Home Improvement Projects for the Best Return on Investment

Posted at 12:26 pm on February 12, 2018

Unless you bought a brand new home, it is likely that your home could use some (or a lot of) improvements.  Buying an older home is desirable because it comes with all the character and charm of the era when it was built, whether it be mid-century, Victorian, etc.  But older homes require a lot […]


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February Giveaway

Posted at 2:55 pm on February 2, 2018

We are doing a giveaway this month and it is perfect timing for a Valentines Day treat! (Or let’s be honest… to use any time you want because I would personally love to be at home in sweatpants on Valentines Day!)  Imagine yourself…sitting in a beautiful French bistro, sipping on some of the best red […]


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Open Houses Sunday, February 4th, 2018 presented by the Sara Hopkins Real Estate Team

Posted at 11:02 am on

This weeks open houses will be held on Sunday, February 4th from 1-4pm in our Ironwood South, Pleasant Grove, and Sunrise Pointe developments. Ironwood South is located in Altoona just off 1st Avenue South. Ironwood South has a park, access to bike trails, pond and SE Polk Schools with Clay Elementary.  The tax abatement in Altoona […]


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Open Houses for Sunday, January 28, 2018

Posted at 9:07 pm on January 25, 2018

This weeks open houses will be held on Sunday, January 28th from 1-4pm in our Sunrise Pointe and Pleasant Grove developments- only 5 completed homes remain! Don’t worry, we have 9 more homes coming soon so be sure to stop by to see how construction is moving along and selected finishes. Next week to you can […]


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Iowa’s First-Time Homebuyers Savings Account

Posted at 3:07 pm on January 22, 2018

Exciting news for first-time homebuyers! In May of 2017 the Iowa Legislature approved into law the First-Time Homebuyer Savings Accounts (FTHSA) and they are now available to take advantage of, as of January 1, 2018.  This account is a great way to help save for that downpayment and for closing costs on your new home […]


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Open Houses Sunday, January 21, 2018

Posted at 2:11 pm on January 18, 2018

This weeks open houses will be held on Sunday, January 18th from 1-4pm in our Sunrise Pointe and Pleasant Grove developments- only 5 completed homes remain! Don’t worry, we have 9 more homes coming soon so be sure to stop by to see how construction is moving along and selected finishes. Pleasant Grove is a new […]


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Open Houses Sunday, January 14, 2018

Posted at 9:36 am on January 14, 2018

This weeks open houses will be held on Sunday, January 14th from 1-4pm in our Sunrise Pointe and Pleasant Grove developments- only 5 completed homes remain! Don’t worry, we have 9 more homes coming soon so be sure to stop by to see how construction is moving along and selected finishes. Pleasant Grove is a new […]


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Open Houses Sunday, December 17th!

Posted at 10:47 am on December 17, 2017

This weeks open houses will be held on Sunday, December 17th from 1-4pm in our Ironwood South, Sunrise Pointe, and Pleasant Grove developments. Ironwood South is located in Altoona just off 1st Avenue South. Ironwood South has a park, access to bike trails, pond and SE Polk Schools with Clay Elementary.  The tax abatement in Altoona […]


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Want to be a Homeowner in 2018?

Posted at 2:21 pm on December 14, 2017

I know firsthand how intense buying a home can be and I was STILL  overwhelmed when I bought my first home.  Sign this…provide proof of that…there is A LOT of paperwork! The best thing you can do to make sure there are no surprises during your home buying journey is to prepare yourself and do […]


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Open Houses Sunday, December 10th!

Posted at 11:08 am on December 7, 2017

This weeks open houses will be held on Sunday, December 10th from 1-4pm in our Ironwood South, Sunrise Pointe, and Pleasant Grove developments. Ironwood South is located in Altoona just off 1st Avenue South. Ironwood South has a park, access to bike trails, pond and SE Polk Schools with Clay Elementary.  The tax abatement in Altoona […]


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