Archives: May 2009

Des Moines Real Estate Statistics Week Ending 5-29-09

The Wall Street Journal Online reported today that the FHA has finally rolled out the requirements of using the First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit to help fund FHA purchases for First Time Home Buyers. Here is the link to their story. http://blogs.wsj.com/developments/2009/05/29/how-to-get-the-8000-first-time-home-buyer-credit-upfront/  Week Ending May 29, 2009 Total Number of Homes For Sale in […]






Des Moines Farmers Market Is BACK!!!!

Ahh a sign that Spring Is Officially Here!  The Des Moines Farmers Market is back in business again!!  Every Saturday from May through October you will find thousands of people flocking to Court Avenue between 5th Street and Water Street (1st Street).  It opens at 7am and ends at noon, but from our experience, the […]


When Fish Fly

Today my wife & I witnessed a gentleman experience a melt down.   We had taken our lawn mower to True Value Hardware on 63rd St. in West Des Moines to be repaired.  Next door to True Value is a Long John Silvers restaurant. It was lunch time and we were on our way to the […]