Saturday, January 13, 2018

3623 East Otter Road, Marion
$284,950
2.4 acres + 3400 sf of living space!

Minutes from the Toddville exit


 This 2-story feels like a country home should. It lives large!  
There's a nice blend of updates while retaining the country feel of a 1900-era home that you'll love.
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
3 stall garage
HUGE 2nd floor Family Room

1st & 2nd floor laundry spots!
Alburnett School District
Taxes: $3972
 Looking for an acreage that not only has room outside, but room inside?  You've found it here.
A huge, fabulous kitchen with amazing amounts of space and storage.  Cupboards have pull-out drawers, pantry space, waste/recycling pull-out.  
It's the perfect country kitchen.



There are 2 family spaces off the front door - this is used as a reading room 
but could function in a variety of ways: office, library, etc.

 Hardwood stairs and spindles maintain the 1900s feel of the house.
 Formal living room off the foyer.

 Formal dining room off the kitchen
 Main level bedroom at the rear of the house
 Decorative stone mantel in the Main level family room
Charming main level bath
 Upstairs is the massive Master bedroom, complete with an attached sitting area.
 Master bedroom sitting area currently used an office
 Bedroom #3 is upstairs
Upstairs bathroom
 HUGE Family Space!  This room is so large it can be divided into several different purposes - 
workout equipment in one corner, a gaming area, Big-screen TV . . . you name it, it can fit.
 You might be outside of town, but your kids will have plenty of space for entertainment - this can be the ultimate "Rec Room"  for family nights or for having friends over.


2.4 acres


Thank you for following along on our tour.
If you'd like to schedule an appointment for a personal showing, please
call Steve at 319.551.3375 or Judy at 319.551.3170

Friday, January 5, 2018

Open House Sunday - 4 Bedroom, 2.5 bath - $204,950

243 Lamplite Lane SE, Cedar Rapids

Open Sunday 1:00 - 2:30

$204,950

4 Bedrooms, 2.5 baths
Formal living and dining rooms
Spacious kitchen with new quartz counter tops, breakfast bar, desk area
Lower level finish for Rec Room, Office or Exercise space
New tile floors in bathrooms
New upstairs windows, front door, and exterior lighting
Huge master bedroom with walk-in closet and bath

Scroll down for a quick look at this home then stop
by and see Steve on Sunday!
The foyer welcomes guests - a lovely spot before transitioning to the rest of the home.
Living room with bay window


Formal dining room
Open kitchen with quartz counter tops, a super breakfast bar and planning desk.
Bright, sunny Family Room with a cozy fireplace and view of backyard.
Huge master bedroom to fit a king-sized bed plus dressers and a seating area.


 Thanks for having a look!
Plan to stop by Sunday from 1:00 - 2:30 or  
 contact us if you'd like to schedule a private tour.
 319.551.3375


2017 Market Report - What Happened in Your Neighborhood?

Cedar Rapids Market Report for 2017


Have a look to see what's happening in each
 of the quadrants in Cedar Rapids.

Which is most affordable, which has the highest average sale price?

Scroll down to see the increase in average home price and more!

In Cedar Rapids (NE, NW, SE, SW quadrants) there were 
2397 Residential sales as reported in the
 Cedar Rapids Area Association of Realtors in 2017.

NE Quadrant: 853 homes

NE has most sales & highest single-family average

702 Single-family; 151 condo or zero-lot
NE Single family averages:
3 bedrooms/2 baths
1996 total s.f.
Average sale price: $181,409.30
Days on market: 49

NE Condo/zero lot averages:
2 bedrooms/2 baths
1456 total s.f.
Average sale price: $151,002.84

Days on market: 66


SW Quadrant: 664 homes
485 Single-family; 179 condo or zero-lot
SW Single family averages:
3 bedrooms/2 baths
1642 total s.f.
Average sale price: $158,584.76
Days on market: 51

SW Condo/zero lot averages:
2 bedrooms/2 baths
1460 total s.f.
Average sale price: $164,847.55

Days on market: 71


SE Quadrant : 447 homes
366 Single-family; 81 condo or zero-lot
SE Single family averages:
3 bedrooms/2 baths
2033 total s.f.
Average sale price: $170,612.41
Days on market: 54

SE Condo/zero lot averages:
2 bedrooms/2 baths
1489 total s.f.
Average sale price: $151,302.41

Days on market: 103

NW Quadrant : 433 homes
418 Single-family; 15 condo or zero-lot
NW Single family averages:
3 bedrooms/2 baths
1667 total s.f.
Average sale price: $144,601.93
Days on market: 39

NW Condo/zero lot averages:
2 bedrooms/2 baths
1583 total s.f.
Average sale price: $146,874.40

Days on market: 33

Total single-family homes sold in Cedar Rapids: 1971
Total condo/zero-lot homes sold in Cedar Rapids: 426 


Here are the 2017 averages:
2397 Homes sold through the MLS
The average sales price of all sold homes was $164,338.11
(Up $6,257.28 over 2016!)
Average square feet total - 1,779
Average 3 bedrooms and 2 baths
Average days on market - 53

The overall averages for 2016:
2398 Homes sold through the MLS
The average sales price of all sold homes was $158,080.83
Average square feet total - 1766
Average 3 bedrooms and 2 baths
Average days on market - 63


*stats reported as of 1/05/2018

Friday, December 1, 2017

Open Sunday 1:00 - 2:30 - 243 Lamplite Lane SE - Great Home for Entertaining!

243 Lamplite Lane SE, Cedar Rapids
Open Sunday, Dec. 3rd
1:00 - 2:30

$204,950

Beautiful 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Home in a Great SE Neighborhood




Don’t miss this spacious SE home with 4 bedrooms on one level!
 Plenty of room to spread out with 2550 finished sf.

Great for entertaining with a formal dining room and a large living room featuring a bay window. The basement was finished in 2014 and creates a nice area for a home office or for the kids to hang out. You’ll find a roomy kitchen with lots of beautiful quartz counter top space and cupboards, a breakfast bar, eat-in kitchen plus a planning desk.

 It opens to the family room where a wood burning fireplace is the focal point. The 2.5 bathrooms all have new tile floors in 2016. Best of all will be retiring to the oversize master bedroom with a walk-in closet and attached bathroom and vanity. Upstairs windows are all new in 2016 as well as the front roof, and exterior can lights were added at the front and over the garage doors. Fenced backyard; the circle driveway makes coming and going a breeze.










Stop by to have a look for yourself and visit with Steve on Sunday!

Friday, November 24, 2017

243 Lamplite Lane SE, Cedar Rapids

$204,950

Beautiful 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Home in a Great SE Neighborhood




Don’t miss this spacious SE home with 4 bedrooms on one level!
 Plenty of room to spread out with 2550 finished sf.

Great for entertaining with a formal dining room and a large living room featuring a bay window. The basement was finished in 2014 and creates a nice area for a home office or for the kids to hang out. You’ll find a roomy kitchen with lots of beautiful quartz counter top space and cupboards, a breakfast bar, eat-in kitchen plus a planning desk.

 It opens to the family room where a wood burning fireplace is the focal point. The 2.5 bathrooms all have new tile floors in 2016. Best of all will be retiring to the oversize master bedroom with a walk-in closet and attached bathroom and vanity. Upstairs windows are all new in 2016 as well as the front roof, and exterior can lights were added at the front and over the garage doors. Fenced backyard; the circle driveway makes coming and going a breeze.