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[NEWS] Iowa Real Estate Trends
Sunday, March 18th, 2011
How healthy is the Iowa real estate market? Will home owners in Iowa face the same challenges as residents in California? We take a closer look:
We wanted to find out if the Iowa real estate market was decreasing or increasing in terms of the number of sales and also housing prices. We contacted some real estate professionals at Iowa Real Estate to find out and here is what they said.
We interviewed six agents listed on the Iowa real estate.com website and each believed that the market overall was healthy. In addition to that, there was a mixed response regarding the housing prices indicator. Some said that housing prices were increasing and some believed they were staying the same. None believed that the market or demand for houses were driving prices down.
[NEWS] Preparing Yourself in the Iowa Real Estate Market
Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
With the current bills being passed in the Iowa Senate, home-owners and buyers are questioning how mortgage rates will be affected. Whether you are looking to refinance your current home or are in the market to purchase a new home, there are plentiful resources available to educate you on your options. With the average mortgage rate trending upwards it's intelligent to make your purchases during the 2012 market because homes are being sold at record low amounts. With fewer people filing for mortgages, new home-owners are looking at additional incentives that have not been available in previous markets.
Understanding the options that are available to you as a mortgage consumer are imperative to securing the best possible mortgage rates. You never want to find yourself in a situation where you will be paying more than necessary so the best way to protect yourself is to educate yourself in order to understand the current market. Be sure to utilize the tools available to compare these mortgage rates and work in correlation with a qualified mortgage broker. Utilizing these resources will allow you to cater a rate specifically to your needs and save you hundreds or thousands of dollars over the long-term.
[NEWS] Iowa Senate News Offers Iowa Residents Insight Into State Financial Trends
Thursday, March 7th, 2011
When most people think about senate news, they think about bills passed, defeated and tabled, bills that will not really ever affect the lives of the every day Iowa resident. However, much of what goes on in the Iowa senate is directly related to individuals' everyday lives. Real Estate is one area of Iowa commerce that is heavily regulated, and what happens on the senate floor is of the utmost importance to Iowa homeowners.
For example, Iowa senators have the power to make decisions that can either make it easier or harder for Iowa residents to deal with their debt. They institute laws that regulate debt settlement companies or they pass laws that create resources for homeowners who are interested in debt reduction that might them help keep their homes or avoid bankruptcy. Individuals interested in debt reduction may also want to check out Iowa senate news because the lawmaking body has the power to enact real estate regulations that can make home buying easier.
However, accessing what happens in the Iowa senate is not always easy. Although local news reporting agencies do cover the senate, finding information about each and every decision and sorting through that information to find the information that suits an individual can be tiresome. Luckily, there are options other than local Iowa paper -- like Iowa Senate News, the online resource for Iowa residents that offers easy access to important senate decisions.
Iowa Senate News
Monday, March 30th, 2011
Iowa senate news is dedicated to researching and reporting the latest news from around Iowa.
We follow subjects such as the Iowa state senate, real estate market and housing trends, communities, people making a difference, and more!