Missouri REALTORS ® were recognized for their contributions to the real estate industry. Congratulations to the following individuals: To kick off the week, our very own Michelle Walker graduated from NAR’s Leadership Academy. Congratulations, Michelle! ...
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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 dollars in ...
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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 St. Louis REALTORS ...
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Thanksgiving is so much more than waking up early for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, feasting on delicious food and cheering on our favorite football teams. It’s a day when we gather with family and friends--some that we see every day and some that we’ve missed profoundly over the last year. It’s an opportunity to reunite and reconnect. We can exchange stories, share laughs and remember our fondest memories together. Emphasis on the word together . Eating together, laughing together, playing games together, feeling thankful together-- it’s the best. Here at Missouri REALTORS ® , we want you to have the happiest Thanksgiving. Therefore, ...
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Missouri REALTORS ® are so much more than real estate professionals. They dedicate their time to serving on school boards and running for elected positions. They educate, serve on panels, volunteer, and facilitate industry discussions. Their philanthropic efforts are inspiring, and the difference they are making within their communities is significant. Our Member Spotlight series highlights these efforts and introduces some of our wonderful members. This month, we are highlighting St. Louis REALTORS ® member Edwina Conley. As a member of Missouri REALTORS ® for more than 30 years, Conley, a REALTOR ® with Integrity Realty and Associates, has proven her dedication ...
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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 ...
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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. Over 2.1 ...
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Missouri REALTORS ® are so much more than real estate professionals. They dedicate their time to serving on school boards and running for elected positions. They educate, serve on panels, volunteer, and facilitate industry discussions. Their philanthropic efforts are inspiring, and the difference they are making within their communities is significant. Our Member Spotlight series highlights these efforts and introduces some of our wonderful members. This month, we are highlighting Tri-Lakes Board of REALTORS ® ' (TLBOR) member Shari Asher. As a member of Missouri REALTORS ® since 2002, Asher, a REALTOR ® with Reece Nichols – Branson West, has proven her dedication ...
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Missouri REALTORS ® , It was great to see so many of you at the Fall Business Conference in Chesterfield, where over 400 members attended in-person and virtually! I share several highlights below and in my latest video update. We began the week with governance meetings and educational opportunities. That afternoon, we officially kicked off the conference with the Opening General Session where Lori Robertson, speaker and speaker coach, shared Lead with Story: Your Superpower for Influence & Impact . It was a fantastic session and tied in perfectly with this year’s theme, “It’s YouR Story.” If you didn’t have a chance to watch the Opening General ...
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Missouri REALTORS ® are so much more than real estate professionals. They dedicate their time to serving on school boards and running for elected positions. They educate, serve on panels, volunteer, and facilitate industry discussions. Their philanthropic efforts are inspiring, and the difference they are making within their communities is significant. Our Member Spotlight series highlights these efforts and introduces some of our wonderful members. This month, we are highlighting Ozark Gateway Association of REALTORS ® ' (OGAR) member Melissa Annis. Serving as a licensed REALTOR ® for 21 years, Annis, a REALTOR ® with Keller Williams Realty Elevate in Joplin, ...
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As a REALTOR ® , it is easy to lose track of which professional association or organization does what and when. If you are not involved at the national level, you may not be aware of all the benefits and resources the National Association of REALTORS ® (NAR) offer you. To bring clarity to everything NAR offers and to be sure you’re taking advantage of your member benefits, we’re highlighting some of our member’s favorite parts of their NAR experience! Here are some of your peers favorite NAR resources and benefits: Resources: Understanding National Issues is a resource where you can see a list of issues followed by the legal team at NAR. The ...
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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 we as an association ...
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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 34 years ...
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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 the real estate ...
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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 21 during ...
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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 of that tradition. ...
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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 REALTORS ® , ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2022 Columbia, Missouri – Marc Levinson of St. Louis, Missouri, has been named recipient of Missouri REALTORS ® 2022 R. Layne Morrill Award. Layne Morrill, a Past President of Missouri REALTORS ® and the National Association of REALTORS ® , was active in politics at the local, state, and national levels throughout his entire career as a REALTOR ® . This award recognizes an individual who, through career-long political involvement, has significantly advanced the legislative agenda of REALTORS ® in Missouri. Levinson received this award on Wednesday, September 21 during the Missouri REALTORS ® Fall Business Conference. ...
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Missouri REALTORS ® ,  We are excited to announce 2023 Leadership for Missouri REALTORS ® , including committee leadership and output group chairs and vice chairs. This group is focused on providing essential resources to advance the role of REALTORS ®  in real estate transactions and safeguarding Missouri real property rights. They are committed to ensuring your Association is the “go-to” source for essential business resources while defending the American Dream of Homeownership. As your 2023 President, I am so excited to work with these dedicated members to ensure the products and services offered by the Association are relevant and ...
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REALTORS ® face job-related risks every day. Being aware of potential dangers and taking precautions will help you avoid risky situations. In an ongoing effort to keep safety top-of-mind for our members, the National Association of REALTORS ® and Missouri REALTORS ® dedicate September as REALTOR ® Safety Month. The goal? Reduce the number of safety incidents that happen in the industry, so each of our members makes it home safely every night. To accomplish this goal, we must all improve the Safety Culture in the industry by raising awareness, following safety protocols, and encouraging all REALTORS ® to stay vigilant on the job. To get started, here are ...
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