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

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April 09, 2018
Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors has ranked once again as the largest privately-owned real estate company in Iowa. RISMedia’s 2018 Power Broker Report 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 5,267 transactions closed in 2017. This places Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors in the top 1% nationally.

​RISMedia’s 2018 Power Broker Report ranks companies on residential transactions only. When we add back in farm and land and commercial transactions, Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors closed 5,323 sides in 2017. On average, Ruhl agents closed 16.1 transactions per agent in 2017.

“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 Transactions Residential Sales
Total Offices
Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors
E Iowa, NW Illinois,
& SW Wisconsin
130  5,267 $868,994,834 11
Mel Foster Co. Inc.
Quad Cities
229 3,595 $576,949,301  9
Skogman Realty Cedar Rapids & Iowa City 260 3,216 $671,464,519  6
Coldwell Banker
Mid-America Group,
Des Moines
348  2,518 $536,287,674  6

*RISMedia’s 2018 Power Broker Report is based on residential transactions only. It excludes farms, land, and commercial properties.

​Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors residential sales volume was $868,994,834. When we include farm and land and commercial, the total sales volume was $885,559,275.

Additionally, NAI Ruhl Commercial Company, a joint venture with Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors, sold $133,044,502 in sales volume in 2017. They have 18 commercial agents. NAI Ruhl Property Management manages just under two million square feet of space.

​Ruhl Mortgage, also a joint venture, closed $126,438,295 in loan volume, which was generated from 758 loans. Ruhl Mortgage ranks 14th nationally among real estate companies with affiliated mortgage companies according to REAL Trends 500 ranking of Top Firms by
mortgage closings.

About Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors
A family-owned company since 1862, Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors has grown to 335 sales associates, 61 employees and eleven offices, selling more than 5,200 homes in eastern Iowa, northwest Illinois and southwest Wisconsin. The company has residential sales offices in Bettendorf, Burlington, Cedar Rapids, Clinton, Davenport, DeWitt, Dubuque, Iowa City, Maquoketa and Muscatine Iowa; and in Galena and Moline, Illinois. In addition to residential sales, the company offers services in relocation, property management, real estate investments, new home sales, land development, farm and land sales, senior services, home vendor services, insurance services and mortgage services. For more information on Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors, visit their website at

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