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By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
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Sometimes the smallest places can pack the most punch - and that's what it's like to be a homeowner in the town of Kensett, IA, which boasts a population of just about 250 people. The small city in Worth County is a beautiful place to raise a family, and real estate there is enviably affordable w...

By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group)
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When I first meet with a homebuyer, whether they have purchased a home previously or if they are first time buyers, I give all prospective buyers their own wants and needs survey.  It is important that they complete these independently for a couple of reasons.    1. You may not realize how import...

By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group)
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Is it better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all?  Maybe in some cases, but not in real estate.  The one that got away can be a determining factor as to whether a buyer continues to work with an agent.  I received this question over the weekend. Karen, we had written an offer o...

By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group)
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It is one of the last places that you think to check when you are moving out.  You go through the rooms and look in the closets, you look under the sink in the kitchen, you open the linen closet and make sure you didn't forget anything.  You might even open the mailbox on your way out, just to ma...

By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group)
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Here are a couple of situations that have happened this week.  The first one:  The buyer sent her new license to the new address.  She didn't want to chance it going to the old address and with the timeframe estimate, it seemed like a safe bet.  Luckily, the seller left it on the kitchen counter ...

By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
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Those looking for a home in North Iowa don't need to look very far.The one North Iowa realtor, with experience and extensive knowledge unparalleled, is Jane Fischer.When you are working with  North Iowa Realtor Jane Fischer & Associates, it's not uncommon for people to say they feel like they tru...

By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group)
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I am thankful for hats, mittens, and warm winter coats.  In the last week, we have received over 12+ inches of the white stuff here in Iowa.  And with the wind chill, we are well below zero for the next few days.  Although the sun was out on Wednesday, that wind.....brrrrrr.  Thank goodness for h...

By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group)
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In the past week, we have received over 12 inches of snow in our part of Iowa.  And this is normal for our winter months.  Especially now that with the snow cover, the temperatures are in the teens and with the wind chill, well below zero.  I was showing homes on Monday to a relocation buyer, whi...

By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
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It's time to say goodbye and start a new chapter.Selling your home is never an easy task. Not only can it be physically draining, but it can also be emotionally draining. You may bring your first dog home to that house, or maybe you hosted the baby shower of your first child at that house. Whatev...

By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group)
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Over the weekend, I was viewing homes with a couple that is relocating to our area from out of state.  During my research of the properties on their showing list, one of them stuck out.  In the remarks, it stated that the lower level bathroom would be completed prior to closing.  Since the house ...

By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
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Looking at recent census data, it turns out as nearby Illinois shrinks, Iowa is in the midst of a boom of growth. Rockwell Iowa real estate is turning into not only a smart investment but also a great place to move to. If you're looking to move or build your wealth, you need to look into the regi...

By Scott Neasham, REALTOR & Home Listing Specialist in Newton, IA
(RE/MAX Concepts)
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Imagine for a moment that after looking at houses for sale you found the perfect new home for your family.  It's in the right neighborhood that you've always wanted to live in and you absolutely love it!  The problem is that you haven't sold the home you own now. You could make an offer on the ne...

By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
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First-Time Homebuyer? Retiree looking to settle down? There's some Rudd IA real estate for everyone. From grabbing dinner at a local legend, Tanks Bar & Grill, to planning a family camping trip at a summer favorite, Rudd Park & Campground, there's much to see and do in this small town (going on r...

By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
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Interested in learning about the Rockford Iowa Real Estate market in an effort to find your perfect home?There are plenty of bases to cover when it comes to this quaint town towards the northeast corner of Iowa.This city is perfect for families and young folk alike and has plenty to offer in term...

By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group)
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I am grateful for my cats.  On cold days, they take turns on my lap and keep me warm and toasty.  On days when I am not feeling well, they curl up at my feet and keep me company.  They meow when I come home and rub their heads and bodies all over my legs.  When I am stressed, petting them and hea...

By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
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People may say it's impossible to find a house both humble and quiet, yet regal and beautiful.It's only because 'anyone' hasn't seen Mason City yet.Positively, Mason City is culturally rich, with beautiful architecture and friendly weather. This town goes underappreciated despite its history and ...

By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group)
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There are a few schools of thought on this one.  Ultimately, it is the seller's decision on whether or not to disclose to all potential buyers that there is an offer on your home. And whether you should accept the first offer depends on your time on the market and whether the offer is perfect for...

By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
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Iowa was recently ranked as one of the best states to live in out of all of America. There some great things to love about Iowa, from its excellent health care and infrastructure to the high quality of living it provides many residents.If you're looking for a place in Iowa to settle down, you cou...

By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
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Are you looking for a community with a small-town feel but with big-city opportunities? You may be looking for a home in Osage, Iowa. Osage, Iowa real estate is a well-kept secret because of its quaint feel and inviting culture. We're going to take a look at some of the prime reasons you should c...

By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group)
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Have you ever thought about your home from a pet owner's point of view?  In our little corner of Iowa, most of the homes that we build and sell have basements.  Sometimes the basements are only really suitable for the laundry and for storage, and sometimes it doubles the size of the house in fini...

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