npdodge: Extended Home Buyer Tax Credit Full Resource from NP Dodge - 01/19/10 01:16 AM
We have created a section within to answer a multitude of questions that we have received over the past few weeks and general information that you might be interested in so that you too can take advantage of this valuable credit! The links below the video screen on the right side will refresh the page and automatically play a new video. Leave us a comment below if you have a question or simply email us at as we are here to help!
 Click the image below for our full $6,500 tax credit resource:

If you have specific questions … (0 comments)

npdodge: $6,500 is yours even if you don't sell your current personal residence! - 01/11/10 07:04 AM
I just spent an hour on hold with the Internal Revenue Service to gain clarity on something and here is what I found out:
Q:  I'm already a homeowner. If I buy another home after Nov. 6, 2009, to use as my principal residence, do I have to sell my home to qualify for the homebuyer tax credit?
A: No. If you meet all of the requirements for the credit, the law does not require you to sell or otherwise dispose of your current principal residence to qualify for a credit of up to $6,500 when you buy a replacement home to use as your principal residence. … (4 comments)

npdodge: First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit Extension Rumors - 10/30/09 09:59 AM
From the NP Dodge Research Division: Clearing the muddy waters of the First Time Homebuyer Tax-Credit Extension. If you are a first time homebuyer trying to take advantage of the current $8,000 tax-credit program then it is imperative that your closing takes place prior to the deadline on November 30th, 2009! We will continue to monitor the progress of this possible extension/expansion and will be sure to keep you all informed. Thanks for watching and have a great day!


npdodge: Real Estate Agents Are Mobile - Their Back Office Should Be Too! - 08/26/09 06:57 AM

NP Dodge Unveils New Mobile Website for its Sales Associates~
Omaha, Nebraska - Today NP Dodge Real Estate introduced the mobile version of their back office website This new site,, is packed with features that NP Dodge Sales Associates can use to streamline their daily activities like listing hit reports, market reports, the latest interest rates from First National Bank and more.
"We understand the need for our agents to be mobile and want them to have the tools and technology that allows them to thrive in this ever changing environment," said Mike Riedmann, President of Residential … (0 comments)

npdodge: 3 reasons a REALTOR® should love their iPhone - 06/29/09 02:22 AM
The iPhone continues to impress and this latest roll out of the 3G Sis no exception!  Below I have described a few of my favorite features and how a REALTOR® could use this phone/tool to stay a step ahead of the competition. 
Video:  This is by far my favoritve feature! It gives you the ability to record a video, say of a property (I like to call it a 60 second commercial) and then shoot that video straight to YouTube or via email.  You could set up a distribution list of email addresses and have your listing video in the inbox of … (0 comments)

npdodge: Where are you going to market your listings? - 03/20/09 02:40 AM
Where should you concentrate your marketing efforts in 2009?
What strategies work with today's consumers and which ones should be re-evaluated?
The NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers for 2008 provides us with some great clues.
Did you know...Eleven times more buyers begin their search process on the internet (33%) than they do print (3%). Did you know...According to consumers, brokerage web sites ranks amongst the highest when looking for properties at 46% and individual agent web sites rank at 43%. Did you know...According to the NAR survey only 1% of consumers found there agent through newspaper, yellow … (0 comments)

npdodge: What happened last month in the Council Bluffs Real Estate Market? - 02/11/09 08:11 AM
What does all this mean??
65 Residential properties sold in the Council Bluffs Area last month. 
111 Homes went pending which means they have an accepted contract and are due to close in the near future. 
It would take just under 12 months to absorb the current residential inventory on the market today. 
The buyers still have the upper hand for now. 
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NP Dodge now has available Real Estate Market Trend Reports containing data compiled from the MLSs located in Omaha and Council Bluffs. These reports will give you an opportunity to view trends in the market over the past 15 … (0 comments)

npdodge: Happy New Year!! - 12/31/08 12:16 AM
As this year draws to a close the folks here at NP Dodge would like to wish each of you a happy, healthy and prosperous new year!  We are eagerly looking forward to the opportunities in 2009! 
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npdodge: Great News From MSNBC!! - 10/24/08 05:28 AM
NP Dodge is pleased to pass this info on to those who haven't read this...

