Mid-Missouri housing market shows signs of improvement

Jason Stock cuts pieces of baseboard as he works on new house construction in Jefferson City. Stock works for Ryan Schrimpf Construction, whose company is nearing completion on this tri-plex.

Jason Stock cuts pieces of baseboard as he works on new house construction in Jefferson City. Stock works for Ryan Schrimpf Construction, whose company is nearing completion on this tri-plex. Photo by Julie Smith.

Jefferson City isn’t experiencing a housing boom, but leaders in the Mid-Missouri real estate market say they are seeing glimmers of improvement.

Chris Christian, president of the Jefferson City Area Board of Realtors, noted 776 single-family homes have been sold in 2012 to date, up from 645 for the same time period in 2011 — a 20 percent increase.

The average price of homes has increased from ....

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