One Part Urban and a Dash of Acres.

Whether your interests are downtown, on an acreage, near the water, or any point in between, we’re here to help you find the property that feels like home, or sell your current home and begin a new journey.

We’re Professional Playful

Our style might be laid back, but the service we provide is 100 percent professional. When you need market expertise and the right resources to boot, we’re all business.

It Feels Good to Be #1

Three years in a row, we’ve made our mark at the top of the market. What’s our secret? The individuals you see in front of you—and a whole lot of innovation, dedication, and connections.

Thinking Outside the Market

We’re Iowans by birth and Iowans by choice. We planted our roots in the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Corridor, and they kept on growing. This area is more than a real estate market. It’s our home.

We’re an Animated Bunch

See these faces? This is your real estate team. Watch what happens when we put our minds together and you’ll understand why we call ourselves a team. When you need a go-to resource, a strong negotiator, a supportive listener, an eye for design, a financial consultant, or a master task juggler, we’re at your service. 

Find your personal agent and meet the rest of your support team below. 

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Mark Paterno The Entrepreneur

Mark Paterno

REALTOR®, CRS, GRI

Did you know this ambitious REALTOR® has never made a résumé? After starting his first business at 23 and owning several other successful businesses through the years, he’s never needed one. Mark focuses on residential, investment, and commercial real estate. In 2014, he teamed up with fellow REALTOR® Ross Nusser to create the Nusser Paterno Real Estate Team. Since then, the team has grown to three agents and expanded its services to include building custom, new construction homes. Marco’s Grilled Cheese and George’s Gyros in the Ped Mall are both businesses Mark started. When he’s not overseeing ...
Chris Campbell The Humanitarian

Chris Campbell

REALTOR®

This REALTOR® has one finger on the pulse of the real estate market and the other on what’s happening in Johnson County and surrounding communities. Chris’s goal as your real estate agent is to provide an enjoyable, stress-free transaction, whether you’re buying or selling residential or commercial real estate. A lifelong resident of Iowa, Chris was born and raised in Cedar Rapids. She stays active in the community through Parkview Church, 100+ Women Who Care, the Iowa City Community School District, and the Chamber of Commerce. ...
Whit Lovelace The Wheel-tor

Whit Lovelace

REALTOR®

Buying or selling a home with this REALTOR® is an enjoyable ride. Straightforward, colorful, and knowledgeable, working with Whit is the most fun you’ll ever have in real estate. Time, perspective, and experience have given him an edge in the market—he’s had the pleasure of being an expert in many niches, including residential, commercial, home remodeling, and rental properties.  Born and raised in Iowa City, Whit has established deep roots and grown with the city and surrounding area. He, his wife, Lia, and their sons, Nick and Alex, have lived in many homes and neighborhoods throughout the city. Whit is proud to have been involved in Cub Scouts a...
Laura Kain The Runner

Laura Kain

REALTOR®

This agent is always on the move, whether she’s running, hiking, or skiing. Known for her friendly, outgoing personality, Laura’s specialty is customer service and making her clients feel at ease. Laura has been an optometrist for the past 23 years. She worked in and owned a practice in Coralville for 14 years. Laura’s experience as a business owner taught her the finer points of customer service and professionalism—traits she brings to her career as a REALTOR®.Laura and her husband have three children: one at the University of Iowa and two at Liberty High School. Though the family’s love of the ou...
Chelsey Riggan-Kuepker The Designer

Chelsey Riggan-Kuepker

REALTOR®

She got her first taste of real estate working as an assistant and office manager for a local developer and real estate team. Now Chelsey is a licensed REALTOR® with a development company and real estate team of her own (The Bails Team). As a lifelong Iowa City resident, Chelsey is familiar with the local market. While developing relationships and building trust with her clients, she puts her insider knowledge to work to find buyers that special property and make the experience of selling a home more enjoyable. Chelsey enjoys traveling and attending Chicago...
Cayla Swift The Community Server

