Home values are rising across the country. Sixty-four of 112 metro areas set records for home prices in 2017, according to a recent report. The St. Louis metro saw a median home price of $156,000 in 2017, which was an increase of 4.0% over 2017. The median price in St. Charles County was $215,000 in 2017. The St. Louis metro has seen a very good return on investment for homeowners in the last five years. The median home price appreciation was 28.4%.