Des Moines Weekly Real Estate Statistics 6/20/08

A funny thing happened the week after the flood water receded.  Real estate business began to pick back up.  Homes actually closed to be more exact.  You see the Polk County recorder was at ground zero of the crest of the Des Moines river.  The photo you see in this blog is a bunker of sandbags protecting the entrance to the basement of the Polk County Administration building.      

Real Estate Statistics for the week ending Friday, June 20th, 2008 for Des Moines, Iowa and surrounding communities.

Single Family Homes
4,041 Homes Currently For Sale
Down 49 from last week.
$228,290 Average List Price

1,099 Homes Pending – Down 41 from last week.

(Offers Accepted But Not Closed Yet)
$198,410 Average List Price
77 Average Days On Market

63 Homes Closed – Up 18 from last week.
$180,024 Average Sale Price
97 Average Days On Market

Acreages
197 Homes Currently For Sale – Up 2
 from last week.
$326,638 Average List Price

37 Homes Pending – No Change from last week.
(Offers Accepted But Not Closed Yet)
$271,465 Average List Price 
74 Average Days On Market

1 Homes Closed – Up 1 from last week.
$245,000 Average Sale Price
352 Average Days On Market

Condos & Townhomes
1,726 Homes Currently For Sale –
 Down 15 from last week.
$191,122 Average List Price

288 Homes Pending – Up 4 from last week.
(Offers Accepted But Not Closed Yet)
$165,992 Average List Price 
115 Average Days On Market

9 Homes Closed – Up 1 from last week.
$154,771 Average Sale Price
80 Average Days On Market

If you have specific questions about real estate for sales in the Des Moines area, please feel free to contact me by Clicking Here
Les Sulgrove, RE/MAX Real Estate Group
Information on this blog posting is for informational purposes only and not intended as solicitation if you are already working with a REALTOR®  There is no obligation or fee for any information on this blog posting.

Data Source: Les Sulgrove, RE/MAX Real Estate Group – Des Moines Area Association of REALTORS® MLS.
Des Moines Metropolitan Area defined as: Adel, Altoona, Ankeny, Bondurant, Carlisle, Clive, Des Moines, Dallas Center, Desoto, Granger, Grimes, Indianola, Johnston, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Polk City, Urbandale, Van Meter ,Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

About Les Sulgrove

Les is an Iowa native born in Des Moines and raised in the southwest Iowa town of Bridgewater. He has been a resident of Des Moines since 1982 and has been married to his wife Linda for over 35 years. Together they have 3 grown children, 7 grandchildren and make their home on Des Moines south side. He has been a licensed REALTOR® since 1990 and is Vice President at VIA Group, REALTORS®. Les is the 2011 Past President of the Des Moines Area Association of REALTORS® (DMAAR) and received the award of Salesperson of the Year by DMAAR in 2007 for his involvement and service to the Association. Additionally, he is active at the Iowa Association of REALTORS® and serves on local, state and national committees. He also owns and operates the national technology networking group CyberProfessionals. This group of real estate professionals meets twice annually across the United States to learn from each other and share new marketing ideas with heavy emphasis on current and future technologies and their use in the real estate business. Les’ hobbies include golf, photography and sarcastic humor. He and Linda spend many Saturday mornings from Spring to Fall at the Des Moines Downtown Farmers Market. He enjoys spoiling his grandchildren at every opportunity.

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