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A Distinctive Real Estate & Land Auction | Thursday, July 31, 2014

199.83 +/- acres in Edgar County, IL Offered in 4 Tracts


Magnificent 3,000 +/- sq. ft. Modern 2 Story Home, 2 Storage Buildings, Several Ponds, Productive Tillable Farmland, CRP Land and Woodlands for Outstanding Whitetail Deer & Turkey Hunting & Marketable Timber

Thursday, July 31, 2014 – 6 PM 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 intersection of US  Hwy. 150 & Lower Terre Haute Rd./ County Hwy. 4 in Paris, travel southeast 9 miles on Lower Terre Haute Rd./County Hwy. 4 to CR 2025E, turn north onto CR 2025E/County Hwy. 1 and travel .8 mile to property on west side of  the road. Watch for signs.

Tract Descriptions:

Tract 1: 38.83 +/- acres with a magnificent 3,000 +/- sq. ft. ready to move into modern 2 story country home with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, large kitchen with custom made Cherry cabinets, large family room with vaulted ceiling, walkout finished basement & 2 car attached garage. 40′ x 60′ outbuilding with concrete floor, 60′ x 90′ storage shed with 3 horse stalls, 2 ponds stocked with fish, along with 14+/- acres of tillable farmland and 12+/- acres of woods.

Tract 2: 51 +/- acres with 45.43 productive tillable acres classified NHEL and road frontage on CR 2025E/County Hwy. 1.

Tract 3: 55 +/- acres with 6.36 tillable acres classified NHEL, 10.5 +/- acres in CRP and 38.14 +/- acres of woods for excellent Whitetail Deer and Turkey hunting, in addition to potential marketable timber. This tract has good road frontage on CR 400N.

Tract 4: 55 +/- acres with 35.5 +/- acres in CRP, 15 +/- acres of woodlands and balance of acres in open land, in addition to a small pond and an existing service tap to the Rural Edgar/Clark waterline. Tremendous tract for a country home building site. This tract has excellent road frontage on both CR 2025E and CR 400N.

Open House & Property Inspection: Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 4 PM – 7 PM Central. Interested bidders will be able to inspect the home, buildings and property offered in the auction. Auction Company arranged on-site inspections of this real estate are available by appointment. Please contact Auction Company at 217-465-4545. Individual on-site inspections by prospective buyers for tracts 2-3 is permitted via foot traffic only. Please no motored vehicles.

F.S.A. Information: 112.39 acres of DCP cropland, with 51.79 tillable acres classified NHEL, 14.6 tillable acres classified HEL and 46 acres enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) until September 2022. The annual CRP payment is $5,075. This property contains no wetlands.

Real Estate Taxes: Tract 1: The 2013 real estate taxes payable in 2014 are $4,351.10. Tracts 2-4: The 2013 real estate taxes payable in 2014 are $512.18.

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Auction Terms and Conditions

Auction Procedure: This property will be offered in 4 individual tracts, in any combination of tracts or as a whole. Bidders will be able to bid on individual tracts, combination of tracts or the whole acreage at several different times during the auction. The property will be sold in the manner resulting in the highest total sale price, subject to the seller’s acceptance. The auction procedure, conduct and bid increments are at the direction and discretion of only the Auctioneer.

 Acceptance of bid prices: The successful bidder(s) 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.

Financing: Keep in mind that your bidding is not conditional to financing, so make certain that you have arranged financing if you need it.

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 September 15, 2014 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.

Conservation Reserve Program: The annual CRP payment of $5,075 will be prorated to the closing date. The successful bidder(s) on Tracts 3 & 4 shall agree to continue the CRP contract at the Farm Service Agency Office in Paris, IL.

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 tract where there is no existing legal description or where new boundaries are created by the tract divisions at the auction. Closing prices shall be adjusted to reflect any difference between advertised and surveyed acres. Costs of any survey work shall be shared evenly by the seller and buyer(s)

Title: Seller will offer title insurance on the property being offered in the auction in the amounts of the purchase prices. Seller shall pay the premium for the title insurance and all search charges related to the seller.

Closing: The closing will take place on or before September 15, 2014 at attorney Robert Anderson’s office in Paris, IL.

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

Tenant Rights, Hunting Rights & Possession: The tillable land on this property is currently being custom farmed for the seller. The new buyer(s) will receive 100% of the shares from the 2014 crop by reimbursing the seller for all costs/inputs for the 2014 crop. Hunting rights are open for the 2014 hunting season. Full possession will be given to the buyer(s) at time of closing.

Real Estate Taxes: The real estate taxes for Tract 1 will be pro-rated to the closing date based on the 2013 taxes due in 2014. The real estate taxes for Tracts 2-4 will be deducted from the selling price based on the 2013 taxes due in 2014. Buyer(s) will assume real estate taxes payable in 2015 and thereafter.

Legal Questions: Legal questions may be directed to attorney Robert Anderson of Anderson Law Offices in Paris, IL. 217-465-3535

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

Auction Company Note: Announcements made on sale day by the Auctioneer 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 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. Information in this brochure is subject to verification by all parties relying on it. All dimensions and diagrams are approximate. All acreages are estimates. 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.

Sellers: Thomas & Sharon White


Paris, IL 217-465-4545

Matt Moss IL lic.#440000148 Larry Moss IL lic.#440000147

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