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Land Auction | Thursday, February 23, 2017 – 10 AM Central

Land Auction

Edgar County, IL

394.66 +/- Acres of Productive Tillable Farmland, Pasturelands, Woodlands & Possible Country Home Building Sites Offered in 5 Tracts

Thursday, February 23, 2017 – 10 AM Central

Auction location: Edgar County 4-H Building, 319 E. Elliot St., Paris, IL.

Directions to Auction Site: From the Courthouse Square in downtown Paris, travel north on Main St./IL Hwy. 1 for 12 blocks to Elliot St., turn east on Elliot St., the 4-H Building is on the north side of Elliot St.

Directions to Tracts:

Tracts 1, 3 & 4: From Paris, IL travel south 3 miles on IL Hwy. 1 to CR 500N/Hill Rd., travel west .5 mile on CR 500N/Hill Rd. to Tracts 1, 3 & 4 on both sides of road.

Tract 2: From Paris, IL travel south 3 miles on IL Hwy. 1 to property on the west side of IL Hwy. 1.

Tract 5: From Paris, IL travel south 4 miles on IL Hwy. 1 to CR 400N, travel west .5 mile on CR 400N property on north side of road.

Tract Descriptions:

Tract 1: 160 +/- acres of productive farmland located in Section 25 of Symmes Twp.. According to Edgar County FSA Office this tract consists of 147.78 tillable acres classified HEL with 6.6 acres enrolled CRP waterways and 5.6 acres in a small woods & tree lines. The CRP 6.6 acres of waterways has 4.5 acres contracted until Sept. 30, 2022 with an annual payment of $762.00 and 2.1 acres contracted until Sept. 30, 2020 with an annual payment of $349.00. This tract has 76.4 acres corn base, 70.3 acres soybean base; PLC-yield of 153 for corn, 42 for soybeans. This property has excellent blacktop road frontage along the entire south boundary on CR 500N. The Productivity Index (PI) for the soils on this tract is 104.5.

Tract 2: 48.66 +/- acres of fenced rolling pastureland located in Section 25 of Symmes Twp. with road frontage on IL Hwy. 1. This tract offers established fenced livestock pasture with an existing small 24′ x 30′ open cattle shed and approximately 6.5 acres of woods on the north end of this property. Great tract for a possible country home building site with acreage.

Tract 3: 39.5 +/- acres of open land, woods,  fenced pastureland and a farm pond located in Section 36 of Symmes Twp.. According to Edgar County FSA Office this tract consists of 17.55 tillable acres classified HEL that has been used for hay production and a livestock pasture. This tracts also offers approximately 21 acres of woods for recreational use, in addition to excellent road frontage on CR 500N. Outstanding location for future remote country home building possibilities.

Tract 4: 68.5 +/- acres of fenced pastureland, woods and open gently sloping land located in Section 36 of Symmes Twp. with blacktop road frontage on CR 500N. This tract offers an existing 40′ x 60′ metal pole barn with electricity, metered water from the Edgar-Clark water line and approximately 26 acres of woods. Another exceptional tract for promising future isolated country home building sites or the serious outdoorsman.

Tract 5: 78 +/- acres of productive farmland in Section 36 of Symmes Twp. with road frontage on CR 400N. According to Edgar County FSA Office this tract consists of 72.7 tillable acres classified NHEL with 3 acres enrolled in CRP waterways. The CRP 3 acres of waterways are contracted until Sept. 30, 2022 with an annual payment of $710.00. This tract has 41.15 acres corn base, 41.15 acres soybean base; PLC-yield of 134 for corn, 47 for soybeans. The Productivity Index (PI) for the soils on this tract is 132.5.

2016 Crop Production/Yield

Tract Acres Yield Crop
Tract 1 63.1 213 corn
Tract 1 84.7 64 soybeans
Tract 5 36.5 170 corn
Tract 5 37.2 70 soybeans

Tract(s) Inspection: Auction Company arranged on-site inspections of these tracts are available by appointment. Please contact Auction Company at 217-465-4545. Individual on-site inspections by prospective buyers are permitted via foot traffic only. Please no motored vehicles.

Tenant Rights: Tenant rights are open for the 2017 crop year.

Real Estate Taxes: The real estate taxes paid in 2016 were as follows: Tract 1 & Tract 2 $979.42; Tract 3 $49.90; Tract 4 & Tract 5 $1,824.04.

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Aerial Map of All Tracts

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  • Photos, Aerial Maps and Soils Maps for this Auction.

Tract 1

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Tract 2

Tract 2 Aerial Map

Tract 3

Tract 3 Aerial Map

Tract 4

Tract 4 Aerial Map

Tract 5

Tract 5 Aerial Map | Tract 5 Soils Map

 

Auction Terms and Conditions

Auction Procedure: This property will be offered in 5 individual tracts on a per acre basis. Bidders will be able to bid on any tract at several different times during the auction resulting in highest total sale price.

Down Payment: Ten percent (10%) down payment(s) on the day of the auction upon signing a purchase agreement(s) immediately following the close of the auction. The down payment(s) can be paid by personal check, corporate check or cashier’s check. The remaining balance(s) will be due on or before March 23, 2017 at the closing with delivery of deed. Property is being sold subject to any easements or right of ways of public record. Bidders should keep in mind that your bidding is not conditional to financing, so make certain that you have arranged financing if you need it.

Possession: Buyer(s) will receive full possession at the time of closing.

Acceptance of bid prices: The successful bidder(s) will be required to sign purchase agreement(s) at the auction site immediately following the close of the auction. The final bid price is subject to the Seller’s acceptance or rejection.

Survey: Any need for a survey shall be determined solely by the Seller. At the Seller’s option, Seller shall provide a survey for any parcel where there is no existing legal description or where new boundaries are created by the tract divisions at the auction. The cost of any survey shall be equally shared by the Seller and the Buyer(s). Closing prices shall be adjusted to reflect any difference between advertised and surveyed acres.

Title: Seller will offer title insurance on the property being offered in the auction.

Real Estate Taxes: The Seller shall give the Buyer(s) a credit at the time of closing for the 2015 taxes paid in 2016, based upon the most recently ascertainable tax figures available at closing. Buyer(s) will assume all real estate taxes payable in 2017 and thereafter.

Mineral Rights: Buyer(s) will receive mineral rights owned by the seller.

Legal Questions: Legal questions may be directed to attorney Larry Jones in Paris, IL. 217-465-7525

Agency: Moss Auction Team and their staff are exclusive agents for the Seller.

Auction Company Note: Announcements on Sale day take precedence over printed material or any other oral statement made.

Disclaimer and Absence of Warranties: The property is being sold on an “as is, where is, with all faults” basis, and no warranty or representation, either expressed or implied, concerning the property is made by the Seller or the Auction Company. Each potential buyer is responsible for conducting his or her own independent inspections, investigations and due diligence concerning the property. The information contained in this brochure is subject to verification by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, errors, or omissions is assumed by the Seller or the Auction Company. The auction procedure, conduct, and bid increments are at the direction and discretion of the Auctioneer. The Seller and the Auctioneer reserve the right to preclude any persons from bidding if there is any question as to the person’s credentials, fitness, etc. Auctioneer has final decision on all matters pertaining to this auction.

Seller: Bernie Tompkins Trust

Edgar County Bank-Trustee

MOSS AUCTION TEAM, LLC

Paris, IL 217-465-4545

Matthew Moss IL lic.#440.000148

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