Archives: November 2015





Distressed Property Sales Hit New Low

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) just released their Existing Home Sales Report revealing that distressed property sales accounted for 6% of sales in October. This is down from 9% in 2014 and the lowest figure since NAR began tracking distressed sales in October 2008. Below is a graph that shows just how far the […]



Equity Matters A LOT… Just Ask Freddie Mac

There are many reasons, both financial and non-financial, that homeownership remains an important part of the American Dream. One of the biggest reasons is the fact that it helps build family wealth. Recently, Freddie Mac wrote about the power of home equity. They explained: “In the simplest terms, equity is the difference between how much […]


Oct 2015 Des Moines MarketPulse Stats

This report is posted by the 15th of each month for the previous months transaction activity. Entire MLS Adel – Altoona – Ankeny – Bondurant Carlisle – Clive – Cumming – Des Moines Grimes – Indianola – Johnston – Norwalk Pleasant Hill – Polk City – Urbandale – Waukee West Des Moines – Windsor Heights