Archive for October, 2011

1 of the 21 reasons… Over 500 Years of Experience

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

CENTURY 21 ProLink is a progressive, technology-driven real estate brokerage focused on helping our agents connect with their clients  We are a team of hardworking, ethical, and successful agents that will work hard to get you RESULTS!  We also provide over 500 year of experience! The actual number is 587 years of real estate experience…Read More »

$1,000 Increase to FirstHome Plus Down Payment Assistance Grant

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

The Iowa Finance Authority is offering up to $3,500 for down payment and closing costs for a limited time!  The FirstHome Plus program provides grant for down payments and closing costs. The amount of the FirstHome Plus grant has been increased from up to $2,500 to up to $3,500 and is available for loan applications completed…Read More »

The Gostpel Mission Unable to Meet Individuals Needs

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

The Gospel Mission has seen a dramatic increase in the number of individuals seeking financial assistance from us.  Whether they’re asking for relief to help pay their rent, energy bill, water bill, or for a tank of gas, we continue to have a multitude of people requesting support from us on a daily basis.  Unfortunately the number…Read More »

Buying and Selling At The Same Time

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

   Unless you are a first time buyer or seller, there are likely two sides to your real estate experience. If you’re selling, you may be looking for something to buy and if you’re buying you probably have something to sell. Timing is everything! The following tips will help you along the process: •   Are you…Read More »

Eric Banks Testimonial from Dodge

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Eric Banks is an outstanding agent and we look forward to working with him in the future.  Dodge Eric Banks, REALTOR®, Sales Associate, ABR, CNE Cell:  712-898-8605 Email: Website:

Shoud you RENT or BUY?

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

The decision to rent or buy one can be intimidating. Which is the best investment for you? At our website,, you’ll find an easy calculator that will help you make the decision. Visit our website today. In addition to the rent vs. own calculator, you’ll find several more that will help you make the…Read More »

Home Buyers Tip #11

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Limit house tours to six or sever per outing.  More than that and house details can be forgotten or confused.   information provided by:  Jim Trucano, REALTOR®, Sales Associate Cell:  712-301-2300 Email: Website:

Take Advantage of Loan Pre-Qualification

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

  The Advantages v Know how much house you can afford. v Know how much cash you will need for the down payment. v Simplifies pre-approval. v Gives you more barganing power when you make an offer. A number of factors determine the price range of homes you’ll want to preview – one of these…Read More »

Fall Home Maintenance

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

A key to protecting the investment you’ve made in your home is by following a regular maintenance schedule. By performing preventative maintenance on an on-going basis, you’ll avoid many of the big ticket repair items that can lower the value of your home. Here are helpful checklists for monthly and Fall maintenance.   Monthly  …Read More »

Over 4,000 Items Given Away at The Sioux City Gospel Mission

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

The Gospel Mission has given away nearly $1,200.00/week in clothing & miscellaneous items through our Thrift Store this year.  The total # of giveaway items last month was 4,398…which comprised of men’s, women & children’s clothing, household goods, furniture & miscellaneous items.  All of their “Friends in Need” each receive $20/month in vouchers to use…Read More »