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How to find temporary housing or shelter in Des Moines Iowa

2018-07-25T16:26:00+00:00

If you are being evicted, you have to find a new place to live. Depending on how much time* and money you have, you might have to rely on friends or family for a while until you find a new place. If you have time to find a new place, start looking right away. Check [...]

How to find temporary housing or shelter in Des Moines Iowa 2018-07-25T16:26:00+00:00

What happens to your credit when you’re evicted (and what to do about it)

2018-09-05T11:25:46+00:00

If you’ve been evicted, you probably wonder how it will affect your credit. Will you be able to find a new place to rent? How long will it be a problem? And what can you do about it? While it’s better to avoid eviction in the first place, sometimes life happens. There are steps you [...]

What happens to your credit when you’re evicted (and what to do about it) 2018-09-05T11:25:46+00:00

What to do if you get evicted: Finding a new place to live

2018-07-25T16:23:45+00:00

If you are being evicted, you’re not alone. In 2015 alone, roughly 2.7 million renters experienced evictions in the U.S.1 Receiving an eviction notice can be scary and overwhelming. But if you make a plan and follow through, with time and effort, you will get through it. Follow our suggestions and links for what to [...]

What to do if you get evicted: Finding a new place to live 2018-07-25T16:23:45+00:00

What to do if you can’t pay the rent: Des Moines area resources

2018-07-25T16:23:16+00:00

If you know you won’t be able to pay your rent on time, it’s best to take action before rent is due. Here is what you should do if you can’t pay the rent, along with resources available in the Des Moines area. If you can’t pay rent Talk to your landlord. If rent is [...]

What to do if you can’t pay the rent: Des Moines area resources 2018-07-25T16:23:16+00:00

How to find a home builder: Your guide to the best fit for you

2018-07-25T16:18:24+00:00

Are you thinking about building a new home? If the answer is yes, you want to make sure you get top-quality construction from a trustworthy, conscientious builder. But with so many builders out there, it’s hard to know which one to choose. Use our guide to learn how to find a home builder that is [...]

How to find a home builder: Your guide to the best fit for you 2018-07-25T16:18:24+00:00

Buying new construction? Here’s what you need to know

2018-07-25T16:16:35+00:00

Buying new construction is different than buying a home for resale. It’s important to do your homework, ask the right questions, dot your i’s, and cross your t’s. If you’re thinking about buying new construction, here’s what you need to know to save you time, money and stress throughout the process. A real estate agent [...]

Buying new construction? Here’s what you need to know 2018-07-25T16:16:35+00:00

The pros and cons of tax abatements (and Des Moines area programs)

2018-09-21T11:29:40+00:00

Did you know you can save a ton of money on property taxes with a tax abatement? And if you’re in the Des Moines area, there are multiple types of tax abatements available. Want to know more? Read on to learn the pros and cons of tax abatements, as well as what programs are available [...]

The pros and cons of tax abatements (and Des Moines area programs) 2018-09-21T11:29:40+00:00

How to get rid of hazardous household waste in Des Moines

2018-09-05T14:19:31+00:00

When you’re cleaning out and decluttering around your home, you’re bound to run across some household items you aren’t sure you should throw in the trash. Things like cleaning supplies, paint, batteries and light bulbs are just a few of the things that aren’t safe to throw in the regular trash. So before you toss [...]

How to get rid of hazardous household waste in Des Moines 2018-09-05T14:19:31+00:00

11 Simple Tips to Help Sell Your House Fast

2018-09-05T14:21:35+00:00

When you’re selling your house, you don’t want it sitting on the market for months. You want it sold, and you want it sold fast! As a homeowner, there are many things you can do to help sell your home more quickly (and for top dollar). Follow these tips, and you’ll be well on your [...]

11 Simple Tips to Help Sell Your House Fast 2018-09-05T14:21:35+00:00

How much is your house worth? Price your home to sell

2018-09-05T14:27:49+00:00

Deciding what price to ask for your home can be difficult. You want to get as much money as possible for your house, but you also don’t want to ask too much and scare buyers away. You want to price your home to sell fast, but you also want a fair price. It’s a delicate [...]

How much is your house worth? Price your home to sell 2018-09-05T14:27:49+00:00