Ames, Iowa 

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Housing in Ames, Iowa

The median home cost in Ames is $186,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 30.8%. Home Appreciation in Ames is up 2.3%. Browse Ames Real Estate

Average Age of Homes
- The median age of Ames real estate is 32 years old
The Rental Market in Ames
- Renters make up 56.3% of the Ames population
- 1.1% of houses and apartments in Ames, are available to rent

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Local Listings in Ames
 $342,000 
2719 Cambridge Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 1959 SqFt
 $174,900 
1222 Burnett Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1056 SqFt
 $399,000 
3219 Evergreen Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2570 SqFt
HOUSING BY YEAR BUILT

  HOUSINGAmes, IowaUnited States
  3440
  $186,700$219,700
  2.3%7.7%
  21.9%37.0%
  30.8%28.2%
  $15.30$11.78
  $2,861$2,279
  37.6%56.0%
  4.4%12.2%
  58.0%31.8%
  AVERAGE RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
  $1,259$1,391
  $673$821
  $763$930
  $923$1,148
  $1,255$1,537
  $1,538$1,791
  VACANT HOUSING
  1.1%2.1%
  0.9%0.5%
  0.3%1.0%
  0.1%0.5%
  0.5%4.0%
  1.4%4.2%
  VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING
  3.4%3.5%
  2.6%3.1%
  0.6%3.9%
  0.8%5.4%
  2.2%6.3%
  20.5%14.7%
  25.3%14.6%
  27.2%18.7%
  11.9%11.0%
  2.9%6.2%
  2.2%7.0%
  0.2%2.7%
  0.0%1.5%
  0.0%0.5%
  0.1%0.7%
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    Reviews for Ames    12 Reviews
    From California to Iowa - 9/30/2012
    Hello, I am in San Jose Ca, but am seriously thinking of moving somewhere much slower for a better quality of living. I've just turned 59, so I'm kinda preparing for... Read More

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    Good and Bad - 2/5/2012
    Like every other city Ames has both good and bad points. The good points are: low cost of living, very friendly people, lots of outdoor activities and quite a few events... Read More

    Cost of Living in Ames, Iowa - 12/18/2010
    Ames enjoys a high quality of life at a very affordable cost, substantially lower than many other communities. The presence of Iowa State University, a large (28,000... Read More


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    NEW LISTINGS IN AMES
    $342,000
    2719 Cambridge Dr
    Bed 4 | Bath 4

    $174,900
    1222 Burnett Ave
    Bed 3 | Bath 1

    $399,000
    3219 Evergreen Rd
    Bed 4 | Bath 4

    $257,500
    5227 Maryland St
    Bed 3 | Bath 3

    $154,900
    1112 Grand Ave
    Bed 3 | Bath 1

    $165,000
    109 S Maple Ave
    Bed 4 | Bath 2

    $1,095,000
    4408 Cochrane Pkwy
    Bed 6 | Bath 6

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