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Mortgage loan programs: Which one is the best one for you?

2018-07-23T11:25:22+00:00

Don’t know which loan program is the best one for you? Researching your mortgage options can be baffling. In this article, we break it down for you. From loan terminology to the requirements for all the top loan programs, it’s all right here. Mortgage loan programs: Which one is the best one for you? Loan [...]

Mortgage loan programs: Which one is the best one for you? 2018-07-23T11:25:22+00:00

5 tips for buying your first home in Des Moines, Iowa

2018-07-23T11:25:30+00:00

Thinking of buying your first home in Des Moines, Iowa? Smart move! According to Bloomberg, Des Moines is one of the best places for first-time home buyers. And Bank Rate lists Iowa as the #1 best state to buy your first home, based on affordability, job availability, and the housing market. But before you make [...]

5 tips for buying your first home in Des Moines, Iowa 2018-07-23T11:25:30+00:00

Things To Consider When Choosing A Real Estate Agent in Des Moines

2018-07-23T11:25:44+00:00

Whether you’re buying your first home or selling your 15th, you want the best of the best in a real estate agent. You don’t want someone who just sticks a sign in your yard or doesn’t respond to your phone calls. But with so many agents in the Des Moines area, it’s hard to tell [...]

Things To Consider When Choosing A Real Estate Agent in Des Moines 2018-07-23T11:25:44+00:00

The 15 best things you can do before selling your house

2018-07-23T11:25:56+00:00

Thinking of selling your house? A little upfront work can pay off (literally). There are many things you can do before selling your house that can help you sell it faster, for more money, and with less stress. Here’s a great checklist with useful tips on preparing to sell your house.  15 things to do [...]

The 15 best things you can do before selling your house 2018-07-23T11:25:56+00:00

3 simple home improvement projects to increase your home’s value

2018-07-23T11:27:19+00:00

You don’t have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a complete kitchen remodel or professional landscaping to increase your home’s value. Whether you’re planning to sell your house or just want to spruce it up, there are easy, low-cost things you can do right now. Don’t know where to start? Begin with these [...]

3 simple home improvement projects to increase your home’s value 2018-07-23T11:27:19+00:00

The best things to do and see in Des Moines, all right here

2018-07-23T11:30:09+00:00

I affectionately think of Des Moines as the city with a small-town feel. There’s much to love about that hometown atmosphere, but don’t let that lead you to believe it’s boring here. Far from it! In fact, there’s no lack of amazing things to do and see in Des Moines, Iowa. They’re all right here... [...]

The best things to do and see in Des Moines, all right here 2018-07-23T11:30:09+00:00

Selling your house? Why you need professional photos

2018-07-23T11:30:21+00:00

First impressions seem to matter most when it comes to dating, job interviews…and real-estate listings.” - Wall Street Journal When you’re selling your house, professional, quality photos are critical to getting the right buyers through your front door. Today, 95% of home buyers use the internet for their home search. What’s even more, buyers spend [...]

Selling your house? Why you need professional photos 2018-07-23T11:30:21+00:00

How to find the perfect home for you and your dog

2018-07-23T11:30:43+00:00

As a dog owner, you want your furry family members to be safe, happy, and healthy. Buying a new home is a great opportunity to find a place that suits your entire family - including canines. By taking into account a few key factors in the house hunting process, your new home can be as [...]

How to find the perfect home for you and your dog 2018-07-23T11:30:43+00:00

How to keep your house clean and tidy when it’s for sale

2018-07-23T11:31:09+00:00

Keeping your home clean and tidy is hard enough. But when you’re trying to sell your home, it needs to be show ready every day. A clean, uncluttered home sells faster. And the less time your house is on the market, the less time you have to spend keeping it super clean and tidy! How [...]

How to keep your house clean and tidy when it’s for sale 2018-07-23T11:31:09+00:00

Spring home maintenance checklist: 9 things you need to do

2018-07-23T11:31:20+00:00

Winter can be unpredictable. One year, there’s hardly any snow and the next, it seems, not a day goes by without blistering temperatures and piles of snow. Either way, once spring starts to breeze in, it’s time to take stock of the damage or maintenance issues winter caused to your home. Use the following spring [...]

Spring home maintenance checklist: 9 things you need to do 2018-07-23T11:31:20+00:00