Iowa Farmland Values
How Do Farmland Auctions Work?
“How do farmland auctions work? ” Fairly often I get this question and I first offer my joking response “pretty darn good”. It’s not extraordinary that you wouldn’t understand how a farmland auction works, most people that are not farmers don’t go to them and if you are selling a farm there is a high likely […]
Its that time of year again when we are down to just 3 weeks to go before farm leases must be terminated (September 1st) to clear the way for the sale of farmland in Iowa this Winter. Farm tenancy terminations must be in writing, text messages, emails and other electronic communications will not suffice. We get calls every year from […]
Iowa Farm Productivity Values
Like all real estate it must be assessed from time to time to determine its value for tax purposes. The Iowa Department of Revenue has released new figures for 2017 showing a decline of 10.6% or $1926 per acre in the 5 year moving average calculation. While the average statewide fell not all counties in the state […]
On July 31st our team will be headed to Floyd County Iowa to sell 138.6 acres in cooperation with Behr Farmland Auctions. Together we will represent the Merfeld family in the sale of their Century Farm near Marble Rock Iowa and we do very much appreciate the opportunity to work for the Merfeld Family. This will be a LIVE AUCTION […]
Today’s land market vastly different from what we have been used to seeing in some ways and still not much different in other ways so todays Iowa Farmland Market Update will center on land volume and land prices. In visiting with my peers across Iowa they say many of the same things I think or see at DreamDirt so I’ll […]