More acres were offered for auction this week as compared to last week. 1,771 acres were auctioned, of which 1,349 were tillable. All farms sold. Land auction activity is beginning to slow down. The next four weeks will have fewer auctions than in the previous four weeks.

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   April 16, 2018    0 Like

Fewer acres were offered for auction this week as compared to last week. 1,282 acres were auctioned, of which 991 were tillable. All farms sold. The realtors I have been visiting with have stated the amount of phone calls they are getting from people thinking of selling have really

   April 9, 2018    0 Like
Farmland Investment

Farmland Investment

Farmland prices for the first quarter of 2018 were strong. There were 243 Auctions across the state of Iowa in the first quarter averaging $7,374/ acre. This data has giving us a very good handle on the market. There is

   April 4, 2018    0 Like
Iowa Farmland Auctioneer

We are pleased to introduce  Iowa Farmland Auctioneer, Chris Springer from Union Iowa. Chris is an auctioneer and Land specialist that will be working on booking farmland in southern Iowa. We are thrilled to have Chris working on the Whitaker Marketing Group team.

One could say auctioneering is in his

   April 1, 2018    0 Like
Iowa Farmland Auctioneer

We are pleased to introduce Iowa Farmland Auctioneer Zac Laurie from Indianola Iowa. Zac is an auctioneer and Land specialist that will be working on booking farmland in southern Iowa. We are thrilled to have Zac working on the Whitaker Marketing Group team.

Zac’s love of auctioneering started at a

   April 1, 2018    0 Like
Multi Parcel Farmland Auction

If you’ve ever been involved in playing the lottery, you know the more tickets you buy, the better your chances are of winning. Auctions are similar to playing the lottery, multiple people are competing to “win something”. Lottery winners take home a wad of cash, farmland auctions though,

   March 31, 2018    0 Like
Iowa Timber

Selling Iowa timber can be profitable, here are the –

TOP TEN THINGS NOT TO DO WHEN SELLING TIMBER
Trees are a valuable product; some woods can be worth several thousands of dollars per acre
and if managed properly can earn you hundreds of dollars per acre per

   March 30, 2018    0 Like

Fewer acres were offered for auction this week as compared to last week. 2,631 acres were auctioned, of which 2,327 were tillable. There was one “no sale” but the realtor thought they would get the price negotiated. Strong prices continue. I wish you a Happy Easter weekend!

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   March 30, 2018    0 Like

Considerably more acres were offered for auction this week as compared to last week. 2,902 acres were auctioned, of which 2,246 were tillable. Financial stress is bringing some farmland to the market. This is why we are seeing an uptick in the amount of acres being offered. There is

   March 26, 2018    0 Like
Iowa Auction

 

Iowa Auction professional earns industry’s top designation,
joins exclusive NAA CAI group of approximately 800 worldwide

David Whitaker recently completed a three-year executive development program focused on business management, ethics, strategic planning and marketing.

Ames Iowa, 3/24/2018 – Ames auctioneer, David Whitaker, of Whitaker Marketing Group, recently completed

   March 24, 2018    0 Like
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