Author Archive for Kevin Platz

September Member Changes

Posted 10/02/17 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

New Affiliates:

Refiner’s Touch
Kathryn A Hufford
5249 N Park Place NE #313
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Movement Mortgage
Tim Lamb
1641 Boyson Rd Ste 102
Hiawatha, IA 52233

Iowa Mortgage Solutions
Mike J Seger
4403 1st Ave SE Ste 110
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Five Seasons Home Inspections, LLC
Mike E Gharib
259 Aspen Drive
Marion, IA 52302

Farm Bureau Financial Services.
Alexa J Landon-Heinbuch
1323 Boyson Rd
Hiawatha, IA 52233

Corridor Radon, LLC
Kelly L Winegar
3887 Lake Vista Drive NE
Solon, IA 52333

 

New Offices:

Dream Realty of Iowa, INC.
Jason Ainsworth
210 13th Street #A
Marion, IA 52302

Appraisal Resources Co.
George R Davis
P.O, Box 691
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-0691

Skogman Realty
Kristine Baldwin
301 N Franklin St
Manchester, IA 52057

 

New Members:

Cory Schultes, Iowa Valuation Professionals
Miranda Zuck, Skogman Realty
Dakota Olson, Ole’s 5 Star Realty
George Davis, Appraisal Resources Co.
Chad Greenlee, Iowa Realty

 

New Members: (Secondary)

David Pirkl, the firm

 

Inactive Office:

Wapsie Realty

 

Member Changes:

Jason Ainsworth is now affiliated with Dream Realty of Iowa, INC.
Joshua Cannon is now affiliated with Pinnacle Realty

 

Inactive Members:

Jeremy Sparks, Lepic Kroeger Corridor Realtors
Brandon Wiederhold, Iowa Realty
Hannah Nichols, Skogman Realty
Peter Garbett, Iowa Realty
Elaina Duclos, URealty
Theresa Mackey, Skogman Realty
Deb Toale, Wapsie Realty
Heather Federspiel, Wapsie Realty
Travis Wiley, Wapsie Realty
Austin Glandorf, Skogman Realty
Ashley Cairy, Keller Williams Legacy Group

 

Inactive Affiliate Members:

Amerispec of Eastern Iowa

YPN Furniture Build Winners

Posted 09/19/17 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

The CRAAR once again come out on top winning the IAR YPN Furniture Build for the second year in a row at the State Convention.  Our winning team walked away with $2500 that will be donated to our Backpacks for Kids program.  A number of non-profits depend on the CRAAR to supply them with backpacks which include a stuffed animal and a blanket for kids in transitional situations.

Cherry Hill Park Health Beat Station Ribbon Cutting

Posted 08/16/17 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

The CRAAR is proud to partner with the City of Cedar Rapids as we sponsored our third Health Beat Station.  Today’s ribbon cutting was at Cherry Hill Park.  Thank you to Gary Doerrfeld for his leadership in this project.   #ThePowerofR  #ThisIsOurCommunity

Daniel Gibbons with the CR Parks Department

Gary Doerrfeld, CRAAR Public Relations Chairperson

City Manager Jeff Pomeranz

Cedar Rapids Mayor Pro-Tem Justin Shields

July Member Changes

Posted 08/10/17 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

New Members:

Tom Lutz, Keller Williams Legacy Group

Austin Glandorf, Skogman Realty

Megan Goodall, Skogman Realty

Cody Searl, Pinnacle Realty

Jeff Timm, Coldwell Banker Hedges

Nick Sanders, Skogman Realty

Sarisa Placzek, Iowa Realty

Scott Contreras, Skogman Realty

 

New Members:

Steve Polston, Home Buyer’s Marketing II (MLS Part)

Kyle Von Stein, Keller Williams Legacy Group

 

Member Changes:

Ann Gavin is now affiliated with Keller Williams Legacy Group

Cherokee Render is now affiliated with Keller Williams Legacy group

Nick Kramer is now affiliated with Keller Williams Legacy Group

Lupe Ramirez-Pina is now affiliated with Keller Williams Legacy Group

 

Inactive Members:

Akwi Nji, Coldwell Banker Hedges

Annette Brightwell, Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors

Luann Gerber, Revolution Realty

Chris Krumbholz, Skogman Realty

CRAAR Sponsors Movie Night during the Freedom Festival

Posted 06/26/17 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

A big thank you to our members who helped pass out t-shirts to those in attendance for Movie Night at the Kernels stadium during Freedom Fest. Another example on REALTORS supporting the community.

