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18 homes sold in Coralville in February 2012 compared to 8 homes sold in February 2011. That's a pretty impressive increase in home sales for Coralville. The absorption rate is at 8.4 months, that's an average of 254 days on market. (6 months absorption rate is a balanced market). Unsurprisingly ...
The City Circle Acting Company returns to the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts this week with their production of  "Our Town." If you have any preconceived ideas about theatre you can throw those out the window before going to see this show. There are no stars in this play. There's not e...
Home Sales in Iowa City were up again in February.  22 homes sold in Iowa City February 2012 compared to 21 in February 2011. That's not as impressive as January when home sales were up significantly compared to last year. I don't think this means the Iowa City real estate market is slowing down ...
Lucky for me that February has an extra day this year so I can squeeze in my monthly market report for North Liberty at the last minute. Right in line with expectations Home sales in North Libery are up in January.  The numbers are almost as impressive as Iowa City. 26 homes sold in North Liberty...
Ever wondered WHY we have leap years and what February 29 is all about? There's plenty of info on the Web explaining the scientific background behind leap years. You'll have a hard time finding one more entertaining and humorously done as this video on YouTube by C.G.P. Grey. I was definitely sur...
It's good news all around today. Not only are home sales up in Iowa City again this month, they're also up in Coralville. This is especially good news in Coralville as home sales took a bit of a dip in January. I figured it was a glitch, it's good to see I was right. 11 homes sold in Coralville i...
Home sales are on track to be up again in February in Iowa City - This will be the 8th straight month where we see in increase in home sales. It looks like we're in for a really good spring and summer in the Iowa City real estate market. So now to the numbers. 15 homes sold in Iowa City in Februa...
7 homes sold in Coralville in January 2012 compared to 15 homes sold in January 2011. If that seems like a bit of a drastic drop, only 3 sold in January 2010, which kind of puts things more in perspective. In fact I went back a few years and the low single digits is more typical for the last few ...
Lately my market reports are full of positive news for housing trends in Iowa City. Home sales for January are no exception. Once again home sales are up in Iowa City. In fact home sales in Iowa City are up by a whopping 138% compared to January 2011. 31 homes sold in Iowa City January 2012 compa...
The most efficient way to search for homes in the Iowa City area is by school district. That way you can narrow down neighborhoods without making the area so small that the search becomes ineffective. That's the principal I use when helping buyers to find homes and figured it's just as effective ...

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