November was more about mortgage interest rates finally falling after hitting a 23 year high.
We are almost down to the final month of the year and it’s time to make a few projections about where the local real estate market for 2023 will end up.
This years report brings cautious optimism for the housing market for 2024
Last week, it seemed like the price ceiling was falling for new construction homes.
This week’s show is all about what happened in October.
It’s time to be an observationalist!
This week I’m focusing on the comparison of key year to date metrics vs 2021 & 2022.
This is one of the most common statements of a home seller at the time they list their home.
This week is a closer look at how the 3rd Quarter of this year compared to Q1 & Q2
The biggest news for September real estate news would be Mortgage Interest Rates and surpassing 10,000 closed sales for the year.
I have a question this week. Does history repeat itself?
This week I’m talking about how sale pendings can drive the year end closed sale counts. The outlook is encouraging!
How Many Homes Will Sell in 2023?
Affordability is slowing the Central Iowa Real Estate Market resulting in slower home sales pace.
This weeks show I'm taking a look at some of the activity that is “outside the norm”.
This past week, I watched a replay of Altos Research’s monthly webinar titled “Early signals for the fall real estate market”
On the surface, it looks like we have growth in our home inventory - What's really driving these numbers?
This week’s show is all about what happened during the month of July in Central Iowa real estate
The Central Iowa real estate market is changing. Home prices are beginning come down, ever so slowly.
In a real estate market that is driven by headlines and news stories, it's important to look past the hype and search for the real story.
This week’s show is an in depth look into the Central Iowa market. I am looking at different factors that affect the market pace including unemployment, buyer demand, savings for down payments and of course mortgage interest rates and home prices!
This week I dive into the real estate market activity for Central Iowa during the second quarter of the year. Join me as I explore the latest trends, property values and mortgage interest rates that shape the real estate market landscape.
Welcome back to Simply Des Moines market update! Home sales in Central Iowa have surpassed the milestone of 6,000 closed sales only 22 days after going past 5,000!
In this weeks video, I bring you a comprehensive overview of the market data, highlighting the weekly trends and shifts that occurred through the last week of spring.
In this week’s video, I analyze today’s real estate market trends compared to 2019.
The Summer market is knocking on the door with only about three weeks of spring left!
In an effort to make each day’s Hotsheet report more valuable, I have enhanced the Daily Market Hotsheet format.
The last time home sales were at this level was in 2019, just prior to Covid. Week 20 home inventory levels rose week over week by the largest margin all year as the pace of sales see a three week decline.
Join Les Sulgrove with this week’s Des Moines Market Values video as he brings you a recap of NAR Chief Economist, Lawerence Yun’s message to REALTORS in Washington DC last week. Discover valuable insights and find out what this means for buyers, sellers, and homeowners here in Central Iowa as the spring market is gaining momentum.
An inverted market occurs when the number of homes under contract exceeds the number of homes for sale.
The Central Iowa real estate market is experiencing a leveling off in the number of homes for sale.
More buyers are hitting the streets this past week evidenced by a rise in pending sales.
I update the Daily Market Hotshot at the end of every day.
There’s no denying it.. this real estate market is different from the last couple of years.
End of March and End of 1st Quarter numbers are out! Some interesting trends are beginning to appear as we await the first sounds of lawn mowers firing up in the Central Iowa market!
As spring weather tries to take hold, this past week saw a milestone arrive in closed sale counts and median sale prices are stabilizing.
Spring officially arrived today! (Monday) And this week is showing signs of an uptick in the market pace, which should be no surprise.
All Heck Is About The Break Loose In The Central Iowa Real Estate Market
This week’s show is a recap of the February market.
The focus this week is on Year over Year trends with an added Year from a suggestion!
Join me this week and we’ll talk about where we are as we head to the spring market.
This weeks show is all about the pace of the real estate market. We are poised for good things to happen in 2023!
It’s official! The Punxsutawney Phil woke up and saw his shadow this past week, which translates into six more weeks of winter real estate sales.
This week I introduce new updated weekly graphics to compare with 2022. I also debut a Daily Market Hotsheet report that will be published every evening at www.DesMoinesMarketValues.com. Lastly, what can we learn from New Construction Condo/Townhomes so far this year? Click that YouTube link and sit back for a few minutes and find out!
I'm working overtime to update and revamp all of my weekly market stats!
You've been waiting for it and it's now available! 2022 Year In Review show is here!
End of December Market Report AND Sneak Preview of Year End Sales
4th Quarter Analysis of Central Iowa Real Estate
Followup To Last Week - The Swing In Sold Pricing This Year
The Swing In List Pricing This Year
Final Year End Projections Week!
November End of Month Recap - 11 Down - 1 To Go!
Comparison Week - 2022 vs 2021 At Thanksgiving
Managing Year End Expectations
What Do You Get When You Cross A Real Estate Convention And A Hurricane?
October Home Sales End with No Tricks and Some Treats
Year End Predictions
ABC - Always. Be. Closing.
It's Decision Pending Week
Three of Four Quarters of Central Iowa Real Estate Is In The Books!
End of September Special Report for Central Iowa Real Estate
Highs & Lows Of New Construction In The Central Iowa Real Estate Market
Travel Back To 2008 In The Central Iowa Real Estate Market
Spotlight On Central Iowa New Construction Condo-Townhomes
Labor Day Is Upon Us As Central Iowa Real Estate Heads Toward Fall
Change Ahead - The Central Iowa Real Estate Cycle Explained
Is The Central Iowa Real Estate Market At A Crossroad?
You may have noticed that the Iowa State Fair has started, the heat indexes have been high, vacation season is in full swing and every school age child is preparing to get back to class! What does this mean for the Central Iowa real estate business? Hit the play button and find out!
Should I say or should I make you watch this week’s video to find out? It’s a short one…. I think I’m going to keep the tease going and all I will say is that “It Finally Happened!!”… Now hit that play button!
Familiarity Returns To The Des Moines & Central Iowa Real Estate Market
We Are Beginning To See Serious Price Reductions In The Des Moines & Central Iowa Real Estate Market
Des Moines Real Estate Market Stats Exposed! - I Mean Revealed!!
My Favorite View Of Des Moines Real Estate Market Stats - By Quarter!
Fireworks! - Breaking News! - End of June Recap!
This Week I’m Cleaning Out The Fridge! It’s Des Moines Market Stat Leftover Week!
The Federal Reserve Rate vs Home Mortgage Interest Rates - Explained!
Are Price Reductions Making A Comeback In Des Moines Real Estate?
How Different Was May 2022 Compared to May 2021?
What To Watch For In A Changing Market
Forget About Signs of Change - It’s Time To Adapt!
It's Nerd Week! National Real Estate Market vs Central Iowa
Signs, Signs, Everywhere Are Signs...
How Far Has Buying Power Dropped Since January 2022?
Show Me The Comps!
Dress For The Weather!
It's Time For A Market Checkup
It's Time For A Market Checkup
It's Time For A Market Checkup
The Sky is Falling! The Sky is Falling!!
It’s Open House Season!
February Market Review for Central Iowa Real Estate
Congratulations! It's a Listing!
Is There Such A Thing As Months of Inventory?
What’s The Deal About Sale Pendings?
Des Moines Real Estate Market Stats 100th Episode!
A Peak Behind The Curtain Of Des Moines Real Estate Market Stats
Des Moines Real Estate And The Big Slide
For Des Moines and Central Iowa
Des Moines Real Estate Survives Winter Storm Izzy
It's a New Week, a New Year and a New Show Format!