James E Hughes

Cell: 319-440-6649

Office: 319-440-6649

Jim Hughes was born and raised in Independence and has practiced real estate in Independence since 1978 including ownership and management of numerous properties.

He has received numerous sales and achievement awards from the Iowa Association of Realtors and RE/MAX.  Jim is very involved in his community and profession.


2010-Present, Broker-Association with RE/MAX Independence Realty

1983-2010, Owner & Broker, Hughes Real Estate, Inc.

2001-2009, Chairman, State of Iowa Real Estate Commission

1998, 1999, President, Backbone Board of Realtors

Member of Northeast Iowa Regional Board of Realtors

Member of Iowa Association of Realtors

Member of National Association of Realtors


Member of Independence Area Chamber of Commerce

1994, 1984, President, Independence Area Chamber of Commerce

1999, Inducted into the Independence Area Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame

1985 Independence Citizen of the Year

Member of Independence Economic Industrial Development Board

Former Member of Independence City Council

Former 15-Year Member of Independence Fire Department

Lifetime Member of VFW Post #2440

Member of American Legion Post #0009

In his spare time, Jim enjoys collecting and restoring pedal cars and gas station memoribilia.  He also enjoys golfing, traveling and spending time with this family.

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