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It's Wednesday morning, not unlike any other Wednesday morning in the beautiful state of Iowa. I make sure my little boy has his bottle, gets dressed and off to daycare with my lovely wife. As I kiss both of them goodbye, I climb into my car to head to the office, downtown Cedar Rapids by way of Marion, Iowa. As I fumble through the radio dials on my car, I come across my favorite talk radio station, AM 600, WMT, which has served Eastern Iowa for over 75 years. I've tuned in just in time for the farm report. Soybeans (3 comments)
As a former elementary school teacher, Christopher Smith served children and their families for twelve years. As a father of an adopted child from China and a child of his own, he knows the responsibilities of raising children in today's society. Born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Christopher knows the market where he works and always puts your needs ahead of his own. There are literally hundreds of Realtors in the Cedar Rapids area. Most of these Realtors have more experience than Christopher. So the question begs, "Why should you choose Christopher Smith as your Realtor over someone else with more (0 comments)
900 8th Street, Marion, Iowa 52302 This cozy century home is completely updated and ready for a new owner! The enclosed front porch welcomes you into this neutrally decorated home with living room, family room, eat-in kitchen, and main floor master with a half bath. There are two large bedrooms and a bonus room on the upper level. Main floor laundry, 2 car detached garage, and a fenced corner lot. There is a lot of house for the money and plenty of storage in the dry basement! Click on this link for complete details on this gorgeous turn of the century home. Brilliant (2 comments)
211 Morningside Ct. NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402 Almost 4000 square feet of living area in this oversized, elegant ranch in Bowman Woods. This property is an unheard of $124.00 a square foot, while other comparable properties are $146.00 per square foot and higher. This is the only property of it's kind in the Northeast quadrant of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Cul-de-sac with panoramic view of the valley. Minutes from shopping, bike trail, and pool. Two gas fireplaces, main floor features den with visionary door and stained glass transom windows, laundry room, dining room, butler's bar, crown molding with 10 ft. ceilings, kitchen has (0 comments)
I was visiting my old school today where I taught, Grant Wood Elementary, on the southeast side of Cedar Rapids. The purpose of my visit was to visit some of my old teacher friends and administration and to drop off some newsletters and magnets. On my way out to the car, I gave one of my newsletters to one of my former students. The introductory letter has a picture of this very cartoon on it. The student looked at the cartoon and said,"Mr. Smith, this is so cooool! You must be the only person selling houses, that has been made into (7 comments)
Only in Iowa would you get something like this. Just outside of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, there's a corn maze on the property of Dave and Karen Petersens like no other. It's located on Bloomsbury Farm. The history of this place is amazing! A penniless Joseph Hagan came over from Ireland to the US in 1856. He and his wife Margaret established what is now known as Bloomsbury Farm. The farm was widely diversified with livestock and land. Joseph worked the land until his death in 1907, leaving the 400 acres of prime Iowa real estate to his family. Joseph Hagan Jr. took (20 comments)
Fall is a wonderful time to buy a home in Marion, Iowa. There is plenty of inventory to choose from in all different styles of homes and condominiums. Marion, Iowa separates itself from big brother Cedar Rapids with it's small town way of life. Small and quaint corner cafes, antique shopping that's second to none, and comfort food at one of Marion's appetizing restaurants sum up a few reasons why people naturally gravitate towards Marion, Iowa. We are blessed to have one of the safest cities in Iowa, thanks to the Marion Police Department and all of the outreach programs they have (4 comments)
Skogman Realty Posts 10% Gain In Sales Over Last September - 10/03/06 01:41 PM
Cedar Rapids real estate would not be the same without family owned and operated Skogman Realty of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Sales for this past September are up around 10% from last year at this time. It has been a pleasure to work for such a people friendly organization that values it's employees and most of all the community with which it shares. Skogman Realty gives you the tools to succeed and the training is the best in the state of Iowa. Cedar Rapids Realtors have a choice to work for several large and small realty operations in Cedar Rapids, but most (1 comments)
Real Estate in Northeast Cedar Rapids is Warm and Cozy! - 10/02/06 01:11 PM
Fall weather might be here, but real estate in Northeast Cedar Rapids is warm and toasty! If you're looking to move to one of the most popular and beautiful sections of Cedar Rapids, look no further. Here is some demographic data for the zip code 52402, which is primarily Northeast Cedar Rapids. Population: Total Population: 39,360 Employment: White Collar: 21,706 Blue Collar: 5,080 Households: Total Households: 16,529 Family Households: 10,032 Non-Family Households: 6,497 Education: No High School 393 Some High School 1197 Some College 5421 Associate Degree 2723 Bachelor's Degree 7213 Graduate Degree 2356 Weather: Average High in January 28.30 Average Low in January 11.50 Average High in July 85.30 Average Low in July 64.30 Annual Precipitation 36.32 in. Crime: *The following values are represented as (1 comments)
Real Estate in Cedar Rapids, Iowa Offers Great Value! - 10/02/06 12:56 PM
It's October, and although the weather might be cooling off, the housing market is still nice and toasty! If you're wanting to buy a home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, now is the time. Skogman Realty has lots of inventory to choose from. Whether you are looking in Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest Cedar Rapids, or Marion, Iowa, buyers will have plenty of styles, price ranges, and financing options to choose from. I welcome First Time Home Buyers to my website: http://www.ChristopherSmithRealtor.com to receive free information, sign up for my monthly newsletter, and hear about wonderful financing options for YOU! Please visit my website (0 comments)
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