Born and raised in Unionville, MO. My wife Jennifer and I have been married for 26 years. We have three daughters Jalynn, Cady, and Avery and we love this place that we call home. My whole life has been centered around real estate. My father has been a licensed broker for 35 years.I grew up with an uncle and father who were both entrepreneurs and real estate buyers as well as developers. This upbringing has given me an educational advantage in valuing and understanding how real estate works, and a love for the real estate life! Our agency works hard to “Put you 1st.” I have had my real estate license for over 20 years and I am looking forward to putting my experience to work for you.
We don’t just sell real estate, we own it too. We have a diverse portfolio from farm & hunting land, to self storage units, a convenience store, retail outdoor power sports equipment, and a car wash, all located across southern Iowa and Northern Missouri. With this experience brings valuable expertise in the industry and helps us better understand what you are wanting to accomplish when buying or selling.
I enjoy riding dirt bikes and buying motorcycles of all kinds. Hunting for lost golf balls and working are a couple more of my favorites. I also enjoy going to a good auction. My wife and I especially enjoy going to live concerts and plays.
In 2017 we teamed up with United Country and we can now offer you the power of United Country, a company that has been in the business since 1925. We can get you a broader reach for your listing while providing you with the local expertise that you need to make informed decisions.
Putting you first is our motto. We want to glorify the God that created us, and that means giving you the best experience we can when you are ready to buy or sell. We can talk about integrity but we prefer to show you.
We can offer you traditional listings, as well as land, personal property, and equipment auctions. For hunting properties the power of Realtree United Country is as good as it gets. We have all the tools in the belt to help with whatever situation you might be in.
Jim started at Lake thunderhead selling for the developer. After being the top salesman for several years he went to work with our agency. He has 20 years of real estate sales experience and an extensive knowledge of Lake Thunderhead. Jim loves to do taxidermy, and loves fishing. He has been married for 60 years to his wife Joyce. Let Jim help you find that perfect piece of real estate.
Darl has been a real estate associate with our company for 5 years. He had a successful 28 year career in Education as a teacher, principal and superintendent. After retiring from the Putnam County R1 Schools, he served for 12 years in an administrative position with Truman State University. His work brought him into contact with 57 school districts in Northeast Missouri and others throughout the State. His 40 years in education gives him an unique insight into the people and real estate needs of our region. Darl has farmed, operated a cow/calf operation, has real estate investments, all of which give him valuable experience. Darl and his wife Linda of 46 years have 2 children and 5 grandchildren. They are very involved in church and community activities. He enjoys hunting and sharing the outdoors with his family. Helping others with all their real estate needs allows Darl to continue serving people. Whether selling or buying, give Darl an opportunity to work for you.
Kris Altiser grew up in Unionville MO and Centerville IA. Kris has been married for 10 years to his wife Donna and has one daughter. Kris has been in the Health Insurance business and has been buying and selling antiques for 20 years. He also is a licensed Auctioneer and a licensed, certified appraiser of personal property. His background in insurance and buying and selling antiques has given him the experience he needs to help you in your real estate purchase. Kris loves hunting, fishing, and his newest endeavor, real estate. Kris owns land, commercial property and is ready to help you find what you are looking for as well.
I was born in Unionville and raised in the northeastern part of Putnam County. I spent my school age years attending Putnam County schools as well. I enjoy being outside; hunting, fishing, riding motorcycles and driving around in my side x side. I married my wife Becky in 2010 and we lived in Putnam County until we decided to relocate to Corydon, IA in order to be closer to Becky’s job. I grew up hunting and fishing mostly in northeastern Putnam County but have had the pleasure of doing both all over the county, as well as in several different states. My family has a background in construction and I have experience in the field myself. I am currently employed at Dun-lap Manufacturing and have been for 20 years. I look forward to putting my knowledge of hunting and construction to work in my real estate career to help you find your dream property.
Megan Hendee was born and raised in Putnam County, Missouri. She is married to Larry Hendee, also part of the United Country-Gilworth Real Estate team. They have been married close to 16 years and have 3 children. She enjoys spending time with family, gardening, raising small animals on their hobby farm, and hunting. Megan began her career as a Real Estate Salesperson in the summer of 2018 and is excited to assist in making the home buying or selling process as seamless and enjoyable as possible for her clients. Megan's numerous years in healthcare, working as a nurse, has given her the customer service and organizational skills needed to be a successful agent for your real estate needs.
