38 episodes

The Southwest Iowa Association of REALTORS started this podcast to keep members informed of what is happening at SWIAR, how members can get involved, and to also provide you valuable and educational information so that you can better run your business! Each week, we'll feature members, affiliates, and other guests to keep you updated on what is happening!

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The Southwest Iowa Association of REALTORS started this podcast to keep members informed of what is happening at SWIAR, how members can get involved, and to also provide you valuable and educational information so that you can better run your business! Each week, we'll feature members, affiliates, and other guests to keep you updated on what is happening!

    SWIAR Ep. 38

    SWIAR Ep. 38

    • 16 min
    Keeping Pests Out! Feat. Pete Christina at Bug-Z Termite & Pest Control

    Keeping Pests Out! Feat. Pete Christina at Bug-Z Termite & Pest Control

    Bug-Z is a long-time affiliate and friend of the Southwest Iowa Association of REALTORS and while you may know of them as your local termite inspection company during a real estate transaction, that is just the beginning! Bug-Z helps control a wide variety of pests and, in this epsiode, offers up some tricks of the trade to prevent and control pests like wood-destroying insects, bees, spiders, mice, etc, and how Bug-Z can help. Bug-Z can be reached by calling 402-991-4005 or by visiting http://bugzpest.net/

    • 23 min
    The In's & Out's of Title Insurance Feat. Lindsey Bogardus with Ambassador Title Services

    The In's & Out's of Title Insurance Feat. Lindsey Bogardus with Ambassador Title Services

    Lindsey Bogardus is the branch manager and an escrow officer at Ambassador Title Services in Council Bluffs, Iowa! In this episode, Lindsey talks about the importance of title insurance, who needs it and why, exceptions to title policies, what they're seeing in terms of number of closings in the existing marketplace, & more! Lindsey can be contacted by email at lbogardus@atsomaha.com or by phone at 402-884-4513.

    • 26 min
    Using Your FREE Forewarn App with Robert Gazda, Forewarn

    Using Your FREE Forewarn App with Robert Gazda, Forewarn

    Rob Gazda is an experienced real estate broker and was offered a position with Forewarn over 5 years ago. The SWIAR safety committee hosts this episode to raise awareness for REALTOR Safety Month and to discuss the history and success of Forewarn, why you should use it, and what it offers to keep you safe. Rob shares all of this plus a few personal stories. 

    • 27 min
    New Iowa Legislation with Greta Haas, IAR Governtment Affairs Director

    New Iowa Legislation with Greta Haas, IAR Governtment Affairs Director

    Greta Haas is our guest on this week's epsiode and is the Government Affairs Director for the Iowa REALTOR Association (IAR). Greta and Amy discuss legislation that the Iowa Association of REALTORS have helped lobby to pass this year, including new laws regarding HOA's, consumer protection, and licensee liability - specifically an agent's duty of care to a property, as well as what you can expect when it comes to legislation. Greta can be reached at greta@iowarealtors.com

    • 19 min
    Navigating Changes in the Insurance Industry with John Dresher

    Navigating Changes in the Insurance Industry with John Dresher

    John Dresher is not only a real estate agent at Heartland Properties and a member of the Southwest Iowa Association of REALTORS, but also an American Family Insurance agent, and an expert in both fields. On this episode, John discusses recent changes in the insurance industry, tips for saving money or improving your insurance, risks to watch out for, how inflation is impacting the industry, and more. John is licensed in AZ, FL, IA, KS, MN, MO, and NE, and can be reached at 712-325-4910 or https://www.amfam.com/agents/iowa/council-bluffs/john-dresher. 

    • 30 min

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This is such a great resource!

Thanks for creating this podcast to stay in touch with what SWIAR is doing for REALTORS® and the public! I love this! Congrats Amy Haggstrom on your 2023 Presidency! I’m excited to see you ✨ shine ✨ this year!

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