Mortgage - The Tyler Osby Team
Tyler Osby is where Mark turns when his clients need a mortgage or a refinance. Tyler is knowledgeable, accountable and trustworthy. He gets the job done every time!
Pet Cleanup - Pet Butler
Have a messy yard because of Fido? Darron Kitterman is your man for the job! Darron owns the local Pet Butler franchise and will come and clean your yard for you. Let him do the dirty work. They can do a one-time clean or put you on a schedule. Pet Butler is #1 in the #2 business! They do cats too. Yes, I am serious!
New/Used Cars - Joe Smeltzer/Karl Chevrolet
If you are in the market for a new set of wheels, Mark recommends Joe Smeltzer with Karl Chevrolet. But, only call Joe if you want to AVOID the "typical" car salesman. No gimmicks with Joe, just the truth. He will treat you right!
Locksmith - Mike’s Lock and Key
Locked out? Need new locks and keys for the house you just bought? Mark suggests calling Mike Bromert with Mike's Lock and Key. Mike is committed to offering good service at fair prices. The locksmith industry is full of technicians that take advantage of people, Mike works hard to fight against this by treating you right. Mention Mark Charter and Mike will take 10% off your service!
Home Photography - Jake Boyd Photography
Jake Boyd is the best real estate photographer in Iowa. I use him exclusively for all of the homes I list. Jake occasionally does freelance work, so if you are interested in having him do a project, please contact him directly.
Home Insurance - General Insurance
I trust Mike and Doug Schonhorst for my home and auto insurance. They are the owners of their business so they care! I trust them completely to put me in the right coverage and they are incredibly knowledgeable about the industry. You can trust them with your insurance business.
Banking - First National Bank
For Banking in the Ames and Ankeny area, you will not go wrong with First National Bank. I have personally banked with them for a LONG time and I like how everybody at the Ankeny branch knows my name! Give them a try with your banking business and I bet you will be impressed.