Source: 2017 REALTrends Report – View link at and

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

Real Estate Company

DAVENPORT, IA – Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors has ranked once again as the largest privately-owned real estate company in Iowa. REALTrends 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 5,206 transactions closed in 2016. This places Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors in the top 1-2% nationally.

The REALTrends survey ranks companies on residential transactions only. When we add back in farm and land and commercial transactions, Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors closed 5,276 sides in 2016. On average, Ruhl agents closed 17.8 transactions per agent in 2016.

Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors residential sales volume was $818,604,123. When we include farm and land and commercial, the total sales volume was $844,644,683. 

Company Name Transactions Rank Transactions Residential Sales Volume Total Offices Total Agents
Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors E Iowa, NW Illinois, & SW Wisconsin 130 5,206   $818,604,123 11 296
Mel Foster Co. Inc.  Quad Cities  228 3,408 $528,613,347 8 216
Skogman Realty Cedar Rapids & Iowa City 234 3,373 $660,928,727 4   189  
Coldwell Banker Mid-America Group, Realtors Des Moines  309 2,713 $535,832,999 6 181
Coldwell Banker Hedges Realty Cedar Rapids  446 2,009   $346,368,044   2   N/A  

*The REALTrends 500 report is based on residential transactions only. It excludes farms, land, and commercial properties.


Additionally, NAI Ruhl Commercial Company, a joint venture with Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors, sold $111,938,507 in sales volume in 2016. And Ruhl Mortgage, also a joint venture, closed $148,531,635 in loan volume.

“We are excited to earn this ranking,” said Caroline Ruhl, president of Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors. “I have been blessed to be surrounded by the best people in our business. This ranking is due to their hard work, because at Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors our people are the difference.”

About Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors

A family-owned company since 1862, Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors has grown to over 318 sales associates, 61 employees and eleven offices, selling more than 5,000 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 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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