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" When we decided it was time to sell our parent's condominium, we needed to select a realtor.

When interviewing NextHome Beyond, Travis and Libby came to the meeting prepared. They presented us with a booklet specific to our home. The information showed us that they understand the current market and their customers' needs. They had done their homework before even sitting down with us. They immediately communicated with 3 MLS listing agencies and made personal contact with realtors in the area. Throughout the process, Travis and Libby were there to guide us and respected our decisions. They were always available to answer our questions and discuss our options. Would we recommend NextHome Beyond? Yes, without hesitation! Travis and Libby are knowledgeable, prepared, and respectful. They truly do put their customers first."

Vicki Reynolds

Travis was awesome to work with!

We had a bit of a unique situation that he handled with ease. Hes very educated in the field of Real Estate. Great to work with! Would highly recommend him for your buying/selling needs.

Candy Ellery

I was evacuated from my apartment due to structural issues and was living out of a hotel.

Travis helped me find a house in my price range and got the deal closed in under a month. He went above and beyond to help me get settled into my new house.

Josh M

Travis is a top-notch real estate professional.

His experience is suited to the most discerning buyers and sellers. I highly recommend him for all your real estate needs.

Owen Freiburger (Broker Owner)

Having conducted the whole home buying process remotely, Travis went above and beyond to make sure that we knew everything about the home before we made an offer.

I would gladly recommend Travis to anyone looking to buy a house in the Iowa City area.

Daniel Unruh (Staff Crystallographer)

Travis got us our first home quick and easy, best home buying experience ever!

Jess Bon (Enrollment Analyst)

We were selling our home in Arizona to make a move to Iowa.

Our Arizona realtor advised that our home would sell within days of putting it on the market. Our circumstances required an experienced professional who knew the local Iowa market; as we would be buying an Iowa property prior to selling ours and also buying it remotely. Travis was knowledgeable in price points of property and of value associated with certain locations within the Iowa area. He guided us toward good prospective property within days if it appearing in the MLS. We did a zoom call video of the property with Travis. He helped us put in a full price offer on a condo with the only Contingency that it pass inspection. Scary but a wise decision. Once the Iowa offer was accepted we put our Arizona home on the market. This was one of the most unusual property transactions for us ti buy a home without seeing it ! Travis took care if all the details remotely. Tge paperwork; title and even an APP to do a checklist of setting up utility services etc. Travis made this transaction effortless for us. Everything done remotely. Its a 2020 world.

Sandy Kuenzi

Correction to my previous recommendation: Travis has been very helpful in the process of buying our new home here in Cedar Rapids.

He was recommended by our previous RA and he has done pretty good job. Travis's USP is his readily availability on request and is very responsive over text and is a helpful man. We are so glad that we have him onboard...

Sugam Sharma (Founder, eLegalls LLC)

Mr.

Hiatt provided a professional yet personal service. My family couldn’t be happier. I would recommend Mr. Hiatt to any home buyer or seller. His business ethic is on point and the level of expertise he provides is unmatched. Very satisfied!!

Benjamin Merriss (Supply Chain Associate )

Travis was a God-send.

He was originally our realtor when we bought the house 13 years ago and he helped us sell it. He was attentive to details, walked us through every step of the house selling process. He made sure we understood the paperwork and had our best interest at heart.

Evelyne Mambei-Maina

Travis helped determine a reasonable price for my house and then put it on the market to cover a wide audience.

He presented offers to buy to me and explained them discussing pros and cons of each. Once an offer was accepted and inspection completed Travis assisted with some needed repairs. He is honest and dependable and I recommend him highly.

Lynn Pruitt (Manger, Pruitt Properties, LLC)

Travis was absolutely wonderful to work with.

He responded quickly and left us with no unanswered questions while selling our home. He worked for us every step of the way. We excepted an offer within 24 hours of listing our home. I would say he is an excellent agent! We would like to thank him for all his hard work he put into selling our home and we would definitely use him in the future as well as recommend him to anyone. Thank you Travis!!

Jamie Weldin

Travis Hiatt took very good care of my family and I in our relocation to the Iowa City area.

From finding homes of interest, to details and future plans of the area, schools to demographics, resale valuations and lenders. We really appreciate everything he and Next Home did for us in the seamless purchase of our home. Would use again and highly recommend!

Tim Thompson (COO)

Travis was there for my every step of the way.

