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Matt Grohe, RE/MAX Real Estate Concepts, 8020 Douglas Ave Urbandale, IA 50322. Matt is licensed in Iowa.
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Des Moines area home sales were a mixed bag for the month ended September 30th 2010. Unit sales rose about 3% from the month prior, but were off -39% from September 2009. Pending sales saw a dip for the first time since June, falling about -13% to 556 from 639 in August. Days on market took a hit...
10/16/2010
On the second Tuesday of every month our brokerage puts on a breakfast at the Hilton Garden Inn on 86th St in Johnston. The event is unique in that agents from all brokerages are encouraged to come and are welcomed at the venue. This week, in addition to Real Estate Concepts agents from Des Moine...
10/13/2010
About four and a half years ago my phone rang. Although it was after 10pm I picked up as much out of curiosity as anything else. It was a gentleman, Dave, calling from California. He was interested in investment property in the area and had found my name on the Internet. After a short interview I...
10/11/2010
West Des Moines Iowa's RE/MAX franchise, Select, headed by Neil Timmins is set to close in the near future. RE/MAX Select was born in 2008 when Neil Timmins, formerly of Iowa Realty and later RE/MAX Real Estate Group decided to strike out on his own. RE/MAX Select operated on a selling model made...
10/10/2010
Fall came a bit slowly here in Iowa and with all the warm weather it still sure doesn't feel like autumn. We are lucky here in the Des Moines area that we are surrounded on all sides by farms that open up to the public in the fall. Both within the city limits and a within a short drive, farms com...
10/10/2010
10/06/2010
10/06/2010
The times they are a changin' to be sure. After about a decade of having its Iowa property listings searchable at www.best-assets.com, HUD or the Department of Housing and Urban Development will now have all its property listings nationwide searchable at a single website, http://www.HUDhomestore....
09/30/2010
August saw a pickup in home sales both locally and antionally for most areas. Recent stats from NAR or the National Association of REALTORS show that sales hit a 15 year low in July but August sales show we rose of that bottom. HUD home sales in the area were even with 13 units sold last month. H...
09/30/2010
A couple months back I got a call on a Tuesday afternoon. This person, Shannon, it seems had just found out that she had landed an interview for a lucrative job opening in the area. She had found me on the internet and decided I was someone she'd like to work with and she wanted to come down on t...
09/21/2010
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Matt Grohe is with RE/MAX Concepts, 8020 Douglas Ave Urbandale, IA. Matt is licensed in Iowa.