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

  • 1844500
    155
    1637071726
    1632345495
    0
    155 acres m/l, hebron twp, kossuth co.
    farms
    iowa
    New Listing
    Kossuth County, Iowa
    LAND FOR SALE Highly Productive Kossuth County Farmland 155 Acres M/L, Section 36 - Hebron Township, Kossuth County, IA PRICE REDUCED: $1,844,500 ($11,900/acre) Legal Description: NW1/4 Section 36 T100N - R27W of the 5th PM. Hebron Township, Kossuth County, IA. Acres: 155 Acres M/L 150.38 FSA Tillable Acres M/L, including CRP acres: 21.01 acres of CRP at $300 per acre, expires 9/30/2027 CSR2: 76.80 Farm does not contain a wetland. Major Soil Types: Canisteo, Okoboji, Harps, Nicollet, Crippin FSA Information: Corn Base: 97.05 acres PLC Corn Yield: 141 bushels Soybean Base: 32.32
    155± acres
    $1,844,500
  • 269000
    3.64
    1631115857
    1630083113
    0
    2408 440th street
    residentialproperty
    iowa
    Under Contract
    Kossuth County, Iowa
    Located just West of Buffalo Center is this spacious 4 bedroom, 1.5 bath home situated on over 3.6 acres of land. This acreage is sure to impress from the beautiful landscaping to the many updates throughout the home, including a large great room addition. You will find the home offers abundant storage throughout along with three bedrooms and laundry on the main floor. The basement provides an additional bedroom and a family room/game room plus further storage. Enjoy the beautiful Iowa sunrises and sunsets on the patio out front. The property also has as a steel framed
    3.64± acres
    $269,000
  • 195000
    6.77
    1637700800
    1634578944
    0
    3505 200th avenue
    residentialproperty
    iowa
    New Listing
    Kossuth County, Iowa
    CREATE YOUR OWN HOME SWEET HOME! Framed home built in 2018 ready to be finished. Sitting on over 6.5 acres of land, this ranch home is located off a paved road near Titonka, Iowa. There are two large sheds on the property as well as a nice grove area. Contact us today to see this listing in person!
    6.77± acres
    $195,000
  • 279000
    5.77
    1638378604
    1634575874
    0
    4000 220th avenue
    residentialproperty
    iowa
    New Listing
    Kossuth County, Iowa
    Looking for an acreage? Look no further! Sitting on over 5 acres of land, this beautifully updated 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home offers an open concept floor plan and plenty of square footage to spread out. The stunning kitchen includes new flooring, cabinets, counter tops, and lighting. Enjoy the cold winter months around the refinished fireplace in the living room. Great 3-stall attached garage! Contact us TODAY to make this home yours!
    5.77± acres
    $279,000
  • 155000
    0.15
    1637262201
    1632407097
    0
    414 n main street
    residentialproperty
    iowa
    Under Contract
    Winnebago County, Iowa
    PRICE REDUCED! Completely move-in-ready 4 bedroom, 3 bath home located close to the business district and school in Buffalo Center. The first floor contains a spacious master bedroom, bathroom and laundry. On the second floor you will find three additional bedrooms along with an updated bathroom. The basement is finished, providing an extra living space, storage and a recently remodeled bathroom. Contact us to see this beautiful home in person TODAY!
    0.15± acres
    $155,000
  • 89900
    0.22
    1633360906
    1632408916
    0
    417 2nd street ne
    residentialproperty
    iowa
    Under Contract
    Winnebago County, Iowa
    Conveniently located across the street from the city park and pool sits this 4 bedroom, 2 bath home on a nice corner. The main level boasts an open concept floor plan, laminate floors, two of the four bedrooms and lots of natural light. The fully finished basement provides an additional living space, the second bathroom, laundry, storage and the remaining two bedrooms, which are nonconforming. The house has a large wooden deck off the porch in the back to enjoy the peacefulness of small-town living or entertaining. Contact us to see this listing in person TODAY!
    0.22± acres
    $89,900
  • 48000
    0.24
    1635435840
    1630698476
    0
    423 s summit avenue
    residentialproperty
    iowa
    Under Contract
    Kossuth County, Iowa
    Located on a great street in Bancroft, sits this 2 bedroom, 1 bath home featuring new kitchen cabinets and nice wood working throughout. A few other recent updates include flooring along with a newer roof. Lots of windows to fully enjoy the neighborhood right from your fully enclosed front porch. Main floor laundry. Contact us TODAY to make this home yours!
    0.24± acres
    $48,000
  • 274000
    29.69
    1638890757
    1637785519
    0
    land for sale: 29.69 surveyed acres
    farms
    iowa
    Under Contract
    Kossuth County, Iowa
    LAND FOR SALE - SALE PENDING Highly Productive Kossuth County Farmland 29.69 Surveyed Acres, Section 35 - Hebron Township, Kossuth County, IA LIST PRICE: $274,000 Legal Description: SW Corner SW1/4 Section 35 T100N-R27W of the 5th PM. Kossuth County, IA Acres: 29.69 Surveyed Acres 28.06 Net Acres with 1.63 Road Acres 28.31 FSA Tillable Acres M/L CSR2: 76.9 Major Soil Types: Okoboji, Canisteo, Harps, Nicollet, Crippin, Webster, Clarion Real Estate Taxes: $686; taxes will be prorated to day of possession. Farm does not contain a wetland. Available to farm 2022 crop year. Contact
    29.69± acres
    $274,000
  • 59000
    0.13
    1633625370
    1620769526
    0
    previously 'the gun bank'
    commercial businessopportunity
    iowa
    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

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