He is very knowledgeable. Being a first-time buyer, he explained everything in a way I actually understood. Travis was great at answering all my questions. I am very lucky to have had crossed paths with him. He truly does go beyond.

Amy Knight

Travis is outstanding!

! He made our move totally stress-free! We could not be any happier with our decision to trust Travis to sell our home.

Hannah Bakke

Overall, Travis was amazing to work with.

As first time homebuyers, my fiancé and I loved how flexible and patient Travis was! He communicated with us clearly and frequently, he was knowledgeable about home construction, and even pointed out home improvement opportunities as we visited potential homes. You could truly tell that he wanted what was best for us and wanted us to find our perfect home!

Ian Bootsmiller

Travis & Libby made the selling/buying of our homes So smooth and easy.

Thank you for all of your help-you’re both so appreciated!

Amy Piere

Travis helped me and my husband buy our first home.

He was professional and made the whole experience painless. We will definitely be using him again!

Amy Piere

Travis helped me and my husband buy our first home.

He was professional and made the whole experience painless. We will definitely be using him again!

Amy & Matt Piere

We were so lucky to have Travis as our agent, Travis helped us buy our house and also sell it 15 yrs later.

. He was honest, professional, and quite knowledgeable in his area of expertise. I recommend him anytime to anyone who wants to sell or buy a house...

Tonny Njoroge

Travis and his wife did a marvelous job helping us through the entire process of searching for a home, finding a home and applying and purchasing the home.

They never left our side and we was able to call them morning, noon or night with any questions or concerns. I would recommend them to anyone who is searching for a home.

Valeda Reid (Healthcare Assistant )

We were so lucky to have Travis as our agent, Travis helped us buy our house and also sell it 15 yrs later.

. He was honest, professional and quite knowledgeable in his area of expertise. Id recommend him anytime to anyone who wants to sell or buy a house...

Tonny Njoroge (Industrial Technician)

Travis was there for my every step of the way.

He is very knowledgeable. Being a first time buyer, he explained everything in a way I actually understood. Travis was great at answering all my questions. I am very luck to have had crossed paths with him. He truly does go beyond.

Amy Knight

Zach Rouse was great to work with.

He was always available to answer any questions and concerns I had. He made selling my house less stressful and is very professional. I highly recommend him for any selling or buying needs.

Angie Elsner

NextHome Beyond (NHB) fulfilled my home buying objectives completely “turnkey” within 10wks, 3days and went far beyond my expectations in customer service, proficiency, user-friendly state-of-the-art technology, real-time communication, and responsiveness.

About mid-August I solicited several leads from a Realtor referral company. Travis Hiatt (NHB Owner) was one of several respondents. His keen listening skills completely embraced my approach and his swift seamless integration of internet-based listings with my smart-device had set him far ahead of the “pac” and into a league all his own, as far as I was concerned. By the next day I had received electronic listings for my search criteria, made selections for viewing and had multiple showing appointments setup by Travis for the following day. It felt like I had been plugged into the “Matrix.” During these first showings I met Travis’ partner Libby Thiltgen. The unprecedented “Ying & Yang.” “Batman & Cat-Woman.” Dynamic dual Real Estate crusaders. Staunch, savvy, astute and extremely witty. Albeit, congenial, charming and charismatic host. Every week for the next 5 to 8 weeks this cycle of receiving electronic listings for my “learning” search criteria, making selections for viewing and having multiple showing appointments setup by Travis or Libby for the following day or two. Showings were averaging 4 to 6 per week. I began to feel like I was working with “Tommy Lee Jones” and we were looking for “Harrison Ford.” Because with Libby and Travis, based on my learning search criteria, their learning as well and our accumulating total of property showings we must have seen every “farm-house, hen-house, road-house, and out-house” within a 50mi radius of Cedar Rapids. And yes, that was my criteria too. Travis and Libby were unwavering, undeterred and relentless in pursuit of achieving my real estate property goals and me purchasing my “dream home.” During weeks 5 to 7 the time between the listing’s “day-1” and our showing was reduced dramatically thus allowing our “buy” offer to be placed much higher, if not first for the “Seller’s” consideration. Although “timing” is not a panacea, but if and when your price-range and amenities are found it will become the ultimate determinant. Although the elation of receiving notification of our offer accepted for the incredibly remarkable property the day after showing and between week 6 and 7 of our total (10wk, 3day) engagement there were still about 3 to 4 weeks ahead before “closing.” There was no break in the action. We had captured the elusive “Fugitive,” but now the “MATRIX” was in High-gear! Heading towards “Closing” Libby and Travis became like extremely attentive “wedding planners” accounting for, checking and rechecking every intimate detail. They were deeply engaged with my mortgage lender and provided oversight on my behalf. Almost daily, I was kept informed and updated regarding the process and proceedings. On the day of “Closing” they made me feel like I was the “Bride.”

