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Small Is the New Big for On-the-Go Seniors - By Michael Longsdon

Posted on July 26, 2019

Your little birds have flown the coop, and even the grandkids have aged out of long weekends together and nighttime sofa snuggles. Now, you’re left wi Read More >>
Homestead Tax Credit

Posted on June 12, 2019

HOMESTEAD TAX CREDIT REMINDER! Don’t forget to file for the homestead tax exemption by July 1st if you are a new homeowner in Iowa. What is homestead Read More >>
5 Frequently Asked Real Estate Questions

Posted on May 08, 2019

What is earnest money? Earnest money is a deposit made by the buyer to a Seller that represents the buyer’s good faith intention to buy a home. When b Read More >>
Helpful Hints for Staging your Home

Posted on April 17, 2019

What is staging? Staging is the process of arranging home furnishings and decor to make a house look its best when trying to sell. This may involve re Read More >>
Tips and Tricks of Curb Appeal

Posted on April 12, 2019

What is curb appeal? Curb appeal is the attractiveness of a property and its surroundings when viewed from the street. It is the first and last impres Read More >>
Ins and Outs of Home Inspections

Posted on April 03, 2019

What is a home inspection? A home inspection is completed to provide a home buyer an opportunity to identify any major unseen or hidden problems with Read More >>
New vs. Used Homes

Posted on March 25, 2019

New Construction Benefits Create your home, your way: Nothing beats picking your favorite countertops, cabinets and appliances. Along with that, being Read More >>
7 Pitfalls of the Home Buying Experience

Posted on March 20, 2019

Not checking your credit score Checking your credit score should be the very first thing you do before purchasing a home. You need to know what you’ll Read More >>
The Process of Selling your Home in 10 Steps

Posted on March 13, 2019

1. Finding the Right Listing Agent: Finding the right listing agent is crucial to the successful sale of your home. One of the best things you can do Read More >>
Meet the Engelman Real Estate Team

Posted on March 27, 2018

Hey there! We’re the Engelman Real Estate Team. We’re a family-operated real estate agency based out of Ames. Up until recently, it was just a team of Read More >>


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