Existing home sales see largest gain in years
September number possible glimmer of hope housing bottoming out staff and news service reports
updated 10:37 a.m. CT, Fri., Oct. 24, 2008
<script type="text/javascript"></script> WASHINGTON - Sales of existing homes rose sharply in September, offering a glimmer of hope for the troubled housing market, but analysts cautioned that many of the sales were driven by foreclosures that are still pushing prices lower.
The National Association of Realtors said Friday that sales of existing homes rose … (0 comments)

npdodge: First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Information... - 09/03/08 09:32 AM
First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit FAQs Find questions and answers to the new tax credit available to first-time home buyers. Click Here.
AR, are you experiencing alot of interest around this First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit?  What feedback have you recieved from the buying public?  We have had enough interest to add a link on our homepage to some commonly asked questions. 
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npdodge: is Sporting a New Search! - 08/27/08 06:39 AM
August 25, 2008
Omaha, Nebraska - NP Dodge Real Estate, the nation's oldest family-owned real estate company, is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned property search at In addition to the features of the old site, the new search capabilities will give buyers many added tools to help find that perfect property. The expanded search criteria includes open houses, school districts, larger maps, subdivisions, built before and after dates, and the capability to search for homes with fireplaces, waterfront, etc.
"We've made the NP Dodge website even more informative … (0 comments)

npdodge: Happy Birthday Dan VanHouten of NP Dodge / Council Bluffs - 08/12/08 10:06 AM
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Dan VanHouten of our Council Bluffs office enjoyed a very interesting birthday surprise today at our Rich Casto Event.  Dan's family did a very good job at embarrassing him.  Happy Birthday!!
Sorry Dan, I couldn't resit...



npdodge: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s annual Light the Night Walk - 08/11/08 09:23 AM
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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's annual Light the Night Walk is fast approaching us.  Light the Night is the Society's nationwide evening fundraising walk to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by cancer.  Participants walk along a one-mile route carrying illuminated balloons-white for survivors, red for supporters and gold for teams walking in memory of someone.  Funds raised will be used to find cures for leukemia, lymphoma, and Hodgkin's disease and myeloma and to improve the quality of life for patients and their families.
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npdodge: Los Angeles Times Real Estate Section “Put To Bed” - 08/05/08 03:53 AM
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Music to our ears...Thanks for the good news Tom!
By Tom Royce on Real Estate Internet
The Los Angeles Times has published it's last real estate section. That was the word yesterday out of the venerable paper as cut backs and lack of interest hastened the end.
And I am not all to sad. The role of the internet has superseded the need for dead trees to bring the latest news of the real estate world. The combination of bloggers, websites, and online news sources provide everything those with a passion for real estate want to read.
The real reason … (0 comments)

npdodge: Mobile NP Dodge in the news... - 06/13/08 03:47 AM
Published Friday    June 13, 2008NP Dodge Web site goes mobileBY CHRISTINE LAUEWORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER
One Omaha real estate company is hoping to sell more homes by using cells.NP Dodge Co. has rolled out a new Web-enabled cell phone program that allows real estate agents and house-hunters to access information on for-sale homes in the Omaha metro area while on the go."It gives all the key data that one can get from our Web site on your mobile phone," said Nate Dodge, executive vice president of NP Dodge Co.Say you're driving and notice a for-sale home. Rather than having to write down … (0 comments)

npdodge: NPDODGE.COM Goes Mobile... - 06/12/08 04:22 AM

npdodge: Thriving for the Duration...NP Dodge - 05/19/08 05:39 AM
From the Realtor Magazine May 2008
Stable Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow...
Getting into DodgeIn 1855, when Grenville Dodge was using his engineering background to help lay the tracks of the Union Pacific Railroad, his younger brother was using his management skills to lay the foundation of NP Dodge, one of the great grandfathers of today's residential brokerage industry.The Omaha-based company launched more than 150 years ago in Council Bluffs, Neb., as a land company. Today, the company's roots are so deep in its market that when people give directions in Omaha, destinations are mapped out based on where they fall relative … (0 comments)

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