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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26th, 2020, at 10:00 AM





LISTING #20118

DESCRIPTION: 160 acres m/l to be offered in a single tract at auction on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020, at 10:00 A.M. This property consists of 160 acres m/l, of which there are approximately 155.59 taxable acres and 153.47 cropland acres. This property has an average CSR2 of 80.5, with the county average CSR2 being 80.7.

*Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, face masks are strongly recommended and social distancing should be maintained.

DIRECTIONS: From Latimer, Iowa, go north on County Blacktop S-25 to 210th Street, then west 1 mile on 210th Street. Property is located in the SW corner of the intersection of 210th Street and Finch Avenue. Please watch for real estate signs.

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The Northeast Quarter (NE1/4) of Section Thirty-five (35), Township Ninety-three (93) North, Range Twenty-two (22), West of the 5th P.M., Franklin County, Iowa. Please refer to abstract for exact legal description.


Cropland: 153.47 acres

Corn Base: 124.43 acres PLC Yield: 151 bu.

Bean Base: 29.04 acres PLC Yield: 39 bu.

This farm is classified as Non-Highly Erodible Land with no Wetlands Determination complete at this time.

FARM LEASE: Seller is to retain 100% of the 2020 cash rent. The farm lease for 2021 has been terminated.

IMPROVEMENTS: The subject property is presently unimproved except for field drainage tile and perimeter fence.

LISTING #20118 Terms and Conditions

SALE METHOD: This tract will be offered as an individual tract of 160 acres m/l.

TAXES: $4726/year or $30.37/taxable acre. Property taxes will be prorated to date of closing.

MINERALS: All mineral interests owned by the Seller, if any, will be conveyed to the Buyer.

EARNEST PAYMENT: A 15% earnest money payment is required on the day of the auction. The earnest payment may be paid in the form of cash or check. All funds will be held in the named attorney’s trust account.

POSSESSION: Possession will be granted at closing, on or about October 1, 2020, subject to the current cash rent lease and current tenant’s rights for the 2020 crop year.

CONTRACT AND TITLE: Immediately upon conclusion of the auction the high bidder will enter into a real estate contract and deposit with Mid Iowa Real Estate, Auctions, & Appraisals the required earnest payment. The Seller will provide a current abstract at their expense. Sale is not contingent upon buyer financing. Seller to pay all escrow closing costs.

CLOSING: Closing will occur on or about October 1, 2020. The balance of the purchase price will be payable at closing in cash, guaranteed check, or wire transfer.

SURVEY: At the Seller’s option, the Seller shall provide a new survey where there is not an existing legal or where new boundaries are created. The Seller will be responsible for any survey costs.

BIDDER REGISTRATION: All prospective bidders must register with the auction company and receive a bidder’s number in order to bid at the auction.

ATTORNEY: Gary Berkland

SELLERS: Foster & Evelyn Barkema Charitable Trust

This sale is subject to all easements, covenants, leases and restrictions of record. All property is sold on an “As is—Where is” basis with no warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, made by the Realtor or Seller. All map boundaries are approximate, and photographs used may or may not depict the actual property. All bids will be on a per acre basis. SALE IS SUBJECT TO COURT APPROVAL.

Mid Iowa Real Estate, Auctions, & Appraisals and its representatives are agents of the Seller. Winning bidder acknowledges that they are representing themselves in completing the auction sales transaction. Any announcements made auction day by the Auctioneer will take precedence over any previous material or oral statements. Bidding increments are at the sole discretion of the Auctioneer. No absentee or phone bids will be accepted at the auction without prior approval of the Auctioneer. All decisions of the Auctioneer are final.

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