Average price per square foot for Des Moines IA was $117, an increase of 10.4% compared to the same period last year. The median sales price for homes in Des Moines IA for Jul 15 to Oct 15 was $135,000 based on 190 home sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median home sales price increased 9.8%, or $12,000, and the number of home sales decreased 69.7%. There are currently 1,131 resale and new homes in Des Moines on Trulia, including 32 open houses, as well as 497 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. The average listing price for homes for sale in Des Moines IA was $125,868 for the week ending Oct 28, which represents an increase of 1.1%, or $1,337, compared to the prior week. Popular neighborhoods in Des Moines include Beaverdale and Merle Hay, with average listing prices of $138,861 and $126,884.