Believe it or not the two photos below were taken from pretty much the same spot in Coralville almost exactly a year apart. Those are the kinds of extremes you can expect when you live in Iowa. Last year we had a phenomenally good Spring. This year we're still barely above freezing with just a few ... » Learn More about Relocating to Iowa – What to Expect of the Weather
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What makes Coralville a great relocation destination? I've written lots of posts about the advantages of Relocating to Iowa City. How about Coralville? Many people who relocate to the Iowa City area end up buying a home in Coralville, myself included. How does that happen? There are many ... » Learn More about What Is It That Makes Coralville a Great Relocation Destination?
Downtown Iowa City is one of my favorite places to take a stroll on a nice sunny day. It has so much style and character with something for everyone. The best part is that somehow Iowa City has managed to combine the old with new without losing any of its charm. There are beautiful historic ... » Learn More about Around the Old Capitol – Downtown Iowa City
In 2016 Iowa City moved up to the #3 spot on the Best College Towns list. This is up one spot compared to when I originally wrote this post back in 2012. This is a continuing trend in Iowa City - It shows up on lists as a great place to live all the time. Not too long ago I wrote about Iowa City's ... » Learn More about Relocating to Iowa City: More Reasons to Make Iowa City Your Relocation Destination
In July 2012 Iowa City made it to #2 on the Best Cities for Successful Aging List. Iowa City routinely makes it onto lists promoting the best places to live. You might think of Iowa City as a college town and be surprised at the idea that it's also a place that offers so much to older members of the ... » Learn More about Iowa City – A Great Place to Live for Everyone!
This week I was out showing homes on the east side of Iowa City in the Scott Boulevard East Neighborhood. It was a dark and dismal day, the not so great side of Fall in Iowa. Usually when I'm early for an appointment, (which I generally am), I like to take photos of the neighborhood. It seemed on ... » Learn More about A Splash of Color on a Dreary Day in the Scott Boulevard East Neighborhood
We have a lot of parks in Coralville and Iowa City with both towns being very focused on Green Initiatives. My photos today are of S.T. Morrison Park in downtown Coralville. You can access Morrison Park from 5th St, although technically it's on 7th St. City Hall, Coralville Library and the newly ... » Learn More about A Beautiful Fall Day at S.T. Morrison Park in Coralville
Iowa City is a very "green" town. In every sense of the word. A perfect example of Iowa City's commitment to the environment is the abundance of parks in the area. So many that it doesn't matter where you live, you will always be close to one of them! They all offer something for the entire family ... » Learn More about Kiwanis Park – Another Fine Park in Iowa City
It was a great day to visit Wetherby Park in Iowa City and check out the new Splash Pad yesterday. Wetherby Park is on the south east side of Iowa City on Taylor Dr. The closest school is Grant Wood Elementary School on Lakeside Dr. Iowa City is very “Green” and offers lots to its residents in the ... » Learn More about The New Splash Pad at Wetherby Park, Iowa City
The Goosetown Neighborhood is in the north of Iowa City. It's affectionately named Goosetown, because of the Bohemian immigrants who settled there in the 1850's and kept geese in their yards. Goosetown is about a mile from downtown Iowa City, making it a very popular choice with buyers Relocating to ... » Learn More about A Sunny Day in the Goosetown Neighborhood in Iowa City