The HUB

Healthy Living: Stay Active During the Winter

Posted by Tyler Smith on Nov 29, 2016 6:00:00 PM

A gym membership isn’t always possible or desired, so when the weather shifts from fall to winter, it can become increasingly more difficult to stay active in the bitter cold.

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Topics: Hubbell Realty

Hubbell Realty Brings New Living Options to Ankeny

Posted by Rachel Flint on Nov 27, 2016 9:49:00 AM

Hubbell Homes is proud to announce two new developments in the highly desirable community of Ankeny, Iowa: Siena Hills and Heritage Park at Prairie Trail. Prized for its outstanding schools, robust employment rate, and high standard of living, Ankeny’s population grew 68% between 2000 and 2010, and it’s estimated that in 2015, the number of Ankeny residents was more than double what it was in 2000. These new neighborhoods will help to meet the increasing need for a variety of housing options in this up-and-coming Des Moines suburb.

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Topics: Home Building

Historic Renovation at Spaulding Lofts

Posted by Rick Tollakson on Nov 21, 2016 4:16:00 PM

You may already know that Hubbell Realty is always "breaking new ground" by continuously building new developments around the Des Moines metro but we’re always thrilled for the opportunity to breath new life into Iowa’s historic buildings. Our latest renovated offering is Spaulding Lofts in Grinnell, home to Grinnell College, a small, top-20-ranked Iowa liberal arts college located about midway between Des Moines and Iowa City. The first of two Spaulding Center buildings to be renovated is complete with residents moving in, and the second is planned to open this fall.

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Topics: Trends in Development, Apartment Living

5 Tips for Organizing Small Spaces

Posted by Darcy Valline on Nov 14, 2016 11:14:00 AM

If you’ve been considering simplifying your life and reducing your living space, you’re far from alone. More and more people are shifting their focus away from accumulating possessions and toward having rich experiences, meaning that saving money on day-to-day expenses and living in locations that provide easy access to entertainment, events, and recreation are becoming high priorities. Many people—especially young people—accomplish this by streamlining their living arrangement so they can live affordably in highly sought locations like urban centers. Whether you’re saving costs by renting a micro apartment or living with roommates, great organization is key to living comfortably in cozier quarters. Follow these tips for building ease and comfort into your small living space.

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Topics: Apartment Living

Amenities to Make Your Apartment a Home

Posted by Darcy Valline on Nov 11, 2016 4:03:00 PM

Hubbell Apartment Living is proud to offer the best in modern apartment amenities. By providing communal spaces to work, play, relax, and gather with friends and family, we enable residents to simplify their living space and reduce monthly costs without compromising comfort. Here is a tour of some of the amenities available in many of Hubbell’s apartment communities.

Many of our apartments offer great amenities like dog parks, garage parking, extra storage, free coffee, and 24/7 gyms!

 

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Topics: Apartment Living

Healthy Living: Know Your Health History

Posted by Tyler Smith on Nov 4, 2016 1:41:03 PM
Do you know your family health history? Sure, you may know some of the random health issues that you've seen in your family, but knowing all the facts and details about your family medical history is important.

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Topics: Hubbell Realty

The Des Moines Metro's Best New Apartments

Posted by Darcy Valline on Oct 30, 2016 10:00:00 AM

New construction continues to dominate in nearly every neighborhood in Des Moines. While many projects are still underway, there are already some exciting new apartment communities to choose from in downtown and the outside suburbs!

 

 

 

 

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Topics: Apartment Living

Healthy Living: Beggar's Night Safety Tips

Posted by Tyler Smith on Oct 29, 2016 4:12:00 PM
Halloween, Jack O' Lanterns, and Beggar's Night are fun for people of all ages, but safety should be on the top of everyone's minds during the festivities.

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Topics: Hubbell Realty

Hubbell Introduces 3 New Des Moines Metro Apartment Communities

Posted by Darcy Valline on Oct 24, 2016 4:00:00 PM

 

As the Des Moines metro attracts increasing numbers of residents with its outstanding job market, family friendliness, educational and business opportunities, and thriving arts and music scene, builders are working hard to keep up with the high demand for new housing. Hubbell Apartment Living is introducing three exciting new communities serving Johnston and downtown Des Moines.

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Topics: Apartment Living, downtown living

Do I Really Need a Realtor to Sell My Home?

Posted by Rachel Flint on Oct 17, 2016 11:01:00 AM

When you’re planning to sell your home, it’s only natural to want to get as much of the proceeds as possible into your pocket. Before you decide to skip the real estate agent and keep the commission for yourself, however, it’s important to understand what you get in exchange for that commission so you can rationally assess whether a Realtor’s services are worth the price.

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Topics: Real Estate