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1st Choice Realty

250 N Clark St.

Forest City, IA 50436

Phone: (641) 585-2404

Fax: (641) 585-3365

Interested in Buying or Selling?

Give us a call or email us!

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Bethanie Farus

Broker/ Owner

(641) 903-9700

Licensed in Iowa

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Barb Rockow



(641) 430-1395

Licensed in Iowa

Offering residential, commercial, acreage, farm land sales, and new home construction, with 34 years of experience.


Offices and Memberships:

* Member of the North

    Central Board of Realtors 

* Member of Council of

    Residential Specialists 

* Member of National Association

     of Realtors 

* Member of Forest City Chamber

     of Commerce

* Member of Million Dollar Club.


Whether you are selling or buying, I will provide you with top quality professional service before, during, and after the sales.

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Teresa Coombs


(641) 251-4721

Licensed in Iowa

I am a self employed entrepreneur with 15 years of business creation and managerial experience.  I am the founder and CEO of Texan, LLC, an umbrella company which houses Property Management for owners & investors and Jishin Kenpo, a Kenpo karate studio in which I am the Chief Instructor. 


*  1994 Earned Black Belt in Shaolin Kenpo Karate  

*  1999 Began Teaching.  I taught karate in San Diego, Utah, Singapore, and Iowa. 

*  2011 Established serenity apartments in Forest City, Iowa

*  Profitably managed 9 rental units since 2011.

*  2018 BA in Business Management from Waldorf University

*  2019 Realtor with First Choice Realty

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Mary Farus

Broker Associate

(641) 210-5757

Licensed in Iowa

Over 40 years experience in real estate, land development, and home building. Through the years I have gained a lot of information to help you build or buy  a new home. I am familiar with grants and programs available facilitate home ownership whether your a 1st time buyer or multiple home owner.  Programs for moderate income families with low closing costs and even 0 down payment are available if you know where to go. Let me help you become a home owner or build your dream home!

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