We’re excited to welcome Laura Porter to our great team of REALTORS® here in Central Iowa. Laura has been licensed as a real estate salesperson since 2014, transitioning from a career at a large financial/banking institution! Laura, her husband, and their two girls love being outdoors: fishing, biking, and playing sports. Learn more about Laura below!


Full Q&A

What is your name, where are you from, and where do you currently live?

My name is Laura Porter.  I grew up in rural Story Co. just a few miles NE of Nevada IA.

Tell me about your family.  

I currently live in Ankeny IA with my husband Michael and our two daughters, Genevieve, she is 8 and Lillian is 6.

When you’re not busy in real estate, what do you enjoy doing?

When I am not busy with Real Estate I enjoy spending time with my family being outdoors. We enjoy fishing, biking, our girls are active in softball so we spend a lot of time at the ballpark, I also enjoy gardening.

What did you do before being a REALTOR®?

Before becoming a REALTOR®, I spent 12 years working at one of the largest financial/banking institutions located in the Des Moines area. I worked as a financial crimes specialist and then later transitioned into the financial recovery teams.


Why did you choose C21®?

I chose C21® because after meeting with Dylan and Angela I had an overwhelming confident feeling that I had finally found a brokerage that matched my core values, my philosophies. I was also very impressed with all the staff and their organization. Along with being provided a tremendous support system and direction in helping me run my business, as a business, and doing that the right way.

What do you like about the culture here at C21®?

What I like about the culture here at C21 is how it is truly genuine and authentic. Each and every one that I have met has been so nice and welcoming offering assistance if ever I may need it.

What are 3 words your clients would use to describe you?

Honest, Generous, Relaxed

Why are you passionate about being a REALTOR®?

Why I am passionate about being a realtor comes from a passion in helping people. Buying a home is one of the top 3 biggest moments in a person’s life. Being there to help guide them throughout the entire process and being that trusted professional and helping them make the right move. There is also the silver lining and that’s making lasting relationships along the way.