Information on Homes, Real Estate, and Des Moines Communities

Giving Back 2019
Blog

Giving Back 2019

It’s that time of year when we all start to count our blessings and try to give back to those...
Read More
Fall 2019 Housing Report
Blog Buyer's Resources Real Estate Seller Resources

Fall 2019 Housing Report

Hello! This month, I’m presenting numbers, but I’m also speaking anecdotally.  Bear with me. (If you’re not familiar with our...
Read More
Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale
Blog Home Improvements Seller Resources

Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale

Jeannie Crosby here.  I see quite a few homes as they are getting ready to hit the market, and in...
Read More
Our Favorite Posts
Blog

Our Favorite Posts

With “back to school”, cooler temps, and lower interest rates keeping us rather busy right now, we thought we’d share...
Read More
But first… coffee!
Blog

But first… coffee!

If you’ve met with us to discuss real estate, life, kids, or anything really, you probably know that we love...
Read More
Mid-Year 2019 Des Moines Housing Report
Blog Buyer's Resources Real Estate Seller Resources

Mid-Year 2019 Des Moines Housing Report

2019 is half over… how’s the housing market doing? We’re in the height of the 2019 housing market, and there...
Read More
Seller’s Real Estate Dictionary
Blog Real Estate Seller Resources

Seller’s Real Estate Dictionary

Not only does buying a home involve its own language (http://homesweetdesmoines.com/buyers-real-estate-dictionary/), but selling a home does too!  We at Home...
Read More
Buyer’s Real Estate Dictionary
Blog Buyer's Resources Interest Rate Real Estate

Buyer’s Real Estate Dictionary

Buying a home involves its own language. Thank goodness we at Home Sweet Des Moines speak fluent Real Estate. Today,...
Read More
2019 Des Moines Spring Housing Market
Blog Buyer's Resources Real Estate Seller Resources

2019 Des Moines Spring Housing Market

How’s 2019 going? While purchasing or selling a home is often an emotional business, we here at Home Sweet Des...
Read More
How to Spring Clean & Declutter in Des Moines
Blog Communities Home Improvements Seller Resources

How to Spring Clean & Declutter in Des Moines

If you are planning to sell your home, make a move, or just get ready for some spring cleaning, you...
Read More
Those Crazy Iowa Property Taxes
Blog Buyer's Resources Real Estate

Those Crazy Iowa Property Taxes

Property taxes.  We all hate them.  They are the primary source of revenue for our local governments, however, and are...
Read More
Des Moines Housing Market: 2018 Update
Blog Buyer's Resources Real Estate Seller Resources

Des Moines Housing Market: 2018 Update

How did Des Moines Housing Market do in 2018?  Do you remember the analysis I put together in July 2018, looking at...
Read More
Holiday Traditions from Des Moines Area Friends and Family
Blog Communities Events

Holiday Traditions from Des Moines Area Friends and Family

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa (or all of them, or none of the above!), this time of year...
Read More
Giving Back – Charities in Des Moines
Blog Communities Events

Giving Back – Charities in Des Moines

It’s that time of year when we all start to count our blessings and try to give back to those...
Read More
Myths and Misconceptions in Real Estate
Blog Buyer's Resources Home Improvements Real Estate Seller Resources

Myths and Misconceptions in Real Estate

When it comes to real estate, everyone has bits of information that they've heard over the years.  But what's really...
Read More
Blog Buyer's Resources Communities Real Estate Seller Resources

Location, Location, Location!

You’ve heard this before when it comes to real estate: Location, Location, Location!  Why is Location so important?  Two reasons:...
Read More
Should I sell my house in the fall?
Blog Home Improvements Real Estate Seller Resources

Should I sell my house in the fall?

Are you questioning whether it’s time to sell your home, even though school is starting soon and it’s getting close...
Read More
Communities

Altoona

Altoona The Altoona community is the northeastern suburb of the Des Moines metro area, located directly off the Interstate 80...
Read More
Communities

Grimes

Grimes Grimes is located on the northwest side of Greater Des Moines area. It offers the amenities of city living...
Read More
Communities

Beaverdale

The Beaverdale neighborhood is one of the largest of the recognized neighborhoods in the city of Des Moines. It extends...
Read More
1 2 3
Close Menu