Laura SorideRealtor/Broker/Owner

I'm a full time Realtor with two licensed team members and the Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Affiliates in Coralville, IA. I list and sell real estate in the Iowa City, IA and Cedar Rapids, IA area markets. I have been in the business since 2005 and have obtained the following designations: MRP-Military Relocation Professional, ABR-Accredited Buyer Representative, e-PRO-Technology Professional, SFR-Short Sale & Foreclosure Certification, AHWD – At Home with Diversity, CNE - Certified Negotiation Expert and lastly, CSP - Certified New Home Sales Professional. I'm a multiple RE/MAX Platinum award winner and have been affiliated with RE/MAX since 2007. I have been the #1 ranked agent at RE/MAX Affiliates since 2011.

I graduated from the University of Iowa with a major in International Studies, minor in Asian Languages and Literature – Japanese Language, and a Certificate in International Business. I spent my last semester of college studying in Nagoya, Japan. Also, I have an Associates Degree from Scott Community College in Bettendorf, Iowa where I studied Spanish.

I have been voted by my peers on three different occasions and received The Gold Star Award. This award is in Appreciation for Outstanding Professional Cooperation when working with fellow realtors. I have received this award in 2011, 2015 & 2016.

In 2016, I received The President's Merit Award for Leadership in our local board of realtors.
In 2016, I also received a Testimonial of Appreciation for service to our MLS board and for serving 2 years on the MLS Committee in addition to serving on the board of realtors.

Personal Insight

Reviews on Zillow

  • Highly likely to recommend
    2/9/2021 - kangkai liu
    Sold a home in 2021 in Weber Harlocke, Iowa City, IA 52246.
    Laura Soride, a very professional and respectable agent. Contact with her will get quick and effective feedback. She is very responsible, professional and trustworthy. Pleasant cooperation experience!
  • Highly likely to recommend
    8/13/2020 - brentcorum777
    Bought a single family home in 2020 for approximately $200K in Eastside, Iowa City, IA 52240.
    All I can say is The Laura Soride Real Estate Team is excellent. I worked with Laura primarily, and I am so happy I was able to have her on my side. Laura is on the ball with everything I needed to purchase my home. As a first time homebuyer she held my hand through the process and answered any questions I had. She was so patient with me during this process. She made herself available at all times of the day to do showings, talk on the phone, or reply to emails. When it comes time to sell my home I will definitely be contacting Laura again.

    P.S. - Chuck was great to work with too!
    Response from Laura on 12/15/2020
    Thank you Brett! You were great to work with! I wish you the best in your new home. It took a little while to find “the one” but we did it! Thank you for sticking by me til the end!
  • Highly likely to recommend
    8/3/2020 - davecahill56
    Bought a single family home in 2020 for approximately $500K in Swisher, IA 52338.
    Laura was very helpful, professional, and responsive. When we changed our criteria part way into our search she got us lined up with additional showings right away. She is extremely familiar with the entire area and was able to get us in contact with several local vendors to perform services that we wanted to have done once we took possession of our home. We highly recommend Laura.
    Response from Laura on 12/15/2020
    Dave, you and your wife were awesome to work with! So happy we found you the perfect home close to your family! Thank you, Laura
  • Highly likely to recommend
    7/28/2020 - Katie Geasland
    Bought and sold a single family home in 2020 for approximately $550K in Oakdale, Coralville, IA 52241.
    Laura worked hard to make our house purchase as simple and successful as possible. She was super knowledgeable about the local real estate market and was very flexible with showing times. She was prompt in answering our questions, gave us good advice, and found homes that met our needs. We appreciated her professionalism and honesty and would recommend her to anyone.
    Response from Laura on 12/15/2020
    I home you are loving your new home! You guys were great to work with. Miss you in the old hood but are happy for you and finding your née home! Thanks, Laura
  • Highly likely to recommend
    7/23/2020 - clay farebrother
    Bought and sold a town home in 2020 in Golf View Mobile Home Court, North Liberty, IA 52317.
    My wife and I could not have asked for a better agent. Laura was a true professional. We met her by coincidence while looking at property and could tell from the initial discussions this was the Realtor for us. She was sincere in her help and truly masterful in negotiations as we sold our house. We will forever be grateful for the Laura Soride Team!
    Response from Laura on 12/15/2020
    Thank you Clay! Hope you both are enjoying your new place. Thank you for trusting me to find you your new home! Laura
  • Highly likely to recommend
    7/22/2020 - dwil2001
    Sold a single family home in 2020 for approximately $500K in Oakdale, Coralville, IA 52241.
    I would highly recommend Laura Soride as a realtor. She was very responsible to our housing requests. We found her to be honest and attentive to the details of each house we toured. She was also familiar with the area and knew each home lot size and contingencies. Her attention to details at the time of closings was outstanding.
  • Highly likely to recommend
    7/21/2020 - zuser20180121181117149
    Sold a home in 2020 in Oakdale, Coralville, IA 52241.
    Laura was always very quick to respond to our email, calls and texts. She was very knowledgeable and helpful. I highly recommend Laura. She’s very nice to work with
  • Highly likely to recommend
    7/21/2020 - dr adam woods
    Bought a single family home in 2019 for approximately $500K in Oakdale, Coralville, IA 52241.
    Laura and her team are the best in the area, hands down. My family has purchased three homes (and sold one) with her and we would never use anyone else. Laura is incredibly knowledgeable, fantastically personal, and has helped us navigate some tough situations that have arisen with less-than-scrupulous sellers. My family and I always relax when we know Laura and her team are on the case!. I cannot recommend them highly enough!
  • Highly likely to recommend
    7/21/2020 - qiandong7
    Bought a single family home in 2020 for approximately $450K in Weber Harlocke, Iowa City, IA 52246.
    We have very good experience with Laura for our new home purchase process. It took us almost 8 months since we start to search home sale market. Laura has been very patient with helping us show the home, asking questions, professional analysis the market and point out good or shortcomings and concerns of the home. Very comfortable to work with her. Easy communication. Respond message and email promptly. Not push and comfortable pace to follow our interesting. Definitely will recommend her.
  • Highly likely to recommend
    4/22/2020 - jody7078
    Bought a single family home in 2020 for approximately $725K in Golf View Mobile Home Court, North Liberty, IA 52317.
    Laura went above and beyond searching for potential homes to fit our criteria, and helping us find contractors for minor jobs in our chosen home. We give her our highest recommendation!

Professional Info

845 Quarry Road Suite 120
Suite 102
Coralville, IA 52241
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