James H. Witherspoon, Jr. (Retired)

Libby Thiltgen is a remarkable person widely respected for her professionalism, knowledge charm and perseverance.

If you are buying or selling a home we highly recommend her. And she takes phone calls early and late you will always know where you stand

The Barry's (Famous Clients )

Travis has been very helpful in the process of buying our new home here in Cedar Rapids.

He was recommended by our previous RA and he has done pretty good job. Travis's USP is his readily availability on request and is very responsive over text and is a helpful man. We are glad that we have him onboard...

Sugam Sharma (Founder, eLegalls LLC)

He was very knowledgeable and helped me learn more about the real estate buying process.

Zachary Rouse

Absolutely recommend Travis and his team.

He made our home selling experience quick and easy. He was able to get us an amazing price in just one day on the market. We are so thankful we chose him!

Megan Kane

Travis is a great agent.

He is knowledgeable, reachable, accommodating and nice. Would highly recommend!

Lani P (Sales)

I had a great experience buying my first home.

Travis explained every step of the process to me.

Aly Metzger

Travis was a God-send.

He was originally our realtor when we bought the house 13 years ago and he helped us sell it. He was attentive to details, walked us through every step of the house selling process. He made sure we understood the paperwork and had our best interest at heart.

Evelyn Mambei

Travis helped me and my husband buy our first home.

He was professional, and made the whole experience painless. We will definitely be using him again!

Amy Piere

We were selling our home in Arizona to make a move to Iowa.

Our Arizona realtor advised that our home would sell within days of putting it on the market. Our circumstances required an experienced professional who knew the local Iowa market; as we would be buying an Iowa property prior to selling ours and also buying it remotely. Travis was knowledgeable in price points of property and of value associated with certain locations within the Iowa area. He guided us toward good prospective property within days if it appearing in the MLS. We did a zoom call video of the property with Travis. He helped us put in a full price offer on a condo with the only Contingency that it pass inspection. Scarey but a wise decision. Once the Iowa offer was accepted we put our Arizona home on the market. This was one of the most unusual property transactions for us ti buy a home without seeing it ! Travis took care if all the details remotely. Tge paperwork; title and even an APP to do a checklist of setting up utility services etc. Travis made this transaction effortless for us. Everything done remotely. Its a 2020 world.

Sandy Kuenzi

Mr.

Hiatt provided a professional yet personal service. My family couldn’t be happier. I would recommend Mr. Hiatt to any home buyer or seller. His business ethic is on point and the level of expertise he provides is unmatched. Very satisfied!!

Benjamin Merriss

Travis was very patient and helpful as we looked at new homes.

He helped us get a buyer for our old house in less than a week. Travis helped us negotiate a good deal for our new place and was very helpful throughout the buying and selling process. He didn't forget about us after the sale and took care of little things that came up later.

Ben Lord

Libby is the best!

! We recently relocated from Arizona to Iowa and purchased a home site unseen. Libby handled the entire transaction with knowledge expertise and follow-through. A true professional who does something many real estate agents do not. She is available. She will take your call at 5:00 a.m. or during the Super Bowl.

Mike and Mary Beth Barry, Dubuque, Iowa

We are so thankful to have Travis and Libby help us through the home selling process.

They went above and beyond for us! We would highly recommend using them for buying or selling your house.

Tyler and Liz Smet

Travis was amazing to work with!

Had everything done in a timely manner, even faster. He was always on top of everything and we never had to worry about details. I would highly recommend using him to buy or sell!

Christa Peterson

Travis did an excellent job in all aspects of assisting in the sale of our home.

With his knowledge of the area market he was able to provide us with an accurate value of our home. Travis was most informative in letting us know what to expect along the selling trail and was there for us to answer any questions we could some up with. If you want someone who can sell your home fast for the highest dollar, grab Travis.

Dennis and LuAnn Borrison

When we decided it was time to sell our parent's condominium, we needed to select a realtor.