Cayla Swift

REALTOR®

If you’re looking for a real estate agent who loves the thrill of finding you the home that fits all your needs and navigating the process of selling your home, Cayla is your agent. This Gold Star award-winning REALTOR® and three-time skydiver takes great pride in helping her clients buy and sell homes, making the process easy and enjoyable along the way. She began her real estate career in 2008 after falling in love with Iowa City. Since then, she has guided homebuyers through every stage of the process, whether they’re buying their first home or their forever home. Cayla lives on the banks of the Iowa River ...
Tricia Van Roekel The Social Butterfly

Tricia Van Roekel

REALTOR®

With more than 25 years of experience in real estate, two children, and a busy volunteer schedule, it’s no surprise she’s a social butterfly. Tricia’s clients (many now friends) say her energy, friendly personality, commitment to service, and experience are what make her an outstanding REALTOR®. Tricia graduated from Iowa State University, then moved to Iowa City to raise her family. She and her husband Eric, an engineer with Procter and Gamble, have built three new construction homes and remodeled a home together—experiences that have given Tricia unique insights into homeownership and area neighborhoods. ...
Karen Peterson The Adventurer

Karen Peterson

REALTOR®

If you ask this upbeat, hardworking REALTOR®, each new day and transaction is an adventure. Karen welcomes opportunities to meet people from around the world, encounter new situations, and go above and beyond to help her clients. Karen’s son Jason is her partner in real estate, and together, they’ll help you find the community and the connections to make your home buying or selling experience successful. Karen grew up seven miles west of Iowa City. Now she lives in northeast Iowa City with her husband Al. Karen has two grown sons, Jason and Jeff, and five grandchildren. Traveling, cooking, reading, yard work, camping, boating, golf, and spending time ...
Tundi Brady The Organizer

Tundi Brady

REALTOR®

Persistence, attention to detail, and enthusiasm. These are the traits Tundi’s clients mention when describing the great experiences they had with Tundi as their agent. Tundi values empowering her clients to make smart, informed decisions, which helps take the stress out of the buying and selling process. She considers herself a partner in helping you reach your goals, leveraging her marketing background and decades of experience in the Iowa City area. Whether you’re buying or selling a home or investment property, she’ll work tirelessly for you.A Johnson County resident since 1998, when Tundi isn’t helping ...
Natasha Wendt The Guide

Natasha Wendt

REALTOR®, CRS, ABR

This Iowa City native’s passion for introducing new residents to the community and its incredible restaurants, venues, and organizations is unsurpassed—except maybe by her passion for whipping up meringue. Easy going, friendly, and curious by nature, Natasha loves interacting with people from diverse backgrounds and takes great care to give the people in her life (friends, family, and clients) her absolute best. If you want an experienced, personable agent with a deep, local knowledge of the market, Natasha is the smart choice for your real estate needs....
Ross Nusser The Developer

Ross Nusser

REALTOR®, Broker Associate, ABR

Whether he’s behind a blueprint, on a job site, or showing a farmhouse to a potential buyer, this top-producing REALTOR® is an all-around professional. Specializing in buyer and seller representation with an emphasis on development, new construction, investment properties, and farms, Ross is known for his loyalty and honesty. In 2009, Ross became a Realtor® and in 2014, Ross joined the Nusser Paterno Real Estate Team. Since then, he’s earned multiple designations including Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), and has earned his broker license. In 2010, he was named Newcomer of the Year by the Iowa City Area Association of Realtors (ICAAR).
Briley McAtee The Traveler

Briley McAtee

REALTOR®

Even though this REALTOR® has deep Iowa roots and knows Iowa City and surrounding areas like the back of her hand, she’s a traveler and explorer at heart. After graduating from the University of Northern Iowa with an elementary education degree, Briley’s interest in real estate led her to explore becoming a REALTOR®—and she hasn’t looked back yet. Briley’s passion for real estate is fueled by the excitement of the home buying and selling process. Her goal as a REALTOR® is to shake up the industry. Briley strives to make her clients feel as welcome and supported as she felt when she took the leap into real estate and joined
Mike Bails The Specialist

