We've Moved IAR HQ!

Check out IAR's new West Des Moines location at 5950 Village View Dr. #100, West Des Moines, IA 50266.

4 Tips to Figure Out a Mortgage Budget and How Much Mortgage You Can Afford

By knowing how much mortgage you can handle, you can ensure that homeownership will fit in your budget. Here are some surefire ways you can get your finances in order before you buy a home.

2018 RPAC Recap

What a year!

2019 Congress and the Outlook for Real Estate

Executive news from our CEO, Gavin Blair

President's Message

John Goede's 2019 Goals

Iowa RPAC Hall of Fame

Newest members of the Iowa RPAC Hall of Fame.

Staff Update: Kris Brend

Meet our new Director of Education!

Legislative Agenda 2019

The IAR Legislative Committee held a meeting in early October to discuss potential legislative issues the IAR may deal with during the 2019 legislative session.

Home Sales and Median Sales Price Increase in November

Iowa homes sales and median sales price continue to increase over last year according to November Housing Trends by the Iowa Association of REALTORS.

Rural Property Appraisals

Help your clients learn what factors determine what their rural property is worth. Share the following five features to consider when buying or building in the country.

Giving Tuesday: A Global Day of Giving

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is known as Giving Tuesday, a day to give back to those less fortunate.

Iowa Homes Sales Up Slightly, Sold Fast in October

Home sales were up slightly in October while homes are selling faster and for a higher price than last year at this time according to October Housing Trends by the Iowa Association of REALTORS® .

John Goede Installed as 2019 IAR President

Meet the 2019 IAR President, John Goede of Spencer.

Time Frames and Deadlines in Real Estate

The law has all sorts of time frames and deadlines for differing things. Keep the following as a partial list of friendly reminders and peruse the Code and Administrative rules for your favorite time requirements.

Wahlberg Entertains at General Session

Movie star shares insights on career, business ventures, family during discussion at NAR Annual Conference.

REALTOR® Foundation of Iowa Auction Results

Over $14,000 was raised at this year's IAR Convention!

Sales Dropped, Sales Price Rose in September

In September, Iowa housing sales dropped, while the inventory and median sales price rose.

Rural Property Rights

Don't let your rural homebuyers get caught off-guard by the legal limitations of living in the country. Share these tips on rural property rights.

New Possible Option for Health Insurance

The Iowa Association of REALTORS and our partners Association Marketing Group are exploring an option to offer a new health insurance group plan. If you are interested, please read more and complete this form.

Annual Convention Recap

Over 550 Realtors and affiliates attended "It's Show Time", the 2018 Annual Convention, in Ames in mid-September. Check out the recap and photos!

Assessing Wells and Septic Systems

Help your clients buy or build their country dream home with confidence by sharing these tips on assessing wells and septic systems.

Mortgage Mistakes

Help your clients improve their chances of securing home loan approval by sharing the following list of common mortgage mistakes.

Home Loan Application 101

Share these five borrowing basics with your first-time homebuyers to help them overcome their mortgage application concerns.

Annual Meeting: Your Invite

Join us for the Annual Meeting at the Annual IAR Convention in Ames, Iowa, September 12th.

Calculating Borrowing Capacity

How much house can your clients really afford?

Summer Meetings Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended the IAR Annual Summer Meetings! We reached record numbers this year with more than 200 registrants for the meetings and evening networking events in Okoboji.

Home Prices Continue Upward Trend, Sales Drop in April

Median sale price rose in April and sales were down when compared to April of last year according to the Housing Trends Report from the Iowa Association of REALTORS.

Association 2.0

There are many changes happening now and in the coming months. Find out what they are and how they impact your business and membership.

Lenders and Home Site Loans

Home site loans vary by lender. Help your rural homebuyers find the right mortgage by sharing the key benefits of working with a portfolio lender who specializes in financing homes in the country.

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