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House Hunt Tips

Choosing a new home is an endeavor that seems to involve an infinite number of tasks. You must prepare to part with your current home while adapting your lifestyle to a house you might not have seen yet. Knowing what needs to be done makes the transition smoother, if not seamless. Before you start your hunt among the Cedar Rapids homes for sale, make sure you have the following covered or at least underway. 

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Congratulations to our August 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
Lana Baldus
Cory Barnard
The Barnes Real Estate Group
Will Brandt
Debra Callahan
Mary Chmelicek
Maggie Druger
Tiffany Earl Williams
Susan Eaton
Liz Efting
Marian Flink
Matt Ford
Renae Forsyth-Christy
Lena Gilbert
Jesse Grade
Monnahan/Slaton Group
Becky Halsch
Monica Hayes Team
Cathy Hill
Karl Hoffman
PSN Homes
Brad Houser
Jerry Howe
Margie Jenkins
The Jill Armstrong Team
The Johnson Team
Annie & Daric Kaestner
Bob Kalous
Danielle Kern
Doug Laird
Summer Leffler
Angie Longou
Jeanne Matthews
Maggie McCarthy
Wendell Miller
Heather Morris
Troy Munger
Roy Nowers
Scott Olson
Brad Oppedahl
Prahm Group
Rachael Ray
Votroubek Real Estate Group
Gunther Sandersfeld
Derick Schroeder
Steve Seltrecht
Joy Seyfer
Jenny Skogman
Victoria Torres
Lesley Vancura
Barbara Vancura
Jason Vestweber
Mindi White
Steve White
Autumn Wood
Mary Zalesky



Honey Farms in Cedar Rapids

If you have a hankering for a sweet treat, there's good news ahead.

Yes, our real estate agents want you to know that September is National Honey Month. There's never been a better time to enjoy all-natural honey from right here in the Cedar Rapids area.

Honey has been called nature's perfect food, and you might just agree when you taste some of the delicious honey, you'll find within miles of the best Cedar Rapids homes for sale.

Every honey has a unique color, taste, and fragrance based on the flowers visited by bees as it was made. When you try local honey, you're getting a true taste of Cedar Rapids! Most local honey is produced around Mount Vernon, just 20 minutes away.

Here's where you can stock up on local honey this September:

  1. Bass Family Farms – 840 Bass Lane, Mount Vernon, IA 52314
    When you visit Bass Family Farms, you can enjoy year-round family fun, including the popular all-ages agri-tour. As you journey through the property, you'll get a real sense of the Bass commitment to sustainable farming – and see prime examples of more than four dozen types of flowers that bloom throughout the area. That's one of the secrets to rich, delicious honey not far from Mount Vernon homes for sale!
  2. The Big Apple Orchard – 1117 Highway 30 West, Mount Vernon, IA 52314
    The Big Apple Orchard lives up to its name with acres and acres of apples. The orchard is known for its mulled apple cider, apple turnovers, and apple donuts that visitors journey from miles around to enjoy each fall. There are 22 types of apples and 2,000 apple trees on the property, but don't forget honey, which comes from local hives. Plus, picnic and event areas are available right at the orchard.
  3. Ebert Honey – 1090 Highway 1 North, Mount Vernon, IA 52314
    Family-owned Ebert Honey was founded in 1980 with about ten bee colonies. In the years since father Phil and sons, Adam and Alex have gone from selling honey in the home to producing some 100,000 pounds of honey per year. While most of the honey can be purchased from retailers throughout the state of Iowa, both properties have been known to welcome guests in the warm season.
  4. Kroul Farms – 245 Highway 1 South, Mount Vernon, IA 52314
    A fine example of community-supported agriculture, Kroul Farms has a history dating back to 1948. The latest generation of owners has transformed the farm into a beloved destination for seasonal products. The products and produce are all sought-after Iowa staples, but Kroul uses modern and sustainable techniques. Honey, pumpkins, corn, squash, peppers, tomatoes, and more are popular.
  5. The Noble Bee – 2956 170th Street, South Amana, IA 52334
    The Noble Bee dates back to a mid-1980s experiment in back yard beekeeping that has developed into a top brand available from retailers all across Iowa. Visit their store minutes from Amana homes for sale, and you can pick up fresh honey along with your other favorite grocery items for a party or picnic. Whether you want liquid honey, whipped honey, comb, or crystallized, you can choose from ten distinct flavors.

Contact us today to learn about real estate opportunities around Cedar Rapids.

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