real estate: What is Your Radon IQ? - 12/28/17 09:41 AM
What is your radon IQ?  Meaning, what do you really know about radon?  Here in Iowa, it is a real estate buzzword... and with good reason!  Our state has one of the highest levels in the country.  And as our homes have become better insulated and sealing out the outside, the occurence of radon levels about 4.0 pc/L are pretty high.  In my experience, you have a 50/50 shot at needing a radon mitigation system in your home if you live in the Cedar Rapids, Marion, Iowa City Corridor area.
 
So what IS radon?
 
Radon is a radioactive gas that is colorless, odorless, … (1 comments)

real estate: If Your Home Made New Years' Resolutions - 12/30/15 01:44 AM
If your home made New Years' resolutions...here are some things that would be on the list:
 
1. Save money by making one extra payment per year.  Whether you pay 1/12 of one payment towards the principal each month, or you set up bi-monthly payments for your mortgage (since there are two months with 5 weeks, this will result in an extra payment), you will increase the equity and reduce the interest paid over the life of the loan.
 
2.  Now is the time to update with more energy efficient windows, HVAC systems or appliances.  Not only will you save on your energy bills, … (4 comments)

real estate: Being Prepared Counts! - 12/29/15 02:13 AM
One of the top things that sellers are looking for in a REALTOR is a process.  This could not be more true!  As I compete with almost every listing that I obtain, I can tell you that most agents do not take this seriously.  They are ill-prepared and take for granted that their "brokerage" or market share will be enough to secure the listing.  But homeowners are sold on the agent as a person, not their company.  They are SOLD on your enthuiasm, passion for what you do, and your knowledge.  Whether by experience or through mentors, your knowledge is the … (19 comments)

real estate: First Time Open! 6218 Windy Meadow Lane $259,000 - 10/17/15 11:00 AM
First Time Open! 6218 Windy Meadow Lane $259,000  Open from 12:00-2:00 and 3:00-4:00 on Sunday October 18th!
 
 
Beautiful ranch home that backs up to Viola Gibson Elementary!  You will love all of the details of this home including freshly painted in neutral tones throughout, new carpet throughout, new roof, and newly refinished oak floors in the kitchen, dining nook and entryway.  You will love the open great room with vaulted ceiling, decorate plant ledge, breakfast bar and spacious front entryway.  The master bedroom is split from the other two bedrooms on the main level with a walk in closet, dual vanities and … (7 comments)

real estate: Price Reduced at 301 Teakwood Lane NE! $299,900 - 10/14/15 03:22 AM
Price Reduced at 301 Teakwood Lane NE! $299,900
 
Stop and take a look at this gorgeous Skogman home in Lost Quarry before it is too late!  Open Sunday October 18th from 2:00-3:15!  
 
You will love all of the natural light in this home! Wonderful neighborhood with mature trees, easy access to the trails, shopping, schools, and area employers! Skogman Home with over 3500 sq ft finished with 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2 half baths, 3 car garage, fenced yard and oversized patio. Large open kitchen with island, built in wine storage, eat in area and family room with gas fireplace. Huge … (1 comments)

 
Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group) Rainmaker large

Karen Feltman

Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group

Address: 4850 Armar Drive SE, Ste B, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52403

Mobile: 319-521-0701

Office: 319-423-4139

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Whether you are relocating from another state or you are moving within the market area, there is always some adjustments to be made! My focus is on the well-being and safety of your family. A house is very important, but making the Cedar Rapids area your home takes a little more effort. My clients call me long after the closing for advice on a veternarian for their new puppy or the best daycares in the area. Meeting new people is always fun for me and I love my job! Call me if you would like to know what your home is worth in the current market or if you think that you might want to move up to another home somewhere else. We will miss you, but I will happy to get you on your way to your next adventure as quickly as possible!


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