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Realtors Roll up their Sleeves to Save Lives

For Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors, the importance of donating blood hits home.  Local Blood Center spokesperson, Andy Yohe, just joined the Ruhl family as a Realtor, and he credits blood donors for helping save his life after a harrowing accident in 1996, … Continue reading

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Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors Awarded Coolest Places to Work

Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors received recognition as one of the Coolest Places to Work by the Corridor Business Journal. Founded 153 years ago, Ruhl&Ruhl is one of the oldest real estate brokerages in the country. And while that fact doesn’t necessarily scream “cool,” … Continue reading

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Set the Stage for Success with these Home Staging Tips!

If you are planning to put your house on the market this summer, it goes without saying that you are hoping it will sell as quickly as possible. Here are some tips to keep in mind as you are getting ready … Continue reading

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We Walk The Extra Mile So They Can

When Alexander Stopulos was born 4 months early, it sent his parents into a tailspin. “First we wondered if he was going to survive,” said Megan Stopulos, his mother, adding that Alexander weighed only 1 lb. 8 oz. and was … Continue reading

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Early March is a Great Time to Put Your House on the Market

Recent local trends show that putting your house on the market as soon as possible in March gives you an advantage for the spring market.  This is because after a dip in the number of listings in winter, there is … Continue reading

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New Construction Inventory Picking Up

Three percent fewer newly constructed homes sold in the region in 2014 than sold in 2013, a decline from 1,117 sales to 1,081 sales. As always, there was considerable variation by market: Market                   % Change Cedar Rapids -1% Dubuque Area … Continue reading

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Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors Celebrates Strong Results!

Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors celebrated a strong 2014 and kicked off what is projected to be an even better 2015.  Caroline Ruhl, President of Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors, reviewed with the nearly 300 agents, staff, and affiliated business partners in attendance a recap of … Continue reading

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2015 Will Be a Good Year for Home Sales

In our winter report last year, we forecasted flat unit sales for our region in 2014. Unfortunately, we were right. In fact, if we combine our 14 regional markets, the number of units sold was down 1%, average sales prices … Continue reading

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FHA Reduces Annual Insurance Premiums

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary, Julien Castro, announced that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will reduce the annual premiums new borrowers will pay by half (.5) a percent. “What this means, is that going forward their mortgage insurance will be … Continue reading

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The Truth about Selling your Home this Winter

Timing can be everything when selling your home. Most people tend to wait until the spring to put their home on the market. The sun is shining, school is almost out and the flowers are blooming. We wanted to let … Continue reading

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