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What does an apartment manager do?

Apartment managers play a big part in making a property feel unique, safe, and like home. They work tirelessly behind the scenes to cultivate and build community for their residents. We're so thankful for our incredible team of property managers!

Hubbell Values: Having an Entrpreneurial Mindset

A large part of the Hubbell Realty Company culture is based around associates who have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and mindset. We want people who are driven and self-motivated to be a part of our great team.

How do I know how much rent I can afford?

There's lots of information out there about finding an affordable apartment, but we've boiled it down to three main questions to ask yourself. To determine what fits in your budget, take time to reflect on how much your bringing in each month, what you'll be needing in a living space, and which amenities are essential to you.

Food Storage Hacks You Need to Know

No matter where you live, food storage can be a tricky game to play. We've put together some of our favorite tips & tricks to help keep your produce fresh and tasting delicious!

So, you want a puppy

If you've been thinking about adding a furry family member, consider this your sign to go for it! We've assembled a list of topics to consider before bringing your new pup back home to your apartment.

Fall Home Maintenance Tips

As the Iowa summer comes to a close and fall descends upon the Des Moines metro, it is time to prepare your home for the winter. It is not as simple as bringing in the planters and lawn furniture; these steps are important to maintaining a healthy home.
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Maintenance

How to Reorganize your closet

Closet taking over your life? We've all been there. Take back your space with some of our favorite closet organization tips & tricks!

How Do I Know Which Apartment Community is Right For Me?

In a sea of dozens of complexes in various locations, determining which apartment community is right for you can seem overwhelming. But, there's no need to fear! We've put together 4 topics to consider when on the hunt for your next apartment.

The History of the Hubbell Extreme Charity Golf Classic

Ten years ago, Hubbell Realty Company began the Hubbell Extreme Charity Golf Classic at Copper Creek Golf Course.

Why Custom Home-Building Doesn't Have to be Scary

Customizing your future home can take your base floorplan from typical to atypical with just a handful of choices. Through Hubbell’s new home path, we make the choices easy and the process even easier.

Downtown Des Moines' Best Luxury Apartments

Looking to live in luxury? Hubbell Apartment Living has you covered! We've rounded up the best downtown luxury apartments in our fleet - take a look and stop by for a tour today!

The Truth About Renter's Insurance

Renter's insurance is often seen as optional, when in reality, it's crucial to the protection of your belongings! We're de-bunking some of the common myths surrounding renter's insurance, and hoping to help our residents take preventative measures to protect their assets.

Suburban Living

Suburban life in Iowa is anything but boring! Take a look at some of our favorite Des Moines suburbs. Hubbell offers both home and apartment living options in all of these cities, too!

How to Avoid Frequent Moves

If you find yourself spending more time moving than actually enjoying your home, check out these tips for avoiding frequent moves!

The Benefits of Living in a Smoke-Free Apartment Community

Our residents' safety and well-being is always at the top of our minds. That's why all Hubbell Apartment Living communities are smoke-free! When you rent with us, you'll be able to take advantage of the following benefits and have peace of mind about the quality of the property's shared spaces.

Golf Course Living: What to Expect

Before you buy a home in a golf course community, learn all about what to expect when living on the links.

6 Ways to Save Money on an Apartment

Cutting costs on living expenses is one easy way to take control of your budget. Check out our 6 tips for saving money when renting!

Healthy Living: Bike for Better Health

Iowa is known for its great system of bike trails criss-crossing from town to town across the state and we want you to use them to make a healthier and better you!
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biking

What to look for in your first apartment

Starting to look for your first apartment? Before you make any decisions, consider these three topics before beginning your search.

What does it mean to build to suit

Developing a build to suit (BTS) property takes time, effort and extra planning to make sure the client is receiving the end result that he/she or the company wants. From selecting a site, to finish options to turning over the property and keys, this process is extensive but exciting.
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