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            Mallard Prairie by Summit Homes in Des Moines Iowa
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            Mallard Prairie

            Community by Summit Homes

            17019 Hickory Drive
            Urbandale, IA 50323

            Summit Homes

            888-332-2235

            from $325,100 - $393,100

            18 homes match your search

            Stratford Crossing by Summit Homes in Des Moines Iowa
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            Stratford Crossing

            Community by Summit Homes

            340 NW Georgetown Dr
            Waukee, IA 50263

            Summit Homes

            888-273-0487

            from $287,900 - $429,950

            26 homes match your search

            Prairie Glynn by Century Complete in Des Moines Iowa
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            Prairie Glynn

            Community by Century Complete

            E Euclid Ave and N 15th St
            Indianola, IA 50125

            Century Complete

            888-350-6394

            from $239,990 - $256,990

            2 homes match your search

            stratford crossing by clover & hive in Des Moines Iowa
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            Community by clover & hive

            1282 NW Bennington Drive
            Waukee, IA 50263

            clover & hive

            888-275-6781

            from $269,600 - $306,200

            5 homes match your search

            Springview by Century Complete in Des Moines Iowa
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            Community by Century Complete

            Pleasantville Lagoon Rd
            Pleasantville, IA 50225

            Century Complete

            888-353-4131

            from $262,990

            1 home matches your search

            Sunset Estates by Summit Homes in Des Moines Iowa
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            Sunset Estates

            Community by Summit Homes

            1007 Orchard Hills Dr.
            Norwalk, IA 50211

            Summit Homes

            888-578-0085

            from $324,400 - $462,950

            20 homes match your search

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            Willow Run by Greenland homes INC in Des Moines Iowa

            Willow Run

            Ankeny, IA 50023

            Builder Community

            Greenland homes INC

            from $222,000 - $262,000

            5 homes match your search

            Village at Shadow Creek by Greenland homes INC in Des Moines Iowa

            Village at Shadow Creek

            Waukee, IA 50263

            Builder Community

            Greenland homes INC

            from $179,900 - $198,500

            7 homes match your search

            Trestle Crossing Townhomes by Greenland homes INC in Des Moines Iowa

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            Trestle Crossing Townhomes

            Ankeny, IA 50023

            Builder Community

            Greenland homes INC

            from $193,900

            1 home matches your search

            Heritage at Grimes by Destiny home in Des Moines Iowa

            Heritage at Grimes

            Grimes, IA 50111

            Builder Community

            Destiny home

            from $339,900

            1 home matches your search

            Kennybrook by Greenland homes INC in Des Moines Iowa

            Kennybrook

            Ankeny, IA 50023

            Builder Community

            Greenland homes INC

            from $283,400 - $303,500

            2 homes match your search

            Orchard View by Greenland homes INC in Des Moines Iowa

            Orchard View

            Norwalk, IA 50211

            Builder Community

            Greenland homes INC

            from $264,500 - $295,600

            3 homes match your search

            Spring Crest by Greenland homes INC in Des Moines Iowa

            Spring Crest

            Waukee, IA 50263

            Builder Community

            Greenland homes INC

            from $248,088 - $390,000

            5 homes match your search

            Clover Ridge East by Destiny home in Des Moines Iowa

            Clover Ridge East

            Ankeny, IA 50021

            Builder Community

            Destiny home

            from $329,900

            1 home matches your search

            Coyote Ridge by Greenland homes INC in Des Moines Iowa

            Coyote Ridge

            Ankeny, IA 50023

            Builder Community

            Greenland homes INC

            from $296,000 - $302,500

            2 homes match your search

            Timberview West by Greenland homes INC in Des Moines Iowa

            Timberview West

            Adel, IA 50003

            Builder Community

            Greenland homes INC

            from $274,500 - $377,000

            10 homes match your search

            BaileyÆs Grove by Greenland homes INC in Des Moines Iowa

            BaileyÆs Grove

            Ankeny, IA 50023

            Builder Community

            Greenland homes INC

            from $290,900 - $292,400

            2 homes match your search

            Chayse Landing by Destiny home in Des Moines Iowa

            Chayse Landing

            Clive, IA 50325

            Builder Community

            Destiny home

            from $349,900 - $394,900

            2 homes match your search

            Trestle Crossing by Greenland homes INC in Des Moines Iowa

            Trestle Crossing

            Ankeny, IA 50023

            Builder Community

            Greenland homes INC

            from $229,300 - $304,400

            7 homes match your search

            Piper Properties by Greenland homes INC in Des Moines Iowa

            Piper Properties

            Ankeny, IA 50023

            Builder Community

            Greenland homes INC

            from $292,500

            1 home matches your search

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            New Home Cities in Des Moines

            CityCommunitiesAverage New Home Price
            Waukee2$338,496
            Norwalk1$359,888
            Urbandale1$360,266

            New Homes in Des Moines by Region

            RegionCommunitiesAverage New Home Price
            East Des Moines 10$116,000
            North Des Moines 14$268,000
            West Des Moines 8$309,000

            Popular Searches Near Des Moines, IA

            Des Moines features many of the best home builder communities in Iowa, but finding lower priced homes has become increasingly difficult. In the last few years, the cost of building a new home in Des Moines has increased substantially. Despite the rising trend of housing prices, it’s still possible to design and build an affordable home in the Des Moines area. In fact, there are 36 communities and 6 builders in Des Moines with homes starting at under $400K.

            How to Find Homes in Des Moines For Less Than $400K?

            Many builders recognize there is growing demand in the Des Moines area for homes under the $400K price point and often have a few floor plans available, but these may be in limited supply. To ensure affordability without compromising on the quality of the home, builders may utilize value engineering techniques to reduce the cost of construction and keep the price of the home as low as possible. This may include building on a smaller lot or utilizing standard-sized materials, such as windows and doors, that provide high-value for the cost. The results are delivering similar quality at lower prices.