Merle Hay Real Estate Market Overview

Could Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Merle Hay. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular neighborhoods near M...erle Hay such as Beaverdale and North of Grand. When you’re ready, Trulia has 48 resale and new homes in Merle Hay lined up for you, including 10 open houses, and 25 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Merle Hay show a -1% week-over-week drop in average listing price and a -4% drop in median rent per month.

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The median rent per month for apartments in Merle Hay for Sep 20 to Oct 20 was $1,050.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Merle Hay has very low crime relative to the rest of Polk County.

Knowing more about crime activity in Merle Hay can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Schools in Merle Hay

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Get to know your neighbors in Merle Hay by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in Merle Hay commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

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95% commute by car
0% commute by bike
4% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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