LKR News & Info Blog

Lepic-Kroeger, REALTORS® are experts in Iowa City Area Real Estate and want to share their expertise about the market and the Iowa City area.

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We Are Celebrating Our 50th Anniversary!

Celebrating Our 50th Anniversary

This year marks LKR’s 50th Anniversary! Lepic-Kroeger, REALTORS® was founded in 1972 by the late Gene Kroeger. For many years the LKR offices were located at 500 South Dubuque Street

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Home Is Where the Heart Is More than Ever This Year

There’s no denying the financial benefits of homeownership, but what’s often overlooked are the feelings of gratitude, security, pride, and comfort we get from owning a home. This year, those emotions are stronger than ever. We’ve lived through a time that has truly changed our needs and who we are, and as a result, homeownership has a whole new meaning for many of us.

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The Main Key To Understanding the Rise in Mortgage Rates

Every Thursday, Freddie Mac releases the results of their Primary Mortgage Market Survey which reveals the most recent movement in the 30-year fixed mortgage rate. Last week, the rate was announced as 3.01%. It was the first time in three months that the mortgage rate surpassed 3%.

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Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns

Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). Though the survey showed 77% of respondents believe it’s a “good time to sell,” it also confirms what many are sensing: an increasing number of Americans believe it’s a “bad time to buy” a home.

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