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2012 

How do you choose the Realtor to sell your home in the Iowa City area? I know you have two main goals when you list your home for sale. 1. You want the highest price for your house 2. You want to pay the lowest commission possible That's a perfectly good place to start. It's what happens next tha...
09/22/2012
What does Contingent mean? Can I still look at a house in Iowa City that is marked as Contingent online? This is a question that comes up quite often with buyers who contact me to set up showings for homes in the Iowa City area. When a home is marked as contingent on the Iowa City MLS it means it...
09/22/2012
Where do you start when you're ready to buy a home in Iowa City? You start by finding yourself a good buyer's agent to work with. If that sounds counter intuitive, think of it this way. Home Sellers call an agent right away when they have a home to sell in Iowa City. They know they need someone t...
09/14/2012
Even if you're not thinking of listing your home in the Iowa City area right now, it's a good idea to stay on top of what buyers want in a house so when it comes time to sell you're ahead of the curve. Below are the top 3 home improvements that are likely to get the most attention with buyers in ...
09/14/2012
My monthly market reports started out with North Liberty and Coralville this month. Since I was quoted in the Daily Iowan, the UI Newspaper with my opinions on the Iowa City real estate market I figured I'd better hurry up and get my monthly market report for Iowa City out on the world wide web! ...
09/13/2012
39 homes sold in Coralville in August 2012 compared to 39 in August 2011. This is one of those times you realize why they say real estate is local. Coralville home sales are even with last year, while  home sales are up by 30% in Iowa City and 67% in North Liberty. These are towns that flow into ...
09/13/2012
Home Sales in North Liberty jumped right back up again in August after that slight glitch in Home Sales in July. 57 homes sold in August compared to 34 in August 2011. That's an impressive 67% increase in home sales in North Liberty compared to last year! And just in case you're looking for more ...
09/06/2012
Pricing your home right for the Iowa City real estate market is a two step process. I touched on the tangible part of that process in my last post when I talked about collecting data and the value of a Current Market Analysis. The second part of the process is to look at the intangible aspects of...
09/06/2012
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