Byron has been actively involved in the Auction business since 1978 and has been a licensed Realtor since 2000. In 2005 Byron earned his Brokers license for Iowa and Nebraska, and added his South Dakota Brokers license in 2009. Byron has earned his GRI and CRS Realtor Designations, and is actively involved in the Southwest Iowa and Iowa Association of Realtors organizations. He served as the Southwest Iowa Associations President in 2007 and their Realtor of the Year in 2009. In 2011 the Iowa Association of Realtors recognized him with their "Realtor Good Neighbor Award", and in 2017 was presendted with their highest honor, the OG Powell/Joan Ballentine Lifetime Achievement award. Byron will serve as the Treasurer for the Iowa Association of Realtors in 2019.
Byron is a recognized leader in the sale of Farm Land, Recreational Land, Acreages, Residential and Commercial properties throughout Southwest Iowa and Southeast Nebraska, and has become more active in the sale of Farmland and Recreational properties in South Dakota. As an integrated Real Estate and Auction office, I feel I can help any buyer or seller reach the desired result they are looking to achieve in the Buying or Selling of Real Estate or Personal property, and I look forward to working with you!!
Julie brings a new outlook and fresh perspective to serving clients in the real estate profession. After a long, successful career leading customer service and lending operations for some of the world’s largest companies, she understands the value of great customer service and how to deliver it. Julie grew up on a farm in Southeast Nebraska and attended high school in a small town. She credits her success to the hard work ethic and “do unto others” principle that is the foundation of this region. Julie moved back to the area several years ago after having always considered Omaha “home” and is thrilled to be once again surrounded by family and old friends. With her background, business education, commitment to keeping clients informed, and her own experiences buying and selling properties, she is well-equipped to deliver a unique real estate experience to you. Julie's passion is her clients: “At the heart of it, I truly enjoy getting to know people from all walks of life. Being a part of something so important in my client’s lives, is a very special job to have.”