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Q1 2017: Des Moines Metro Housing Snapshot

By Kalen | Published March 03, 2017

With 1,843 active listings of single-family homes, the Des Moines Metro is once again seeing an ALL-TIME LOW in terms of active inventories, and in comparison to previous years. Of these listings, 42 percent are comprised of new construction homes. Overall inventories of residential real estate remain very low as a six-month supply is considered to be a sign of market stability. Today, TOTAL SUPPLY of single-family homes sits at 2.4 months, a slight decrease from 2.6 months as of a year ago.   The total number of PENDING SALES of single-family homes stood at 1,331, a year-over-year increase, as pending sales of new homes also rose to include offers on 339 properties, compared with 298 in Q1 2016. Sales [...]

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9th Annual Builder and Developer Luncheon

By Kalen | Published February 17, 2016

Here are the slides from the Ninth Annual Builder & Developer Luncheon, presented by Peoples Company and Diligent Development, and my full single-family housing statistics from Q1 2016. Also, for further details on current single-family market statistics in the Des Moines-area, please check back as they will be released on my blog shortly after the information presented at the luncheon! Click here for 9th Annual Builder & Developer Luncheon Slides Click here for Q1 2016 Stats

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Q1 2015: Des Moines Metro Market Snapshot

By Kalen | Published March 20, 2015

The Des Moines Metro Market Snapshot is a quarterly report featuring inventories of new construction and existing single-family homes in the 18 communities I track for Peoples Company. My reports cover the residential housing data and statistics presented during Peoples Company’s Annual Builder & Developer Luncheon, and provide updates on the Des Moines-area market throughout the year. The 2015 Builder & Developer Luncheon, presented by Peoples Company and Diligent Development, walked us through the prior year and provided a look to what’s ahead in for the Des Moines area housing community. My annual presentation is focused on comparing statistics, sharing information and leading a discussion about trends throughout the residential real estate and the new construction home market in Central [...]

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8th Annual Builder and Developer Luncheon

By admin | Published February 27, 2015

Here are slides from the 8th Annual Builder and Developer Luncheon! Also for further details on Single Family Market Stats please see my Q1 2015 Stats and watch for my blog to come out shortly on these numbers. Click here for Q1 Stats Click here for 8th Annual Builder and Developer Luncheon Slides

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