Welp Spring has sprung and that can only mean one thing....well two things if you count turkey season, but we'll save that for another blog. It's mushroom season! Now many of you partake in this every year and are probably now on the 'expert' level, but for those of you who may be new to … Continue reading Spring Means Morels
I fielded several calls this morning, including a few from other Realtors. Every call went a little like this. "Dennis, when's the last time you've seen the land market like this, and do you have any pocket listings or anything new coming soon?" This truly is an unprecedented market with many Missouri farms snatched-up before … Continue reading Solved, why is the Land Market so Hot?
Where to Find the Missouri Corn Suitability Ratings (CSR) If you've been scouring the Internet for the Missouri Corn Suitability Rating System, your efforts will be futile. It's N/A in Missouri. The Corn Suitability Rating (CSR) system was originally developed by Iowa State University in the early 1970s. The system provides a way to rate … Continue reading Missouri Corn Suitability Rating (CSR) – N/A
So who's buying Missouri land in the first quarter of 2021. Local buyers have been busy lately with 10 of 14 recent farm sales going to local families. This is a change from what I've seen in recent years where investors have represented a large chunk of the buyer pool. Don't get me wrong, investors … Continue reading Who’s Buying Missouri Land?
I want to take a moment to extend a BIG thank you to my clients that trust me to facilitate their land transactions. Much of my business is referral based, and as the old saying goes, "there's no better compliment, than a good referral." Never before, has it been more important to stay informed and … Continue reading Top Land Agent
I have a new buyer that has been ready to buy for several weeks, with no luck. This is no surprise as this type of conversation is getting more and more repetitive. Demand is high and inventory is low. Here is what the buyer is searching for.... Minimum of 2 acres but up to 50 … Continue reading New Buyer-Ready to Purchase Today
Farm Leases Can Span 100+ Years Since the beginning of land ownership in our country, leasing land for agricultural purposes has been a common practice, and nowhere is the practice more common than here in the Midwest. Many farmer/owner relationships date back to the 1800's, with some spanning several generations of the same farm families, … Continue reading Missouri Farm Lease Anxiety
A common question asked... "what's my property worth if I was to sell it today?" A great question, but also not a simple one to answer! Have you been considering selling but are unsure where to even begin? Have no idea what current land prices are? Don't want to pay big dollars for someone to … Continue reading What’s Your Property Worth?
Summery of calls and emails received today, 1/21/2021 Buyer shopping for 60 to 80 acres close-in to KC, would need to be zoned commercial or qualify for re-zoning. Relocating business. Buyer is selling some out of state commercial property and would like to 1031 exchange into land in the Platte City MO area. ROI is … Continue reading Calls received today from Buyers, 1/21/2021
The phones have been ringing nonstop with operators actively searching for land to add to their 2021 row crop portfolios. These request range drastically, from small parcels to large thousand acre contiguous farms. If you have an opening for 2021 and are needing a new farmer to be in place for this spring, please don't … Continue reading Operators Actively Searching For Land to Rent