$385,000438 SW 12th St

438 SW 12th St, Des Moines, IA, 50309


Est. Monthly Price:

3 Bedrooms
1 Full Bath, 1 Partial
1,606 SqFt
Schools Nearby
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Property Facts and Features

Home TypeCondominium

ParkingAttached, Garage, Two Car Garage

Attached Garage2 spaces

Year BuiltNew Const., 2019

HeatingForced Air, Natural Gas

CoolingCentral Air

MLS #660570

Lot Size0.03 Acres


About 438 SW 12th St, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Spacious townhome with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and an attached 2 car garage! In one of Downtown Des Moines newest and best neighborhoods! AND a 4 years of a tax abatement remaining as a bonus!! The main living area features an open kitchen with white quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and a separate dining area. The master suite has a large walk-in closet and en suite bathroom with a beautiful tiled shower. 2 additional bedrooms and a full bath finish out the top floor. Downtown living at it's best!

Interior Features

  • Partial Bathrooms:

  • Full Bathrooms:

  • Interior:

    Dining Area

Exterior Features

  • Garage:

    2 spaces
  • Attached Garage:

  • Parking:

    Attached, Garage, Two Car Garage
  • Architectural Style:

    Modern, Two Story
  • Lot:

    Rectangular Lot
  • Exterior:

  • Lot Size:

    0.03 Acres


  • Heating:

    Forced Air, Natural Gas
  • Cooling:

    Central Air


  • Originating MLS:

  • MLS Number:

  • Association Fee:

    $200 Monthly
  • New Construction:

  • Directions:

    Take W MLK Jr Pkwy to SW 11th, south to Murphy St, turn on Murphy, right on SW 12th. 438 is on the left.
  • Listing Office:

    Realty ONE Group Impact
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This Home$385K

The Median Sold Price for All Homes in Des Moines is $188K

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Tax History for 438 SW 12th St, Des Moines, IA, 50309


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What's it like to live at 438 SW 12th St, Des Moines, IA, 50309?

Schools Near 438 SW 12th St, Des Moines, IA, 50309

The school rating is a score out of 10, where 10 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. Outlined schools indicate they are assigned to this listing.



Edmunds Fine Arts Academy Edmunds Fine Arts Academy url

950 15th St1.17 mi

Public District PK-5


Walnut Street School Walnut Street School url

901 Walnut St0.52 mi

Public District PK-5


Downtown School Downtown School url

1800 Grand Ave0.67 mi

Public District KG-6



Callanan Middle School Callanan Middle School url

3010 Center St1.66 mi

Public District 6-8


Cowles Elementary School Cowles Elementary School url

6401 College Ave4.35 mi

Public District PK-8


Goodrell Middle School Goodrell Middle School url

3300 E 29th St4.81 mi

Public District 6-8



Roosevelt High School Roosevelt High School url

4419 Center St2.67 mi

Public District 9-12


Lincoln High School Lincoln High School url

2600 SW 9th St1.13 mi

Public District 9-12


Ruby Van Meter School Ruby Van Meter School url

710 28th St1.54 mi

Public District 6-12

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Living In Des Moines, IA

Types of housing in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines.

The buildings in this part of the city are quite old, since around half of its dwellings were constructed before the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 2000s. The large proportion of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. Around 85% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while owners occupy the remainder. This area also has quite a good variety of unit sizes; this part of the city is notable for those looking for one bedroom homes.

What is it like to live in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines?

Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Downtown Des Moines. There are a few parks close by for residents to unwind in and they are very well-situated, which makes it easy to get to them from numerous locations in this neighborhood. Finally, this area is relatively quiet, due to the presence of few people out and about on the streets, although those who are around one of the railway lines may experience more noise.

Is it easy to get around Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines without a car?

It is typically possible for home buyers in Downtown Des Moines to buy their groceries by walking. Moreover, there are a fair number of options for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes. With regards to education, primary schools are very easy to access on foot from anywhere in Downtown Des Moines. In contrast, there are no high schools in Downtown Des Moines.

Transportation in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines.

Downtown Des Moines offers property owners the choice between various methods of transportation. Physically active house buyers will appreciate the pedestrian-friendly nature of this area; running common errands is convenient. The fairly good public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle by reason of about 20 nearby bus lines. The preferred approach to navigate Downtown Des Moines is usually a car. It is very convenient to park, and nearby highways are very easy to drive to from any location in this area.

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Frequently Asked Questions About 438 SW 12th St, Des Moines, IA, 50309

What is the listing price of this property?

The listing price of 438 SW 12th St property is $385,000.

What type of property is this?

The property 438 SW 12th St is a condo located in Des Moines, Iowa, 50309.

Is this property for sale now?

Active Listing: 438 SW 12th St is For Sale (Active/New) which means the seller is accepting offers.

What are the assigned schools for this property?

The assigned schools for 438 SW 12th St are:
Edmunds Fine Arts Academy: GreatSchools Rating 3/10
Callanan Middle School: GreatSchools Rating 2/10
Cowles Elementary School: GreatSchools Rating 9/10
Goodrell Middle School: GreatSchools Rating 2/10
Roosevelt High School: GreatSchools Rating 2/10

What is the annual property tax for this property?

According to the records, the last property tax for 2021 is $16 (source: MLS/based on county public records data).

How many bedrooms and bathrooms does this property have?

The property at 438 SW 12th St has 3 bedrooms and 1 full and 1 half bathrooms.

What is the square footage of this property?

The property 438 SW 12th St is 1,606 SqFt (source: MLS/tax record).

Which year was this property built?

The year of construction for 438 SW 12th St is 2019.
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Rocket HomesIowaPolk CountyDes Moines50309438 SW 12th St

This home is located at 438 SW 12th St in Des Moines, IA and zip code 50309 in the Downtown Des Moines neighborhood. This 1,606 square foot home, which was built in 2019, sits on a 0.03 acre lot. Features: 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since September 22, 2022 and is currently priced at $385,000. The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $20,286.

Between August 2022 and September 2022, Des Moines, IA real estate market has seen decrease in the number of listings by 9%. Listings spent 24 days on the market in September 2022, and had a median list price of $188,026 during the same period. Over 72 listings were sold over their listed price in September 2022 in Des Moines, IA. In the same period over 111 listings were sold below the listed price and 56 listings were sold for the listed price. Residents of Des Moines, IA typically earn less than $35k each year. Typical family type is single, no kids. The majority of residents in this area have high school diploma education.

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