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2017 real estate trends in the quad cities

REAL ESTATE TRENDS IN THE QUAD CITIES

If you are anything like us, you have burning questions that you want answered. That’s what the Ask the Expert series is all about – it’s a chance to get questions answered by local experts. Today, we’re turning to our friend Lindsay Thiel, a full-time Realtor with Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors in Iowa and Illinois (and mom of two […]

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THINKING OF SELLING YOUR HOME? NOW’S THE TIME.

Have you been thinking about selling your home? Perhaps your family has grown and you need more space.  Maybe you are looking for a neighborhood in your preferred school district. Perhaps you just want something different. If selling is on your mind, summer may be the best time of year to list your home for […]

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LEAVING A LEGACY OF LOWER DEBT | ASK THE EXPERT

If you are anything like us, you have burning questions that you want answered. That’s what the Ask the Expert series is all about – it’s a chance to get questions answered by local experts. Today, we’re turning to our friend Ruth Ahnen with Modern Woodmen of America. She is answering a question that many of us […]

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TIPS TO A CLEANER HOUSE

6 TIPS TO A CLEANER HOUSE (WITH KIDS AT HOME)

It doesn’t matter how tidy you are. Because as a mom, your kids probably don’t prioritize cleaning the house as much as you do. As a successful Ruhl&Ruhl REALTOR in Bettendorf, Amy Laing has walked through hundreds of homes in the Quad Cities. She’s seen it all. And as a mom of two (she has a 15-year-old stepdaughter and 2-year-old daughter), she’s […]

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TOP 10 BOOKS FOR SUMMER AND TRAVEL

Have you ever met a mom who told you she loves being stuck in a car with bored kids for 10 hours on a road trip? We haven’t either. With less than a month to the start of summer travel season, moms everywhere are searching for the best ways to keep kids engaged during travel time. And while electronics […]

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THE COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID PROCESS

Note from QCMB: College may be far off – or it may be just around the corner.  Thanks to Meghan Cooley, director of Recruitment Services at Augustana College (and a local mom of three),  for sharing this post about how to navigate financial aid. It may seem overwhelming – but these tips will give you a great place to begin. […]

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