Des Moines Real Estate Overview


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Average Listing Price

  • $135,522
  • for week ending Oct 15
  • +$2,960
  • +2.2%
  • w-o-w

Median Sales Price

  • $125,000
  • Jul '14 - Oct '14
  • +$5,000
  • +4.2%
  • y-o-y

Most popular neighborhoods Avg. listing Price
Week ending Oct 15
w-o-w
Beaverdale $146,277 +2.4%
Greater South Side $148,186 -12.1%
Merle Hay $118,578 +3.9%
Southwestern Hills $302,422 +4.2%
Drake $114,189 -0.5%
Movers & Shakers Avg. listing price
Week ending Oct 15
w-o-w
Douglas Acres $131,745 +33.9%
Frisbie Park $97,933 -29.8%
Salisbury Oaks $487,529 +29.1%
New Visions $33,500 -25.2%
River Bend $75,255 -16.2%
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Summary for Des Moines


Average price per square foot for Des Moines IA was $116, an increase of 5.5% compared to the same period last year. The median sales price for homes in Des Moines IA for Jul 14 to Oct 14 was $125,000 based on 360 home sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median home sales price increased 4.2%, or $5,000, and the number of home sales decreased 51.3%. There are currently 1,331 resale and new homes in Des Moines on Trulia, including 27 open houses, as well as 807 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 $135,522 for the week ending Oct 15, which represents an increase of 2.2%, or $2,960, compared to the prior week. Popular neighborhoods in Des Moines include Beaverdale and Greater South Side, with average listing prices of $146,277 and $148,186.

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