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May 2024

House hunting in a low inventory market? 🏠

2024-05-25T20:38:53+00:00

Here are 5 expert tips to help you find your dream home amidst the challenges! 💪🔍 Timing is everything: Stay vigilant and act fast when a new listing pops up. Set up alerts and work closely with your real estate agent to be ahead of the competition. Be flexible with your wish list: In a [...]

House hunting in a low inventory market? 🏠 2024-05-25T20:38:53+00:00

The Top 2 Reasons To Consider a Newly Built Home

2024-05-25T20:35:53+00:00

When you’re planning a move, it’s normal to wonder where you’ll end up and what your future home is going to look like. Maybe you’ve got a specific picture of that house in your mind. But unless you came into this process knowing you want to buy a newly built home, you may not have pictured [...]

The Top 2 Reasons To Consider a Newly Built Home 2024-05-25T20:35:53+00:00

How Buying or Selling a Home Benefits Your Community

2024-05-25T20:27:21+00:00

If you're thinking of buying or selling a house, it's important to know it doesn't just impact you—it helps out the local economy and your community, too. Every year, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) puts out a report that breaks down the financial impact that comes from people buying and selling homes (see visual below): When a house is sold, it really boosts the local economy. [...]

How Buying or Selling a Home Benefits Your Community 2024-05-25T20:27:21+00:00

Tips for Younger Homebuyers: How To Make Your Dream a Reality

2024-05-25T20:20:53+00:00

If you’re a member of a younger generation, like Gen Z, you may be asking the question: will I ever be able to buy a home? And chances are, you’re worried that’s not going to be in the cards with inflation, rising home prices, mortgage rates, and more seemingly stacked against you. While there’s no arguing this housing [...]

Tips for Younger Homebuyers: How To Make Your Dream a Reality 2024-05-25T20:20:53+00:00

🤔 Is “Buy now, refinance later” good advice?

2024-05-25T20:18:30+00:00

It depends on your situation! Buying a home is a big investment, and getting the right mortgage is crucial. Refinancing can help lower your interest rate or change your loan terms, but it also comes with costs and risks. Here are some things to consider:✔️ Buy now if you're ready to commit to a long-term [...]

🤔 Is “Buy now, refinance later” good advice? 2024-05-25T20:18:30+00:00

OPEN HOUSE – May 5th, 2-4 PM

2024-05-03T18:27:39+00:00

STOP BY this gorgeous ranch, nestled on a two acre wooded lot, in the highly sought after area in THE WOODS AT ROCK CREEK! Just minutes to The District in Prairie Trail, Saylorville Lake and more, while still being tucked into a private neighborhood. OPEN HOUSE! May 5th, 2-4pm7775 NW 26th Court, Ankeny4 BR, 3 [...]

OPEN HOUSE – May 5th, 2-4 PM 2024-05-03T18:27:39+00:00

Looking to purchase a new build?

2024-05-03T18:25:27+00:00

Research Builders: 🔍Dive deep into reputable builders' portfolios, considering their past projects, customer reviews, and industry reputation. Understand Floor Plans: 📐Familiarize yourself with available floor plans, ensuring they suit your lifestyle and needs. Consider factors like room layout, square footage, and customization options. Budget for Upgrades: 💰Be prepared for additional costs beyond the base price, [...]

Looking to purchase a new build? 2024-05-03T18:25:27+00:00

Now’s a Great Time To Sell Your House

2024-05-03T18:19:21+00:00

Thinking about selling your house? If you are, you might be weighing factors like today’s mortgage rates and your own changing needs to figure out your next move. Here’s something else to consider. According to the latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) from Fannie Mae, the percent of respondents who say it’s a good time to sell is on the rise (see graph below): Why Are [...]

Now’s a Great Time To Sell Your House 2024-05-03T18:19:21+00:00