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I wanted to provide an update on the residential tax abatement program in Adel. For years 2011, 2012 and 2013 the city has offered a program that abates 100% property tax for a period of 7 years. The Adel city council just extended the program another three years for 2014,2015,2016. The program has been very… Read More
Iowa Finance Authority announced a great new program this week to put money back in the hands of homebuyers. The Take Credit! Mortgage Credit Certificate provides for an up to $2000 per year tax credit for the life of the mortgage. So essentially you would receive $2000 towards your tax liability. If you liability is zero,… Read More
If you are a returning visitor, you have probably noticed that KevinHowe.com has been upgraded to a new WordPress theme. We are excited about the new look and additional features to make shopping for a home even easier. Some of the additions include: New mortgage and affordability calculators Current mortgage rates Latest new listings on… Read More
We just added a new feature to kevinhowe.com, the ability to view bank-owned foreclosures online. The searches are organized by price-point and contain all the of bank-owned (REO) properties listed in the Des Moines MLS. This includes Des Moines and the surrounding areas. You can browse the listings and get more information on opportunities to purchase… Read More
This is a widgeted area which is called Featured Properties. It is using the Genesis - Featured Posts widget to display what you see on the AgentPress child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Posts widget into the Featured Properties widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit page screen and publish your page. The Featured Posts widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.