Mike Bails

REALTOR®

It’s not hard to see why this REALTOR® is the master of his craft. Mike leads the Corridor in sales for new construction, development, and income and investment properties. Since 1999, he’s been selling real estate and is a long-time member of the Board of Directors for the Iowa City Area Home Builders Association (HBA). He is also a part of The Bails Team. Mike met his wife Angie while attending the University of Iowa, and they’re a match made in real estate heaven—Angie owns a rental property management company, Brotherton Investments. Mike and Angie have two children, Mariah and Caden, a...
Ainsley Snyder The Happy Camper

Ainsley Snyder

REALTOR®

Give her a peaceful view, the sounds of nature, and her two dogs. It doesn’t take much to make this Iowa City native happy. You could say Ainsley got her start in real estate at birth. Growing up in a household of real estate professionals, she quickly learned what it takes to help someone find the perfect home. Now a third-generation REALTOR®, Ainsley works with her mom, Lou Kessler (as part of the Lou & Ainsley team), to put their clients first and deliver the experience every buyer and seller deserves. Lou & Ainsley serve more than 30 communities up and down the Creative Corridor....
Ernie Galer The Broker

Ernie Galer

REALTOR®, Broker of Record

This easygoing, cookie-loving REALTOR® has done it all. From building houses and commercial buildings as E.G. Construction to serving as the broker of record for an area real estate company, Ernie has extensive experience in the field. In addition to his real estate sales and brokers licenses, he has various designations and specializations for representing buyers and sellers.Ernie currently serves on the Iowa City Board of Review and the Johnson County Compensation Commission. He and his wife Heidi, a retired German teacher at West High School, have four children and eight grandchildren. ...
Rob McCain The Juggler

Rob McCain

REALTOR®

Although you might see him clowning around from time to time, this REALTOR® knows how to put his nose to the grindstone. Rob grew up in a small town in Iowa, where he had the privilege of taking on jobs that prepared him for real estate. His father was a drywaller, and Rob spent many hours on job sites hauling materials and cleaning up. In high school, Rob helped local farmers with planting, harvesting, and feeding livestock. Then in college, he worked in Hills building and installing custom cabinets. Around this same time, Rob also began performing as Duder the Clown—a gig that helped him pay his way through college and served as the foundation for many business partnerships. Before going into real estate, Rob was the co-owne...
Peggy Slaughter The Liason

Peggy Slaughter

REALTOR®, Commercial Specialist

For this local business champion, every business opportunity is a new, exciting experience. Peggy considers herself lucky to work with the people who want to invest in our community and take risks to open their businesses, whether they’re well-established companies or startups. Clients describe her as patient and tenacious, someone with an ability to see the big picture. Community investors, community developers, and corporate owners value her creative, entrepreneurial approach to real estate development....
Robin Sueppel The Connector

Robin Sueppel

REALTOR®

You’ve heard of the six degrees of separation. With this connected REALTOR®, even fewer contacts stand between you and your goals. Robin is a lifelong Iowa City resident with strong community ties in the town where she’s practiced real estate for 20+ years. Honest, loyal, and direct with a great sense of humor, Robin’s deep knowledge of the market led to her appointment to the board of the Iowa City Area Association of Realtors (ICAAR). When she’s not helping buyers and sellers navigate the local real estate market, Robin can be found spending time with her son Bram, her dog Chloe, and her extended ...
Mollie Kilburg The Gardener

Mollie Kilburg

REALTOR®

She has a green thumb for gardening and a passion for all things real estate. After seeing her husband Jerad, a REALTOR® at Urban Acres, help people going through one of the most exciting times of their life, Mollie decided to earn her real estate license and join the fun. She works with Jerad, providing support and ideas to help make the buying and selling experience one of the best possible experiences. Nothing gets her excited like home trends and new construction. Mollie is an active mom of four kids and loves living in Iowa. She enjoys spending time in the great outdoors, watching baseball, and any reason to soak up the sun. She also loves spending t...
Taylor Blazek The Magician

