You Would Be Crazy To Sell Your Des Moines Home! Here’s Why…

Have you been tossing around the idea of selling your Des Moines home this year? You’re not alone! Many people are speculating that this year would be a wise time to sell. However, before you decide to pull the trigger and list your property, I want to urge you to consider a profitable alternative; becoming a landlord. Today, I’m going to explain why renting your … Continue reading You Would Be Crazy To Sell Your Des Moines Home! Here’s Why…

The 4 Best Ways To Use Your Tax Return On Your First Home

Okay, So I know that you can probably think of a million and one more fun ways to blow that tax return check than on a house. Perhaps an exotic getaway, or a new television? But the truth is, that fun little government bonus check would go much further for you if you apply it to your future in the right way. I promise if … Continue reading The 4 Best Ways To Use Your Tax Return On Your First Home

Win vs. Waste: The Home Renovations That Will Make Or Break Your Profit Margin

Whether you’re planning on selling your Des Moines property tomorrow or years from now you may be considering some home improvement projects. While most renovations can help you feel happier with your home, not all of them will pay off when the time comes for you to sell. In fact, many projects will either bring you zero return or actually depreciate your property’s value. Believe … Continue reading Win vs. Waste: The Home Renovations That Will Make Or Break Your Profit Margin

Why Millennials Are Flocking Away from Des Moines

April fools! They’re actually Flocking TO Des Moines. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, Millennials are eager to get their hands on their very own piece of Des Moines property. In fact, it seems like they’re moving here in droves! This is great news for our little slice of heaven because it is a direct reflection on our current and future economy. If you’re a real estate … Continue reading Why Millennials Are Flocking Away from Des Moines

The 5 Best Coffee Hot Spots In Des Moines

I don’t know about you, but I can’t imagine life without coffee. Lucky for me and my fellow caffeine enthusiasts, Des Moines is filled with fantastic coffee houses! In fact, there are so many wonderful mom-and-pop coffee shops around the city, it can be hard to pick a favorite. However, I’ve challenged myself to select the top five that I adore and I challenge you … Continue reading The 5 Best Coffee Hot Spots In Des Moines

How To Find The Best Tenants For Your Des Moines Investment Property

Investing in buy-and-hold properties in Des Moines is an excellent way to build out a diversified investment portfolio, fund your retirement, and help you provide a dreamy lifestyle for your family. Yet, as an investor and landlord, you will certainly face challenges. One of the largest challenges will be to keep your units filled with high-quality tenants that will pay their rent on time, won’t … Continue reading How To Find The Best Tenants For Your Des Moines Investment Property

What Are The Best Loan Programs For First-Time Buyers In Des Moines?

So you’re finally ready to buy a home… This is big stuff and you should be very excited and proud of yourself! But before the fun of shopping for your first home in Des Moines can begin, you need to get pre-qualified and select a loan program. Since everyone is different and is facing unique circumstances, it is impossible for me to tell you that … Continue reading What Are The Best Loan Programs For First-Time Buyers In Des Moines?