Cedar Rapids Relocation Specialist

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2014 

"Love" In An Elevator....Sort Of One of my favorite transactions of 2013 began by a chance meeting in the elevator at my office.  I was running late for a meeting with a client and when I walked to wait for the elevator, I noticed a young woman and what appeared to be her mother, wandering on the...
02/19/2014
What Does a Quit Claim Deed Really Do? In Iowa, a quit claim deed is usually part of a dissolution of marriage for the primary residence.  Usually, a refinance of the property is necessary in exchange for the other spouse to release their claim on the property.    However, what if you weren't mar...
02/18/2014
Taking Your Property Off the Market Sometimes, sellers find that their situation has changed.  Their motivation to sell is gone.  Whether it be because their dream home that they wanted to buy sold to another, or they no longer qualify for the program to build a home, there are some reasons that ...
02/18/2014
Sellers:  Your Procrastinating is Hurting the Buyers Too! I know that the process of selling your home is not easy.  Especially if you are going through a life change, like a divorce or a downsize due to illness.   But here is the thing, you told your listing agent that you wanted to sell right a...
02/18/2014
Buyers:  I Will Be That Nagging Voice You Try to Ignore! Let me explain.  Many buyers choose a home based on emotion and justify their decision based on logic.  And many buyers have parents or friends that keep them honest about how they really feel about a home. It is my job to tear apart every ...
02/17/2014
Facebook is NOT for Sellers, or Buyers for that Matter! Think about it....they say that there are six degrees of separation between strangers, meaning that everyone knows someone that you may know.  There are connections everywhere, making Facebook very dangerous if you are buying or selling a ho...
02/17/2014
Holly shares some great information here to sellers that may be entering the market soon.  It is true that if you have just lived in your home and have not updated along the way, you may need a sizeable budget for remodeling prior to listing your home....if you expect a higher value, that is.  Ho...
02/12/2014
  John makes some great points about shopping for a mortgage the right way.  Just like your search for a professional agent, it is important to ask the right questions.  The best rate doesn't matter if you can't close on time!  Take John's advice and be smart in your search for the best mortgage ...
02/09/2014
Candy brings up some great information for buyers to start preparing for the pre-approval process.  If buyers make an appointment to meet with a lender, these are the basic requirements to get the ball rolling.  Once the pre-approval is issued, it is very important for the buyer to keep their cre...
02/07/2014
Lisa brings out a wonderful story about a little girl with a big goal.  The goal is to sell 2000 boxes of her beloved Girl Scout cookies to send overseas to our military.  What a sweet taste of home for our soldiers!  Whether you help this little girl attain her goal, or another local Girl Scout,...
02/07/2014
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