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Preforeclosures in Iowa - Iowa Notice of Default and Lis Pendens

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Pre foreclosure in Iowa

Nicknamed the Hawkeye State, Iowa became the 29th state in 1846. The expression American Heartland refers to the agricultural capability of the state, though some farms end up in pre foreclosure. The plains provide quality farmland for field corn for the animals, as well as popcorn and golden corn for human consumption.

The lowest point of 480 feet above sea level is at the confluence of the Mississippi and Des Moines Rivers. The highest point is at Hawkeye Point, 1671 feet above sea level. People consider buying pre foreclosure property in Iowa because of convenient travel by rail, air or car. The California Zephyr makes a daily run between Emeryville, California and Chicago, Illinois. From there it is simple to catch a short flight to the Des Moines International Airport or Eastern Iowa Airport. There are four Interstate Highways to speed driving between cities. The state offers an opportunity to stay in touch with the modern world while enjoying the rural roots for which it is known.

Elementary and high schools are using innovative methods to provide students with the knowledge and skills for success. Advanced education that keeps the trend includes the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa State University, Ames, and the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.

Trade is a big part of Iowa's economy. Agricultural chemicals, food processing, and heavy equipment and machinery are manufactured in the state. Insurance and finance are other areas that provide employment for residents. Perishable Distributors of Iowa, located in Ankeny and Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, are two of the state's major employers.

Homes in town and on farms are typically wood-frame one and two story residences on large lots. The garage is often detached. Watch pre foreclosure lists for newer homes built on foundations of cement blocks with concrete and hardwood exteriors. Condos have different styles and are found in larger cities of the state.

West Bend holds one of Iowa's big attractions, the Grotto of the Redemption. Nearly the size of a city block, it is the largest Grotto in the world. The estimated $5 million collection of shells, fossils and minerals depicts the life and times of Jesus.

Central Iowa is relatively flat, such as Des Moines. Some hills appear in Northwestern Iowa, although most of the area around Storm Lake is flat. Dubuque is part of the Driftless Area with flatlands, hills and bluffs. Its location along the Mississippi River provides a scenic panoramic view.

The search for pre foreclosure homes in Iowa provides a challenge when would-be homeowners attempt to do it on their own. RealtyStore.com continually updates real estate data by status as it is found. Why spend hours looking through a stack of notices hoping to find a lead? Find pre foreclosure listings using state, city area or zip code search criteria at RealtyStore.com today.

Iowa Pre Foreclosures Listings by County, Cities and ZIP Codes

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