When interviewing NextHome Beyond, Travis and Libby came to the meeting prepared. They presented us with a booklet specific to our home. The information showed us that they understand the current market and their customers' needs. They had done their homework before even sitting down with us. They immediately communicated with 3 MLS listing agencies and made personal contact with realtors in the area. Throughout the process, Travis and Libby were there to guide us and respected our decisions. They were always available to answer our questions and discuss our options. Would we recommend NextHome Beyond? Yes, without hesitation! Travis and Libby are knowledgeable, prepared, and respectful. They truly do put their customers first.

Vicki Reynolds

Travis was awesome to work with!

We had a bit of a unique situation that he handled with ease. He's very educated in the field of Real Estate. Great to work with! Would highly recommend him for your buying/selling needs.

Candy Ellery

Travis got us our first home quick and easy, best home buying experience ever!

Jess Bon & Dania

We were so lucky to have Travis as our agent, Travis helped us buy our house and also sell it 15 yrs later.

. He was honest, professional, and quite knowledgeable in his area of expertise. I recommend him anytime to anyone who wants to sell or buy a house...

Tonny Njoroge

Travis was very knowledgeable and easy to work with.

He got me top dollar without any hassle.

Lynn Pruitt (Manger, Pruitt Properties, LLC)

Travis was very patient and helpful as we looked at new homes.

He helped us get a buyer for our old house in less than a week. Travis helped us negotiate a good deal for our new place and was very helpful thoughout the buying and selling process. He didn't forget about us after the sale and took care of little things that came up later.

Ben Lord

Travis was there for my every step of the way.

He is very knowledgeable. Being a first time buyer, he explained everything in a way I actually understood. Travis was great at answering all my questions. I am very luck to have had crossed paths with him. He truly does go beyond.

Amy Knight

We've worked with Travis for three different moves now.

He found and sold our first and second homes, as we build our third and "forever home." Every single sale, both on the buy and sale side has been so smooth when working with him. He has truly become a friend to the full family in the process. He makes everything easy to understand, goes above and beyond in his promotion (drone, 3D tour, social posts, multiple open houses), and we love his positivity. If you're in a market he serves, look no further than Travis! He will make it easy, get you the best deal, and pays attention to the details so you can focus on your next chapter. Thank you, Travis!

Alissa Hammes

Travis was great.

As a first time home buyer, I didn’t know the first thing about purchasing a home but Travis explained everything in a concise, easy to understand manner. He was very flexible, and good at getting information.

Kyle Jenkins

Travis was a God-send.

He was originally our realtor when we bought the house 13 years ago and he helped us sell it. He was attentive to details, walked us through every step of the house selling process. He made sure we understood the paperwork and had our best interest at heart.

Evelyne Mambei-Maina

Travis is outstanding!

! He made our move totally stress free! We could not be any happier with our decision to trust Travis to sell our home.

Hannah Bakke

When we decided it was time to sell our parent's condominium, we needed to select a realtor.

When interviewing NextHome Beyond, Travis and Libby came to the meeting prepared. They presented us with a booklet specific to our home. The information showed us that they understand the current market and their customers' needs. They had done their homework before even sitting down with us. They immediately communicated with 3 MLS listing agencies and made personal contact with realtors in the area. Throughout the process, Travis and Libby were there to guide us and respected our decisions. They were always available to answer our questions and discuss our options. Would we recommend NextHome Beyond? Yes, without hesitation! Travis and Libby are knowledgeable, prepared, and respectful. They truly do put their customers first.

Vicki Reynolds

Travis was very patient and helpful as we looked at new homes.

He helped us get a buyer for our old house in less than a week. Travis helped us negotiate a good deal for our new place and was very helpful thoughout the buying and selling process. He didn't forget about us after the sale and took care of little things that came up later.

Ben Lord (Mr)

Travis is a great agent.

He is knowledgeable, reachable, accommodating and nice. Would highly recommend!

Lani P

I had a great experience buying my first home.

Travis explained every step of the process to me.

Aly Metzger

Travis helped us buy our condo in Marion while we were in Mesa, AZ.

We only had the listing pictures and a video walkthrough where Travis made informed and helpful observations to guide us through our decision. He was attentive to our needs/wants throughout the process and kept us informed at every step. We could not be more pleased with his service.

David Kuenzi (Retired)

Travis was absolutely wonderful to work with.

He responded quickly and left us with no unanswered questions while selling our home. He worked for us every step of the way. We excepted an offer within 24 hours of listing our home. I would say he is an excellent agent! We would like to thank him for all his hard work he put into selling our home and we would definitely use him in the future as well as recommend him to anyone. Thank you Travis!!

