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2012 

Thinking of listing your home? Then the following article written by Melissa Dittmann Tracey, of REALTOR® Magazine is a must read.  There are some things that you can do to increase your home’s value that do not involve Remodeling a Kitchen or a Bath. It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to improve ...
07/31/2012
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The value of the average home in the U.S. in April was $147,300, according to real-estate website Zillow.com. The home of the professional athlete, however, is likely to be anything but average. The professional athlete is often a distinct type of homebuyer, in part because the contract and endor...
07/26/2012
It's a tough world out there, and sometimes we need a little reminder — while we're brushing our teeth, going up the stairs or flying out the front door — that everything is going to be OK. We've all seen typography around the house in the form of art prints, vintage signs and decals,...
07/24/2012
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07/24/2012
Warm weather, a change of scenery, and a few days to relax—there's a reason we wait all year for summer vacation. But even if you can't get out of town this season, or just want to extend those feel-good vacation vibes, we've compiled a list of 23 ways to give your home that relaxing ...
07/19/2012
Looking for new, modern staging accessories? Try chunky woven blankets, reflective surfaces, and tangerine combined with neutral shades, says Barb Schwarz, CEO of Stagedhomes.com. Other ideas: Mother Earth–inspired elements:Nature is popular in staging this year. Popular color palettes are remin...
07/17/2012
Most households have a room where the main activity is watching TV. We're well past the era when all you needed was an outlet and a pair of rabbit ears — now, DVD players, game consoles, cable and satellites, computer networks and stereo systems all can communicate with your television. It ma...
07/12/2012
The increase in single home permits along with commercial permits has contributed to Waukee having the strongest year in development since 2008. -The city issued more building permits last year than it had in any year since 2008 -81.7 Million in new development, 12.8 Million of that from commerci...
07/10/2012
Cy Phillips | RE/MAX INNOVATIONS | (515) 422-4731 301 NW 14th St, Grimes, IA4BR/3.0BA Single Familyoffered at $300,000Year Built2005Sq Footage1,519Bedrooms4 Bathrooms3.0Floors1Parking Garage - Attached Lot Size11,200 sq ftdescriptionLarge 4 bedroom walkout ranch with beautifully finished lower le...
07/09/2012
With way-above-average temperatures kicking in throughout Des Moines, it looks like it's going to be another record-breaking summer. Seems that the real possibility of climate change, whether part of the earth's natural cycle or caused by human activity, is something we'll all have to...
07/05/2012
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