Beware of rental scams!

If you reply to a rental listing and get an email stating that an owner is looking for a “responsible person” to rent his house while he “stays in Africa” (real example), you’re probably going to suspect it’s a scam. Often, however, rental scams aren’t so easy to...

HOME (Inc.) away from home

Hello! My name is Amanda Smith and I am a member of the Engaged Citizen Corps currently interning at HOME, Inc. aka Home Opportunities Made Easy, Incorporated. Moving my life from Denver, Colorado to Des Moines, Iowa was definitely a drastic change. I didn’t exactly...

New Annual Report Out Now!

Even in the midst of the chaos in regards to COVID-19, HOME, Inc. has something to celebrate – our 2018-2019 Annual Report is complete! Accomplishments for the last year: 599 people received HomeBuyer Education 3,134 calls went to our counselors 50% of case...

Homebuying terms you should know

A new month means five new housing vocabulary! Capital Gains What are capital gains? Capital gains are profits made from the sale of real estate, investments and personal property. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) classifies capital gains according to the length of...

Hunt For Housing 2019

Seeing West End Salvage packed with so many people was definitely a moment HOME, Inc. will remember forever. HOME, Inc. is so excited to be able to help so many people find a place to call home. But that is not all we are happy about around here. We are thrilled to...