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DreamDirt Wins Top Marketing Awards in National Contest

Contact: Jason Smith, CAI (712)592-8965 Jason@dreamdirt.com

Tom Bradley (515)202-7687 Tom@dreamdirt.com

Mondamin, Iowa – May 26, 2016 – Each year the National Auctioneers Association in partnership with USA Today Newspaper hosts a marketing contest for auctioneers nationwide to compete against each other for 1st and 2nd place in 5 categories and sub catagories that include Postcards, Brochures & Catalogs, Newspaper/Magazine/Print, Public Relations & Marketing […]

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Jason Smith Trains at Certified Auctioneers Institute

April 6, 2015

For Immediate Release

Iowa auctioneer trains with the best at Certified Auctioneers Institute

Jason Smith is enrolled  in the auction profession’s premiere education program.

[Mondamin, IA] Auctioneer Jason Smith, of DreamDirt Farm & Ranch Real Estate, recently completed his second year of courses at the prestigious Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI). The CAI program is the industry’s premier training program developed by […]

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Iowa Farmland Values Decline March 2015

Iowa Farmland Values

A new report is out on Iowa Farmland prices and we continue to see decreases in farmland values.  This week the Iowa Chapter of Realtors Land Institute released a new report showing current figures for all 9 reporting district in Iowa.

The statewide decrease overall was -7.6% which included the time period of September 2014 to March 2015.  Below […]

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Why Do Auction Transactions Close More Often Than Listings?

In proposing our services to farmland sellers I often quote the fact that real estate sold at auction has a 99% closing rate while farmland real estate sold by listing has a much lower closing rate at 71%.

There is one reason that may not be easy to see but once you understand the differences in the methods of marketing you […]

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Selling Machinery With Reserve or Absolute?

If you came to us and said “what is the most frequent question that buyers ask about your machinery auctions” the answer would be in overwhelming favor of the question “is this stuff actually selling or are there reserves on it”  Hands down, no question its the most frequently asked question of all time.  There isn’t even a question that […]

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