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By Peggy Harmeyer & Associates, Licensed in the State of Iowa
(RE/MAX Real EstateGroup.com)
Comments 2
  Why to build a new home now1. Interest RatesRates are low so you get more house for your money! Even only a 1% increase can cost you hundreds more, each and every month for 30 years!2. Energy Savings With new energy efficient windows and doors, better insulation technology, energy efficient new...

By joel miller
(Miller Pest & Termite)
Comments 18
Pest Control Des Moines Resuls You Can TrustIf you’ve ever had a serious pest control Des Moines issue in your home, or business then you don’t need to be told how aggravating it can be. Termites, rodents, and other common insects are more than just nerve racking. These pests can harm your home, ...

By Wanda Greif, Connecting Buyers and Sellers
(Signature Real Estate)
Comments 3
I was just talking about how I'm sick of winter weather and now I'm looking forward to Iowa's balmy 60 degree weather this week.  I will take it!  So, now comes spring maintenance time.  After coming out of the long winters it's always refreshing to clean up, fix up, & spruce up our homes.  Here ...

By Peggy Harmeyer & Associates, Licensed in the State of Iowa
(RE/MAX Real EstateGroup.com)
Comments 2
          Des Moines Iowa made the List when Realtor.com® Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke offered up his top 10 picks for 2015—the places where we can expect to see strong housing growth, affordable prices and fast-paced sales. http://www.realtor.com/news/top-10-hot-housing-markets-watch-2015/ Des...

By Wanda Greif, Connecting Buyers and Sellers
(Signature Real Estate)
Comments 2
I have spring fever and I'm sure I'm not alone.  Spring is a time for renewal and what better way to start the season off then to give your home's exterior a fresh coat of paint!  There are so many wonderful colors to choose from and one can get very creative.   Gray happens to be still a very po...

By Wanda Greif, Connecting Buyers and Sellers
(Signature Real Estate)
Comments 2
  It's the Des Moines Home and Garden Show this weekend and I'm ready to get some fresh ideas and dream about the warmer weather ahead.  The Home and Garden Show is a big event in the Des Moines Metro that revs everyone up with new ideas, projects and dreams for their, well, home and garden.  If ...

By Wanda Greif, Connecting Buyers and Sellers
(Signature Real Estate)
Comments 4
I almost forgot we were still in the middle of Winter.  We have been pretty spoiled with the mild temps here in Iowa but Mother Nature reminded us this past week that we are still in Winter after receiving 10+ inches of snowfall!  With the melting and refreezing of the snow in the coming weeks, h...

By Wanda Greif, Connecting Buyers and Sellers
(Signature Real Estate)
Comments 1
    Have you ever found yourself in an uncomfortable conversation that neither party has much to say?  Is it hard for you to carry on a conversation with someone you just met? I typically don’t have a hard time searching for something to talk about when I meet someone new.  I guess that’s a good...

By Dale Dresel, Professional Realtor Maricopa, Gilbert & Goodyear
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa, Gilbert & Goodyear AZ)
Comments 3
♥ GREAT WINTER HOMES SPECIAL! ♥   Gilbert Pool Home for Sale in Coronado Ranch  $275,000   3940 E SIMPSON RD 3Beds/2Baths  1926 SqFt of living space MLS# 5215080   FEATURES Pool - Private: Heated Pool; Play Pool Spa - Private; Spa - Heated Range/Oven Electric; Disposal; Dishwasher Built-in Microw...

By Wanda Greif, Connecting Buyers and Sellers
(Signature Real Estate)
Comments 3
What if Your Teenager Doesn’t Want to Move To Your New Urbandale Home?   By My Smart Blog You’ve got a new job offer across the country and you are planning to pack your things, buy a Urbandale home and make the big move. However, when you tell your 17 year old daughter your plans, she lets out a...

By Peggy Harmeyer & Associates, Licensed in the State of Iowa
(RE/MAX Real EstateGroup.com)
Comments 0
      According to Realtor.com®'s   Millennials will drive household formations: Both population and households have grown at a slightly higher pace in 2014 and this trend will continue in 2015 with modest improvement over this year's increases. Households headed by millennials will see signific...

By Wanda Greif, Connecting Buyers and Sellers
(Signature Real Estate)
Comments 3
Hello   I’m writing this on a Tuesday morning, slowly waking up with my cup of coffee.  It seems only fitting that I write about one of my new favorite places to eat and drink coffee in Urbandale.   I had driven by this new favorite on several occasions and thought I should stop in, but I just ne...

By Wanda Greif, Connecting Buyers and Sellers
(Signature Real Estate)
Comments 2
That, dear reader, is a question we get asked almost everyday and can be a very tricky question to answer.  The answer depends on price range, area and type of home. You might get a different answer from a variety of Realtors. Some say…”It’s Hot”, some say “Fine”, some say “Dead” and some say “St...

By Homes For Heroes
(Affiliates nationwide for Hero Rewards)
Comments 0
It is an honor to be a part of the Homes For Heroes program! I am a military veteran, and I grew up in a military family. Respect and admiration is what I feel for the military, firefighters, police, doctors, nurses, EMTs and teachers. These individuals are a major part of our country, teaching ...

By Homes For Heroes
(Affiliates nationwide for Hero Rewards)
Comments 0
The Homes for Heroes is a program that I am excited to be a part of! Who better to give back to than the everyday Hero in my community? When I heard about this program I thought “Wow, what a great benefit for our Heroes to take advantage of.” It is important to give back in general. With this pr...

By Homes For Heroes
(Affiliates nationwide for Hero Rewards)
Comments 0
  I became a Homes for Hero's affiliate for a very simple reason. My husband is a retired volunteer firefighter. I know first-hand what sacrifices are made in a family whose husband or wife is a first responder. The time that it takes away from a family means the entire family sacrifices. My chil...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Realty, Million Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spec
(Keller Williams Lake Nona Advantage III Realty)
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Featured Des Moines IA Realtor Nancy Wilson of Keller Williams Realty Greater Des Moines Iowa: A Realtor of the highest ETHICS! Below you are going to find a news story about the growth pains of the Greater Des Moines Iowa Keller Williams Market Center and the highest display of Culture that has ...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Realty, Million Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spec
(Keller Williams Lake Nona Advantage III Realty)
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Featured Des Moines IA Realtor Deb Church of Keller Williams Realty Greater Des Moines Iowa: A Realtor of the highest ETHICS! Below you are going to find a news story about the growth pains of the Greater Des Moines Iowa Keller Williams Market Center and the highest display of Culture that has be...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Realty, Million Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spec
(Keller Williams Lake Nona Advantage III Realty)
Comments 4
Featured Des Moines IA Realtor Kim Byers of Keller Williams Realty Greater Des Moines Iowa: A Realtor of the highest ETHICS! Below you are going to find a news story about the growth pains of the Greater Des Moines Iowa Keller Williams Market Center and the highest display of Culture that has bee...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Realty, Million Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spec
(Keller Williams Lake Nona Advantage III Realty)
Comments 2
Featured Des Moines IA Realtor Paris Boehm of Keller Williams Realty Greater Des Moines Iowa: A Realtor of the highest ETHICS! Below you are going to find a news story about the growth pains of the Greater Des Moines Iowa Keller Williams Market Center and the highest display of Culture that has b...

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