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The heart of Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors since 1862.

“Our People are the Difference”

Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors has grown to approximately 300 sales associates and 58 employees. Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors is committed to providing service with quality, value and integrity. “Our people really care about our clients and strive to exceed expectations. At Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors, our people are the difference,” says Caroline Ruhl.

The Beginning

It all started in a little German grocery store in west Davenport, where insurance and real estate also were sold. Five generations and thousands of homes later, Caroline Ruhl leads Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors today. She follows her father, Charles A. Ruhl, who succeeded his father, C. Arthur Ruhl, who also succeeded his father, John G. Ruhl. Caroline's son, Chris Beason, joined the company in 2009 as a sales associate and is currently the 5th generation and Broker/Owner of the company.

Chris Beason

Two Generations of Ruhl Leaders
Caroline Ruhl - 4th generation, current company President and co-owner.
Chris Beason - 5th generation, broker/owner.

On January 1, 1998, there was a reorganization in the company that left Caroline Ruhl as the owner of the residential company, Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors. In December 2013, residential and commercial operations joined forces again. Caroline Ruhl and John G. Ruhl launched a new company - NAI Ruhl Commercial Company


In this 1898 photo, John Ruhl, on the right, began what would become a Quad Cities entrepreneurial family legacy as co-owner of the Schaefer & Ruhl grocery store in Davenport, IA.


The company continuously offers more information and ease of use on its website at, which annually averages over one million visits. is the only site providing information for 12 Multiple Listing Services (MLSs) in the region, including all properties for sale and all recently SOLD properties. In addition, Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors was the first to introduce mobileRuhl, a real estate app for iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

Real Estate Services

Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors annually sells more than 5,000 homes in eastern Iowa, northwestern Illinois and southwestern Wisconsin. The company has residential sales offices in Bettendorf, Burlington, Cedar Rapids (2), Clinton, Davenport, DeWitt, Dubuque, Iowa City, Maquoketa, Muscatine, and Washington, Iowa; and in Moline, Illinois.

In addition to residential sales, the company offers services for people looking to relocate, investors who need help with property management, real estate investments, new home sales, land development, farm and land sales, senior services, home vendor services, insurance services through the Nelson Brothers Agency and mortgage services through Ruhl Mortgage

Vision and Values

Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors is dedicated to providing service with quality, value and integrity to all of our clients. Through our joint efforts, we are building a company of lasting values, boldness and spirit - a company committed to the growth and satisfaction of its people.


We recognize that our reputation is of paramount importance. Honesty and fairness dictate our conduct in all relationships.

Caring and Challenging

We provide an open and caring family environment full of opportunity and challenge. All associates and staff are enabled to develop their full potential and to take pride in themselves and their contribution to the company's success. We encourage teamwork and open expression, candidly challenging one another's ideas while maintaining mutual respect.

Commitment to Client Satisfaction

We constantly seek to understand the needs of our clients and to provide superior services to meet those needs and to earn their trust and confidence.

Embrace Change and Continuous Learning

We embrace change and innovation for the opportunity it offers to better serve our clients. We are committed to continuous learning and improvement.


We, the associates, managers, and staff, are the builders and the lifeblood of the company and we are committed to its success and prosperity. As the company succeeds, we succeed.

Extraordinary Quality

We strive to make the products and services we offer and the professionalism of our company, better than every expectation. This is only accomplished through quality people, excellent training and the most effective marketing systems.

Community Involvement

We give back to the area through involvement in organizations we believe in, making our community a better place to live and work.

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