We are holding a Free Home Buyers Seminar on March 14th from 6 pm to 8 pm. Come and learn what you need to buy a home, meet some of the local professionals, banker, realtors, attorney, home inspector and enjoy a sandwich as we take you through the home buying ...View More
Spring is such a wonderful time, birds singing, snow melting, the promise of new life! I just love this time of year.
When you own a home, there are always things to do, this is especially true for the Spring.
1) ________ ...View More
Even though there isn't a lot that can be done outside this time of year with the snow on the ground, there are still maintenance tasks and things to check to save money on heat.
1) ________ Gutters clean, this ...View More
Good information on home inspections, always look for a certified inspector, there are a number of certifications and in Iowa BUT no license or certification is required to be a home inspector.
Certification is usually ASHI Certified Inspectors (ACI) ASHI Certified Inspectors (ACI) -- Have reached the highest level ...View More
Storm Lake area homes are selling like snow cones in August! I personally love the fast pace. But, this pace can be hard on both buyers and sellers. Things happen fast (many accepted offers within 3 days of coming on the mls) and sometimes it is a lot to take ...View More
The Federal Housing Administration, operating under HUD, offers affordable mortgages for tens of thousands of buyers who may not qualify for other types of programs. They are popular with both first-time and repeat buyers.
The 3.5% down payment is an attractive feature but there are other ...
Inventory Continues to be a Challenge As Does Realtors Showing Properties Prior to Entering Listing on the MLS - Unethical Practice of POCKET LISTINGS
In any given market including the Storm Lake area home market,, inventories fluctuate based on supply and demand considering area and price range. The National Association of ...View More