Des Moines Real Estate Overview


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Average Listing Price

  • $129,133
  • for week ending Aug 20
  • -$6,714
  • -4.9%
  • w-o-w

Median Sales Price

  • $128,000
  • May '14 - Aug '14
  • +$5,000
  • +4.1%
  • y-o-y

Most popular neighborhoods Avg. listing Price
Week ending Aug 20
w-o-w
Beaverdale $135,408 -1.1%
Greater South Side $139,930 -2.5%
Merle Hay $116,522 -0.8%
Bloomfield/Allen $183,124 +1.0%
Southwestern Hills $248,413 -7.9%
Movers & Shakers Avg. listing price
Week ending Aug 20
w-o-w
Valley High Manor $113,317 +33.9%
Laurel Hill $67,000 -24.3%
Woodland Heights $123,300 -14.2%
King-Irving Park $66,963 +11.8%
Douglas Acres $101,517 -11.6%
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Summary for Des Moines


Average price per square foot for Des Moines IA was $109, a decrease of 2.7% compared to the same period last year. The median sales price for homes in Des Moines IA for May 14 to Aug 14 was $128,000 based on 581 home sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median home sales price increased 4.1%, or $5,000, and the number of home sales decreased 15.3%. There are currently 1,325 resale and new homes in Des Moines on Trulia, including 5 open houses, as well as 791 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. The average listing price for homes for sale in Des Moines IA was $129,133 for the week ending Aug 20, which represents a decrease of 4.9%, or $6,714, compared to the prior week. Popular neighborhoods in Des Moines include Beaverdale and Greater South Side, with average listing prices of $135,408 and $139,930.

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