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Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors Ranks as Iowa’s Largest Privately-Owned Real Estate Company Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors has ranked once again as the largest privately-owned real estate company in Iowa. REAL Trends 500 ranks the Top 500 real estate companies in the country according to the number of residential transactions and sales volume. Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors ranks number 1 in Iowa and number 130 nationally based on 5,336 transactions closed in 2018. This places Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors in the top 1% nationally. REAL Trends 500 ranks companies on residential transactions only. When we add back in farm and land and commercial transactions, Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors closed 5,429 sides in 2018. On average, Ruhl agents closed 16.7 transactions per agent in 2018. “We are proud of the care, effort and hard work our agents and staff put in to earn this ranking,” said Chris Beason, President of Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors. “Our team is honored to help so many local families through such an important process in their lives.”

Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors residential sales volume was $890,487,624. When we include farm and land and commercial, the total sales volume was $917,973,157. Additionally, NAI Ruhl Commercial Company, a joint venture with Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors, sold $127,548,404 in sales volume in 2018. They have 18 commercial agents. NAI Ruhl Property Management manages just under 1.8 million square feet of space. Ruhl Mortgage, also a joint venture, closed $124,917,165 in loan volume, which was generated from 727 loans. Ruhl Mortgage ranks 18th nationally among real estate companies with affiliated mortgage companies according to the ranking of Top Firms by mortgage closings. Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors partners with American Home Shield to provide home warranties to buyers and sellers. In 2018, Ruhl sold 1,397 home warranty policies, which ranks the brokerage 12th nationally.

Transactions Rank

2018 Transactions

2017 Transactions

% Change

Residential Sales Volume*

Total Offices

E Iowa, NW Illinois & SW Wisconsin

130

5,336

5,267

+1.3%

$890,487,624

12

Mel Foster Co. Quad Cities

283

3,028

3,595

-15.8%

$516,419,027

8

Skogman Realty Cedar Rapids & Iowa City

260

2,686

3,216

-16.5%

$595,663,816

5

Coldwell Banker Mid-America Group, Realtors Des Moines

374

2,478

2,518

-1.6%

$434,749,662

5

Company Name

Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors

*REAL Trends 500 is based on residential transactions only. It excludes farms, land, and commercial properties.

Regional New Construction Inventory & Home Sales Through March Cedar Rapids Area Houses Condos/Villas Dubuque Area Houses Condos/Villas Illinois Quad Cities (Rock Island County) Houses Condos/Villas Iowa Quad Cities (Scott County) Houses Condos/Villas Iowa City Area Houses Condos/Villas Total Regional Combined 6 • RuhlHomes.com

Active Inventory 3/31/17

Active Inventory 3/31/18

Active Inventory 3/31/19

% Change in Inventory from 2018

Sales 2017

Sales 2018

170 82 88 65 44 21 12 6 6 95 65 30 364 164 200 706

138 98 40 70 42 28 9 5 4 99 71 28 424 172 252 740

161 85 76 41 23 18 7 3 4 79 58 21 424 191 233 712

+17% -13% +90% -41% -45% -36% -22% -40% 0% -20% -18% -25% 0% +11% -8% -4%

59 35 24 12 8 4 3 3 0 46 39 7 77 40 37 197

62 48 14 11 6 5 1 1 0 39 30 9 71 39 32 184

% Change in Sales Sales 2019 from 2018

59 42 17 23 9 14 4 3 1 54 38 16 60 24 36 200

-5% -13% +21% +109% +50% +180% +300% +200% +100% +38% +27% +78% -15% -38% +13% +9%

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