Lyn and Donnie both grew up on farms in the Midwest and learned an early appreciation for hard work and rural lifestyle. Lyn grew up in south central Nebraska. She worked 26 years for John Deere. Positions included the healthcare facility buyer, corporate office buyer, and ending her career at the Ankeny factory as an electronic and plastic buyer. Lyn’s interests include gardening, fishing, bicycling and all things outdoors! Lyn became a licensed realtor in 2015. She retired from John Deere and became a full time realtor. Donnie lived in northern Missouri and southern Iowa most of his life. He was a district manager for Vermeer Ag for 22 years with parts and whole goods support for a dealer network in southern Iowa and northern Missouri. Donnie also farmed and owned a seasonal deer and turkey hunting business. He also enjoyed a 25 year career driving dirt late model race cars throughout the Midwest. Real Estate was always an interest to Donnie. He became licensed in the late 90’s and has been helping buyers and sellers ever since. His passion is selling farms and recreational properties. Lyn and Donnie have joined forces with United Country-Gilworth Real Estate and Auction to assist sellers and buyers in obtaining their Real Estate and Auction goals. No other company in the Midwest can offer more marketing power than United Country. “We are a National Company and can literally sell any property type,” McClellan adds. United Country has developed over 30 Specialty Property Groups targeting specific audiences. A few examples include, Residential Homes, Country Homes, Lake Front Properties, Log Homes, Farms, Recreational Properties, Wine and Vineyard, Bar and Restaurant, Hotel and Motel, Historical Properties and Golf Properties. You can view all by going to this page:httpUnited Country has over 600 offices throughout the //www.uclha.com. They have built a huge referral base and a great reputation for being able to display listings on page 1 Google searches. If you have property to sell or auction of any kind contact Lyn or Donnie today and let them show you how they will market it. If you are looking to buy, they will work hard to help you find the perfect property that will fit your needs. Lyn Minnaert, 515-350-8139, email@example.com Donnie McClellan, 816-752-8880, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brandon McLagan is one of the newest agents on our team. After graduating high school, Brandon went straight to auctioneer school and has been in the auction world for over 20 years selling just about everything that you can think of. From cattle to zebras and everything in between, he is now excited to get started selling your properties. He was a two time qualifier for the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship and the 2018 Missouri Livestock Marketing Association Champion Auctioneer. Brandon works weekly with farmers and ranchers all across the northern region of Missouri and eastern Kansas selling cattle at different livestock auctions. This allows him to have a very large pool of potential buyers for your property. Brandon is also very active in rodeo as an announcer at events all over the Midwest and is currently the President of the Missouri Rodeo Cowboys Association. His focus will be in livestock and farming properties and of course he will be playing a large role in the auction division at United Country Gilworth Real Estate. He enjoys hunting and is an avid outdoorsman in his spare time. Whether buying or selling your property traditionally or at auction, give Brandon an opportunity to work for you!
Aaron and wife Loretta reside just outside Creston Iowa. After working several years for FCS Aaron decided to make farming and real estate his full time work. He enjoys hunting, fishing and traveling abroad.
Ryan Van Genderen grew up and resides in Putnam County. He married his wife, Emily in 2011. They have two children, Scout and Hesston. Ryan enjoys taking his children to horse shows, watching them play sports and most importantly teaching them good work ethic.
Ryan is a self-employed truck driver and farmer. He enjoys all kinds of farm related work including cattle, crops, trucking, and going to auctions. Ryan has been attending auctions regularly since he was a young child and is known for his knowledge of machinery and hay.
Ryan began his auction career several years ago when he and his father held machinery auctions on his parents’ farm. Ryan has recently been successful in hay, machinery and real estate auctions.
Ryan earned his MO Real Estate license in August, 2019 and is excited for his future with United Country Real Estate and Auction.
Scott grew up in Unionville and has been married to his wife Sara for 20 years and they have two daughters. Scott is a carpenter by trade and works with his father. Scott has had his license for 6 years. With his construction background he can be a huge asset when it comes to analyzing a home and it’s value and potential repairs needs. Scott also loves the outdoors and is an avid hunter. Let Scott put his experience to work for you today.
A Nebraska native, Lyn grew up on a farm in Jefferson County. Lyn is very fortunate being raised with Midwest values, enjoyed local and state levels of 4-H, a little rodeo and a whole lot of dust and dirt. Country life cultivated Lyn's current talents and hobbies ranging from gardening, archery, and cycling.
Lyn's professional career includes 26+ years with John Deere. As a CPM in Supply Management, Lyn can provide strong negotiation skills, demonstrates ethical business standards and innovative ways to meet your personal needs. Lyn has also been a partner in a floral business called Sweet Blossom and is able to provide plenty of experience in customer service and sales.
Newly licensed to the state of Iowa, Lyn is eager to assist you with your individual needs. Let a pair of fresh eyes provide you with the tools and services only United Country Land Home and Auction can offer you for your land, residential, or recreational needs.
Haley Yadon, from Adair County, MO is married to her high school sweetheart, Kiefer, and together they have their daughter, Piper.
Honest, hard working, and rural family life values are some of the principles that drive her to succeed in the real estate business. Haley has been a farm girl from the time she was little and enjoys riding her horses, helping her husband take care of their cattle, feeding her bottle calves and a couple goats, as well as deer hunting and fishing in her free time.
Haley earned her Missouri Realtor License in 2017 and has since worked full time as a property manager in Kirksville, MO managing as many as 300 properties at one time.
Now ready to make the switch to a real estate agent, Haley has the experience showing properties and the skills, the grit, and the drive to help you make a house become your home and your dreams become reality. This young lady would love to assist you in finding what fits your needs in a residential, agricultural, hunting or commercial property!