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Misty SOLDwisch
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Innovations
About Misty

Here is a video telling you all about me & my team: https://youtu.be/E_F6g2lj3Pg "My goal is to take every individual step of the real estate process and make it BETTER than what everyone else does—to provide the BEST service, preparation, options and advice for our clients!" Licensed to sell real estate since 2000, I have been a Broker/Owner since 2007. I enjoy the challenge and the honor of helping buyers and sellers achieve their real estate goals with my team of dedicated agents who all have specialized roles for their part of the real estate process. I also love the opportunity to work with my husband Keith as Chief Operations Officer for our business—we have been married since 1995, and have 4 kids together. While I had great success with my prior brand affiliations (I was the No.1 Team Leader for 4 years), I jumped at the opportunity to partner in 2017 with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate. It is an incredible combination of a trusted, quality brand backed by a media powerhouse – great technology, grounded in the traditions of home! Be sure to check out my TV commercial with Barbara Corcoran, from ABC's Shark Tank: https://youtu.be/QTnR9OKNbiY

Single Family Home Transactions
410
Condo Transactions
22
Townhome Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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About Ingrid

"My goal is to educate our clients and make sure that they have all of the information necessary to make a well-informed decision about the home and neighborhood that is the best fit for their family. For the majority of people the purchase or sale of a home is their largest single investment. My goal is to guide you successfully and easily through the contractual, investment and emotional decisions involved in the Real Estate process. I am committed to providing you and your friends with superior service and expertise and to make it the most memorable purchase of your life. Please feel free to contact me about any property you find online or let me guide you every step of the way by calling or e-mailing me to set up an appointment today. As a added bonus for local moves I offer fee use of a 16 ft moving truck! Just another way we go above and beyond to provide superior customer service.

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"She did an excellent job in explaining the process and in negotiating the sale on the best possible ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
240
Condo Transactions
16
Townhome Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Pennie Carroll
Pennie Carroll & Associates | Real Estate
About Pennie

Pennie Carroll offers a team of professionals with a high level of more than 50 years of experience and energy in her successful Real Estate business. Preparing the home, excellent photography, attracting the seller, negotiating the sale to a successful closing, her team of experts have you covered. They have the knowledge of the area and work hard to find the next home and coordinate inspections, partnering with the top lenders in the area . Broker/Realtor and many designations and awards are evidence of the level of professionalism Pennie Carroll & Associate clients receive from their services. Whether buying or selling it makes Sense to Choose Pennie Carroll and Associates.

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"I selected Pennie after interviewing a few agents. I felt confident she was the person who would hel..."

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Townhome Transactions
42
Single Family Home Transactions
620
Condo Transactions
24
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Jorge Ibarra
Keller Williams Greater Des Moines
About Jorge

Avid learner of all things real estate. Always seeking to create long term win-win relationships. God, Family,then Business. Traveler and sports enthusiast.

Single Family Home Transactions
310
TIC Transactions
0
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
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Shane Torres
RE/MAX Concepts
About Shane

Shane began his career in the construction industry after receiving his degree in Carpentry and Business Trade. He took night classes to earn an Associate Degree in Computer Aided Drafting, with an emphasis in Architectural drafting. After a few years building homes, he decided to obtain his real estate license in early 2009. Shane knew he wanted to be under the RE/MAX balloon, and decided on RE/MAX Concepts. As his business began to flourish, he opened an office in Polk City and began adding office staff. Shane built a strong business over the years and also saw an opportunity to become a mentor to other agents. He accepted the offer to become a Broker/Owner with RE/MAX Concepts in 2013, and he became a principal owner of RE/MAX Concepts in September 2016. Shane currently resides in Polk City with his wife and three kids where he is involved with various, local organizations.

Townhome Transactions
60
Single Family Home Transactions
620
Condo Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
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Hilary Tetrick
RE/Max Concepts
About Hilary

Yes… I DO know how I want to run my business and treat my clients! I highly value my friends, family, clients, and referrals. They are the lifeblood of my business! I want them to feel respected, able to talk and be honest with me. I want to make sure they are informed about the steps required for buying and selling in today's ever-changing market. I am constantly looking for new ways to improve myself and business. Settings myself apart from other agents, keeping on top of new technologies, being educated, and trying new marketing. About me: I started in real estate part-time while working in the restaurant industry but realized how much I enjoyed helping people find the perfect home. So, four years ago I made the jump to full time and have continued to build a thriving business ever since. My specialty is helping first time home buyers because I enjoy educating people on the process, such as what to expect and helping them make the best-informed decision to find the perfect home for their family I recently made the transition to RE/MAX Concepts to where my business, Iowa Is Home, was born. I have also become a member of the Jen Stanbrough Real Estate Team. We work as a small office bringing our own strengths, ideas and personalities giving each other advice and support. I’m very proud of my accomplishments and all the people that I have been able to help with my experience and education. I love to talk real estate and would love to make you a client for life! Give me a quick call or email to get started.

Single Family Home Transactions
77
Townhome Transactions
3
TIC Transactions
0
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Alen Agic
RE/MAX Concepts
About Alen

As a listing agent, I look forward to helping you sell your property for top dollar. The right marketing, attention to detail, and pricing are key whenever selling real estate. 2020 has already been a great year, personally having closed 50 transactions year-to-date.

