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Land Auction | Thursday, November 17, 2016 – 10 AM Central

Farmland Auction

62.59 +/- acres of Tillable Farmland in Paris Township, Edgar County, IL

Thursday, November 17, 2016 – 10 AM Central

Auction location: Edgar County 4-H Building in 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., 4-H Building is on the north side of Elliot St.

Directions to Property: From Paris, IL: travel north on IL Rt. 1 to CR 1200N, travel east 1 mile to the property on the south side of the road.

Property Description: Productive farm consisting of  62 tillable acres with excellent road frontage on CR 1200N. Soil types on this farm include: Xenia (30.27 acres), Fincastle (13.86 acres), Drummer (8.91 acres) & Wingate (8.49 acres). The Productivity Index (PI) for the soils on this farm is 124.66.

F.S.A. Information: approximately 62 tillable acres classified HEL, 47.6 acres corn base, 14.7 acres soybean base, .2 acre wheat base; PLC-Yield of 133 for corn, 63 for soybeans & 51 for wheat.

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

Real Estate Taxes: The real estate taxes will be deducted from the selling price based on the taxes paid in 2016. Buyer will assume real estate taxes payable in 2017 and thereafter. The real estate taxes paid in 2016 were $944.14 or $15.85/acre.

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Auction Terms and Conditions

Down Payment: Ten percent (10%) down payment on the day of the auction upon signing a purchase agreement immediately following the close of the auction. The remaining balance will be due on or before December 19, 2016 at the closing with delivery of deed. Property is being sold subject to any easements or right of ways of public record. Buyer(s) will receive full possession at the time of closing. 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.

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

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

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

Legal Questions: Legal questions may be directed to attorney Craig Smith of Asher & Smith Law Offices in Paris, IL. 217-465-6444.

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” 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 inquiries 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: Rosa C. Trapp Estate

Co-Executors-Edgar County Bank & Paul Trapp


Paris, IL 217-465-4545

Matthew Moss IL lic.#440.000148

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