Advanced Search
we found 0 results
Your search results
no thumb

Iowa City Area Statistics and Resources

New Johnson County, Iowa area real estate sales reports and statistical reports are new available on the RESOURCES tab of this website.  Navigate to RESOURCES for a look at all Johnson County, Iowa area sales and lease comparable transactions from 2005 through 2016.  Also, new statistical reports are available for this Iowa City, Iowa metro area including the Executive Summary for 2016, the Housing Report …

no thumb

Professionalism in Real Estate Brokerage

Professionalism is the normal in the Iowa City area. Let professionalism start with me! Key Takeaways Instead of looking to real estate agents for solutions, we could put the burden on brokers. Real estate licensees are required to work under a licensed broker, and that gives brokers control. Some brokers won’t be able to raise the bar of professionalism, but many can and should. …

no thumb

8 experts predict what the 2017 housing market has in store

What will happen to mortgage rates, affordability, inventory and more Key Takeaways Mortgage rates are likely to continue to increase throughout 2017. There will not be any easing in inventory, and affordability will still be a challenge in big markets. The potential is there for a large number of first-time buyers to enter the buying market, but they will face new challenges. It’s been …

no thumb

Fed to hike interest rates next week while ignoring the elephant in the room

The Federal Reserve is going to raise interest rates next week, but shy away from the bigger question looming for financial markets: How does the shock outcome of the presidential election change the economic landscape? The Fed is widely expected to announce an increase in the target range for its federal funds rate to 0.5%-0.75% when its two-day meeting wraps next Wednesday, analysts agree. …

no thumb

Iowa City Council unanimously approves support for workforce housing project

7-story building with 36 micro-apartments is planned IOWA CITY — The Iowa City Council gave a boost to a workforce housing development Tuesday, following a process that cut the size of the proposed building in half. The council voted 7-0 to provide Workforce Housing Tax Credit support for seven-story micro-apartment residential and commercial structure planned for 7 S. Linn St. To apply for the …

no thumb

What does President Trump mean for the housing market?

Political pundits around the country were stunned last night when Donald Trump secured enough votes to beat Hillary Clinton to become the next President of the United States. While supporters from both sides are still reeling from emotions, we woke up wondering what that would mean for real estate. It’s common for the president to use housing as a vehicle to lead economic recovery, …

no thumb

New FAA drone use rules will benefit real estate agents

The use of drones to show real estate is becoming increasingly popular, and the Federal Aviation Administration recently made it easier for real estate agents to take advantage of this technology. The FAA relaxed regulations on drone use by real estate agents, and the new rules take effect in August. Colorado Realtor Margaret Stapleton of RE/MAX Alliance discussed drone technology on the NALA’s North …

no thumb

Fewer Sellers are using FSBO sites

Fewer sellers are using FSBO (For Sale By owner) real estate listing sites.  In 2003 over 80% of owners used live Realtors to list property for sale and about 12% used FSBO sites in order to save the fee Realtors charge.  The FSBO sites may save money if they are effective, but from 2003 to 2015 the number of sellers using “self-sell” sites has …

no thumb

Johnson County Iowa Population Surges in 2016

Johnson County is the second- fastest-growing county in Iowa, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released Thursday. The census data estimate that from 2010 to 2015, Johnson County’s population grew by 10.2 percent, or 13,369 residents, bringing the estimated county population to 144,251. It was one of 28 of the state’s 99 counties that gained residents during that period. “You have two things in Johnson County, …

  • Search Listings

Compare Listings