The periodical Farm Labor has been in publication for nearly 90 years. It was originally published monthly, and then became a quarterly. Wages expressed in dollars can be found in every issue, it seems. After clicking on the link above, scroll down the section titled "Previous Releases."
For those who want the simplest possible figure, which does not take into account number of rooms, square footage or home location, see this U.S. Census Bureau chart showing the average and median selling price of all new homes, reported monthly back to January 1963.
Table shows last two years only; to see prices back ten years click the "Historical Data" link next to each item. This source covers mainly food items and also includes the price of gasoline. The Midwest region included Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.