Des Moines Real Estate Experts

About Moeckl Realty

Moeckl Realty specializes in real estate and property management throughout Central Iowa. With over 15 years of experience and a focus on building lasting relationships with clients and colleagues, we are fully committed to providing the best real estate experience in the Des Moines area. The Moeckl Realty team consists of broker Jena Moeckl and real estate agents Dina Siedenburg, Stephanie Siedenburg, Joseph Van Roekel, Megan Nieuwsma and Tawnia Martin.

Meet the Team


Meet Tawnia Martin, a seasoned real estate agent licensed in the state of lowa. Her love of forming lasting relationships and genuine passion for homes makes serving her real estate clients a win-win joy! Specializing in providing guidance and support throughout the buying and selling process, Tawnia understands the significance and investment that comes with finding the right space. She approaches each transaction with care and attention, recognizing the impact a thoughtfully planned environment can have on a person. For Tawnia, the concept of "home"holds a special meaning. As a child, she was captivated by her mother's innate ability to transform once dull spaces into vibrant and inviting havens. This early exposure ignited Tawnia's understanding of how environments impact people. Since obtaining her real estate license in 2017, Tawnia has cultivated enduring connections with clients who have become close friends. Her dedication to building these meaningful relationships sets her apart in the industry and ensures that her clients receive personalized and exceptional service. Tawnia resides in West Des Moines, where she lives with her son and adored companion, Mabel the French Bulldog.

Jennie Crawford

Jennie Crawford discovered her passion for real estate when she purchased her first investment property in 2007. Since then she has developed skills in remodeling and served as a general contractor for many projects. Jennie has a talent and the creativity to see potential in homes, and with hard work, her confidence has proven successful. Additionally, she has also worked as a design consultant for residential and commercial clients and loves helping others bring their dreams to life.  Jennie believes it is an honor to be trusted by others to help them find the home that meets their needs, desires and goals for the future.

In her free time, Jennie enjoys being with her four kids, playing the guitar and traveling whenever possible.

Jena Moeckl

Jena Moeckl is the owner and licensed broker at Moeckl Realty. Managing rental properties for the past 14 years, Jena specializes in residential income properties in the Des Moines area. She loves working to make the process go as smoothly as possible when finding your own personal residence or income-producing property. 

Jena's experience includes leasing large apartment complexes and managing single-family homes, as well as purchasing and selling residential and multi-family housing. She has knowledge and expertise managing the entire real estate process from property purchase to oversight of construction and repairs to ultimately signed leases. Jena is resourceful in setting up your investment property to maximize your return on investment.

Jena also has a background in finance and budgeting, so she can assist with tracking yearly income and expenses. Her proficiency and broad experience offers a competitive advantage in portfolio diversification. 

In her free time, you’ll often find her chasing her four children, watching a sporting event with her husband, or drinking coffee, while enjoying a good novel. She also loves to organize anything, volunteer at Wildwood Hills Ranch, explore new restaurants and play Rook with family (also known as “competitors”).

Megan Nieuwsma

Megan Nieuwsma is a licensed real estate agent in the state of Iowa. She is committed to working with clients to simplify the home buying and selling process. Her love for real estate began during her childhood years as she observed her parents build numerous custom homes and eventually entered the rental property business. A career in nursing has instilled in Megan the values of hard work, integrity, and outstanding care and service into everything she does. Her number one priority is to successfully work hard for clients whom she represents and achieve the home buying and selling process with the highest quality of service. Megan is a native of Des Moines and currently resides in Pella, Iowa, with her husband and two sons.

Dina Siedenburg

Dina has had a 25-year love affair with real estate, first getting her license in 1993 while selling their first home. Their agent was a rock star and that solidified the passion for the industry! Why does she love this business? Dina loves to meet people, help people, problem solving, and completing a project from beginning-to-end. Throughout Dina's career, she has learned that dedication and attention to detail is a recipe for success. ​

Dina lives by: "Do What’s Right, The Right Way, All the time." She believes buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction: it’s a life-changing experience. Which is the very reason why Dina takes great pride in the relationships she builds with her clients. Dina works relentlessly on their behalf to help them achieve their real estate goals.

Dina graduated from Valley High School and Iowa State University and shares the love of the Des Moines Metro area of over 40 years. Raising 3 kids, Dina realized the importance of a household structure for her family. Those were crazy times with school, cheerleading, all-state football, and missions trips but she wouldn’t change a thing! Today, Dina and her husband, Dave, reside in Johnston.

Stephanie Siedenburg

Stephanie Siedenburg is a real estate agent licensed in the state of Iowa. Stephanie values connection in building relationship and thrives on organization and attention to detail. Her passion for real estate and the value it brings to others is inherent in her.  Stephanie has experience working in property management handling the marketing, leasing and maintenance management of single-family and multi-family properties. Stephanie also has experience working with buyers and sellers, including first time home buyers, as they search for their future home. Stephanie would love the opportunity to assist you in finding your next property, selling your current properties, or managing your rental property. Stephanie is motivated to partner with you to get the best return on your investment.

Joseph Van Roekel

Joseph (Joe) Van Roekel joined Moeckl Realty in the winter 2020. He is a graduate of Iowa State University where he studied Finance and Economics. As a native of Des Moines, Iowa, Joe has seen the development of the greater Des Moines metro area and wants to contribute to its continued growth by serving the community and his clients.


What People are saying

We had a wonderful experience with Stephanie at Moeckl Realty as we went through the process of purchasing our first home. Stephanie was personable, patient, and worked diligently to send us listings and book them as soon as possible within the fast market. We felt she always strove to go above and beyond for us in order to find us the perfect home, from the beginning until our offer was accepted. Stephanie was knowledgeable about all aspects of buying a home, ensuring we were well informed in any decision that we made. If you are looking for a realtor that will be present, available, and continuously work for you throughout the whole process, look no further than Stephanie with Moeckl Realty.

- Aaron

“Jena is so easy to work with and she is there when you need her and can answer any questions you might have. She helped me through my journey of buying my first home and made the process as easy as it could possibly be!! Go with Jena, You won't regret it!!”

- Jake

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