Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Announces 2015 Strong Communities Award

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines) has announced details for the 2015 Strong Communities Award. Beginning on July 20, 2015, FHLB Des Moines members and partners will have the opportunity to win $15,000 to promote small business growth and retention in their communities.

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased Orscheln Farm & Home Property

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant Orscheln Farm & Home property located at 23680 Highway 5 in Centerville, IA for $2,040,000.

Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Celebrates 25 Years and $250 million in...

The Iowa Legislature recognized the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines) on Tuesday morning for its longstanding support and contributions to affordable housing throughout the state.

Lee & Associates Negotiates $10.14 Million Sale of Kraft Foods Distribution Facility

Lee & Associates, the largest broker-owned commercial real estate firm in the country, has negotiated the $10,144,199 sale of a Kraft Foods Jell-O distribution facility in Mason City, Iowa.

Iowa broker gains tools to effectively manage her online listings with addition of IDX...

Michael Jensen, of REMAX Spirit Lake & The Okobojis in Spirit Lake, Iowa has adopted the innovative IDX Broker software from IDX, Inc. to create a simplified online property search. Spirit Lake MLS (SLMLS) listings are seamlessly integrated onto the website Jensen supports, giving his clients and countless other home seekers a thorough and complete list of properties to begin their real estate search with. Never before has such a unique tool been so widely accessible, especially in the online real estate world.

Iowa Finance Authority and Waterloo Realtors and Lenders Encourage Participation in Summer Homeownership Contest...

WATERLOO - June 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) today joined with Four Seasons Realtors, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Board of Realtors and US Bank Home Mortgage in Coralville to encourage participation in The Meaning of Homeownership Contest, a partnership between the Iowa Finance Authority, Iowa Association of Realtors® and lenders and Realtors throughout the state to keep Iowa Waterloo home sales, which are currently up 11% over last year, on the rise.

Iowa Finance Authority and Eastern Iowa Realtors and Lenders Support Summer Homeownership Contest to...

CORALVILLE - June 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Over the last year home sales have increased seven percent in the Eastern Iowa area, according to the Cedar Rapids Area Association of REALTORS®, and to continue reaching that goal, the Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) and the Iowa Association of REALTORS® (IAR) have partnered with the Iowa City Association of REALTORS®, Residential Mortgage Network Inc., Re/Max Affiliates, and Skogman Realty to promote The Meaning of Homeownership Contest. This effort amongst lenders and Realtors is to show Iowans their support for homeownership and the importance of keeping homeownership on the rise.

The Boulder Group Completes Sale of Single Tenant Net Leased Walgreens Property in Cedar...

Northbrook, IL - December 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Walgreens property located at 3325 16th Avenue Southwest in Cedar Rapids, IA for $4,178,500.

IDX Broker software makes finding Clinton, Iowa property a Quick Search on website of...

EUGENE, OR - February 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Matthew Brisch of Howes & Jefferies Realtors has adopted a customized IDX solution from IDX, Inc. for his professional real estate website. As a member of the Clinton MLS (CLIN), Brisch has long has access to the immense database of property listings CLIN hosts. Now, clients of Brisch and potential buyers utilizing the innovative IDX solution he employs can experience an unprecedented level of access to CLIN listings conveniently from the Howes and Jefferies search page. The online property search in Clinton, Iowa has been revolutionized by IDX Broker and Matthew Brisch.

State of Iowa Receives $3.2 Million in Affordable Housing Funds

Des Moines, IA - December 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Communities throughout the state of Iowa were recently awarded $3.2 million in affordable housing grants through the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Affordable Housing Program (AHP). The 16 projects slated for completion with these grants will create 576 homes for lower income families. In total, FHLB Des Moines awarded $16.4 million to 57 projects.

Unique Iowa properties available for online search with IDX Broker software

EUGENE, OR - November 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. welcomes Sue Westergard to the growing team of real estate professionals choosing to enable a custom IDX solution on their realty websites. Agents and brokers, like Westergard, have long had access to detailed property listings. Now, thanks to IDX Broker software, Westergard can support thousands of Spirit Lake MLS (SLMLS) listings directly on her real estate search page. Her website serves home seekers and their every need, by hosting a thorough and comprehensive database of property listings online.

Pella provides new windows, accessible door for wounded Iowa veteran

PELLA, IA - November 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Steve and Sue Ralston are honoring Veterans Day this year by remodeling their rural home outside Waterloo, Iowa, for a very special Iowa veteran

Governor Culver announces $2.6 million in I-JOBS affordable housing awards

Grants support affordable housing in Akron, Cedar Rapids, Holstein and Woodbine. DES MOINES, IA - May 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Culver/Judge administration’s I-JOBS initiative continues to make an impact across Iowa, as Governor Chet Culver announced today that $2.6 million in I-JOBS affordable housing assistance funds have been allocated to five projects. The awards mark the final allocations of the $20 million available through the I-JOBS Affordable Housing Program, administered by the Iowa Finance Authority.

Invite Someone Home Again This Holiday Season

November 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Sioux City Economic Development Department is continuing its campaign inviting former residents to move back to Sioux City this holiday season. Initially launched late last year, the “Home Again” marketing initiative will utilize local media including print, tv, bus signage, banners and electronic billboards to target parents and families who want to see their children move back to Sioux City.

MPSC Issues Request for Proposals for up to $5.5 million in Michigan Energy Efficiency...

February 16, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for up to $5.5 million...


HUD Secretary Donovan and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller Unveil First...

WASHINGTON, DC - August 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced today the launch of the National Mortgage Servicing Settlement’s first public service announcement (PSA) television ad titled “Homeowner Help.” The PSA, which can be viewed at and, is designed to educate homeowners about the resources available to them through the mortgage servicing settlement.


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