Archives: March 2019

Buyers and Sellers Start Your Engines!

The Des Moines Spring Real Estate Market Has Officially Started It’s been a long last three months in central Iowa and the Des Moines real estate market. As March leaves like a lamb, homebuyers and home sellers are playing catch up. This months report contains sales data that you are used to seeing as well […]

How to Put Your Housing Cost to Work for You

There has been a lot written about the benefits of homeownership. One benefit that continues to rise to the top is the added wealth homeowners gain simply by paying their mortgage while their home increases in value over time. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently broke down the equity gained from price appreciation and […]

Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!

According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $3,143 this year when filing their taxes. This is down slightly from the average refund of $3,436 last year. Tax refunds are often thought of as ‘extra money’ that can be used toward larger goals. For anyone looking to buy a […]