​Best 6 (Secret) DIY Tips for Your Des Moines, Iowa Home!

​Best 6 (Secret) DIY Tips for Your Des Moines, Iowa Home!

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Common problems. Genius solutions.1. Pre-Painting PrepBefore you paint, use a floor duster to remove all the dust from your walls. Because of the long handle, you won’t even need to pull out a ladder, and your paint result will be a million times better.2. Perfect...

Insider Home Staging Tips for Des Moines, Iowa Homeowners

Insider Home Staging Tips for Des Moines, Iowa Homeowners

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Your agent won’t have to say, “Picture this.” Buyers will see your home at its best.Staging your house can make you money. Seventy-one percent of sellers’ agents believe a well-staged environment increases the dollar value buyers are willing to offer, according...

Des Moines Iowa Ranked in Top 10 AGAIN!

Des Moines Iowa Ranked in Top 10 AGAIN!

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Des Moines is the 9th best place to live! (U.S. News, 2017) As most of you who read this are full-time residents of the Des Moines area I hope you're feeling the Des Moines pride! We have such amazing leaders that make our cost of living reasonably low and provide...

​What Not to Do as a New Des Moines Iowa Homeowner

​What Not to Do as a New Des Moines Iowa Homeowner

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Avoid these easy-to-prevent mistakes that could cost you big time.We know so well the thrill of owning your own house — but don’t let the excitement cause you to overlook the basics. We’ve gathered up a half dozen classic boo-boos new homeowners often commit —...

The Most Popular Dog Breed in Des Moines, Iowa 2016

The Most Popular Dog Breed in Des Moines, Iowa 2016

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The holidays are upon us and the kids are starting to talk about what an exciting surprise a sweet puppy, presented with a little red bow would be. As parents we know what we're in for - training, dusting, grooming, picking up...stuff. If you're thinking about gifting...