Friday Finds with Realtor Sara Hopkins | Episode 66 Divine Times Vintage

Posted at 3:09 pm on December 5, 2022

Todays Friday Finds is at Divine Times Vintage in Highland Park! Owner Jerrica Yasumura opened this eclectic shop in November and we can’t get over how many amazing finds there are! Find unique vintage pieces, including clothing, home goods and furniture. Multiple vendors sell their hand curated vintage selections and each week features a new guest […]


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Friday Finds with Realtor Sara Hopkins | Episode 65 Plant Life Designs

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Todays Friday Finds highlights Plant Life Designs Winter Wreath Festival happening Saturday November 26th from 9am-2pm! This is my go-to wreath every year, they’re gorgeous & last throughout winter! If you haven’t been out to visit @plantlifetara on her gorgeous Van Meter property you must add it to your list of things to do. She offers fun […]


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Friday Finds with Realtor Sara Hopkins | Episode 64 Habitat for Humanity ReStore

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Today’s Friday Finds highlights one of my favorite local non-profits, the Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity. Did you know that our local Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity has two home improvement stores? The Greater Des Moines ReStores are a hidden gem full of home goods, appliances, tools, windows, doors, rugs, and so much […]


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Friday Finds with Realtor Sara Hopkins | Episode 63 Chippy’s

Posted at 1:26 pm on October 21, 2022

Today’s Friday Finds gave us a sneak peak of a brand-new shop opening in the Des Moines area for the first time, Chippy’s! Walking in the door takes me back to my time in England. This shop is filled with everything British. From Cadburys and Walkers to jams and jellies used in the Buckingham Palace, […]


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Friday Finds with Realtor Sara Hopkins | Episode 62 Rail Explorers

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Today’s Friday Finds was the coolest experience! We ventured out to Boone, Iowa to check out the brand-new @railexplorersusa experience on the Boone Scenic Valley Railroad. This was unlike anything I have ever done before. As riders you travel in an open pedal powered rail car and get to enjoy 360-degree views of gorgeous scenery on the […]


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Friday Finds with Realtor Sara Hopkins | Episode 61 Winefest

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In Today’s Friday Finds we are highlighting one of my favorite non-profits in Des Moines, Winefest. This year they are celebrating 20 years of bringing fine food and wine together while raising money for arts and culture. They host many amazing events throughout the year and celebrate our local culinary scene. Two signature events begin […]


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Wondering if you should buy a home?

Posted at 10:08 am on October 19, 2022

Research shows that homeowners not only build wealth simply by owning the home they live in, but they also feel higher levels of joy as a homeowner. 🤗 The median net worth of a homeowner is 46 times HIGHER than renters! Investing in homeownership creates an opportunity to build equity and increase wealth over time. […]


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Nothing is Permanent

Posted at 11:42 am on October 5, 2022

Market changes are happening. For the first time in over two years the market is peaking and we are seeing things return to a more traditional real estate cycle of peaks and slowdowns. The media won’t stop talking about it and it’s true, interest rates are rising. But let’s be honest most of us could […]


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Friday Finds with Realtor Sara Hopkins | Episode 60 Surety Hotel

Posted at 1:48 pm on October 4, 2022

Today’s Friday Finds takes us downtown to the Surety Hotel. In the real estate industry, we are constantly looking for unique and welcoming environments to meet with clients, host a team meeting, or catch up on emails. With their inviting and cozy space, it feels like you’re in Des Moines living room.  The coffee bar […]


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Friday Finds with Realtor Sara Hopkins | Episode 59 — Pepper Harrow

Posted at 10:45 am on September 9, 2022

Today’s Friday Finds took us to Pepper Harrow flower farm. This magical place is located in Winterset Iowa and is worth the drive to discover its beauty. The farm has many different events throughout the year and one of their most popular is the “you-cut” bouquet where you get to be the artist and roam the […]


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