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June
20

interior design

When looking at Cedar Rapids homes for sale, you'll likely notice that each one has its own unique look. Interior design is personal, and every homeowner has their own preferences and ideas. If you are about to buy a home, it's a good idea to start thinking about and establishing your own personal style. Finding your own interior design style can make it easier for you to create decorative schemes and choose decor that makes the space truly feel like your own. Here are some tips to help you discover your own interior design style.

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June
15

Congratulations to our May Pacesetters!

Meet our top producing agents for the last month. Their dedication, professionalism, and integrity are true assets to our brand. Congratulations to all who made the list!

 

Summer Leffler & Faith Algharib
Lana Baldus
Kristine Baldwin
Cory Barnard
The Barnes Real Estate Group
John Beardsworth
Kelly Bemus
Bo Black
Heather Blazek
Deb Burger
Diona Carpenter
Aileen Curry
Tiffany Earl Williams
Susan Eaton
Liz Efting
Steve Emig
Jonathan Fell
Marian Flink
Ali Fortin
Lori Frett
Heath Geiman
Lena Gilbert
Jane Glantz
Jesse Grade
Monnahan/Slaton Group
Prahm Group
Jill Gustin
Holly Hackett
Bob Hackney
Marie Hancock
Jill & Halea Hartke
Monica Hayes Team
Cathy Hill
Karl Hoffman
PSN Homes
Jerry Howe

The Jill Armstrong Team
The Johnson Team
Annie & Daric Kaestner
Sheila King
Doug Lemon
Michelle Lochner
Angie Longou
Mark Lynch
Diane Martin
Maggie McCarthy
Mike McGowan
Wendell Miller
Heather Morris
Tim Nash
Brad Oppedahl
Jean Perkins
Tori Ratzman
Rachael Ray
Brian Rosteck
Jerad Ruth
Diana Salazar
Jeff Salsbery
Derick Schroeder
Joy Seyfer
Bond Shymansky
Justin Sloan
Becky Stonawski
Victoria Torres
Barbara Vancura
Jason Vestweber
Rocky Visser
The Votroubek Group
Jeff Wenthe
Mindi & Steve White
Autumn & Andrew Wood
Kevin Wu

June
6

Iowa City Arts

The arrival of summer in Iowa City marks the return of Summer of the Arts! Every year, Summer of the Arts brings free arts and cultural events to Iowa City, all with the aim of building community and bringing people together. 

This year, our real estate agents are truly excited about all the concerts, festivals, and other events that are part of the Summer of the Arts lineup. Be sure to check out the festivities in Iowa City this summer! 

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May
16

Congratulations to our April Pacesetters!

Meet our top producing agents for the last month. Their dedication, professionalism, and integrity are true assets to our brand. Congratulations to all who made the list!

 

Summer Leffler & Faith Algharib
The Jill Armstrong Team
Jessie Arp
Kristine Baldwin
Cory Barnard
The Barnes Real Estate Group
John Beardsworth
Kelly Bemus
Lori Born
Mary Chmelicek
Kristy Conrad-Woods
Derrick Droz
Maggie Druger
Tiffany Earl Williams
Susan Eaton
Liz Efting
Steve Emig
Joni Eubank
Jonathan Fell
Marian Flink
Matt Ford
Lori Frett
Travis Gaule
Lena Gilbert
Jane Glantz
Jesse Grade
Votroubek Group
Prahm Group
Jackie Hallman
Marie Hancock
Jill & Halea Hartke
Monica Hayes Team
Cathy Hill
Brian Hoel
Karl Hoffman
PSN Homes
Brad Houser
Jerry Howe
Danielle Hutchinson
Margie Jenkins

The Johnson Team
Margie Jenkins
Annie & Daric Kaestner
Sheila King
Doug Laird
Audrey Lester
Angie Longou
Shaner Magalhaes
Diane Martin
Jeanne Matthews
Maggie McCarthy
Laura Merchan
Wendell Miller
Heather Morris
Tim Nash
Roy Nowers
Scott Olson
Paul Pate
Kathy Platten
Rachael Ray
Brian Rosteck
Jerad Ruth
Diana Salazar
Jeff Salsbery
Gunther Sandersfeld
Steve Schroeder
Joy Seyfer
Jenny Skogman
Monnahan Slaton Group
Judy Sloane
Becky Stonawski
Lesley Vancura
Barbara Vancura
Mitch Weideman
Jeff Wenthe
Mindi White
Steve White
Autumn & Andrew Wood
Kevin Wu

May
16

Summer Patio

A property's outdoor spaces are one of its most important components. Our real estate agents know that staging these spaces helps make your home more appealing to prospective homebuyers, helping you sell your home faster and for more money.

