Useful information and links about the Des Moines area communities. Parks, shopping, schools and community attractions. What you need to know about areas when you are looking to purchase a home.


Norwalk, Iowa is a family-friendly, economically strong community that offers metro living with a small-town atmosphere. Just 10 minutes from the metro south of the metro area. The area started…

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AltoonaThe Altoona community is the northeastern suburb of the Des Moines metro area, located directly off the Interstate 80 and the Highway 65 bypass. It is only a 15-minute drive…

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Grimes Grimes is located on the northwest side of Greater Des Moines area. It offers the amenities of city living while maintaining all the advantages of a small hometown. Convenient…

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The city of Johnston is another fast-growing Northern suburb of the Des Moines Metro area. Johnston is home to numerous businesses and organizations, parks and bike trails.  There is always something…

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AnkenyAnkeny is north of the metropolitan area it has one of the areas fastest growing housing markets.   Many successful businesses have settled in Ankeny, attracted by its highly skilled and…

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