Linda Oakes



Linda Oakes has been a realtor since 1994. I attended the American Institute of Commerce, & lived in Des Moines until my husband & I chose to move to Fairfield to proudly raise our family in this fantastic community.In addition to being Fairfield’s Welcome Wagon Representative for 15 years, I worked as a secretary & substitute teacher coordinator for the Fairfield School system.I discovered my passion for Real Estate later in life & have found that I truly enjoy helping others find that perfect home for their individual needs. It was a natural transition from working for the businesses in Fairfield welcoming new members to the community.In addition to serving on the boards of Jefferson County Hospital Auxiliary, Fairfield Women’s Club, Jr. Women’s Club, Questers & Chapter MB, PEO, I was a 4-H leader for 5 years, Cub Scout leader for many years & taught Sunday School for 20 years.Other joys in my life are my family, baking, playing bridge & raising monarch butterflies!Whether helping my clients buying their dream home or selling their current property, I strive to make the process as enjoyable as possible for each & everyone.

Fun Facts about Linda Oakes!

  • Favorite Quote: It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice!
  • Favorite Activities: Attending grandchildren’s activities: from music programs to Soccer & Tag football in Waukee & Truman State football games. Other favorites are playing board games with family, and bridge with friends.
  • Favorite Foods as a child & always: Ice Cream & anything chocolate!
  • Last movie, TV show or book that made me cry: My family will attest to the fact that includes all of the above!!! I cry watching the news!!!!


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