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Check out this beautiful newly listed home in Epworth, IA

Check out this beautiful newly listed home in Epworth, IA


Features four bedrooms, three full baths, open floor plan, walkout lower level, deck, patio, hardwood flooring and so much more.

Cute updated home for sale – South side of Dubuque, IA

Very cute and updated home for sale – South side of Dubuque, IA

1170 Oak Street in Dubuque, IA is where you will find this very nice two bedroom home.  Close to Bryant Elementary School and within walking distance to Washington Middle School in Dubuque.

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Home for Sale in East Dubuque – 340 Sherwood

Home for Sale in East Dubuque – 340 Sherwood

Home for Sale East Dubuque

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Move in and enjoy this nicely updated 3 bedroom home featuring a 2 car attached garage, main floor laundry, 1 1/2 baths, wrap around deck, ceramic tile as well as new roof and gutters. Located on a quiet street on an oversized level lot close to Gramercy Park.

One block from this home Gramercy park is a ten acre city park situated on a high bluff overlooking the Mississippi River. It includes 26 ceremonial and burial mounds from the Hopewell Native American culture, circa 200-500 AD. The site is managed by the Gramercy Park Foundation who maintain the park for the City of East Dubuque. The site includes a pavilion, restroom, hiking trails, play ground area, and a scenic overlook.

About East Dubuque
Being situated between the mighty upper Mississippi River and the surrounding high bluffs, East Dubuque is the northern Gateway to the Great River Road in Illinois. There are three outstanding marinas, Frentress, Mid Town, and the Bent Prop the river is easily accessible. Pull up to a sandbar to picnic, relax and make new friends, watch the boats, jet skis and skiers go by. East Dubuque offers ice fishing, snowmobiling, and ice golf popular in the winter.

Area Attractions
East Dubuque offers a variety of eateries and entertainment in our community, that range from hot dogs to fine cuisine. To start off with there is George & Dale’s Food & Brew, The Glass Door, Happy Joe’s, Mulgrew’s Tavern & Liquor Store, The Lunchbox Bakery, Sharon’s Uptown cafe, Subway, Big 10 Mart and Restaurant 33 located in the Captain Merry House all on Sinsinawa Avenue, Timmerman’s Supper Club on Timmerman Drive, 19th Hole on Highway 35 N., Mid-Town Marina on 5th St., & The Bent Prop on Harbor Drive. Just a short drive into Wisconsin you can find the 3 Mile House, Country Heights, Red Top, Kahle Inn, and Village Bar. Nightlife entertainment can be found at Finally “R” Place, Kat’s Meow, Mulgrew’s Tavern, The Otherside, George & Dale’s, Jo Mama’s, with Beer Gardens at Finally “R” Place, George & Dale’s, The Otherside & Jo Mama’s.

Community Links

Bell Tower Retirement Community

Dubuque Bank & Trust

East Dubuque High School

East Dubuque Library

East Dubuque Savings Bank

Jo-Carroll Energy

Lion’s Club

Ludovissy and Associates

Midtown Marina

Runde Auto Group

St. Mary’s

Timmerman’s Hotel

Timmerman’s Supper Club

Tri-County Economic Development Alliance, Inc.

If you’re looking for Real Estate assistance in the East Dubuque or Dubuque area please contact me Brenda Charlson at 563-580-2345, Re/Max Advantage Realty, 4029 Pennsylvania Avenue, Dubuque, IA. Search all East Dubuque and Dubuque area listings at

Home for Sale in Dubuque

Home for Sale – 3981 Cora Drive, Dubuque, IA


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This fantastic 5 bedroom custom built home has so much to offer with a bright open floor plan, fireplace, 3 full baths and a large 2 car garage.  The lower level offers a fabulous in-law or teen suite and features 2 bedrooms, large bath, laundry, family room and kitchen, also offers 9 ft. ceiling height with sound board between the floors.  Don’t need 5 bedrooms – why not rent the lower level to help pay your mortgage? Rents for $675 a month!  Asking $189,900.

Located in the perfect spot at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in Dubuque close to Hempstead High School, shopping and Medical Associates Clinic. 

Dubuque, IA is located along the Mississippi River bordering the states of Illinois and Wisconsin.  There are several large area employers including IBM, John Deere, McGraw Hill Publishing, Eagle Window and Hormel.

If you’re looking for Real Estate assistance in the Dubuque area please contact me Brenda Charlson at 563-580-2345, Re/Max Advantage Realty, 4029 Pennsylvania Avenue, Dubuque, IA.  Search all Dubuque area listings at


Rising Student Loan Debt Hampers Housing Market

Student Loan Debt Hampers Housing Market in Dubuque and throughout the Country

Rising Student Loan Debt Hampers Housing Market.

Contact Brenda Charlson, Re/Max Advantage Realty for home buying advice.