Mahaska County Land Auction – SOLD $541,450 or $4,550/acre

Auction Details: Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 2 PM || Barnes City American Legion

Description: 119 acres m/l of quality Mahaska County farmland located in Sections 4 & 9 in Pleasant Grove Township. Farm offers a house with outbuildings located just south of Barnes City on Highway V13. Great access to local elevator and lease open to farm this year.

House available for viewing by appointment only. Please click here for assessor information.

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Seller: Virginia Likens Estate

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Matt Mann

Matt Mann

Vince Johnson

Vince Johnson

Taxes, FSA Data & Property Info

Estimated Net Taxes


FSA Data

Total acres - 119.62

Total cropland - 65.11

Corn base acres - 19.50

PLC corn yield - 113

Bean base acres - 12

PLC bean yield - 45

Oat base acres - 6.60

PLC oat yield - 50


Please see attached FSA-156 EZ form.

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Sales Terms & Announcements

Method: Property will be offered for sale in one tract. Iowa Land Sales and its representatives are acting as agents of the seller. Bidding increments solely at discretion of the auctioneer.

Contract & Earnest Payment: A 10% earnest money payment is required on the day of the auction. Earnest payment may be paid in the form of cash or check. High bidder will enter into a real estate contract immediately upon the conclusion of the auction and deposit with Iowa Land Sales the required earnest payment. All funds will be deposited and held in the Iowa Land Sales trust account. Bidding is not contingent on buyer financing. If the Buyer fails to fulfill the terms of the Purchase Agreement to be executed on the day of the sale, Seller may forfeit the Agreement, and all payments made by Buyer shall be forfeited, including earnest money.

Closing & Possession: Closing will occur on or before April 2, 2019. Balance of purchase price payable in cash or guaranteed check at closing. Possession will be granted to the new buyer at closing, subject to tenant rights.

The Purchase Agreement must be executed by the actual buyer or the legal representative of the Buyer on the day of the sale. In the event a potential Buyer cannot attend the auction, said Buyer can send a representative to the auction. Said representative must be registered with the Broker at least two (2) business days prior to the auction, along with a copy of a valid, signed Power of Attorney. Limited power of attorney forms are available upon request from the Broker. The Purchase Agreement cannot be assigned by Buyer without Seller’s written consent.

Announcements: All property is sold on an “As is, Where is” basis. No warranty or guaranty, either expressed or implied, is made by the auctioneer or seller. The septic tank has not been updated in recent years. Because the property is being sold, “As is, where is," it will the responsibility of the buyer to have the septic system brought up to code, if necessary, following an inspection by the Mahaska County Sanitarian. Sale is subject to all covenants, leases and easements of record. Conducting inspections and due diligence is the responsibility of each bidder and at their own risk. Announcements made on the day of the sale take precedence over previously printed information or oral statements.

Disclaimer: Iowa Land Sales obtained the information above from sources we believe to be reliable. However, we have not verified its accuracy and make no guarantee, warranty or representation about it. It is submitted subject to the possibility of errors, omissions, change of price, rental or other conditions, prior sale, lease or financing, or withdrawal without notice. We include projections, opinions, assumptions or estimates for example only and they may not represent current or future performance of the property. You and your tax and legal advisers should conduct your own investigation of the property and transaction.