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Matt Grohe, RE/MAX Real Estate Concepts, 8020 Douglas Ave Urbandale, IA 50322. Matt is licensed in Iowa.
Last week I was lucky enough to be able to take vacation with my family to the Wisconsin Dells. The Dells are a quintessential American tourist trap, albeit an enjoyable one. In the Dells things are generally more expensive than they are in a "normal" town. Despite this fact there were plenty of ...
The Neighborhood Finance Corporation, a non-profit organization long dedicated to improving the quality of housing in Des Moines has begun to offer its home improvement financing program in select areas of West Des Moines. The great thing about NFC's home improvement financing is that they offer ...
In the 1990's I was fortunate to spend two years living in South Korea where I learned many new things and had a plethora of unique and enlightening encounters. One fact I learned was that in ancient times in Korea acolytes would periodically destroy their temples and then rebuild them so that th...
On the Des Moines Multiple Listing Service there are currently 5878 residential properties for sale. That represents a lot of hopefull sellers and agents. But truth be told, there's a fair chance that many of those properties will not sell, disappointing all involved. From January 1st of this yea...
If what I read online is true, short sales, or sales where a borrower attempts to sell their home for less than is owed on the mortgages and gets the lender to agree to take a loss, amount to double digit percentages of property sales in some markets. I've read that in parts of Florida, Nevada, C...
Way up in the woods north of the roller coasters and water parks that the Wisconsin Dells are famed for lies a hidden gem of an attraction called The Riverside and Great Northern Railroad. In a crowded for-profit tourist oriented market, R&GN stands out as being a non-profit organization that is ...
Tiny Heroes, for the uninitiated, is a kiddie go kart track at the sprawling Mt. Olympus theme park in the Wisconsin Dells. On the surface it sounds pretty mundane, if you've ever been there however, you know it's anything but. The crowds are huge at Mt. Olympus, which sports no less than seven g...
Foreclosure and the loss of ones home is a problem that millions of Americans have faced and millions more are grappling with at this very moment. If you are facing foreclosure it's easy feel overwhelmed and in despair. Maybe you've spent hours on the phone with your lender, maybe you've been rou...

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Matt Grohe is with RE/MAX Concepts, 8020 Douglas Ave Urbandale, IA. Matt is licensed in Iowa.