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Last Call for Energy Efficiency HomeOwner Tax Credits

Article courtesy of RISMedia.com The Alliance to Save Energy urges American consumers to give themselves the gift of energy efficiency this holiday season—and reap the benefits when they file their 2011 federal tax returns—by taking advantage of tax credits for … Continue reading

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$3500 Down Payment Assistance for First Time Buyers ~ Hurry Before it’s Gone!

The Iowa Finance Authority is offering up to $3,500 for down payment and closing costs for a limited time! The FirstHome Plus program provides grant for down payments and closing costs. The amount of the FirstHome Plus grant has been increased … Continue reading

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Real Estate Economy: Not As Bad As The Media Would Have You Believe?

Inflationary costs of products over a 30 year time span: From 1981 to 2011: Consumer Prices have risen 160% Rents are up by 202% Food Prices are up 152% Gasoline up 197% Medical Care up 414% College Tuition up 693% … Continue reading

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Freddie Mac Launches Winter REO Sale!

Information courtesy of REALTOR-Mag: DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2011   HomeSteps, a Freddie Mac real estate sales unit, kicked off a sales promotion this week to unload some of its inventory of foreclosed homes in several cities.  Its … Continue reading

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Refinance Program for Under Water Borrowers

It’s official. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) unveiled a new, revamped government mortgage refinancing program Monday. The initiative involves a series of rule changes to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) to allow more underwater homeowners to reduce their … Continue reading

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6 Things to Consider When Making a ‘Lowball’ Offer

This fall, some home buyers — smelling the desperation — may be able to cut a better deal. For some home sellers, it was a long summer without a home sale. That means this fall, some buyers — smelling the … Continue reading

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DEAL of the Week ~ Pre-Approved Short Sale!

Have you ever thought about Investing in Real Estate, but weren’t sure where to start?  Here is a Great Starter property for You!  Nothing to ‘fix’ here, it’s already been done!  Just give me a call and let me show … Continue reading

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Gray’s Lake Park Named in Top 10 Great Public Places for 2011

Des Moines’ Gray’s Lake Park has been named one of the Top 10 Great Public Spaces for 2011 by the American Planning Association. The association said it choose the 167-acre Gray’s because of its unique physical features, connections with city, … Continue reading

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Forbes: Des Moines #1 Best City for Young Professionals

By Morgan Brennan With the unemployment rate stuck above 9%, recent college graduates are facing fierce competition for white-collar work: More than 2 million college-educated workers 25 and older are unemployed, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But prospects … Continue reading

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