May Member Changes

Posted 06/02/17 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

New Affiliate(s):

F&M Bank
Jen J Finn
2350 Edgewood Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
New Office:

Ole’s 5 Star Realty, LLC
Jeffrey G Olson
411 A  Ave
Vinton, IA 52349

New Members: (name, company)

Eric Ockenfels, Johnson Real Estate
Brooke Skaggs, Coldwell Banker Hedges Realty
Ole Olson, Ole’s 5 Star Realty, LLC
Tonya Dlouhy, Ole’s 5 Star Realty, LLC
Kyle McAbee, Ol’s 5 Star Realty, LLC
Tyra Swenson, Ole’s 5 Star Realty, LLC
Charlie Randell, Coldwell Banker Hedges
Ken Draine, Skogman Realty
Marisa Adams, Coldwell Banker Hedges
Bri Loeffler, Coldwell Banker Hedges
Katie Udell, Keller Williams Legacy Group

 

Member Changes:

Linda Clark is now affiliated with Keller Williams Legacy Group
Jennifer Foss is now affiliated with IAHomesRealty
Cheri Hill is now affiliated with Keller Williams Legacy Group
Amy Eaton is now affiliated with Keller Williams Legacy Group

 

Inactive Members: (name, company)

Andy Primmer, Iowa Realty
Melissa Hodapp, Keller Williams Legacy Group
Chaun Favre, Re/Max Real Estate Concepts
Joyce Kuba, Coldwell Banker Hedges

CRAAR Blood Drive

Posted 05/24/17 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

Thanks to our all members who donated blood at our drive!

April Member Changes

Posted 04/28/17 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

New Office:

Genesis Equities LLC
Hannah M Kustes
3405 7th Avenuse Suite 102
Marion, IA 52302

John M. Beltramea
EXIT Eastern Iowa Realty Corridor
2252 Blairs Ferry Rd
Hiawatha, IA 52233

 

New Members: (name, company)

 Kurt Stodola, Coldwell Banker Hedges
Janna Graber, Skogman Realty
Stephanie McHale, Skogman Realty
Kayla McPherson, Skogman Realty
Janna Granger, Skogman Realty
Debra Rose, Skogman Realty
Hannah Kustes, Genesis Equities LLC
Erin Richard, Coldwell Banker Hedges
Angela Dougherty, Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors
Sarah Penney, Skogman Realty
Patrick McLeod, Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors
Jerry Sherman, Iowa Realty
John Szewc, IAHomes Realty

 

Member Changes:

Daniella Oakley is now affiliated with Keller Williams Legacy Group
Gretchen Hollingsworth is now affiliated with Keller Williams Legacy Group
Adam Stradt is now affiliated with Keller Williams Legacy Group
John Beltramea is now affiliated with EXIT Eastern Iowa Realty Corridor

 

Inactive Members: (name, company)

Lucas Howes, Pinnacle Realty
Steven Hauschilt, Iowa Valley Realty
Jeanna Humpton, Lepic Kroeger Corridor Realtors
Shaun Lampe, Skogman Realty
Andy Primmer, Iowa Realty

Inactive Affiliate Members:

Know Now Property Inspections, Inc.
Kevin D Smith
5210 Elderton Dr
Marion, IA 52302

Iowa Association of REALTORS Scholarship Winners

Posted 04/20/17 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

Congratulations to Gunner Boskings, nominated by CRAAR member Roger Stigers, for being awarded a $500 scholarship from IAR.  Also congratulations to Joshua Gassman, nominated by CRAAR member Julie Gassman, for being awarded a $1000 scholarship donated by Judy and Gary Stevens through the Iowa Association of REALTORS. 

2017 Milk Drive Press Conference

Posted 04/12/17 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

The CRAAR is a proud sponsor of the Great American Milk Drive.  21,248 gallons of milk were donated which equates to 6 months of milk for those less fortunate.