Des Moines Lots & Land

Imagine having your own plot of land to build whatever you like, whether that be your dream home, a simple cottage, a farm or facilities for a business That dream is not out of reach in Des Moines and the surrounding communities. The region may be one of the fastest growing areas in the Midwest, but there is still plenty of space to spread out and premium lots and land for sale. Now is the ideal time to buy Des Moines land for sale because you can still find lots in prime locations for great value.

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Des Moines Land For Sale Statistics

Average Price $190K
Lowest Price $12K
Highest Price $15M
Total Listings 1,004
Avg. Days On Market 165
Avg. Price/SQFT $0

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Land for sale in Des Moines and the surrounding areas ranges from huge acreages in the countryside to modestly sized plots in desirable residential areas. Larger lots may have woods, rivers and ponds on the property, while smaller plots zoned for residential estates are often flat and ready to build on.

Lots in the more remote rural areas provide the perfect opportunity to build a hunting lodge, ranch or farm. Rolling hills and forests can be kept as is to maintain the pristine nature or developed as you see fit. Ponds and rivers add to the landscape and are unique features that will make your property stand out. 

Many larger lots can be found close to interstate highways and other major transportation routes, making them ideal for commercial or flex use. Depending on the site, you may already have access to water, electricity and sewer systems. Other lots are zoned for executive home sites and residential use.

The Des Moines metropolitan area is growing rapidly, but there are still plenty of opportunities to find prime lots of land in desirable areas. Lots that are in remote areas now may very well be incorporated into thriving communities in the future, making land for sale in Des Moines a great investment that can bring substantial returns.

Are you considering buying land in Des Moines or one of the surrounding communities? The Soldwisch selling team can help! Contact us here or call 515-329-4667 to speak to one of our Iowa real estate professionals today. 

Keith Soldwisch Iowa Realtor

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