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Des Moines Real Estate Roundup 10-3-08

Week Ending October 3rd, 2008
Congress followed suit this week by passing the Senates version of the Financial Crisis Bailout bill.  It has been described by some as the salvation of the US Economy all the way to a Crap Sandwich.  Either way, for the housing industry it should give relief to banks and home owners facing potential foreclosure.  How fast will we all begin to see the effects of this bill?  According to economic experts it won’t happen overnight.  Somewhere around 30 days to 3 months seems to be the consensus. What are your thoughts on the Bailout Bill?  Salvation or Crap Sandwich?

Total Number of Homes For Sale in the Des Moines Metropolitan Area – 5,420
New Listings Taken During the Last 7 Days – 303
Accepted Offers (Pendings) During the Last 7 Days – 103
Homes Closed (Solds) During the Last 7 Days – 153
Average Sale Price of Solds – $162,856
Average Days On Market of Solds – 80
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Les Sulgrove, RE/MAX Real Estate GroupInformation 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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