Great Plains Realty Inc is a Saskatchewan real estate company which began in 2016. We are a family-owned business specializing in selling farms, land and ranches and aim to provide clients with a personalized experience. We work as a team and are dedicated to work with the you across the province.
Together, we bring our agriculture and business experience to serve you. We take the time to explain the process of buying or selling and give you the time you need. Mike and Shelly will work hard to provide you with the best service to ensure your needs as either a seller or buyer are met. We simplify the process and work for you. Great Plains Realty is also licensed to sell commercial and residential real estate.
Mike Janostin has been the Owner and Broker of Great Plains Realty since 2016. He is committed to serving each of his clients with his exceptional expertise and experience in both real estate and agriculture.
Raised on a family farm near Hafford, Sask., Mike has a strong foundation in farming that spans well over two decades. In addition to grain farming for several years, Mike owned and operated a successful custom harvesting business, which operated in both Canada and the United States for nearly ten years. Mike’s experience in this area has provided him with hands-on knowledge in markets and land values.
In 2007, Mike decided to combine his passion for real estate and agriculture and obtain his real estate license. He quickly became a reputable and reliable real estate agent, serving central Saskatchewan communities and helping clients buy and sell residential and agricultural properties.
With his extensive experience and strong work ethic, Mike went on to become a licensed broker in 2011. Today, Mike continuously strives to exceed every client’s expectations with a personalized approach to each transaction. He ensures a level of unmatched service for all of his buyers and sellers, as he applies his substantial skill set and knowledge to serve farmers, farm families and investors from across Saskatchewan.
Shelly joined Great Plains Realty in 2017 as a Realtor, and then became the Associate Broker in 2019. She brings her management, professional communications and strong interpersonal skill to the full-service brokerage. Her previous experience working with people from various sectors has equipped her with the knowledge and confidence to find solutions that will work for each of her clients, whether they are buying or selling.
With 15 years of experience in the area of grain farming and custom harvesting across Canada and the United States, Shelly has acquired a great amount of insight into the agricultural community. She has also played an influential role in the education sector for nearly a decade, providing her expertise in the areas of communications and leadership in the northwest central part of the province. Prior to joining Great Plains Realty, Shelly spent more than three years in Regina with the provincial government, taking on important responsibilities such as Chief of Staff to the Minister of Advanced Education.
Shelly has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Saskatchewan, a Bachelor of Education from Simon Fraser University and a Masters of Business Administration from Royal Roads University.
With her extensive background, Shelly offers a high level of experience and professionalism. She takes pride in providing each of her clients with exceptional service, as they buy or sell property across the province.
Cole joined Great Plains Realty as a part-time Realtor in June in 2019. He currently resides in Saskatoon and specializes in residential real estate in the city and the surrounding area.
In addition to providing quality service to each of his estate clients, Cole is also a professional pilot. Since 2017, he has been flying for WestJet Encore, a Canadian airline that offers domestic flights, as well as some international routes to the United States. Cole operates the De Havilland Dash 8-400, a 78-seat turboprop-powered aircraft.
Cole has gained experience in aviation flying with Air Georgian, a company that provided regional services to Air Canada. He also has experience flying the Cessna and Piper Navajo aircrafts to various destinations across North America, completing aerial survey and geomatics services with Leading Edge Geomatics. Cole completed his Commercial Aviation Diploma from Okanagan College in 2014 and he is currently working towards his business degree.
Whether buying or selling, Cole is excited to provide each of his clients with exceptional service, enthusiasm and a commitment to work tirelessly to prioritize their best interests. With his proven strong work ethics, Cole strives to make each transaction as smooth and successful as possible for his clients.