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Rachel made buying our first home the easiest, most pleasurable experience!

C & J Hanson
Iowa City

Our Passion is Your Advantage

Whether you’re buying or selling, ready to go now or just starting out, we’re here to help.


Tips & Tricks

Watch this space for seasonal and up-to-date tips on how to get the most out of buying, selling, or enjoying your home. We also publish city guides and market updates.

  • Spring has Sprung:  5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Home
    Although the weather doesn’t consistently feel like it, Spring is here! Every year, we (and many others) are itching to get outside after a long winter in hibernation. It’s a great time of year to also think about the maintenance of your property. Why not enjoy the weather while also tackling a few easy and... Read More »
  • First Impressions & Listing Presentation
    First impressions are important, especially in real estate. Even though the Iowa City Area housing market is a strong seller’s market, it is still imperative to capture the homebuyer’s attention as soon as they click the listing online or walk through the front door. In order for a seller to achieve top dollar for their... Read More »
  • Iowa City Area New Listings – 5 Steps to Win in a Competitive Market
    Even though the weather is still brutally cold, the Iowa City Area real estate market is scorching hot! It is a great market for home sellers; however, the high demand for housing makes it very difficult for home buyers. It’s easy to get frustrated as a home buyer, but that’s where we would love to... Read More »

Your Advantage Starts Here

Rachel Barnes + Molly Trimble

We came together as a team because we share common core values, a client-oriented business approach, and passion for real estate.

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A real charmer! This ranch home is the perfect blend of original character and modern updates. You'll be sure to love the charming living room with brick hearth, quaint reading nook (or perfect place for plants!), lovely kitchen with painted cabinetry and stainless steel appliances, 2.5 stall insulated garage, and the nearly 1/3 acre lot that is fenced in! Plus, the roof & siding are being replaced this month, and water heater & HVAC have all been replaced in the last several years! Don't miss out on this one! Click here to learn more.


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Iowa City Realtors

We enjoy serving our clients in Iowa City. We also love working with the residents of surrounding towns and cities, like Coralville, North Liberty, and Cedar Rapids, and many more. If you're looking for some feedback on where to look, we can help you discover many wonderful communities. Click here to browse our city series and learn more about the areas we serve.

There are a lot of Iowa City Realtors, but we set ourselves apart with our client-oriented business approach. If you'd like to learn more about why we're different, click here to read on.