100 Miles from Des Moines on the Missouri border, this rural community is home to beautiful parks and community events like the Country & Old Time Music Festival. The region is currently offering tax abatement incentives to the tune of $10,000 if you build a home in the region. Davis County is home to the most Amish families in the state of Iowa. The Amish community in Davis County is located west of Bloomfield in the Drakesville and West Grove communities. The community consists of well-kept farms and thriving businesses. Bloomfield is home to many sights, sounds and experiences that you simply can’t find anywhere else. Want to get outdoors? Bag a 6-point buck (home to one of the largest in the USA), relax by the water with your family, enjoy a relaxing get-away at one of the local hotels or campgrounds, discover the county fair and festivals, relish our delicious food places and remember how life ought to be. The City of Bloomfield is offering incentives for new single-family and two-family home construction. A home built with a minimum assessed value of $150,000 - $200,000 will result in a $10,000 tax abatement incentive. Incentives are limited to available funds and applicants shall not receive incentive payments if funds are no longer available. Amounts are reserved on a first come-first-served basis.
We make it dead simple to find out which offers you qualify for. The application process starts with a quick eligibility check, and we won't waste your time if it's not a good fit.
The property shall be within Bloomfield city limits.
The property shall be new construction.
The incentive does not apply to additions, remodeling, or construction of accessory buildings/uses.
The home shall be new construction and over 1,200 square feet of living space in size.
The home shall be completed within 12 months of incentive application approval.
All projects are expected to comply with federal, state, and local codes.
This community is participating in the MakeMyMove on-platform application process. Apply in a few minutes. You’ll receive a response to your application, and will have access to a team to help along the way.
Fill out our fast application form to share your information and why you’re interested in making a move.
Qualifying applicants will receive an introduction to the local sponsors of the program who will answer your questions, and help you decide if the community is the right fit.
Once you’ve been selected, we’ll confirm your eligibility for the program and facilitate a formal incentive offer from the community.
Accept the offer to reserve your spot, and let us know when you arrive to receive the incentive.