John Cowin

John Cowin

Owner & Broker

515-341-0334

As co-owner of Central State Agency, John has a successful career as a Real Estate Broker, Certified General Appraiser, and insurance agent. John is a preeminent leader in agland sales in Kossuth, Winnebago, Emmet, and Hancock Counties in Iowa and land sales in Faribault and Martin County in Minnesota, selling up to 2,000 acres annually. John also has been involved in many residential and commercial real estate sales.

John’s expertise in real estate appraisals fosters his knowledge of current land values and sales to better serve his clients. Farmland is a great investment as John knows firsthand with his acquisition of over 600 acres of farmland in northern Iowa. As a farm manager, John works with both owners and operators to arrive at equitable rents and a good return on investment. John graduated with a business degree from the University of Northern Iowa and has thousands of continuing education hours that give him a breadth of knowledge in all areas of real estate, investments, and agriculture. Throughout his years in business, John values the relationships he has gained as clients become friends.

John is active in various community and church organizations, including a 30+ career as a volunteer firefighter, a trustee to an area hospital, and a mutual insurance board director. John is a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, who also enjoys, golf, fishing, and spending time on the lake.

Our Properties

  • 1250000
    148
    1708536318
    1706136323
    0
    148 acres m/l, logan twp., winnebago co
    farms
    iowa
    Under Contract
    Winnebago County, Iowa
    SALE PENDING as of 2/13/2024WINNEBAGO COUNTY FARMLAND FOR SALE IN LOGAN TOWNSHIP LEGAL DESCRIPTION: SE1/4 of Section 11 T100-R24W of the 5th P.M., Winnebago County, Iowa, except a tract of land in the S1/2 of the SE1/4 of said Section 11; described as follows: Commencing at the Southeast corner of said Section 11; thence West 830 feet; thence East 600 feet; thence South 580.8 feet to the point of beginning. ACRES: 148 Gross Acres M/L 109.16 FSA Tillable Acres M/L 37 CRP Acres M/L CRP: Contract # 11579 37 CRP Acres M/L Annual payment of $11,100
    148± acres
    $1,250,000
  • 259000
    0.38
    1706647160
    1691529746
    0
    205 2nd street sw
    residentialproperty
    iowa
    Winnebago County, Iowa
    PRICE REDUCTION 1/24/2024 This stunning four bedroom ranch home is looking for new owners! Many updates have been made, including an open floor plan on the main level, gorgeous oak flooring, new kitchen appliances, replacement windows, nicely painted throughout and a large fourth bedroom plus additional living space on the lower level makes this home truly stand out from the rest. Enjoy your evenings on the beautifully done patio in the backyard. The oversized 2-stall, detached garage/shop is sure to impress. Additional features: Listing is for TWO lots for a total of .38 acres (see map below) 205 2nd Street
    0.38± acres
    $259,000
  • 399900
    7.96
    1712955901
    1711988420
    0
    2901 100th avenue
    residentialproperty
    iowa
    New Listing
    Kossuth County, Iowa
    NEW ACREAGE LISTING! Welcome to 2901 100th Avenue, in Burt, Iowa, where tranquility meets charm! This stunning property offers a picturesque countryside setting with all the comforts of modern living. Nestled on a spacious 7+ acre lot, this inviting 1.5 story home boasts scenic views that stretch as far as the eye can see, providing a serene backdrop for everyday life. As you approach the property, you'll be greeted by manicured lawns, lush landscaping and a sense of peace that permeates the air. Step inside, and you will immediately be captivated by the warmth and elegance that define this
    7.96± acres
    $399,900
  • 85000
    0.15
    1712179935
    1712091714
    0
    308 s main street
    residentialproperty
    iowa
    New Listing
    Winnebago County, Iowa
    NEWLY LISTED IN BUFFALO CENTER This charming 3 bedroom home offers a nice blend of comfort and convenience located less than three blocks from downtown Buffalo Center. The 3-season porch is the perfect spot where you can relax and enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of nature in a small town. All appliances will stay in the kitchen, including the beautiful new gas range. This cozy 1.5 story house could be your new home sweet home! Contact us today to schedule your private showing!
    0.15± acres
    $85,000
  • 149900
    0.34
    1712158070
    1711639324
    0
    607 3rd street nw
    residentialproperty
    iowa
    New Listing
    Winnebago County, Iowa
    NEW LISTING IN BUFFALO CENTER! This cozy three bedroom home is nestled in a quiet neighborhood on the north side of Buffalo Center. The main floor boasts a nice living room with great natural lighting directly off the kitchen, two bedrooms, full bathroom, a secondary living space and convenient main floor laundry. Upstairs you will find a large third bedroom and bathroom plus bonus room. Enjoy the spacious yard and detached garage that includes room for two vehicles as well as a small workshop/storage room. Contact us TODAY to see this home in person!
    0.34± acres
    $149,900

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