Jamie Weldin

Travis was excellent from the start , went above and beyond to point areas that would help in selling my unit, I would recommend Mr Hiatt to anyone trying to sell or buy , would use him again if need arises, thanks Travis Jane

Jane mwangi

Travis sold our town home quickly which helped tremendously with our out of state move.

He was professional and quick to answer any and all of our questions. The photographer he used for our listing and drone footage was very good and made our townhome look top notch. I'd recommend Travis to anyone who wanted to sell their home!

Rebecca Sanabria

I couldn’t be any happier!

! Libby went above and beyond to insure that I was 100% comfortable and informed throughout the entire process.

Brett Spurr

Travis is very friendly and helpful, always willing to do what's asked.

I happily recommend him to anyone seeking a realtor.

Tosha Mayo

Travis was amazing to work with!

Had everything done in a timely manner, even faster. He was always on top of everything and we never had to worry about details. I would highly recommend using him to buy or sell!

Christa Peterson

Travis was absolutely wonderful to work with.

He responded quickly and left us with no unanswered questions while selling our home. He worked for us every step of the way. We excepted an offer within 24 hours of listing our home. I would say he is an excellent agent! We would like to thank him for all his hard work he put into selling our home and we would definitely use him in the future as well as recommend him to anyone. Thank you Travis!!

Jamie Weldin

"We were trying to do it on our own FSBO.

Travis called one day and didn't try to BS us, he said we might be leaving some money on the table. He asked if we netted more and still paid him, would that be okay? I said of course but didn't believe him. Well, he came over and showed us a few things that we missed and a lot more they do. Holy cow, there is more to it than I knew. He delivered! Over delivered, saved us a lot of headaches and hassle, and sold it for even more than he originally said and far more than we tried to get! I honestly will never sell on my own again and will leave it to the professionals, for us Travis and NextHome Beyond are those professionals." P.S. Travis, we now know why you say "Beyond" for your service...well done!

Brian and Stephanie W.

Libby and Travis did an excellent job of helping us find a home.

They did all of the heavy lifting and made the process extremely simple and easy. All we had to do was show up! Typically buying a home is stressful but they made it fun and enjoyable for us. They were easy to communicate with and had all of the answers to our questions.

Joseph Morales

Travis is a great agent.

He is knowledgeable, reachable, accommodating and nice. Would highly recommend!

Lani Pham

Travis was awesome to work with!

We had a bit of a unique situation that he handled with ease. He's very educated in the field of Real Estate. Great to work with! Would highly recommend him for your buying/selling needs.

Candy Ellery

Travis is outstanding!

! He made our move totally stress-free! We could not be any happier with our decision to trust Travis to sell our home.

Hannah Bakke

When we decided it was time to sell our parants' condominium, we needed to select a realtor.

When interviewing NextHome Beyond, Travis and Libby came to the meeting prepared. They presented us with a booklet specific to our home. The information showed us that they understand the current market and their customers' needs. They had done their homework before even sitting down with us. They immediately communicated with 3 MLS listing agencies and made personal contact with realtors in the area. Throughout the process, Travis and Libby were there to guide us and respected our decisions. They were always available to answer our questions and discuss our options. Would we recommend NextHome Beyond? Yes, without hesitation! Travis and Libby are knowledgable, prepared, and respectful. They truly do put their customers first.

Vicki Reynolds

Travis, went above and beyond.

He got me two offers. He even assisted with going back and fourth to let companies in. No way could I have done this sell on my own 600 miles away.

Alvaro Reasnover (Manager Post Office Operations)

We were selling our home in Arizona to make a move to Iowa.

Our Arizona realtor advised that our home would sell within days of putting it on the market. Our circumstances required an experienced professional who knew the local Iowa market; as we would be buying an Iowa property prior to selling ours and also buying it remotely. Travis was knowledgeable in price points of property and of value associated with certain locations within the Iowa area. He guided us toward good prospective property within days if it appearing in the MLS. We did a zoom call video of the property with Travis. He helped us put in a full price offer on a condo with the only Contingency that it pass inspection. Scarey but a wise decision. Once the Iowa offer was accepted we put our Arizona home on the market. This was one of the most unusual property transactions for us ti buy a home without seeing it ! Travis took care if all the details remotely. Tge paperwork; title and even an APP to do a checklist of setting up utility services etc. Travis made this transaction effortless for us. Everything done remotely. Its a 2020 world.

Sandy Kuenzi

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