We know moving is emotional. We’ve been there. Buying and selling a home can be one of the most significant...Read More
Information on Homes, Real Estate, and Des Moines Communities
By Jessica Shanley / April 11, 2023
Finally, real estate is slowing down, just a smidge! If you’ve been looking for a home this spring, you may...Read More
Coffee Shops in the Des Moines Area
By Jessica Shanley / March 6, 2023
Hey, hey! It’s time for our annual coffee shop update. If you’ve met with Jessica, Tawnia, or me to discuss...Read More
Finding a Realtor® Part 2
By Jessica Shanley / February 6, 2023
You might remember our post on Finding a REALTOR – Part 1, from November 2022. That article really focused on...Read More
Market Update for 2022
By Jessica Shanley / January 3, 2023
How was Real Estate in 2022 in Des Moines? It has been such a rollercoaster ride in the Des...Read More
Finding a REALTOR Part 1
By noracrosthwaite / November 1, 2022
This fall has seen the housing market slow down in many parts of the country, challenging both buyers and sellers....Read More
Hmm….. is housing hot or not?
By noracrosthwaite / October 9, 2022
If you’ve been looking around AT ALL, you’ve probably realized that the housing market is changing. This is happening nationally,...Read More
Fall Bucket List
By noracrosthwaite / September 13, 2022
Fall in is in the air. Time to take care of some fall bucket list items. Here are some of...Read More
Meet Jessica Shanley
By noracrosthwaite / August 5, 2022
Jessica has been licensed as a Real Estate Agent since 2020. Her passion for Real Estate has flourished over the...Read More
Oh, hello housing inventory! We’ve missed you!
By noracrosthwaite / July 13, 2022
Oh, hello housing inventory! We’ve missed you! It seems you can’t turn on any news programs without hearing about the...Read More
Townhomes vs. Condo What is the Difference?
By noracrosthwaite / June 13, 2022
Over the past few months, we have seen an influx of buyers who are interested in looking at townhouses (townhomes)...Read More
Please… Tell me this housing market is calming down?
By noracrosthwaite / April 7, 2022
Please… Tell me this housing market is calming down? So far in the first quarter of 2022, we’ve had more...Read More
Ask the Lenders
By noracrosthwaite / February 28, 2022
As agents we have worked with many different lenders here in Des Moines. We also have some preferred lenders that have...Read More
Our Favorite Des Moines Coffee Shops
By noracrosthwaite / February 6, 2022
If you’ve met with us to discuss real estate, life, kids, or anything really, you probably know that we love...Read More
2021 Des Moines Home Sales in Review
By noracrosthwaite / January 4, 2022
How was Real Estate in 2021 in Des Moines? If you thought 2020 was a crazy real estate year… you...Read More
How to Purchase a Profitable Investment Property
By noracrosthwaite / January 3, 2022
The following is a guest blog from Katie Conroy, the creator of Advice Mine. Katie enjoys writing about lifestyle...Read More
Time to get out and take in some activities this holiday season.
By noracrosthwaite / December 3, 2021
Tis the Season to get out and enjoy the sights and sounds of Des Moines. Whether you are enjoying some...Read More
Giving Back 2021
By noracrosthwaite / November 5, 2021
If you’ve followed Home Sweet Des Moines for a little while, you may have noticed that Tawnia, Jeannie, and I...Read More
Is the market starting to calm down?
By noracrosthwaite / October 5, 2021
Maybe! If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you know that the last few market updates have been...Read More
Extra Market Update… Coming in Hot!
By noracrosthwaite / August 3, 2021
Normally, I run a detailed market update once a quarter. But I can feel the market shifting… as can most...Read More