• Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors Ranks as Iowa’s Largest Privately-Owned Real Estate Company 2018

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    April 02, 2019
    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.”
    Company Name Transactions Rank 2018
    % Change Residential Sales Volume Total Offices
    Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors
    E Iowa, NW Illinois,
    & SW Wisconsin
    130 5,336 5,267 +1.3%  

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

    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 12 nationally.
    Caroline Ruhl, CEO & Owner
    (563) 441-5219