Taylor Blazek

REALTOR®

Is this your card? Taylor is the king of customer service who prides himself on earning clients’ trust for life. With his knowledge, resources, enthusiasm, and integrity, Taylor can help you through every step of the buying and selling process to achieve your short-term and long-term real estate goals. Born in southwest Iowa, Taylor moved to Iowa City to attend college and now can’t imagine a better place to be. He’s a foodie at heart and loves that the restaurant scene in Iowa City is comparable to any big city. He also appreciates the lifestyle, culture, and people in the Corridor. Taylor enjoys spending time with friends, attending shows and music...
Maria McCaw The Energizer

Maria McCaw

REALTOR®, Broker Associate

Buying or selling a home doesn’t have to be a hair-raising experience. Maria is known for her savvy negotiations, cutting-edge marketing techniques, extremely positive outlook, and uncompromising integrity and honesty. She puts her clients at ease by walking them through the process from start to finish. Maria is deeply involved in her children’s schools and social and professional associations, including Johnson County I-Club and the Iowa City Area Association of Realtors (ICAAR)...
Brandie Thein The Entertainer

Brandie Thein

REALTOR®

From the very beginning, this agent’s career has always been destined for real estate. As a child, one of Brandie’s favorite pastimes was attending open houses and walking through new construction homes with her parents. Brandie also loved hair styling, and immediately after high school, she got her cosmetology license and practiced as a hairstylist for 12 years. Ready for the challenge of a new career, Brandie decided to earn her real estate license. But soon after obtaining her license, an opportunity to work for Infinity Skin Care, a cosmetic dermatology office, came along. Brandie shifted her focus to patient relations and helping clients impr...
Jerad Kilburg The Custom Homebuilder

Jerad Kilburg

REALTOR®, Broker

You’ll find him with a hammer in his hand and a look of determination in his eye. Jerad isn’t afraid of old-fashioned hard work. This grit and fortitude is what propelled him to become one of the area’s top custom builders. Jerad is a partner at Urban Acres and owner of High Craft Homes, a full-service custom home construction, remodeling, roofing, and siding company. He’s also a certified Broker and Energy Star Builder. When he’s not working on a project, Jerad serves as a member of the Solon Athletic Boosters and stays active coaching Solon Parks and Recreation youth sports....
Cindy Clark The Gamechanger

Cindy Clark

REALTOR®

Determination, hard work, and strong community connections make it possible for this top-producing agent to bring her A-game every day. Buyers and sellers appreciate Cindy’s wealth of knowledge in and around her hometown of Iowa City. Ask Cindy and she’ll tell you that relationships and communication are the keys to a successful business. She prides herself on having fun while helping her clients understand the process of buying and selling real estate. Her biggest joy comes from the friendships she makes helping people achieve their dreams of home ownership. The referrals, repeat calls, and housewarming invites that follow are just a bonus. 
Mike McEleney The Transformer

Mike McEleney

REALTOR®

Some say he has super-human abilities. With his creativity, diligence, experience, and professionalism, Mike can transform a real estate transaction into a stress-free experience. Since becoming a REALTOR® in 2004, Mike has been recognized multiple times for his work; twice receiving the Gold Star Award for Outstanding Professional Cooperation from the Iowa City Area Association of Realtors (ICAAR). From the beginning of his career, Mike has built his business one client at a time with a focus on repeat clients and referrals. His pledge is simple: to make buying and selling residential real estate stress-free, to offer excellent and efficient service, and...
Kevin Hanick The Performer

Kevin Hanick

REALTOR®

On stage as lead singer for the band, The Recliners, or out in the community representing buyers and sellers, Kevin brings a unique set of talents to his job as a REALTOR®. A longtime Iowa City real estate agent, Kevin was a partner at a local firm for more than 25 years. He’s also a deeply involved member of the community. Kevin served on the board of directors for United Action for Youth, The Greater Iowa City Housing Fellowship, United Way Allocations, and the Iowa City Arts Festival. From 1999-2000, he served as president of the Iowa City Area Association of Realtors (ICAAR) and as a member of the board of directors. Currently he’s an active membe...
Daphne Patton The Climber

