Archive for Updates – Page 4

Member Changes

Posted 10/28/16 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

New Office:

Iowa Valuation Professionals, LLC

411 1st Avenue SE, Suite 100

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401


New Members: (name, company)

Jill Rich, Graf Home Selling Team & Associates

Kevin Soheili, Revolution Realty Team

Jory Ringler, Home Buyers Marketing II


New Members: (Secondary)

Thomas O’Leary, Xome Inc. 


Inactive Office:

Real Estate Investment Planning Associate

Gene Knepper

283 Tomahawk Trail S.E.

Cedar Rapids, IA 52403



Member Changes:

Bobby Butschi is now affiliated with Skogman Realty

Jeremy Keller is now affiliated with Iowa Valuation Professionals, LLC

Jeffrey Haderthauer is now affiliated with Iowa Valuation Professionals, LLC

Jim Angstman is now affiliated with Coldwell Banker Hedges

Maryann Petesich is now affiliate with Iowa Realty


Inactive Members: (name, company)

Gene Knepper, Real Estate Investment Planning Associate

Jamie Nees, Iowa Realty

Rhonda Morris, Home Buyers Marketing II

Kelli Devries, Lepic-Kroeger Corridor, REALTORS

Becky Conrads, Lepic-Kroeger Corridor, REALTORS

Member Changes

Posted 09/30/16 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

New Members:

Candy Rowe, U Realty
Brandon Wiederhold, Iowa Realty
Jessi Colby, Revolution Realty Team
Dalton Bousman, Iowa Realty
Tamra Garman, Iowa Realty
Gary Stetzel, Skogman Realty
Steven Hauschilt, Iowa Valley Realty
Betty Fuller, Kopel REALTORS & Consultants

New Members: (Secondary)

Kay Alferink, Wapsie Realty
Deb Toale, Wapsie Realty
Nicholas Andersen, Skogman Realty
Ricardo Rangel Jr, Ruhl & Ruhl REALTORS
Evie Boyens, Lepic-Kroeger Corridor, REALTORS


Office Change:

Exit Huls Realty is now Sandersfeld Realty Company

Member Changes:

Katie Gombert is now affiliated with IAHomesRealty

Inactive Members:

Terry Bader, HCH Real Estate
Brian Martin, Marian Arens Elite Realty
Traci Davis, Re/Max Real Estate Concepts
Mike Bailey Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors

September is Suitcases for Kids Month

Posted 09/01/16 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

We are broadening our horizons and kicking off Suitcases for Kids Month (Sept) with a bang. We just delivered 80 backpacks to Tanager Place to be a welcoming gift to the Residential Care Facility. This is where kids are temporarily placed for social and psychological needs.  They will receive our backpack upon arrival. (See Photo)

Two weeks ago we delivered 150 backpacks to the Four Oaks Facility for their residents.

We hope to be involved in the following and make an impact in our Community .

Four Oaks
Iowa Kids Net
Tanager Place
Boys and Girls Club
St. Lukes Outreach Program

So, watch for good things to come. 🙂

Gary Doerrfeld
CRAAR Public Relations ChairTanager Place


Member Changes

Posted 09/01/16 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

New Offices:

Appraisal Pros, INC
Andy L Steffen
66 River Ridge Rd
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Quality Appraisal, LLC
Jake F. Folger
700 26th St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403


New Members: (name, company)

Julie Gassmann, Iowa Realty
Mike Yoder, Iowa Realty
Ryan Snakenberg, Pinnacle Realty
Mark Oberhaus, Coldwell Banker Hedges
Tommy Le, Intrepid Real Estate
New Members: (Secondary)

Andy Steffen, Appraisal Pros, INC

Inactive Office:

Kirk Wenndt Realty

Member Changes:

Sofia Warren is now affiliated with U Realty
Sarah Boyles is now affiliated with Pinnacle Realty LLC


Inactive Members: (name, company)

Jim Barta, Iowa Realty
Tom Mescher, Coldwell Banker Hedges
Ben Bahr, Coldwell Banker Hedges
Brittany Viken, Skogman Realty
Kirk Wenndt, Kirk Wenndt Realty
Erika Parker, Revolution Realty Team

Suitcases for Kids

Posted 08/15/16 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

Pictured are members of the Public Relations Committee delivering 150 back packs full of stuffed animals and blankets to Four Oaks.  They will be distributed to the 150 kids currently in and out of residential care. Other organizations we are working with include the Cedar Rapids Boys & Girls Club, DHS and Iowa Kids Net.  All of these organizations help get the “suitcases” to those in need.  Watch for next drive in September to help keep this program going.

The look and appreciation from staff and kids when we delivered says it all.


2016 CRAAR Family Picnic

Posted 08/05/16 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

Thank you to the 50 sponsors who made our picnic another success!! Fun was had by all even though the rain came sooner than expected.


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June 2016 Member Changes

Posted 07/27/16 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

New Affiliates:

Home Federal Savings Bank
Matthew L Brandt
303 West Main St
Marshalltown, IA 50158

ProEdge Home Inspections, LLC
George C Bohren
1129 K Ave NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
Jim Humphreys State Farm
Jim Humphreys
3025 Mt Vernon Rd SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Know Now Property Inspections, Inc.
Kevin D Smith
5210 Elderton Dr
Marion, IA 52302
McCartan Photography
Tom McCartan
190 Cottage Grove Ave SE #204
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

New Members: (name, company)

Angie Glick, GLD Commercial
Lucas Howes, Pinnacle Realty
Ashley Bermel, Skogman Realty
Tara Clayberg, Iowa Realty
Melissa McBride, Premier Appraisals, LLC
Melea Ballou, IAHomes Realty
John Hackbarth, Intrepid Real Estate
Amanda Wiest, Graf Home Selling Team & Associates
Kelsie Clark, IAHomes Realty
Joshua Cannon, Mottinger Real Estate Group

New Members: (Secondary)

Karen Feltman, Lepic-Kroeger Corridor, REALTORS
Marc Simpson, Ruhl and Ruhl Realtors
Mike Pilarczyk, Skogman Realty

Inactive Members: (name, company)

Anna Wilson, Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors
Brooke Meyer, Coldwell Banker Hedges
Amanda Miller, Skogman Realty
Emily Johnson, Iowa Realty
Jaime Bell, Skogman Realty
Josh Phams, Iowa Realty

Day with the Kernels Sponsored by Collins Community Credit Union

Posted 07/26/16 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

Big thanks to CCCU for once again sponsoring our Day With the Kernels!  Another year of great weather and great attendance.


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Have you seen our latest commercial?

Posted 06/23/16 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

This is our community!


Another Successful Mission of Hope Event!

Posted 06/09/16 by Kevin Platz and filed under:

Thanks to everyone who supplied food or volunteered their time to help serve food at the Mission of Hope Shelter!  #ThePowerofR #ThisIsOurCommunityIMG_0814