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While the high-end home count was down from the start of the year, aggregate asking prices in February were still in the several million-dollar range.
For the monthly editorial series Curb Appeal, Springfield Business Journal compiled a list of six single-family homes within city limits that hit the market last month with asking prices of $500,000 or more. The February figure was down from 15 in January and seven in December.
Southern Missouri Regional MLS data show the homes listed last month collectively are seeking $6.2 million. That's a dip from $10.6 million in January.
A roughly $1.8 million residence in northeast Springfield led the list in February. The all-brick, six-bedroom home's amenities include a theater room, exercise area and a fire pit.
The Greater Springfield Board of Realtors reports the average price of homes sold last month was $269,594. Those homes spent an average 31 days on the market.
The latest data from the Missouri Realtors association show the average price of homes sold was $254,195 in January. During the first month of the year, 5,419 residential properties sold statewide, according to a news release.
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