Daphne Patton

REALTOR®

Whether she’s running a marathon or climbing a mountain, Daphne is always moving. Her ‘never sit down, never give up’ attitude as an endurance athlete is what inspires her to work tirelessly for buyers and sellers. Her track record as a collegiate athlete, University of Iowa Rowing Team letterwinner, retired downhill ski racer, and high school soccer player complement a 14-year career in real estate. Attentive and outgoing, Daphne understands what it’s like to be driven by a goal—whether that goal is to break a personal record or purchase your first home. Daphne was born in Rome, Italy and raised in Chicago. She’s run a total of six marathons i...
Jan Crosby The Composer

Jan Crosby

REALTOR®

Though real estate is her passion, this agent prefers to think of herself as a counselor or teacher rather than a salesperson. Jan is in tune with her clients’ needs and lends her knowledge to making the buying and selling experience positive. Jan grew up in central Missouri, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA. She started her career in healthcare and was involved in product development and project management. In the late 80s, Jan moved to Kansas City, where she met her husband Greg. Jan and Greg moved to Iowa City in 2002 as part of a corporate relocation process, and they decided to stay and plant their roots to rai...
Marcy Willier The Trailblazer

Marcy Willier

REALTOR®

When you work with Marcy, what you see is what you get. Simple and straightforward is the way this Iowa City born-and-raised REALTOR® does business. After graduating from the University of Iowa, she decided to stay in the Iowa City area and has lived in surrounding communities ever since. She is also a member of The Bails Team. Marcy has a passion for helping veterans. It’s taken her all the way to Washington D.C. on two Honor Flight trips as a guardian, allowed her to serve as a local American Legion Auxiliary President, and given her the honor of serving as a board member for the Coralville Lak...
Karen Mitchell The Enthusiast

Karen Mitchell

REALTOR®

Whether she’s providing encouragement to a client navigating the buying or selling process or cheering her daughter on from the bleachers, Karen is a true fan and supporter. She prides herself on her good communication, timely responses, active listening, attention to detail, and overall customer service. Karen is a lifelong Iowa City area resident who earned her sociology degree from the University of Iowa. After earning her real estate license in 1997, she dedicated herself to becoming a go-to source of knowledge for Iowa City and surrounding real estate markets, including Kalona, Coralville, and North Liberty. 
Whitney Russell The Rescuer

Whitney Russell

REALTOR®

Who says buying or selling a home can’t be fun? Not this social butterfly and well-connected agent. Clients say working with Whitney is their favorite part of the experience. When she’s not using her connections to take the stress out of buying and selling, Whitney is an active community member. You’ll find this animal lover volunteering for the Friends of the Animal Center Foundation or lending her talents to the City Circle Acting Company of Coralville.She also enjoys spending time with her husband, Ben, her son, Ford, and two rescue dogs, Jim and Chi Chi....
Pam Logue The Counselor

Pam Logue

REALTOR®

There’s a reason they call her the counselor. As a former national customer service director, Pam knows how to listen—and then listen some more—to understand her clients’ real estate needs and provide the best buying and selling experience. Originally from southern Illinois, Pam is passionate about mentoring tomorrow’s leaders and homeowners. She also has a daring side. When she’s not assisting buyers and sellers, Pam is always looking for her next adventure. She’s an accomplished sky diver and white water rafter. And she can’t wait for her first shark cage dive! Reading, learning, and spending time with her grandkids are at the top of her ...
Tia Perez The Illuminator

