ABOUT

The Real Estate Service Center is an Iowa based company that provides closing services for mortgage loan officers, cash and contract transactions, and For Sale By Owners. The Real Estate Service Center is a licensed closing agent in Iowa and is regulated by the Iowa Division of Banking.

OUR TEAM

The faces that make everything possible.

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Megan VanArsdale

Real Estate Closer Team Lead

Megan VanArsdale has been with The Real Estate Service Center since October of 2016 and has worked in the Real Estate world since 2009.
Megan loves working with Buyers to help them take the final step toward owning their dream home.


Megan was born and raised in Bettendorf, Iowa. She attended the University of Northern Iowa where she studied Family Services and Psychology. Go Panthers!


Megan currently lives in West Des Moines with her husband, Todd, their son, Hudson, and their dog, Louie. Megan enjoys spending time with family and friends, trying new restaurants and exploring Des Moines.

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Jordan Spooner

Real Estate Closer

Jordan has been with The Real Estate Service Center since April 2018 and has more than 6 years of experience in the mortgage world. Jordan loves the fast-paced environment and especially enjoys the crew she works with. The wonderful clients she gets the opportunity to assist during such an important time in their lives is an added benefit.

Jordan was born and raised in Des Moines, IA, and is now permanently rooted in Bondurant with her husband, their son and their dog, Thor. She loves attending their son’s  baseball and soccer games. She is an overly obsessed Chicago Cubs fan, and when it comes to college football, Iowa Hawkeyes all the way!

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Stephanie Lee

Real Estate Closer

Stephanie came to The Real Estate Service Center in 2022 after working in the Mortgage world. Before that, she was a social worker and attended the University of Northern Iowa where she studied Family Services and Art. Stephanie enjoys helping others achieve their goals, and gets to have fun at TRESC while doing just that.

Stephanie was born in Nashua, Iowa (home of the Little Brown Church) and spent a lot of time traveling before choosing the Des Moines area to settle down. She enjoys spending time with her two kids and family, attending concerts and exploring Iowa.

Lauren Swain

Lauren Swain

Real Estate Closer

Lauren Swain joined The Real Estate Service Center in 2022. Lauren enjoys and is honored to help you with finalizing your forever home. 

 

Lauren was born and raised in Jefferson, Iowa. She attends the University of Northern Iowa, studying Liberal Arts.

 

Lauren lives in Ankeny with her boyfriend, Brandon, and her red lab, Molly. Lauren enjoys taking pictures and traveling as much as possible. 

Sarah Baumgartner

Sarah Baumgartner

Attorney

Sarah Baumgartner has been with The Real Estate Service Center since April 2022 as legal counsel. Sarah has always been interested in real estate and enjoys reading the really old parts of abstracts.

 

Prior to joining TRESC, Sarah was a partner in a law firm focusing on litigation. Sarah graduated from Drake University Law School in December 2013, and Carroll University in 2010.

 

Sarah is originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but now lives in Indianola with her husband, Ryan and their three daughters— Josephine, Catherine, and Caroline. She enjoys traveling, and trail running with her German Shepherd, Enz. 

Heidy Johnson

Heidy Johnson

Settlement Agent 

Heidy Johnson has been with The Real Estate Service Center since 2022 after working in the Customer Service world for 6 six years. Heidy loves to help her Buyers through their final  important steps into owning their dream home and meeting all the different people is an added benefit. 

 

Heidy was in Guatemala City, GU then moved to Prattville, AL, where she lived for 14 years. She then moved to Story City, IA then moved to Ames, IA where she studied Liberal Arts at Des Moines Area Community College. Roll Cyclones!

 

Heidy currently lives in Story City, IA with her fiancé, Joe, and three dogs, Samantha, Lacey Anne, and Alfie Ray. Heidy enjoys taking her dogs for evening runs, spending time with her friends and family, and exploring new places all over the world.