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Des Moines
  • City in Iowa

Des Moines Real Estate Market

About Des Moines Real Estate

Housing
grade B minus
Based on home values, property taxes, housing costs, local schools, and more.
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Real Estate Costs

Median Home Value
$133,200
National
$217,500
Home Values
  • <$50k
    6%
  • $50-$99k
    22%
  • $100-$199k
    54%
  • $200-$399k
    15%
  • $400-$749k
    3%
  • $750k+
    1%
Median Rent
$855
National
$1,062
Monthly Rent
  • <$500
    9%
  • $500-$999
    61%
  • $1,000-$1,499
    25%
  • $1,500-$1,999
    4%
  • $2,000+
    1%
58%
of residents say housing is affordable. 24 responses

Home Quality

Poll
58%
of residents say the exterior quality of homes is good or excellent. 24 responses
Poll
58%
of residents say the interior quality of homes is good or excellent. 24 responses
63%
of residents say there is a good variety of homes. 24 responses
72%
of residents say there are a few vacant or abandoned properties here and there. 25 responses
54%
of residents say that parking is readily available. 24 responses

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Overview

Homes in Des Moines have a median value of $133,200. The median rent price in Des Moines is $855 and most residents own their homes. Des Moines is walkable, and there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks nearby.

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