relocating to cedar rapids: Sometimes, You Need to Look Past the Photos - 07/30/16 08:19 AM
Sometimes, You Need to Look Past the Photos
 
This week, I had the pleasure of working with a young couple that is relocating to Cedar Rapids after 4 years in Mexico.  When we started talking over a month ago, I created a search for them and they would feel defeated when all of their "favorites" were selling so quickly in our market.  By the time that it was the week of their arrival, they only had about 10 left to see on their list.
 
The first night, we looked at their "favorite".  I had shown the home before and in my notes to … (4 comments)

relocating to cedar rapids: I Can Sure Pick 'Em! - 05/12/11 02:43 PM
This week I went out with one of my transferees to take a look at a few homes.  This is our first trip out to see homes and he wanted to show me his likes and dislikes so that when his wife comes at the end of the month to hopefully make a decision, I will have a better idea of options that they would be most likely want to purchase.
Apparently he has little faith in my listening skills.  Or he has dealt with some unprofessional agents in the past...either way, I looked over his selected homes that he wanted … (5 comments)

relocating to cedar rapids: It's Just a Hop, Skip and a Jump..... - 02/07/11 01:56 PM
I can honestly say that in every part of the Cedar Rapids area, there is a grocery store, a restaurant, a park, a school, a walking trail, shopping...all within a hop, skip and a jump from any home that you see! 
I was out with a new relocating family over the weekend and as I drove through the areas that they had identified as neighborhoods of interest, they were amazed by the convenient locations of the housing compared to the shopping areas, recreation areas as well as medical facilities as well.
I guess I never really thought about it before.  The … (6 comments)

relocating to cedar rapids: Managing Expectations When You Are Relocating Across the Country - 01/30/11 02:25 AM
It is a hard lesson at times, finding out that you cannot get what you want for the price that you can afford to pay.  I was out looking at homes with a relocation client today.  They are relocating here from Houston, Texas.  It is a much different market here in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Managing expectations are very important.
Some Differences that I have Discovered between Texas and Iowa: 
1.  We have basements.  This can be a huge selling point.  Here in Cedar Rapids there are many ranch options with full finished basements with large daylight windows or walkouts that make you feel … (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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