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March
19

The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is top of mind for all of us and Skogman is closely monitoring the rapidly changing environment. As always, our highest priority is the health, safety, and well-being of our agents, employees, families, and clients. 

If you are considering listing your home for sale we encourage you to consult the CDC Protect Your Home website.

We would also like to encourage everyone to visit the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics 2019 Coronavirus website.      

Finally, please follow all guidance provided by the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

WHAT IS SKOGMAN DOING?

Beginning Monday, March 23, all Skogman physical offices will be closed, however, our operations will continue without interruption. We are fortunate to have the technological ability to remain open and operational by serving our customers, agents, and business needs remotely. At this time, we will be working remotely for 14 days but that could change based on guidance from the CDC and other public health authorities. We will update our statement if this time period changes. 

We have asked our agents to familiarize themselves and monitor the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Steps to Prevent Illness. We want to stress to you the need to put distance between yourself and other people in an effort to reduce the spread of the virus.

We understand real estate is a person to person industry, and home buyers and home sellers want to pursue their real estate needs despite COVID-19.

Our agents are still attending listing appointments and showing properties when requested. This is subject to change so please check back for policy updates. In an effort to encourage social distancing we are asking buyers to do as much internet browsing of homes as possible to narrow down their list of prospective homes. 

  

WHEN SHOWING PROPERTY AND MEETING WITH CLIENTS, SKOGMAN AGENTS WILL STRICTLY FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES:

  • Wash their hands or apply hand sanitizer for at least 20 seconds once the prospective home's door is open; 
  • Delegate showings/listing appointments to others within the brokerage if the agent is experiencing any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath;
  • Agents will be in regular contact with their sellers to confirm they are comfortable having showings;
  • Prior to listing appointments and showings, REALTORS® will ask all clients if they have experienced fever, cough, or shortness of breath, prior to meeting in person or conducting a showing. We will update the questions we ask based upon the Watch for Symptoms defined by the CDC;

Please check back often for the latest updates on our policies and procedures during this rapidly changing set of events.

March
16

Moving TipsMoving into a new home can be exciting and overwhelming. From figuring what to unpack first, arranging furniture, and generally getting used to your new space, there are plenty of things to do before you settle down comfortably. But during the moving chaos, even the most organized person can forget something. Our REALTORS® highlight five important things to remember after your move.

  1. Change the Locks
    Even if you remember to carry all of your new house keys, you shouldn't plan on holding onto them for very long. Security should be your first concern after your move. Your previous owners might no longer have keys, but you can't know how many copies they gave to trusted neighbors, friends, family members, or contractors.

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March
13

Skogman Realty Pacsetters logo

Congratulations February 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!

Jessie Arp

Cedar Rapids

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Lana Baldus

Cedar Rapids

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Cory Barnard

Cedar Rapids

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Kelly Bemus

Cedar Rapids

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Deb Burger

Marion

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Debra Callahan

Cedar Rapids

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Katie Chalupa

Coralville

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Joe Conner

Cedar Rapids

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Kristy Conrad

Cedar Rapids

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Maggie Druger

Cedar Rapids

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Tiffany Earl Williams

Skogman Commercial

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Steve Emig

Cedar Rapids

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Joni Eubank

Coralville

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TEAM Flink

Marion

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Matt Ford

Hiawatha

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Lena Gilbert

Hiawatha

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Jesse Grade

Cedar Rapids

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Barnes Group

Hiawatha

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Hartke Group

Cedar Rapids

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Bob Hackney

Cedar Rapids

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The Monica Hayes Team

Coralville

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Heather Morris

Marion

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Cathy Hill

Marion

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Karl Hoffman

Penthouse Commercial

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Jerome Howe

Coralville

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Jackie Jedlicka

Coralville

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Bob the Realtor

Marion

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Douglas Laird, CCIM, SIOR

Penthouse Commercial

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Michelle Lochner

Cedar Rapids

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Angie Longou

Coralville

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Robyn Meister

Hiawatha

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Tim Nash

Cedar Rapids

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Scott Olson

Penthouse Commercial

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Brad Oppedahl

Cedar Rapids

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Paul Pate III

Hiawatha

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Jean Perkins

Cedar Rapids

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Prahm Group

Hiawatha

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Properties By Seyfer & Novak

Cedar Rapids

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Rachael Ray

Cedar Rapids

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Jerad Ruth

Coralville

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Diana Salazar

Coralville

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Gunther Sandersfeld

Cedar Rapids

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Bond Shymansky

Coralville

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Monnahan Slaton Group

Cedar Rapids

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Don Sturgeon

Cedar Rapids

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The Jill Armstrong Team

Coralville

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The Johnson Team

Coralville

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The Votroubek Real Estate Group

Marion

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Barbara Vancura

Cedar Rapids

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Jason Vestweber Team

Cedar Rapids

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Rocky Visser

Cedar Rapids

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Al Weaver

Skogman Commercial

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Jeff Wenthe

Marion

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Autumn Wood

Cedar Rapids

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Mary Zalesky

Cedar Rapids

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March
2

Sports Bars in Coralville

Our REALTORS® couldn't be more excited for all the basketball games we'll get to watch in March! If you share our enthusiasm for basketball's most exciting event, you're in the right place.

Coralville locals take their sports seriously, and it shows! Here are a few of our favorite sports bars where you can fill in your brackets and keep up with all the games. 

  1. Coach's Corner: 749 Mormon Trek Blvd., Iowa City, IA 52246
    Coach's Corner is a friendly sports bar with plenty of large TVs. They also have an excellent menu filled with all the things you need to enjoy watching the games. Whether you're in the mood for pizza, wings, burgers, or bar munchies, you'll find what you're looking for here. There are also a ton of great Iowa City homes for sale nearby, so you can make good use of your time by visiting a few before the game starts. 

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