Mark VanHouten is a Nebraska native with a background rich in outdoor recreation, agriculture & residential property sales. Prior to doing real estate, he obtained a degree in Agribusiness Management from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and spent nearly 15 years with Cabela’s in various management positions. Working for Cabela’s instilled in him the simple principle to always put your client first!

When working with Mark, you can expect a hard-working, trustworthy and dedicated Broker who will help you navigate the property selling/buying process with confidence. Mark is realistic and can assess a property to find its hidden potential, giving his clients peace of mind when it’s decision time. His background in multiple industries as well as his experience as a self-driven outdoorsman, has created an expansive network and lends itself well to getting your property sold!

Mark, his wife DeAnn, his two sons, and their chocolate lab, enjoy hunting, fishing & camping every opportunity they get. This proud father also loves coaching youth baseball and teaching kids about the outdoors in his spare time.

Mark currently holds a Kansas and Nebraska Broker’s real estate license, is a member of the National Association of Realtors®, Kansas Association of Realtors®, Heartland MLS, MyState MLS, and holds an e-PRO® designation. Having the love and respect for the outdoors, he is also a supporter of Pheasants Forever, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Ducks Unlimited and the Quality Deer Management Association.

Reach out to Mark for sound advice and dedicated service when you’re ready to buy or sell your next property!


  • 25000000
    kansas gentleman's farm
    farms ranches singlefamily businessopportunity
    Wallace County, Kansas
    The Kansas Gentleman's Farm is an impressive highly productive turnkey 3500+ acre irrigated farm in Wallace County Kansas, just minutes away from Sharon Springs! The life-size bronze bull elk welcomes guests as they enter the drive that leads to a luxurious custom designed 6000' +/- sq ft home, a guest & foreman's home, multiple 60' x 120' insulated shops and a custom-engineered 600,000 bu grain facility provides everything this farm needs to be incredibly efficient. LAND This is a 3500+ acre center pivot irrigated farm all in one block. The land consists of a total of +/- 3530
    3,500± acres
  • 1040000
    the corner 78
    huntingland recreationalland undevelopedland
    New Listing
    Miami County, Kansas
    Here's one you don't want to miss! Investment opportunity or estate home site on 78+ acres on this gently sloped & terraced parcel! Property sits on the southwest corner of the intersection of 247th & Quivera with blacktop along the entire North (~2652') and East (~1292') sides! New home growth in the immediate area and several others in surrounding area. Tenant farmer has implemented a crop rotation of corn and soybeans on the tillable 64 aces. Currently there is a sod farm to the north, crops to the south & west and residential to the east. Solid run of
    78.58± acres
  • 670000
    victory 33
    farms huntingland ranches recreationalland residentialproperty undevelopedland commercial singlefamily lot businessopportunity
    Miami County, Kansas
    Opportunity awaits on this 33 +/- Acre corner property ripe for development! Looking for that perfect place supported by award-winning schools, excellent recreation options, and quick highway access to 169, as well as grocery, fuel, and amenities? Don't miss this one! Blacktop road frontage runs along the north and west side of the property. Power, water and sewer are all close by. The public water source is located across the street, on the western side of Victory Rd. Subdivision development growth already taking place on both the east and west side of this property, paired with the excellent Spring
    33± acres


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Western Kansas: Production Powerhouse

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