Staging allows potential buyers to see how they might use the space and better envision themselves living in a home. Planning on getting your home ready for the market this summer? Here are some tips to follow for staging your outdoor spaces. 

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May
2

Iowa City Camping

Spring and summer are ideal times to explore the expansive natural beauty around Iowa City, with a diverse selection of nearby campgrounds to suit every taste. Whether you're looking for a family-friendly campground with loads of activities for all ages or a more rugged, primitive campsite where you can get in touch with nature, you can find it close to home. Our real estate agents have the details on 5 of the best places to go camping near Iowa City.

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April
21

Our story starts in 1947 – a year of many firsts.

Jackie Robinson took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers as the first African American player in Major League Baseball. The classic holiday film Miracle on 34th Street premiered in theaters. The Polaroid Land Camera was first demonstrated in New York.

In the heart of America, a small company with big dreams to serve the community with quality and value was born. That company, founded by Erick and Roy Skogman, was Skogman Homes.

Today the name Skogman means homes – and so much more. Beyond Skogman Homes, the Skogman family of companies includes:

  • Skogman Insurance: focused on lasting relationships and a level of service only available through an independent insurance agency.
  • Skogman Realty: the Corridor's top real estate company both in terms of annual volume and number of professional real estate agents.
  • Skogman Commercial Group: a dominant force in the sale and leasing of commercial properties, land development, income properties and businesses in Cedar Rapids, Marion, Iowa City, and the surrounding areas.
  • D&B Remodeling: a full service commercial and residential remodeling company serving Cedar Rapids and surrounding Iowa communities.
  • Pheasant Run Apartments: large, highly desirable apartments in Southwest Cedar Rapids with amenities including a swimming pool, basketball courts, playground, picnic area, and clubhouse.
  • Hidden Creek Apartments and Storage: a luxury apartment property including 86 self-serve storage garages.

The path to the array of services and locations Skogman offers today has been steady, thanks to five generations of family members proud to serve the community.

The '60s and '70s

Following twelve years of growth as Skogman Homes, the business entered the '60s with a desire to meet the needs of the community through expended services. In 1965, Skogman Insurance was formed to offer peace of mind through home, auto and business insurance for Iowa residents in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and beyond.

The Skogman brand continued its momentum in the '70s. Skogman Realty launched in 1973, growing to include offices in the communities of Hiawatha and Marion, and is now the predominately recognized real estate company in the marketplace.

In 1974, Pheasant Run Apartments were built in Southwest Cedar Rapids with amenities including a swimming pool, playground, volleyball, picnic area, and clubhouse.

The '80s

With business development on the rise, Skogman Companies launched Skogman Commercial Group in 1988 – becoming a dominant force in the sale and leasing of commercial properties, land development, income properties and businesses in Cedar Rapids, Marion, Iowa City and surrounding areas. With 24 full-time agents, they quickly became market leaders – capturing almost 50% of the market share.

The 2000's

With success in the Corridor firmly established, Skogman Homes expanded into Cedar Falls and surrounding communities to offer construction of quality-built homes to the growing communities in 2003.

Expansion followed into 2009 as Skogman Realty extended its presence in the eastern Iowa Corridor with an office in Coralville, serving the Johnson County area.

By 2017, Skogman Companies was able to acquire D&B Remodeling, a full-service commercial and residential remodeling company.

2022 and beyond

Since its birth in 1947, Skogman Homes has not only grown into one of the largest builders in Iowa, but its reputation of excellent quality and great neighborhoods has established our company as the builder providing the best home value in the Midwest.

We owe our success and growth to the hundreds of past and present employees who have helped build Skogman Companies and each of its divisions into highly regarded members of the Corridor's business community.

We thank you for giving us the opportunity to welcome you home for the last 75 years and look forward to welcoming you home for many years to come.

April
18

Patio Dining Cedar Rapids

It's time to celebrate spring in Cedar Rapids, and some of your favorite dining destinations around the city are hard at work gearing up for your arrival. So why not stop by and celebrate the season with some scenic patio dining? Our real estate agents have all the details on 6 Cedar Rapids restaurants with awesome patios for you to enjoy this spring.

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