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The Business Record ( Dec. 09) show that bankruptcy filings in the Southern District of Iowa have increased 20% from 2008 to 2009. In Polk county there were 944 bankruptcies filed in 2006. In Dec. of 09, 1,862 were filed in Polk County.The website realtytrac says there were 7,284 new foreclosure ...
Stimulus Bill Tax Credit Facts Here are the basic rules for the new Tax Credit that was signed into law 2/17/09. Buyer has to be a "first time" Buyer. Buyers may not have owned a home for the past three years. Home was purchased by 01/01/09 thru 11/30/09. Income limit restrictions are: $75,000 Si...
All Real Estate is Local Average sale price in Des Moines area declined less than 1% in 2008. Interest rates remain at historical lows. First Time Home Buyer programs available to those who qualify. Forbes magazine picked Des Moines as one of the "Top 10 Places to Live" in 2008. Weather has a hu...
Our M.L.S. just instituted a new policy. We now have a list of Words thatĀ Can NotĀ Appear on listings and a list of Words that Almost Cannot Appear on a listing. The computers are programmed to reject any listing that has these words - no matter what the context. So a shady back yard can no longer...
We've been using the increase in first class postage as an opportunity for self-promotion. We printed cards about 2 x 5" titled Cents, Sense and Scents Here are a few 1 cent stanps to use after May 12 when the cost of mailing goes up one cent. If you know someone who is buying or selling Real Esa...

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