Ben Engelman

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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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