Tia Perez

REALTOR®, CRS, ABR

She started working as a REALTOR® soon after graduating from college. Since then, Tia has known that helping clients find homes and transition through life is her true calling. A strong-minded, compassionate agent who loves to listen, Tia is a trained negotiator and cares deeply about every person and outcome. She’s proud to offer negotiation advice and certified staging services to every client as part of the Tia + Jane team.Whether she’s volunteering her time or supporting local charities, Tia has a heart for giving back to her community. Outside of real...
Phil O'Brien The Visionary

Phil O'Brien

REALTOR®

One day Phil had an epiphany. He wondered to himself, “What if every project is different and every client is unique?” And so this clever shower thought became his mantra. Phil made it official by writing the saying on a Post-it note and sticking it to his bathroom mirror. All joking aside, Phil is one of the most humble, modest people you’ll ever meet. He really does live by the mantra that every client’s situation is unique. It’s one of the things he loves most about being a REALTOR®. After graduating from the University of Iowa, Phil earned his real estate license and began developing extensive knowledge of residential and commercial real est...
Sean McIntyre The Super Hero

Sean McIntyre

REALTOR®, Broker Associate

He grew up loving superheroes. Now this agent uses his powers of hard work and professionalism to conquer the local real estate market and protect the interests of buyers and sellers. Sean was born in upstate New York and raised in Omaha. He moved to Iowa City to attend the University of Iowa, and shortly after, earned his real estate license. In 2011, he went on to earn his broker license. Today he calls North Liberty home and loves working in the Iowa City market. For years, Sean was the coach of the Flying Monkeys softball team. He’s also the proud father of a son, Preston, and enjoys sharing his hobbies and in...
Kineret Zabner The International Enthusiast

Kineret Zabner

REALTOR®

She’s been all over the world. Born in Israel and raised in Venezuela, Kineret moved to Iowa City with her husband and has been here for more than 25 years. Thanks to her international exposure, she’s fluent in three languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and English. Before retiring, Kineret was involved in the local community for 13 years as a board member of Habitat for Humanity, an advisory board member for University Art Museum, and a board member of Agudas Achim Congregation. After retiring, Kineret decided to combine her passion for houses with her passion for people. ...
Andrea Hicks The Team Player

Andrea Hicks

REALTOR®

Sports fan, coach, and dedicated REALTOR®, Andrea is the hardworking team player you want by your side when buying or selling a home. Whether you’re building a new construction home, buying your first home, or selling the house you’ve called home for years, Andrea will go to bat to help you achieve your goals. Andrea grew up in Swisher, Iowa and attended the University of Iowa, where she earned her elementary education degree. After teaching junior high and coaching for three years in the Highland Community School District, she decided to earn her real estate license. Coaching her daughter’s softball ...
Mitch Price The Innovator

Mitch Price

REALTOR®

Looking for a down-to-earth agent to help you navigate the real estate market? Mitch is your guy. Listening and advising are his innate talents. Mitch is an Iowa City native who graduated from City High and went on to the University of Iowa, where he pitched for the Hawkeye baseball team. His love and passion for the Iowa City area led him straight into real estate. Whether you’re buying or selling, this all-around gamer will put a positive spin on your experience. His steady involvement in investment projects and background as a franchisee for Pancheros Mexican Grill also give him diverse knowledge of businessMit...
Polly Riggan The Admirer

Polly Riggan

REALTOR®

Polly grew up to the soundtrack of circular saws, air nailers, and concrete mixers. Her father, Bill Halvorsen, now retired, was a general contractor of residential building who worked in Iowa City, Coralville, and surrounding areas. For the past 28 years, Polly has been involved in new construction home builds and land development for several residential neighborhoods. She’s a residential real estate sales agent, a project manager for Mike Roberts Construction, and a builder herself. ...
Tom Kaut The Goal Maker

Tom Kaut

REALTOR®

If you have a goal in mind, he’ll help you reach it. Tom has been in the real estate business for more than 25 years and specializes in residential, commercial and multi-family development, income properties, new construction, relocation, and first-time homebuyers. Over the past two decades, he’s been involved with many local developments including Washington Plaza Phases 1 and 2, Eastbrook Flats, Northside Commons, Willow Ridge, and Augusta Place. He also owns more than 300 rental units.Tom grew up in Des Moines and played Division 1 soccer for Drake University before earning his economics degree from the Unive...
Eric Casebolt The Official Mediator

