Des Moines Real Estate Overview


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Average Listing Price

  • $134,479
  • for week ending Sep 10
  • +$3,293
  • +2.5%
  • w-o-w

Median Sales Price

  • $127,500
  • Jun '14 - Sep '14
  • +$3,750
  • +3.0%
  • y-o-y

Most popular neighborhoods Avg. listing Price
Week ending Sep 10
w-o-w
Beaverdale $141,743 +3.2%
Merle Hay $117,772 +0.1%
Greater South Side $172,805 +2.1%
Bloomfield/Allen $175,381 -2.2%
Drake $107,475 -3.2%
Movers & Shakers Avg. listing price
Week ending Sep 10
w-o-w
Capitol Park $76,050 +16.2%
Laurel Hill $66,913 -16.1%
Waveland Woods $162,427 -15.2%
Martin Luther King Jr. Park $57,721 +13.0%
Greenwood $910,000 +12.9%
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Summary for Des Moines


Average price per square foot for Des Moines IA was $113, a decrease of 3.4% compared to the same period last year. The median sales price for homes in Des Moines IA for Jun 14 to Sep 14 was $127,500 based on 596 home sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median home sales price increased 3%, or $3,750, and the number of home sales decreased 13.9%. There are currently 1,366 resale and new homes in Des Moines on Trulia, including 34 open houses, as well as 804 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 $134,479 for the week ending Sep 10, which represents an increase of 2.5%, or $3,293, compared to the prior week. Popular neighborhoods in Des Moines include Beaverdale and Merle Hay, with average listing prices of $141,743 and $117,772.

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