Home Real Estate Couple finds their ‘American Dream Home’ in Wildwood, Missouri: ‘Room to play’

Couple finds their ‘American Dream Home’ in Wildwood, Missouri: ‘Room to play’

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this week in “American Dream House”, we took viewers to a beautiful part of the country we had yet to travel to: Wildwood, Missouri.

Located in the westernmost part of St. Louis County, it has a relatively small population of just over 35,000.

There are beautiful trails, parks, and reserves.

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Some of the things we got to see, like the Al Foster Trail, the Rockwoods Preserve, and Babler State Park, made this episode a must-see event on Wednesday night.

With four children, Cari and Garrett looked for a house in Wildwood because they needed to find a place for everyone and room to play in the fields.

St. Louis skyline with the St. Louis Arch in focus

The city of Wildwood, Missouri is about 25 miles from St. Louis. Above, the St. Louis Arch is seen as part of the St. Louis, Missouri, skyline in 2016. (REUTERS/Tom Gannam/Reuters Photos)

Wildwood has a low crime rate, 46% lower than the national average, and property crime is also 46% below the national average.

An acre of land in Missouri It costs, on average, $15,489, based on current listings, according to Realtor.com.

The market continues to be very competitive, but there has been a downward shift in prices.

We found 147 homes for sale this week, with an average listing price of $487,000.

The market continues to be very competitive, but there has been a downward shift in prices.

AP Photo/John Bazemore, File

Homes in Wildwood, Missouri, are selling on average after 15 days on the market, compared to 18 days last year. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File/AP Newsroom)

In September 2022, home prices in Wildwood were down 6.9% compared to last year, selling for a median price of $450,000.

On average, homes in Wildwood sell after 15 days on the market, compared to 18 days last year. 48 homes were sold in September this year, compared to 82 last year.

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Still, many houses receive multiple offers and some are sold with no contingencies. Buyers still generally get what they ask for, and houses are booked in about eight days.

House for sale

In Wildwood, Missouri, many homes for sale are receiving multiple offers, with some selling without contingencies. (iStock/iStock)

That’s still a hot market and better performance than we’ve seen in some of the larger metropolitan areas, where interest rates are higher. putting pressure on the market in general.

It also seems that if you live in and own Wildwood, you’ll want to stay there.

Between August and October of this year, 18% of Wildwood homebuyers looked to move outside of Wildwood, while 82% looked to stay within the metro area.

Cheryl Casone

Cheryl Casone is the host of “American Dream Home,” which airs every Wednesday at 9:00 pm/9:30 pm ET on Fox Business. It also airs on Fox Nation. (Fox News/Fox News)

These shoppers are primarily from Los Angeles, but there is also an influx of people from San Francisco and Chicago.

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As many Americans look to purchase their “American dream home,” they find, buy, and stay in places like Wildwood, Missouri.

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