What is the contract ratio or contract-to-listing ratio, as it's also called? More to the point, how will it help you to know what the contract ratio is if you're buying or selling a home in the Iowa City area? The contract ratio is a way to look at the market from a different perspective than ... » Learn More about How The Contract Ratio Helps You Understand the Market
Selling a Home
Looking at historical market data for Iowa City area, it will come as no surprise to learn that fewer homes sell later in the year as in the Spring and Summer months.Does that mean you should wait for Spring before your list your home for sale in the Iowa City area? Lots of sellers make that leap ... » Learn More about Are There Advantages to Listing Your Home in Fall or Winter?
How The Internet Has Changed How Sellers Find Listing Agents & Buyers Find Houses! Recently I spoke to a seller who Googled and found me with her search for a Realtor who specializes in Historic properties in Iowa City - I had listed and sold a home on Clark Street when I wrote the post in the ... » Learn More about The Ins and Outs of Real Estate and How to Choose a Realtor
Are you trying to sell your home in the Iowa City area yourself without any success? The real estate market is doing well and yet you can't get your house sold. Why is that? I think a contributing factor is that buyers are working with real estate agents and have access to homes on the MLS. It's ... » Learn More about Are You a Frustrated FSBO in the Iowa City Area? Reasons to Rethink Your Strategy
North Liberty is one of the fastest growing towns in Iowa. This growth has led to North Liberty being a hot market when it comes to the sale of new construction homes. If you're a buyer that's great. What about when it comes time to sell? How will you do with your "nearly new" house when you want ... » Learn More about Selling a Home in North Liberty – Competing with New Construction