I'm a second‐generation broker‐auctioneer, specializing in Lifestyle Properties, Land, Farms and Country Properties. Earned designations include the (CAI) Certified Auctioneers Institute designation, the (AARE) Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate and the (CES) Certified Estate Specialist, a compilation of course studies at Indiana University and the (UCMA) United Country Master Auctioneer designation. I'm a proud member of (RLI) Realtors Land Institute, (NAR) National Association of Realtors, (NAA) National Auctioneers Association and (KAA) Kentucky Auctioneers Associations as well as a Commissioner of the Kentucky Board of Auctioneers. I also carry the LandPro designation as a memeber of Realtree UC Hunting Properties.
My experience includes growing up in a family owned real estate and auction business and having spent over 10 years nationally within the corporate auction world. Ron is an owner/partner and principal broker of United Country / Heartland Realty & Auction, LLC based in Bowling Green, KY, with franchise offices in Bowling Green, Franklin and Brownsville, KY. Our real estate company specializes in selling Country & Luxury Homes, Land, Farms, Hunting & Recreational Properties, Timberland & Commercial Properties, at auction and by traditional listings & sales. Estate services, 1031 exchange services, and land acquisitions are additional areas of knowledge and experience.
Past clients include bankruptcy trustees, attorneys, commercial banks, estate, and property trust clients as well as individual property owners. My specialties include land and farms, luxury and country homes with land, transitional land, recreational properties, timberland and commercial land and buildings. If you are considering the sale of property at auction or traditional marketing services, please give me a call, 270.791.5583 or email RonKirbyAuctioneer@gmail.com.
Chris was born and raised on a cattle, crop, and tobacco farm in the Warren County/Bowling Green, Kentucky area. He graduated from Warren East High School in 1994 and from Western Kentucky University in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in business management. He also graduated from the Missouri Auction School and Ward Elliott Institute of Real Estate in 1998 and has been a full-time realtor/auctioneer since.
He is a licensed Real Estate Broker & Auctioneer in Kentucky and Tennessee and is experienced in residential, farm, commercial, multi-family, and residential development property selling at auction and conventionally. He also is experienced in equipment auctions as well.
He and his young son now live on a farm where farm where they have a commercial herd of beef cattle. In their spare time, they enjoy playing sports together. Chris also enjoys riding horses and competing in team penning and ranch sorting competitions.
Greg became a realtor in 2004 after a 30+ year manufacturing career. Greg grew up in Danville Ky.and graduated from Danville High. He attended Kentucky Wesleyan College where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Social Studies and Education.
Greg's manufacturing career located him in several Kentucky communities and he is familiar with most parts of the state. He also helped to develop manufacturing in Mexico and managed factories there as well. He now resides in Oakland, Kentucky, near Bowling Green.
Greg specializes in rural properties, country homes, farms and recreational property. Greg grew up with a strong background in farming and country living. He still owns the family farm and spends as much time there as possible. He is an avid hunter. He especially enjoys archery hunting for whitetail deer and wild turkey hunting.
He says, “I love what I do, especially getting to know my clients and helping them with their real estate needs.”
Brad Young, Realtor/Realtree United Country Land Pro Agent
Brad was born and raised in Warren County, KY. Growing up on a 550-acre cattle, tobacco and hay farm, he learned the aspect of what it meant to work for what you wanted. He graduated from Warren East High School in 1979 and went on to graduate with a Welding degree from B.G.S.V.T.S. and also attended WKU for a period of time. It was with United Parcel Service that Brad began his customer service career. Having worked for UPS almost 26 years, he drove much of the region and it was during this time that the idea of a real estate career after UPS began to develop. He then went to banking school and used classroom as well as real world knowledge to do property valuations for loan officers as in-house appraisals for a local bank. During this same time, Brad received his KY Real Estate License and became an agent for an independent real estate broker. Now, he very much looks forward to the opportunities at United Country as he specializes in farm properties, hunting properties, rural residential locations and country homes. As a Realtree United Country Land Pro Agent, Brad has over 700,000 connections he can reach out to and help hunters like himself buy or sell their property. He is a graduate of the Kentucky Auction Academy and is currently attending the Realtors Land Institude to become an Accredited Land Consultant.
He is a member of RASK, NAR, NAA, KAA, Lions Club, KY Colonel’s and Mt. Zion Church of Christ.
Matt was born in Bardstown, KY and was raised in the automotive industry. He moved to Bowling Green in 1998 to help with a plant start-up that provided jobs to 100 Warren county residents. His career path led to a corporate purchasing role where he worked on commercial negotiations and contracts. He also helped other companies move into the Bowling Green area to support the local industry.
Matt has an entrepreneurial spirit and has also been working in the real estate industry for over 10 years. During this time, he launched a corporate relocation and rental business to assist out of state residents to make Bowling Green their new home. He also renovated residential and commercial properties in Bowling Green and Franklin. His largest project was renovating the abandoned Oakland Elementary School into a large event venue that he operates today.
Matt joined the United Country team in 2019 and will be working towards his G.R.I. designation while growing United Country’s Special Properties Group. He is excited to help you with all of your selling and buying needs!
I have over 14 years of experience in Property Management. Living in Tennessee most of my life, I graduated from APSU with a BBA. Having a passion for Real Estate, I decided to move to the next level in my career and become a licensed Realtor to assist others in the processes of selling and purchasing a home. Sometimes this can be stressful, but I strive to make the transition as smooth as possible so you have nothing to worry about. I am dedicated to making sure you are completely satisfied with the services I can provide. This is all about you and how I can serve you! This is a huge decision and it would be my pleasure to help you with your Real Estate needs.
Jessie was born and raised in Louisville (Jefferson County) Kentucky. He is the oldest of ten children. He is married and has six children, seventeen grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Jessie got his first tax paying job at fourteen, bagging groceries at Kroger. Going into the United States Army at age seventeen was Jessie’s start of service to mankind. During the six and a half years he served in Viet Nam, Thailand, Korea, and various bases in the US. This service gave Jessie a prospective of life from many angles. After the military, Jessie worked for the state of Kentucky for four years before going to the United States Postal Service. He rose from mail handler in Louisville to postmaster in Park City (Barren County), where he retired after thirty-one and a half years. Jessie worked for Job Corps for six years; went to Western Kentucky University, obtained an associate and bachelor’s degrees. With this, he taught as a substitute teacher in Edmonson and Warren County school systems for nine years and then spent three years in the Warren County Sheriff’s as Court Security Officer.
Jessie’s activities, while working included some success in business: Varner’s Tax Services (1979-1999), and J&DV’S Mobile Notary Services (2013-present). Jessie was a community volunteer youth basketball coach for six years, a city commissioner (Smiths Grove) for twelve years, and currently a member of the BRADD Council for Aging, a member of Warren County Code Enforcement Board, a member of the Smiths Grove Lions Club, a member of the Brownsville VFW, and a member of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Jessie brings a wealth of diverse people skills to the industry of real estate.
Tyler was born and raised in Bowling Green, KY. Tyler graduated from Warren East High School and is a recent graduate of Western Kentucky University where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in General Business.
Tyler is new to the Real Estate Industry and brings fresh ideas and techniques to the field. Growing up in northern Warren county, he is familiar with the rural areas of Warren County as well as surrounding counties in South Central Kentucky. Tyler is honest, motivated and dedicated to providing personalized service to all of his clients. He is excited to help you with all of your real estate needs.