Townhome Transactions
25
Condo Transactions
26
Single Family Home Transactions
95
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Timothy Schutte
EXIT Realty Capital City
About Timothy

Top selling Real Estate Agent and Broker Owner in the Des Moines Metro. My team prides itself on getting our client's home sold for top dollar with expert marketing and negotiations. Our marketing plan is based on a strong internet presence, professional photography, and email communication. Our buyers are given expert advice on value and negotiations. Timothy's Team has extensive experience with 1. Sellers 2. Buyers 3. New Construction 4. Investment properties 5. Relocation Our team is here to serve you in your real estate needs. Having grown up on a farm by Ocheyedan, Ia (Northwest part of the state) I learned the meaning of work. Work is a passion of mine. I enjoy the challenge that being a Realtor brings. I attended Western Christian High School in Hull, IA and attended Dordt College in Sioux Center, IA. In the Fall of 2005, I transferred to Drake University in Des Moines and graduated with a BA in Politics and a BA in Economics. I practiced Real Estate at Prudential First Realty from November 2006 to November 2011 and then joined EXIT Realty North Star in December 2011 and have now opened my own brokerage EXIT Realty Capital City in November 2013.

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"Timothy is very knowledgeable! He helped me find my dream home. As a first time home buyer I had qui..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
170
Condo Transactions
4
Townhome Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Jen Silverthorn
ReMax Real Estate Concepts
About Jen

Jen is passionate about her work & is active in her business & real estate community. Jen has proven techniques on how to sell her clients homes quickly, negotiate strongly & find dream homes all while providing her clients with VIP service. Before her career in real estate, Jen worked in the residential real estate world for over 13 years. Working at Principal Residential Mortgage, Inc., Bankers Trust & Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in the various departments of Post-closing, Secondary Marketing, Commercial Lending and Reverse Mortgage. However, her love for all things real estate led her to become a Realtor. Having grown up helping her family build & renovate homes – she progressed on to building and renovating homes with her husband, Steve, and passing their knowledge on to their daughter, Breonna. In her free time, Jen enjoys spending time with her friends, riding her motorcycle, camping and getting her sweat on at her favorite Crossfit gym. Jen feels there is no one better, no one more passionate, and no one that works as hard for their clients, than herself.

Townhome Transactions
20
Single Family Home Transactions
60
Condo Transactions
2
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Mariah Klemp
Remax Concepts
About Mariah

My passion for real estate began at 8 years old. Every Sunday I cut out the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier "Home Plan of the Week" and collected them in a big drawer. I would spend hours pouring over these plans when I had the time, dreaming about one day selling these gorgeous homes. Fast forward many years later and here I am, living out my dream career with the same passion I had as a child. I have the knowledge, skill, motivation, and determination to help my clients through all their real estate transactions in a seamless manner. My enthusiasm and energy will help make the real estate buying and selling process an exciting experience for all, from the first meeting all the way to the closing table. There is truly no better feeling than handing over the keys to a brand new homeowner, watching all your hard work pay off to help someone accomplish the American Dream of owning a home. I love my clients and I would love to assist you with all your real estate needs.

Condo Transactions
20
Single Family Home Transactions
68
TIC Transactions
0
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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
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Why you need a top real estate agent in Des Moines, IA

The best real estate agents out there know how to close deals quickly and painlessly, plus save you money along the way. A top 3% Des Moines agent does 481 deals a year, compared with the average agent’s 74 deals. They save buyers 5.9% more than their average-performing counterparts, and save sellers over 10% more than average.

Top Seller's Agents

In contrast with the average Des Moines real estate agent, the top seller's agents sell 406.64 more homes, close deals 33.61 days faster, and earn sellers an extra 36.4% on each home sale.

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Top Buyer's Agents

In comparison to average real estate agents in Des Moines, top buyer's agents save clients 90.8% on their home and help buy 1.8x more properties.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Des Moines, IA

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.4 stars

Top real estate agents in Des Moines score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Des Moines agent who scores only 4.4 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Des Moines and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

Recent reviews for Des Moines real estate agents and REALTORS

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Collin B
Realty One Group Impact
Feb 26, 2020

“Nic made purchasing our first home such enjoyable experience for my wife and I. We are so grateful that we had Nic to walk us all the way through the process and make things much less stressful than it could have been. Being new to the area, Nic took the time to sit down with us several months befor...“

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Lindsay Logan
RE/MAX Concepts
Jun 10, 2020

“Cameron was so amazing to work with! He truly cares about his clients and has a heart of gold with incredible patients! My husband and I loved working with Cameron. He is very professional and was always available at any time of the day. I would absolutely recommend him to ANYONE! Thanks for fin...“

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Constance Woods
Compass
Dec 07, 2020

“After recently selling our house in Virginia, we asked our realtor there to recommend a real estate agent familiar with the Pembroke Pines/Miramar area. After some research and several interviews, she put us in touch with Jacob Engel, who promptly contacted us as soon as we arrived in Florida. He ...“

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Meet top real estate agents who focus on these Des Moines neighborhoods

Beaverdale

Active Agents17
Time on Market68
Avg. Sale Price$164,459

Merle Hay

Active Agents19
Time on Market87
Avg. Sale Price$131,213

Watrous South

Active Agents12
Time on Market85
Avg. Sale Price$195,494

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