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Why you should consider a USDA Home Loan

If you prefer to be in a more rural setting, possibly a city with a smaller population or backing to a countryside, you may be interested in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) mortgage program which can offer no down payment, no closing costs and a low interest rate*.

Things to Know before Buying Your First Home

Buying a newly constructed home has a lot of advantages over purchasing an existing home. When you buy a newly constructed home, whether it’s a spec or “showcase” home or one that you’re having custom built, understanding the process, from planning and financing all the way through to closing, will help you get the most of what you want in your brand-new home.

Hubbell expanding communities throughout Waukee in 2023

Hubbell Realty Company has announced several projects in Waukee that are planned to start development in late 2022 or 2023. The seven upcoming projects in this metro suburb include rental and for-sale homes, with options suited to anyone at any stage of life. Check out each community here.

Easy Ways to Prep Your Home for Company

Our design team has perfected some of the simple touches that will go a long way when you decide to host your next party.

How to stage your home to sell

This holiday season, there’s no better gift to give yourself than the peace of mind that comes with a new Hubbell home. The gift that keeps on giving, you’ll enjoy the comfort of wide open spaces, private outdoor living, and quality finishes far beyond the holidays!

Top Reasons to Live at Danamere Farms in Carlisle, IA

Danamere Farms in Carlisle is just the spot if you‘re looking for a small-town feel with big-city access. Just south of Des Moines, Danamere Farms combines modern conveniences with a picturesque location.

Now is a Great Time to Buy a New Home

With historically low interest rates and great home prices, you have even more of a reason to buy a new home in Des Moines right now. At Hubbell Homes, whether you want to move now or in a few months, we have a large selection of homes for you to choose from.

Top 5 Things to Do in Ankeny, IA

Ankeny Iowa has a lot to offer, from craft beer to golf courses, here are the top five things to do in town that help make Ankeny a great place to live.

How trades & homebuilders work together in competitive market

The hot housing market and booming construction in communities across Central Iowa is just the surface-level of the homebuilding industry. Underneath, all sized homebuilders – especially locally-based companies – agree labor force and material availability concerns are mounting.

Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

Buying your first home is an exciting experience, but it is also a scary one. There are so many options and a lot of technical jargon to navigate. Fear not! Hubbell has a few tips and tricks to help you get through buying your first home.

Buying a New Home Vs. Tackling a Renovation

When you are ready to move, the decision between renovating a home that needs some TLC or choosing a new build can be a difficult one. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or seasoned in real estate, the choice isn’t always clear so let us break down some options to consider.

Understanding Hubbell Realty’s Various Projects

Hubbell realty has a variety of projects in the Des Moines Area and beyond. Learn more about the number and scope of Hubbell's projects.

Easy How-To Home Maintenance with Hubbell Homes

When it comes to home maintenance, there are quite a few things you need to know to keep your house running and functioning like it should.

National Housing Quality Award: Q & A with Hubbell Homes Team

This is the first time an Iowa-based homebuilder has received this national renowned recognition, so this week, we sat down with our team to discuss what they learned during the application process, site visit and the final review from the Pro Builder team:

Low-Maintenance Landscaping for Your Home

Spend more time enjoying your yard with these low-maintenance lawn and landscape ideas for your home.

2021 Color of the Year

Sherwin Williams has released their 2021 Color Forecast and Stacey, with Hubbell Homes Design Studio, breaks down how she intends to use these colors in the upcoming year.

Face and Figures of Homeowner's Associations

Homeowners associations are on the rise in the United States, but there are many misconceptions about what a HOA is, why they were created and how homeowners benefit from living in one.

Virtual Staging Tips and Color Choices

If you're getting stir crazy in the house or getting your home ready to go on the market, Stacey takes us through what she likes to do when prepping a home, creating a staging package for one of our Hubbell Homes and color choices that keep spaces looking fresh. 

Our Local Partners: Mid-Iowa Electric

With nearly two decades of electrical experience, MIE has grown into a full service contractor that offers services for residential and commercial electrical installations, designs and services.

Our Local Partners: ProSource

ProSource Wholesale flooring has been in business in Central Iowa since 1991. The ProSource Pro's offers a mix of products - flooring, kitchen and bath - at whole sale prices to businesses, like Hubbell, for our residential and commercial properties.
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