Sales of Distressed Properties Hit New Low

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report revealing that distressed property sales accounted for 4% of sales in September. This is down from 7% in 2015, and is the lowest figure since NAR began tracking distressed sales in October 2008. Below is a graph that shows just how […]

September Real Estate Community Update

  This report is posted by the 15th of each month for the previous months transaction activity. September Market Update By Community Entire MLS Adel – Altoona – Ankeny – Bondurant Carlisle – Clive – Cumming – Des Moines Grimes – Indianola – Johnston – Norwalk Pleasant Hill – Polk City – Urbandale – Waukee […]

Don’t Disqualify Yourself… Over Half of All Loans Approved Have a FICO Score Under 750

The results of countless studies have shown that potential home buyers, and even current homeowners, have an inflated view of what is really required to qualify for a mortgage in today’s market. One such study by the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, revealed that many Millennials have not yet considered purchasing a home, simply […]