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About Heartland Properties    

Licensed in Iowa and Nebraska to better service its customers, Heartland Properties real estate agency, serving the Council Bluffs and Omaha areas, opened in 1988 by John H. Jerkovich and Barbara Coats. Heartland Properties is now owned by John H. Jerkovich, Jason M. James, and Mark A. Hanwright, and has continued to grow to be one of Southwest Iowa's largest Real Estate Companies.

Heartland Properties, Inc. has over 40 active agents with over 500 years combined experience. Heartland is proud to have one of the most interactive groups of Real Estate Agents in the Area. Company and agent involvement includes local service groups, City and County Government, Groups working for the improvement of City and County development. Experienced agents are Heartland Properties' greatest strength, which includes Brokers that have owned and managed their own office in prior years.

Heartland Properties real estate agency, serving Council Bluffs and Omaha, is THE LEADER in real estate with experience and education being one of the foremost concerns of all at Heartland Properties. Many of our Agents are Certified Residential Specialists (CRS), American Buyers Representative (ABR), and Graduate of Residential Institute (GRI).

Heartland Properties, Inc. continues to be ACTIVE IN THE GROWTH of Council Bluffs and surrounding area through the involvement of new developments. Heartland is the leader of new construction home sales. Our agents are proud to have the experience and expertise to help the home buyer through the process of customizing their home whether it's a new or existing home.

Heartland Properties, Inc are SPECIALISTS in commercial and farm sales. With over half of all commercial and farm listings sold in Southwest Iowa listed and marketed by Heartland Properties. While we continue to strive for improvements in Council Bluffs. Active involvement with the City planning and local business has contributed to an expansion of business and jobs in our community. One of the projects Heartland Properties real estate agency in Council Bluffs has been involved with is the revitalization of the downtown area into a business park.

Heartland Properties, Inc. is located at 535 West Broadway, which is on the main East/West Street in downtown Council Bluffs. We have a comfortable, friendly environment to work in and service our many clients.

Your Local Real Estate Agency

Our agents value the unique qualities in every client and give them the respect, honesty and personal attention they deserve. Our agents work with clients in every phase of life from first time home buyers, to families moving up or building, to seniors making a change.

 With years of experience helping local buyers and sellers just like yourself, we know how to locate the finest properties and negotiate the best deals. It's our job to know about the latest market conditions, government regulations, and upcoming developments — so that you don't have to.

Buyers' Representation

As your Buyer's Representative, we can make the process of house hunting much easier and more efficient than if you did it all yourself. We can help you get financing, guide you to local neighborhoods, help you determine your budget, and prioritize a list of essential features that you need in your next home. We'll save you valuable time by finding the properties that best suit your requirements, and will show you only the most promising ones.

Once you've found a place that catches your eye, as your Council Bluffs buyers agent, we'll look at comparable properties in the area to help determine a purchase offer. Then we'll negotiate on your behalf with the seller to make sure you get the most favorable terms.

It's our job to look after your best interests, and we will do so at no cost to you as a buyer.

If you're ready to start house hunting, you can search real estate listings now. You can also refer to our Buyer's Guide for helpful tools and buying advice. To start working with an agent right away, please contact us.

Sellers' Representation

Selling a house on your own can be an overwhelming task. There's advertising to plan and budget for, open houses and private showings to arrange, purchase offers to negotiate, contract contingencies to worry about, and complicated paperwork to fill out. Make it easy on yourself by putting your home in the hands of seasoned professionals. We have extensive experience marketing properties and showing them to their best advantage.

First, we'll perform a comparable market analysis to determine the most appropriate price for your home. Then we'll provide home staging advice and suggest landscaping changes that will help draw buyers in. We'll advertise your home through a variety of methods, including local publications and online MLS® listings. Your home will also be part of our site's Featured Listings.

When it comes to negotiating a purchase offer, we'll make sure that you get the best price the market will allow. We'll help you understand contract contingencies and details of the closing process, in addition to handling all the paperwork for you. Essentially, as your Council Bluffs area sellers agent, we're here to represent you throughout the entire selling process, and to make sure that your real estate transaction is a positive and profitable experience.

When you list your home for sale with Heartland Properties, you are hiring our entire team to sell your home for you. We will work together to get the job done for you!

See our Seller's Guide to get your Free Home Evaluation, or contact us to get connected with a Seller's Agent.