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Des Moines Real Estate Week In Review Ending March 4th, 2011

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Early Spring activity continues to increase and on March 13th, it will be time to turn our clocks ahead one hour!  That will mean more daylight later in the day and the start of evening showings.

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There were a total of 365 new listings taken this week!  That’s 100 more than last week!  If you are working with buyers, the competition is starting to heat up.

Total Residential Active Listings – 5146
New Listings Taken During the Last 7 Days – 365
Accepted Offers (Pendings) During the Last 7 Days – 152
Closed Transactions During the Last 7 Days – 132
Average Sale Price of Solds – $161,899
Average Days On Market of Solds – 110

Les Sulgrove, Iowa Real Estate Solutions, LLC
Data Source: Les Sulgrove, Iowa Real Estate Solutions, LLC
Des Moines Area Association of REALTORS® MLS.

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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