Allen Goben

    Allen Goben

    Allen Goben brings broad experience to sellers and buyers, serving each with a philosophy of Customized Results. His background includes seller and buyer sides of real estate transactions, property development including minor subdivisions, and hands-on construction knowledge and skills. He has personally completed extensive projects in carpentry, electrical, and plumbing for renovations as well as new construction, with a focus on residential work and entertainment venues. Allen also supervised teams leading commercial construction projects for several years as an educational administrator. These efforts included: multi-million dollar real estate transactions; new building planning, design, and construction; new building additions; and renovations for both buildings & grounds. He has also supported the entire community, having served on regional economic development boards, chambers of commerce boards, and regional leadership boards.

    Allen enjoys helping people, having worked during his earlier career as a counselor. His understanding and steady presence amidst the excitement, as well as stress, of selling and purchasing properties is a valuable support for clients. As well, his deep understanding of construction offers both sellers and buyers peace of mind that insights shared are based upon real experience. For sellers, Allen offers expertise in preparing a property for showing and considerable knowledge regarding return-on-investment possibilities for upgrades or repairs. For buyers, his keen eye for quality construction and ability to spot deficiencies provides support as well as peace of mind. With all clients, Allen creates a supportive relationship to make the process fun, efficient, and seamless.

    Allen has personally lived in urban/suburban, exurb, and rural areas including acreages of various sizes. Since his earlier career included intrastate and interstate moves for advancement opportunities, he is keenly sensitive to the excitement and challenges of relocating and openly shares helpful knowledge to create smooth transitions for sellers and buyers. Allen's life journey has included his wife Kelly, three wonderful daughters (Natalie, Riley, and Halley), and two pets (Bennie and Sundown). When he's not helping others with properties or developing his own, Allen enjoys family time, singing, listening to live music, and multiple sports.

    My Client Testimonials

    Very personable and understood what we were looking for! Allen explained all factors of the process and made it flow smoothly with his communication via text, phone and email. ~ Jeremy Lathrop, Albia, IA
    Allen is very knowledgeable about everything, and very quick to respond to any questions and getting everything done right. Great experience. Will recommend him to others. Extremely friendly and knowledgeable about job, treated my husband and I very well Fast getting paperwork done Very happy and satisfied ~ Denise Boyce
    Allen was a god send through my first home purchase. I was very nervous at first not knowing much about the whole process. After my second time meeting with Allen I knew that I had lucked out with someone that truly cared about his work and went above and beyond to make sure my needs were met. I would strongly recommend Allen Goben to anyone looking to buy a home. He makes sure everything is at your own pace and doesn¿t pressure you into anything at all! He¿s an all around great guy that knows what he¿s doing! ~ Noah weaver Chariton iowa

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