Ryan  Backes

A Winning Personality

As a natural extrovert with energy to spare, Ryan Backes loves his career in real estate and truly cares about helping his clients succeed. He also has a deep appreciation for the Cedar Valley—and plans to live here for life. He finds creative ways to volunteer and give back to the community by serving on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club, as an MC at the Knights of Columbus, and as an auctioneer at the House of Hope, Junior Achievement, and many other organizations. Since joining Oakridge in 2009, Ryan has shared his passion for the Cedar Valley with his clients and has worked hard to ensure a smooth, positive experience.

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Memorable Experiences

Ryan strives to make real estate an enjoyable and exciting process for his clients.

A True Guide

As an experienced agent, Ryan is adept at guiding his clients each step of the way and setting realistic expectations.

Constructive Input

Ryan is knowledgeable about housing construction, allowing him to point out key factors when evaluating a home.

Today and Tomorrow

Real estate can take time, and Ryan offers the kind of patience and commitment needed to create a successful outcome.

He Knows the Value of Home and Family

Along with his career in real estate, Ryan also appreciates time spent with his family, including his parents and six siblings. Ryan's wife, Ashley, and three spirited boys Noah, Benjamin, and Logan remind him that real estate is about more than physical space—it's about creating a sense of home. In his spare time, Ryan can be found playing with his kids, hunting, teaching line dancing, or enjoying a game of softball or volleyball.

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Main Office

  • Oakridge Real Estate
    3313 Terrace Drive
    Cedar Falls, IA 50613

  • 319.277.5005