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Neil Timmins

Since Neil started selling real estate in 2004 a handful of his accomplishments include:

  • Over 900 properties sold totaling over $150 million in career sales
  • Achieved status as Top 10 agent in the Des Moines Area Association of Realtors multiple times
  • #1 RE/MAX agent/team in Iowa multiple times
  • Top 100 RE/MAX Teams worldwide
  • Real Estate Broker


University of Nebraska Omaha

Neil Timmins attended Dowling Catholic High School in West Des Moines. There he was best known for being a humorous, easy going, hefty athlete. He played football, basketball, track and tennis. He stood out towering over others standing 6’4” and excelled in football becoming an all-state lineman. It wasn’t long before Universities started recruiting him and he took a full scholarship to the University of Nebraska at Omaha for football. One for the Dowling record books; Neil is the only graduate to be all-state lineman, letter in tennis and play football in college.

At the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) he studied business, finance and investing. He was co-founder of the Maverick Investment Club where he helped raise $1,000,000 for the investment program. Students manage the investment of the funds with all proceeds being donated to non-profit organizations. Neil was a focused student earning a double major in banking and finance and graduating in 3 ½ years.

Neil credits much of his success in real estate and life to his Alma Maters. “Dowling was terrific! They taught me a lot about character and community, about how we are all interconnected. I learned a great deal about how one can live a selfless life by serving others. We (my classmates) all go through this journey in life trying to find our special purpose and how we may serve others.”


Neil Timmins is married to his high school sweetheart Emily and they have 3 active children. They attend St. Francis in West Des Moines. Neil enjoys spending time helping with his children’s sports activities, spending time with his family, watching football, investing, fishing, boating, traveling, bar-b-ques, spending time with other families from St Francis and watching their kids play, and a good laugh. Neil is an avid reader, often reading more than 30 books a year. Topics range from general business subject like marketing and investing all the way to spirituality, writing, teaching, various biographies, cooking and traveling.