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
  • 1750000
    spring hill 63
    recreationalland residentialproperty undevelopedland horseproperty singlefamily
    New Listing
    Johnson County, Kansas
    Invest in the future of Spring Hill with this diverse 63+/- contiguous Acres w/ PRIME frontage, nestled into the intersection of Hwy 169 & 207th Street! Positioned just a bit south of the new QT, across from the golf course & storage facilities w/ food & entertainment just blocks away! This is a great opportunity to get in on the Spring Hill area growth explosion! The sale offering consists of two parcels: 1) ~56 acres which features ~2700' of Hwy 169 frontage, ~1000'+ of 207th/N St frontage, a mid 1950's brick ranch home w/ outbuildings, working pen, perimeter fencing
    63± acres
  • 4750000
    the hillsdale ranch
    huntingland ranches residentialproperty undevelopedland singlefamily lot
    New Listing
    Miami County, Kansas
    The Hillsdale Ranch is a Johnson/Miami county borderline property awaiting new opportunities amid its picturesque 262+/- acres! Located in one of the hottest growth funnels south of the KC metro and within the award-winning Spring Hill school district, the options are plentiful for this property. Spring Hill lies directly to the east, Gardner/Edgerton are just minutes away to the NW and Olathe is just a quick sprint north up highway 169. The ranch's NW corner is framed by the intersection of 215th & Cedar Niles and blacktop spans over ~3500' N/S/E/W along the property for unlimited access options. Rural
    262.06± acres


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