Homestead Realty LLC is pleased to welcome Mark Bahls and Shane Nelson to our team of real estate professionals!

Mark Bahls brings to Homestead Realty LLC a wealth of experience in business, insurance, finance, and agriculture.  A native of Faribault County, Mark farmed with his father for a number of years and has been involved with custom harvesting and livestock production. He also has previous work experience as a financial adviser and planner, an insurance agent, a business owner of a trucking company, and extensive retail sales and management experience. Perhaps his greatest strengths, however, are his people skills.  Mark is an excellent listener, and loves to help clients achieve their real estate related desires and dreams. He is patient and persistent in achieving (and helping clients achieve) goals.
Contact Mark at 507-525-6691 or

Shane Nelson is an enthusiastic member of the Homestead Realty LLC team, who brings a youthful passion and excitement for real estate to the company.  Shane looks forward to working with both buyers and sellers, but has a particular interest in investment properties, and has plans to build his own portfolio of rental properties.  He is a voracious reader, particularly on the subject of real estate.  Ask Shane about his favorite or most recent real estate reads! Shane is a recent graduate of Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial High School, and is taking classes at South Central Technical College.  He resides in Lake Crystal with his parents, Craig and Christine Nelson, and his siblings.  In his free time he enjoys hunting, fishing, and working out.Give Shane a call at 507-720-8282 or email him at


The Homestead Realty LLC team looks forward to serving you!  

Visit us at any one of our 3 convenient locations:
1600 Madison Ave  Suite 112  Mankato, MN 507-625-1600
306 Main St NE, Mapleton, MN 507-524-3595
16 N Main St, Winnebago, MN 507-893-4803

We Are Your Area Real Estate Experts

Buying or selling a home is the single largest financial decision that most people make in a lifetime, and having a trusted real estate professional on your team can make all the difference in the world!

The real estate professionals at Homestead Realty LLC are committed to helping you realize your real estate dreams. Our experience, professional expertise, honesty and integrity, and commitment to high-quality service are valuable assets in helping your transaction be as seamless as possible.

We have extensive knowledge of the southern Minnesota real estate market, and have helped hundreds of buyers and sellers during the past 30 years. With offices located in Mankato, Winnebago and Mapleton, MN, we serve the communities of Mankato, North Mankato, Janesville, St.  Clair, Mapleton, Minnesota Lake, Amboy, Good Thunder, Vernon Center, Garden City, Winnebago, Delavan, Easton, Wells, Blue Earth, Fairmont and the surrounding areas.

Put Homestead Realty LLC to work for you! Give us a call today to discuss your real estate needs. Contact us at our Winnebago office 507-893-4803 or Mapleton office 507-524-3595 or our newest location in Mankato at 507-625-1600.

Homestead Realty LLC agents are licensed in the State of Minnesota. 

Thinking about a career in real estate? Join the Homestead Realty LLC team! We offer a competitive compensation package, individualized training, and a fantastic company culture! For more information or to schedule a confidential interview, call Judy Ness, broker at 507-525-2009. 


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