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What you getworking with us

24/7 Availability

Real Estate done right is not a 9 to 5 profession. We get that at Charter House so we won't be bothered if you text us with a question late at night. We are here to help when you need it.

Plenty of Perks

Whether it is a free moving truck, the ability to pick the commission that works for you, or even free tickets to an I Cubs game, we simply give our clients more. You deserve it.

Lender Recommendations

We know the very best people in this business and we want you to meet them too. Need a helpful suggestion? Just ask!


Tired of being told there is one standard commission that agents charge??? It just isn't true. At Charter House you get three choices on how to list your home. The power of choice is yours!

Short Contracts

We meet people all the time who want to work with us and can't because they are "trapped" in a long contract elsewhere. Usually 6 months to a year. Our listing contracts are 3 months in length. The shortest you will find.

A Relationship

We are not a large corporate real estate firm. We are small on purpose and want a relationship with those we work with. We value the "people" side of this business and hope you will stop by the office from time to time to say hello. If you like being cared about, we might work for you!


Charter House was formed by Mark Charter after 10 years in the business. In that time, Mark became one of the best selling and most highly recommended agents in central Iowa. Mark personally handpicked his buyer's agents to join the firm because they were the right type of people.

Visibility and Tools

If you list with us, your home won't be a secret! We get your listing where it needs to be and it will look great, thanks to great photos and cool toys, like our 3D camera for virtual tours. Your listing will be on all the major websites you would expect.

A Different Way of Thinking

Charter House was started because the status quo was not good enough. We wanted to do real estate the right way, by putting the client at the center, not the money. In all we do, we ask if it is good for the client. Come experience the difference for yourself!

see what our clientsare saying about us

  • Brian and Shenille Willemsen
    The Mark Charter Real Estate team has been nothing but a great help in buying our first home! Amy, our agent, took many of her busy nights to help us find our new house we now call home. She always was quick to respond with answers to our questions and made the whole process of buying a home much ea…Read More
  • Brock & Dawn Brodersen
    I can't say enough good things about Mark Charter and Amy Meyer of Charter House Real Estate! We owned our first home for over 10 years that we purchased without a realtor and instead worked through an attorney. We had mixed feelings with going that route again, but I was pretty certain I did not  w…Read More
  • Bill and Norm
    Mark, Just wanted to write and thank you for being the ideal realtor! We are both so very thankful that we hooked up with you and your recommendation for a mortgage broker. Nothing could have been any easier, as it was a flawless smooth ride from the get go. We were kept in the loop with great updat…Read More
  • Chris and Ellen Myers
    We had been casually looking at homes through Zillow and open houses, and tentatively met with a local realtor to begin the process. However, we were underwhelmed with their guidance, and a friend recommended that we meet with Mark to re-start our home search. We met with Mark at his office after wo…Read More
  • Bethany Wilcke
    Before finding Mark and Amy, I had had a lot of bad experiences with realtors. From the minute I contacted them about possibly being my realtor, I was in constant communication with them--I was never left wondering what was going on! I was paired with Amy and she is FANTASTIC. She listened to not on…Read More
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