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Ames
  • Town in Iowa

Ames Real Estate Market

About Ames Real Estate

Housing
grade B
Based on home values, property taxes, housing costs, local schools, and more.
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    59%
  • Own
    41%
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Real Estate Costs

Median Home Value
$205,900
National
$217,500
Home Values
  • <$50k
    5%
  • $50-$99k
    3%
  • $100-$199k
    40%
  • $200-$399k
    45%
  • $400-$749k
    6%
  • $750k+
    0%
Median Rent
$930
National
$1,062
Monthly Rent
  • <$500
    5%
  • $500-$999
    56%
  • $1,000-$1,499
    26%
  • $1,500-$1,999
    10%
  • $2,000+
    3%
31%
of residents say housing is affordable. 45 responses

Home Quality

Poll
62%
of residents say the exterior quality of homes is good or excellent. 45 responses
Poll
51%
of residents say the interior quality of homes is good or excellent. 45 responses
53%
of residents say there is a good variety of homes. 45 responses
56%
of residents say there are a few vacant or abandoned properties here and there. 45 responses
40%
of residents say that parking is readily available. 45 responses

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Overview

Homes in Ames have a median value of $205,900. The median rent price in Ames is $930 and most residents rent their homes. Ames is very walkable, and there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks nearby.

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