What Are Des Moines Home Inspectors Really On The Look For?

The inspection is one of the most critical elements of any real estate purchase. In fact, it can cause a deal to completely unravel if too many repairs are needed or the severity of the defects is too extreme. One of the best ways to avoid that kind of nightmare is to understand what inspectors are going to look for when they dissect a property. … Continue reading What Are Des Moines Home Inspectors Really On The Look For?

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

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