Buying A Home

Buying a home

Everything You Need to Know About the Beaverdale Neighborhood

2018-07-25T16:00:39+00:00

The Beaverdale Neighborhood is well-known and well-loved for its abundance of beautiful brick homes, quaint shops, and friendly neighborhoods. With its charming, tree-lined streets and convenient access to everything, it’s one of the most popular neighborhoods in the Des Moines area. Welcome to Beaverdale. The beautiful public parks within the Beaverdale Neighborhood add to its [...]

Everything You Need to Know About the Beaverdale Neighborhood 2018-07-25T16:00:39+00:00

What you need to know about your home appraisal

2018-07-23T11:22:31+00:00

You’ve finally found the perfect house! The seller officially accepted your offer and signed the purchase agreement. But how do you know you are getting a good deal? What if you agreed to pay too much? Your home appraisal will help answer those questions for you. What you need to know about your home appraisal [...]

What you need to know about your home appraisal 2018-07-23T11:22:31+00:00

Moving to Des Moines? What you need to know

2018-07-23T11:23:24+00:00

Des Moines is an exceptional place to live. In fact, it’s recently made news as the most affordable place to live and buy your first home. Not only that, but it’s been rated the top city in the Midwest for young people, based on culture, jobs, commute time, and more. If you plan to move [...]

Moving to Des Moines? What you need to know 2018-07-23T11:23:24+00:00

Why millennials are buying homes now more than ever

2018-07-23T11:24:16+00:00

They said they’d never buy homes. Never say never! Millennials are to credit for the biggest increase in homeownership rates in over a decade. Homeownership rates rebound In 2004, the rate of homeownership was at an all-time high, with 69.2% of all households in the U.S. owning their homes. Just a few years later, the [...]

Why millennials are buying homes now more than ever 2018-07-23T11:24:16+00:00

How important is a home inspection when buying a home for sale?

2018-07-23T11:24:52+00:00

How important is a home inspection when buying a home for sale? In a word: essential. Buying a home is one of the largest financial decisions you will ever make. It makes sense that you want to protect yourself by knowing as much as possible about your purchase. Once a seller has accepted your offer [...]

How important is a home inspection when buying a home for sale? 2018-07-23T11:24:52+00:00

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

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

What Is the MLS? How Can It Help You as a Buyer or Seller?

2018-07-23T11:36:38+00:00

Are you searching for your dream home? Do you want to sell your house for top dollar? If the answer is yes to either of these questions, the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) should be a critical part of your strategy. What is the MLS (Multiple Listing Service)? The MLS has been the number one tool [...]

What Is the MLS? How Can It Help You as a Buyer or Seller? 2018-07-23T11:36:38+00:00