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

  • 34500
    0.24
    1624542211
    1619096814
    0
    new listing in ledyard
    residentialproperty singlefamily
    iowa
    New Listing
    Kossuth County, Iowa
    Well-maintained four bedroom, one bath home with updated flooring, new washer and dryer and nice storage throughout. Shingles have been replaced on the west side of the house. One-stall attached garage and one-stall detached garage on the property. Contact us TODAY to see this home in person!
    0.24± acres
    $34,500
  • 59000
    0.13
    1624542211
    1620769526
    0
    previously 'the gun bank'
    commercial businessopportunity
    iowa
    New Listing
    Winnebago County, Iowa
    Looking to start your own business or in need of an office space? This property might be just what you need! Listing includes the store building and indoor shooting range. The main store building is 90' x 25', containing 2250 square feet. The indoor shooting range was built in 2012 and is 13.6' x 118', containing 1,593 square feet. Many updates include a new steel roof, furnace and LED lighting. There's also a 2nd story breakroom. Contact us for more information or to see this property in person!
    0.13± acres
    $59,000
  • 155000
    5.15
    1624542211
    1620147464
    0
    price reduced on hwy 169
    residentialproperty singlefamily
    iowa
    New Listing
    Kossuth County, Iowa
    Sitting on over 5 acres of land, this 3 bedroom, 1 bath home boasts a great location on Hwy 169 north of Bancroft. The kitchen contains nice oak cabinets and a newer stove. The water softener has also recently been updated. This property has a 2-stall detached garage along with a 20'x30' shed, 2 Gov't bins and one 8,900 bushel storage bin. Acreages are hard to come by these days, so don't wait. Contact us today to view this property in person!
    5.15± acres
    $155,000
  • 62500
    50
    1624542211
    1621867485
    0
    recreational & hunting ground
    farms huntingland recreationalland
    iowa
    New Listing
    Winnebago County, Iowa
    SALE PENDING FARMLAND / RECREATION & HUNTING LAND FOR SALE Section 24 in Buffalo Township, Winnebago County, Iowa Gross Acres: 50 M/L Listing Price: $62,500 Price/Acre: $1,250 5 ponds Great upland game and waterfowl hunting. Subject to WRP agreement. Land was placed in 99 year easement. Buyer must assume this contract/easement as is. A copy of the easement is available upon request.
    50± acres
    $62,500
  • 134000
    0.38
    1624542211
    1621969451
    0
    stunning one-of-a-kind home
    residentialproperty
    iowa
    New Listing
    Winnebago County, Iowa
    This 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath octagon home is truly one-of-a-kind with stunning craftmanship and an open floor plan. From the moment you step through the front door, you will be in awe of the beautiful ceilings, Ben Franklin stove, stained-glass windows and magnificent custom detailing throughout each and every room. Boasting over 2,700 square feet, this home provides an ample amount of living space and is located in a great neighborhood with nice landscaping around the entire property. A few additional features include: an attractive main floor bathroom with tile work and rock elements providing an oasis
    0.38± acres
    $134,000

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