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Matt Grohe, RE/MAX Real Estate Concepts, 8020 Douglas Ave Urbandale, IA 50322. Matt is licensed in Iowa.
Downtown Des Moines condo sales have fallen hard with the nationwide real estate slow down a fact which was highlighted in a recent Des Moines Register article entitled "Stagnant condo sales plaugue downtown Des Moines" dated November 19th 2010. The article stated, among other things, that downto...
"There is some of the same fitness in a man's clearing his own drive that there is in a bird's building its own nest." Henry David Thoreau Walden Chapter 1. We get some pretty good snow storms in Iowa and if you are a working person with a family it becomes difficult at times to clear the drive i...
Usually when you hear a blizzard is about to hit the last thing you want to do is brave the elements to have your car serviced, but I'm different. In 2009 our family took advantage of the tax credit offered under the American Investment and Recovery Act to purchase our first Chrysler mini-van in ...
We're on our second child going through pre-school yet somehow or another I had never taken the opportunity serve a turn as a class parent helper. Well that all changed last week as I was the designated "Parent Helper" for my daughter's nursery school class at Plymouth Congregational Church. Our ...
Papajohn Sculpture Park in Downtown Des Moines "Shattering Silence" by Iowa artist James Ellwanger at the State Capitol Complex Downtown Des Moines from Buchanan St looking southwest   Pedestrian Bridge over I-235 connecting Walker St. and River Hills apartments from the Des Moines botanical cen...
There was cause for celebration when the December 2010 home sales figures came out this week as unit sales ended the year on an up note. 571 properties sold in December 2010, a 15.8% rise from the year prior, and and a 12.8% rise from November's numbers . Prices were essentially flat however from...
Buy it and fix it with one loan using Purchase and Renovate Financing! Are you a home buyer or investor interested in purchasing a property but lack the available capital to both buy and fix it up? Well maybe you can get moving with Purchase and Renovate Financing. It is well known fact that home...
You may have heard that the Federal Home Buyer Tax Credit had been extended for certain Federal employees and members of the military but you may have thought the deadline had passed. Well the good news for those who qualify is that the deadline to have home under contract is not until April 30th...

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