MOVING IN DES MOINES: HOME PRICING STRATEGIES PART 3 – HOW TO GET MULTIPLE OFFERS

If you've thought about selling your house in the Greater Des Moines Area but worry that you won't be able to find a new home to move into - this is for you!  Housing inventory in the greater Des Moines area is at an all time low. You're probably seeing real estate agents left and right on social media preach and beg you to sell your house because they have buyers willing to fight over the price of...

MOVING IN DES MOINES: HOME PRICING STRATEGIES PART 2 – WHAT IF NO ONE MAKES AN OFFER

If you've thought about selling your house in the Greater Des Moines Area but worry that you won't be able to find a new home to move into - this is for you!  Housing inventory in the greater Des Moines area is at an all time low. You're probably seeing real estate agents left and right on social media preach and beg you to sell your house because they have buyers willing to fight over the price of...

MOVING IN DES MOINES: HOME PRICING STRATEGIES

If you've thought about selling your house in the Greater Des Moines Area but worry that you won't be able to find a new home to move into - this is for you!  Housing inventory in the greater Des Moines area is at an all time low. You're probably seeing real estate agents left and right on social media preach and beg you to sell your house because they have buyers willing to fight over the price of...

Low Housing Inventory: Should I Sell My House Now?

If you've thought about selling your house in the Greater Des Moines Area but worry that you won't be able to find a new home to move into - this is for you!  Housing inventory in the greater Des Moines area is at an all time low. You're probably seeing real estate agents left and right on social media preach and beg you to sell your house because they have buyers willing to fight over the price of...

Timeline for Building a House in Des Moines

Timeline for Building a House in Des Moines

Timeline for Building a House in Des Moines How long does it take to build a house in the Greater Des Moines area?  The short answer is: somewhere between three to six months. The long (and correct) answer is: it depends. There's a lot involved in building new construction. So in this video, I'm going to share with you a general timeline that really only applies to the greater Des Moines area because...

3 Tips for Buying a House in 2021

We’ve got 3 tips for all home buyers in this new year that will help set your home search up for success in 2021! Tip #1 for buying a new home in 2021: Don’t expect perfection. No matter what the price point - perfection doesn’t exist. That house is going to need a deep cleaning, no matter what. Having the carpets professionally cleaned is also a good idea. Out with the old and in with the...

What To Expect When You Move To Des Moines

If you've been considering moving to Des Moines and you're not familiar with the area, you're probably wondering what to expect. Is Des Moines (or Iowa in general) just one big corn field? What do people do for fun? Are they going to expect you to go cow tipping? Hi, I'm Heather Wright with RE/MAX Concepts. I'm a REALTOR in the Des Moines area. And before we get too far into this, I just want to...

HOW DO OPEN HOUSES WORK FOR BUYERS?

Open houses are fun when you're in the house hunting process! But, if you're not careful you might be inundated with calls, texts, emails, and even mail from all the agents you'll meet! In this video I share my best tip to avoid high pressure sales tactics and other open house tips for buyers. If you're wondering "how do open houses work?", this is a good place to start.If you’re in the market to buy a...

Mortgage market update

Mortgage market update with Dave Lewis at Home Services Lending

This was recorded on 4/16/2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. (So, if you're watching this in 2021 or later, it's probably a relic of the past and you should move on to another video.)Anyway, Dave Lewis from Home Services Lending, a local mortgage lender in the Des Moines, IA, area shares how the pandemic has affected the mortgage market. This was a very high level subprime mortgage crisis summary.His first...

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