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." The Hathi Trust digital library has these issues as well.
For those who want a simple figure which does not take into account number of rooms, square footage or home location, this U.S. Census Bureau chart shows the average and median selling price of only NEW homes (not older homes), reported monthly back to January 1963. For greater detail on sales of newly built homes up through 1985, see the Census Bureau's Construction Reports series "Sales of New One Family Homes"
"Nominal price" was the price paid at the time of the transaction. This table shows the nominal price of leaded regular gasoline from 1949-1990. and unleaded regular gas from 1976-2011. Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration.
To view data back to 1980, click the "Historical Data" icon next to each item, then use drop-down boxes near the top of the page to set start and end years. This source covers food and fuel prices for gasoline, electricity, etc. See similar data for the U.S. Northeast region, South region and West regions.