Another Successful Scrub Your Paws for a Cause Event

Author: | September 10, 2015

Once again, the annual Scrub Your Paws for a Cause Dog Wash was a huge success! This year, over $4,300 was raised for The Friends of the Animal Center Foundation AND over 86 dogs got their paws scrubbed!! What a fun event for such a great cause. A special thank you to ICAAR for hosting and sponsoring this special event and a very spcial thank you to one of our very own, Tracy Rieten. She went above and beyond to make sure everyone got involved and had fun! Year after year, she does all she can to help make this event what it has become.

Why Hasn't My Home Sold?

Author: Terri Larson | August 17, 2015
Dear Home Seller,
Here we are, mid to late August and your home is still for sale. And you are frustrated, scared,
and upset. “Why hasn’t my home sold?” you ask.
Sometimes there are answers to that question. The home’s location may not be ideal, nor may the
condition of the property (needs significant updating to today’s standards, for example) be a
project many buyers want to take on. Or, some properties are so specific in taste or style that the

Practically Speaking

Author: Terri Larson | August 10, 2015

We all know how emotional the house-buying/selling process can be for our customers.  But sometimes we Realtors get caught up in the emotion, too, and things don’t go as smoothly as we would all like.  In fact, sometimes the other Realtor makes us soooo mad…  we want to do something about it.  When we feel that the Code of Ethics has been violated, there are options available to us.


I.C. Working to Bring Business to Vacant Industrial Park

Author: Artical: Andy Davis, Photo: Josh O'Leary, Iowa City Press-Citizen | July 15, 2015

City officials are hopeful that an agreement with a local real estate broker will help attract business to the 420th Street Industrial Park, which has sat vacant for more than six years.

Doc Loans: Perfect for Residents or Fellows-in-Training

Author: Author: Jim Kelly, Senior VP/ Marketing at UICCU | April 3, 2015

If “Match Day” has assigned you to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, then you may be in need of a place to live. Rather than spend these years renting, why not consider owning your home. University of Iowa Community Credit Union (UICCU) is proud to offer Doc Loans to residents and fellows-in-training. This loan combines the benefits of a low cost ARM, with the stability of longer rate locks.

Here are just a few of the many features and benefits:

Inaccurate Zillow 'Zestimates' a source of conflict over home prices

Author: LA Times | February 23, 2015

When "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell asked the chief executive of Zillow recently about the accuracy of the website's automated property value estimates — known as Zestimates — she touched on one of the most sensitive perception gaps in American real estate.

Join us at the 2015 Home Show in Iowa City, IA

Author: Carissa Kruse, Director of Marketing | February 13, 2015

The 2015 Home Show

The biggest home design, decorating and remodeling event of the year is here! 

The Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association, Lepic-Kroeger Realtors® and University of Iowa Community Credit Union present the All-New Iowa City Home Show, February 13, 14 and 15, 2015 at the Coralville Marriott and Convention Center.

See the latest trends in landscaping, kitchen and bath design, interior decorating, new appliances and technology and great ideas for any home.

Get inspiration, solutions and dreams at the Iowa City Home Show.

Iowa Business Property Tax Credit

Author: Jeff Edberg, Partner, Lepic-Kroeger, REALTORS | February 6, 2015

Banking Local with UICCU

Author: Jim Kelly | Senior VP. Marketing | UICCU | January 23, 2015

Banking Local

It’s often said that shopping local is a great way to support your community, because dollars spent here often stay here.  It’s also true that buying local helps to pay the salaries of local residents, many of which will use their earnings to buy even more local goods and services.

That rings true for banking as well.

By getting your next mortgage, auto loan, checking account, or credit card from the UICCU, you are supporting an institution that in turn supports the community.  And this support comes in many ways:

2015 Interest Rate Projections: Here’s How Rates Will Affect Your Money Next Year

Author: Jeff Edberg, Partner, Lepic-Kroeger, REALTORS® | January 2, 2015

It’s interest rate projection season here at GOBankingRates. While consumers are busy preparing for the holidays and end-of-year celebrations, we’ve been hard at work analyzing interest rate trends from 2014 and making predictions for what 2015 will bring. Let’s take a look at what rates have been doing over the last year, where they are expected to land in 2015 and what it all means for consumers.



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