Eric Casebolt

REALTOR®

Since earning his real estate license in 2003, this REALTOR® has applied himself to learning the business and developing his skills so he can help his clients make good calls. With 10 years of prior experience in construction, Eric has extensive knowledge of home building and remodeling. Eric and his wife Deborah relocated to the Iowa City area from central Iowa in 2001. Outside of real estate, you’ll find him playing golf, refereeing high school football, and tackling his ‘honey do’ list. He loves watching Hawkeye football and always makes time to attend his daughter Olivia’s dance events and take the occasional father-daughter fishing trip.
Jerad Krall The Fixer

Jerad Krall

REALTOR®

This self-taught handyman is a man of many talents. Before getting his start in property management and earning his real estate license, Jerad was a master certified automotive technician. A lifelong Iowa City resident and Hawkeye, Jerad still lives in Iowa City with his wife Madelynn, their daughters Lilliana and Emilia, and a yellow lab Stella. Jerad enjoys spending time outdoors, cycling, traveling, completing home improvement projects, and working on classic cars. He’s also a longtime supporter of Iowa City Run for the Schools and the Iowa Children’s Museum....
Lauren Grell The Dancer

Lauren Grell

REALTOR®

Lauren’s life is all about coordination. She’s a licensed REALTOR® and team coordinator for the Nusser Paterno Real Estate Team, and she’s also a dance teacher at Nicole Rook’s School of Dance in West Liberty. As a real estate agent, she focuses on buyer and seller representation, as well as development and new construction. After moving to Iowa City in 2011, she became a licensed agent in 2013. Her favorite thing in life is being a mother to her beautiful daughter Paisley. ...
Jason Peterson The Architect

Jason Peterson

REALTOR®

Remember that guy you knew in Cub Scouts and baseball as a kid? That was probably Jason. Growing up in Iowa City with a mother who worked in real estate, it’s no surprise he earned his real estate license in 2002 after going to school for architectural drafting and construction management and technology. Jason now works with his mother Karen, also a real estate agent at Urban Acres. He owns Stillwater Homes, one of the few true design and building firms in the area that specializes in residential and light commercial design and construction....
Jane Axt The Producer

Jane Axt

REALTOR®, ABR, CNE

From a young age, Jane knew homes were more than lumber and screws. She was determined to save vacant, poorly maintained homes from their slide into history and to restore dignity and joy to the home and those who lived there. As a REALTOR® with 20+ years of experience in the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Corridor, Jane finds great satisfaction in matching people to their perfect homes and sharing the excitement of home ownership. As part of the Tia + Jane team, she loves guiding buyers and sellers through the process and educa...
Cathy Pugh The Negotiator

Cathy Pugh

REALTOR®

You won’t find her just standing around as clients make important life decisions. Cathy is the savvy negotiator clients trust to handle contracts and guide them through their real estate investments. After attending law school, Cathy practiced law in Chicago before moving to Iowa City. As her family grew, she limited her law practice to mediation and focused on keeping the home fires burning while her husband established one of the region’s best law firms, Pugh Hagan Prahm, LLP. Along the way, Cathy discovered that her experience as a lawyer made her uniquely qualified to negotiate real estate contracts and provide buyers and sellers the information th...
Lou Kessler The Listener

Lou Kessler

REALTOR®

In her more than 30 years in real estate, this second-generation REALTOR® has discovered the secret to providing the best service: putting her clients first. Lou’s hallmark client-first philosophy, combined with her outstanding human relations skills and keen eye for detail, have helped her build an extensive client base through referrals. She also partners with her daughter, Ainsley, as part of the Lou & Ainsley team.As a lifetime Iowa City resident, Lou possesses in-depth community and market knowledge. Through the years, she’s fine-tuned her abilities in client counseling, negotiations...