housing stats: Who Says Des Moines Homes Are Not Selling Fast? - 08/06/08 05:55 PM
A look at the Days on the Market for January to June, 2008by: Brian Wentz, REALTOR
2008 has thrown every obstacle at the Des Moines Iowa Real Estate market one can think of. From a ridiculously hard and cold winter, to summer floods and tornado's, not to mention the national media beating the "The Market is Bad" drum, we have seen out share of headwinds in the market in 2008!
But the numbers show the resiliency of the Des Moines market! After a pretty substantial jump in the number of days it has taken to receive an offer in February, March and April … (0 comments)

housing stats: Des Moines Iowa Real Estate Sales Activity: December 07: 9.9 Months of Inventory - 12/30/07 07:38 AM
Absorption rates are used to determine how many weeks it would take to sell the existing inventory in a given market. Based on the latest figures from home sales in Des Moines, Iowa, there is currently 9.9 months of inventory on the market.
If you plan to sell or buy a home in the greater Des Moines, Iowa area, having a REALTOR who stays on top of the ever changing market can be a valuable asset to you! Contact us today to discuss your plans!
See How Long Homes in Des Moines, Iowa Took To Sell in 2007.
Brian Wentz & Beth ErnstBurnett Realty515-334-4994www.BrianWentzRealtor.com
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housing stats: Des Moines Iowa Real Estate: Average Time to Sell a Home in 2007 vs. 2006 - 12/30/07 06:21 AM
How long it takes for a home to sell in Des Moines can vary from month to month  based on many factors, including interest rates, the amount of inventory in the market and sometimes even weather.
The start of 2007 brought anxious Des Moines home sellers some of the longest marketing times in over two years. The longest selling times of the year came in March, reaching a high of 13.7 weeks. But as the year progressed, the average time it took to receive an offer got down to as low as 11 weeks. 
It is always important to note that many homes sell in less … (0 comments)

housing stats: Des Moines, Iowa Market Update: October 2007 pending sales up 38% over 2006! - 12/04/07 01:55 PM
Des Moines, Iowa Real Estate Market Update: October 2007by Brian Wentz, Realtor 
The numbers are in for the month of October in Des Moines, and they are looking good!
The Des Moines Area Association of Realtors reports that 748 homes sold and closed this October, as compared to 825 closed sales during October 2006.
However, October 2007 pending sales posted double digit growth over 2006 numbers, seeing pending transactions rise from just 569 pending sales in October 2006 to 783 pending sales for October 2007! That is a 38% increase over last year!
Currently, homes that received offers were on the market for an average of … (1 comments)

Brian Wentz, Realtor - Des Moines Iowa Real Estate (Keller Williams Greater Des Moines)

Brian Wentz

Realtor - Des Moines Iowa Real Estate

Des Moines, IA

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Keller Williams Greater Des Moines

Address: 10200 Hickman Ct., Suite #100, Clive, IA, 50325

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