December 2014

Found 5 blog entries for December 2014.

We would like to congratulate Laurie Culp on her new position as the Director of New Agent Training and Development for CENTURY 21 Signature Real Estate. In addition to this new role, Laurie will also continue to list and sell homes from the Ankeny branch.

We sat down with Laurie to congratulate her and to ask her a few questions:

When did you get involved in real estate?
Around 2000, we were approached to sell our acreage which was a top-to-bottom, inside-out renovation. Since we did the work ourselves, we were able to take the large profit and purchase an income property and put a down payment on a new-construction home. Because of that, the wheels started turning and I got my license within the next year.

When did you start working for Century 21?
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We would like to congratulate Jennifer Clark on her appointment as the Managing Broker for the Urbandale branch office of CENTURY 21 Signature Real Estate.  With more than 15 years of experience as a real estate expert in the Greater Des Moines region, Jennifer offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

Graduating from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Finance with a real estate emphasis, Jennifer Clark became a licensed real estate agent in 1999 and has been a Des Moines metro area agent ever since. Jennifer’s background allows her to understand the financial side to buying a home. She knows what the local lenders have to offer and she prides herself on making her clients aware of some great options and helping them every step of the

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  1. Ames
  • Ames has a population of 59,206, with a population density of 2,445 people per square mile.
  • 24.214 square miles of Ames is land, and 0.063 square miles is water.
  • The median age of an Ames resident is 23.6 years old. The population is 47.31% female, and 52.69% male.
  • The air quality index is 93.4, and the water quality index is 61.
  • Ames has an unemployment rate of 2.40%, with annual job growth of 2.23%. Over the next 10 years, job growth is expected to be 42.10%.
  • Median household income is $41,561.
  • The median home age in Ames is 32 years, and the median home price is $197,500.
  • 4.04% of all housing in Ames stands vacant.
  • Ames has 202 sunny days per year, and 90 days a year with precipitation.
  • Ames ranks 94 on
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