Archive for December, 2012

Holiday Memories of Home

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Share your favorite holiday memories of home on our Facebook page. Or, simply enjoy reading the fond memories of others.


Wall Street Journal: Don’t Let Your House Sale Fall Through

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

From the Wall Street Journal…

“Encouraging signs in the housing market may entice more homeowners to put their properties on the market in 2013.

Still, it isn’t exactly a seller’s market yet—and deals can fall through at the last minute for a variety of reasons. Financing delays, low appraisals, title problems, home inspections and even buyer’s remorse can interfere with a seller’s ability to close.

The good news: Many of these problems are preventable if sellers are proactive and involved, says Lanny Baker, president and chief executive of ZipRealty Inc., a residential real-estate brokerage. Here are some tips…”

Read the article

Monday, December 17th, 2012


Christmas is for Giving

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

We appreciate our many agents and staff members that participated in supplying Christmas gifts for 3 families sponsored by Youth and Shelter Services this year!

A special thanks to Sarah Laaser-Webb for coordinating the project!

Front Door Decorating for the Holidays

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Looking for a way to cheer up the entrance to your home for the holidays? Try making a popsicle stick snow flake like the one shown here. Or, find another idea from this great collection on Pinterest!


Ames Library Relocation

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

At Hunziker & Associates, we are relocation specialists. With a fully staffed relocation department and a wide range of assistance available, we can help anyone move anywhere in the country. However, there is a relocation taking place in Ames right now that surpassed the scope of even our extensive relocation abilities.

The Ames Public Library is relocating to the old Hastings bookstore building at 620 Lincoln Way while renovation and expansion of the current library take place over the next year and a half. The temporary location will open on Friday, December 7th.

Ames Library Information

Boone Christmas Lighting Contest

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

The Boone Convention & Visitors Bureau is holding a Christmas lighting contest this year! You can sign up until Wednesday, December 19th. Prizes will be given for 1st-3rd place.

Applications are at the Chamber of Commerce and online at the link below.