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Auctioneers feel the Pawn Star effect

A Really great article from the Akron Beacon in Ohio Auctioneer Jack Kiko said he really started noticing it this spring.   Bidders yelling, “Yuuup!”   Someone telling a winner to “Go pay the lady.”   The term “picker” dropped more frequently into conversations.   The jargon is one way Kiko can tell his industry […]

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Meet the farmer who sold his land for €1.5m seven years ago – and bought it back for €60,000

By Kim Bielenberg and Jim O’Brien in the Irish Independent Friday September 21 2012 IT IS the ultimate sign of our dramatic transformation from boom to bust. A Co Meath cattle farmer has bought back an 8.5-acre site from a developer for just €60,000 only seven years after selling it himself for close to €1.5m. […]

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Auction season springs to life

Read More at the Irish Times. MICHAEL PARSONS AFTER THE doldrums of January, the spring auction season is gradually recommencing at salerooms around the country next week. In Co Cavan, auctioneer Victor Mee of Cloverhill Property & Antiques in Belturbet will sell some of the contents from a house on Shrewsbury Road, including a Portrait […]

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Land rent auctions ‘stunning’

Great article and Video From Industry Leading Successful Farming and Agriculture.Com Murray Wise spent most of his day Monday trying to figure out how he’d handle it. “I was stunned when I saw this,” he says. The farm land broker and manager said it all started when he saw a copy of the sale bill […]

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It’s a Cash Rent Bidding War

Interesting article from DTN and The Progressive Farmer Put cash rent on the auction block and normal, rational farmers act like they’re buying a Picasso, not the rights to farm a piece of flood-prone or sandy soil for only two years. That was DTN’s Elizabeth Williams’ impression after attending a weekend cash rent auction in […]

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Farm Auctions Make Instant Millionaires

Great article from Nebraska TV Forget the lottery, instant millionaires are made in Nebraska’s fertile soil. While the nation recovers from the collapse of the housing market, farm land is about as sure a bet as there is. An auctioneer’s voice is the sound of prosperity in Nebraska, as farm land soars past $10,000 an acre. “It’s […]

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Rented! To the highest bidder

From The Globe Gazette – Mason City Iowa MASON CITY – Most high bidders at land auctions will come out the door with acreage to call their own. But successful bidders at a land auction Saturday in Mason City left with a lease. The Charles E. Lakin Cash Rent Auction at the Clarion Inn in […]

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How NOT To Bid and Buy At Auction

From the great blog at Real Estate With the increasing popularity of real estate auctions, we encourage potential buyers to do their homework prior to getting in the game. Auctions can be a fantastic way to get great deal if you know what you’re doing. Whether you are a Realtor®, an investor who has bought zillion of dollars […]

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Local auctioneer getting all the bids

From The Bismarck Tribune Thirty years ago auctioneer Shane Wolff stood before a crowd of bidders at a farm sale, many of them friends and neighbors from the Golden Valley area, with a case of stage fright. “My first sale I sold, I was a scared kid,” Wolff said. “In Golden Valley, a hometown crowd. […]

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Farmland: The next speculative financial bubble?

From the South West Iowa News, Read More It’s been labeled as the next, possible speculative financial “bubble.” It’s farmland. And there is no denying prices are on the rise. In fact, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa farmland value has increased 32.5 percent from 2010 to $6,708 per acre (Iowa Land […]