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Matt Grohe, RE/MAX Real Estate Concepts, 8020 Douglas Ave Urbandale, IA 50322. Matt is licensed in Iowa.
I could hear the booming voice and the surprised reactions from 4 cars away, "Welcome to Taco Bell. My name's Fluffy. How can I help you tonight?" This unconventional and unexpected greeting coming from the microphone was causing quite a stir with the Friday night crowd. Fluffy was clearly cracki...
Let's face it, the medical establishment has our backs against the wall. In what other industry do you go see a professional and have a procedure performed without any estimate of the cost, and where you can keep getting separate bills for a single visit months later, with no explanation, all of ...
We're living in the information age that's for sure. The world wide wide, the airwaves, the print media and many others are shoving bits and bytes at us constantly. I'll have to readily admit that I have succumbed to the pressure and that I'm a bit of a news junkie. On any given day I read two ne...
Having spent six years living in Asia, it's kind of an understatement to say that I developed a taste for Asian foods. And needless to say, many Asian restaurants are about as close to the real thing as Wonder is to bread.  Finding an authentic Chinese restaurant in Des Moines, Iowa then is in my...
Stop the presses! For the first time in a long time June 2010 Des Moines area property sales showed both unit sales increases and price increases from the previous year. Unit sales leaped year on year 24.1% from 833 in June last year to 1034 in June 2010. Average sales prices eked out a 1.6% from...
In an effort to centralize operations and create a better customer expereince our brokerage, Remax Real Estate Concepts has centralized most administrative functions for its six offices into one location at 1230 8th St. in West Des Moines. The building is convenbiently located just south of I-235...
In June forecasters assured us that the inclement weather and near daily rains would end when the month ran out. Well, here we are in July and the rain and thunderstorm activity shows no signs of abating. Sunday brought torrential rains to the area and 60-70 mile per hour winds. It has continued ...
For every homebuyer that took advantage of the federal tax credit, there were a hundreds more that dreamed about getting in on it. Now that it has passed the post-credit buyers are invariably asking " what kind of deal can I get?" Well......there a few deals out there. One that many are not aware...

Matt Grohe

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