We agree with Polaris. Those of us living on McClelland’s Beach in Spirit Lake get the best of Iowa’s best lake as well as a great city.
“Spirit Lake, Iowa, population of 4,907 people, is one of the most beautiful and dynamic cities in the Midwest. Spirit Lake is a full-service city offering a wide variety of recreation, employment and social opportunities to citizens and visitors. Spirit Lake has a vibrant downtown with a variety of retail businesses and an industrial park that provides current employers and potential companies with attractive amenities. Spirit Lake is a great place to raise a family. It is a rapidly developing city, boasting one of the fastest growing economies in Northwest Iowa.”
— Polaris website
Spirit Lake beach property part of home equity surge?
That beach property you’ve always wanted or own now could be valuable later. Iowa home prices are up 4.4% and the Washington Post reports that home equity surged across the United States.
From: Iowa home, property ownership back on the short list of growth investments?
Take advantage of Iowa home buyer tax credit program
“The program provides eligible home buyers with a tax credit against their federal income tax liability every year for the life of their mortgage, as long as the home is used as their primary residence, up to a maximum of 30 years.”
— Iowa Association of Realtors