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130.36 Acres - CHAMPAIGN CO., IL Marvel Norton Farm - Kerr Twp.

by Wallace Land Company


Jul 12, 2011 - 10:00 a.m. Central


American Legion / VFW
763 E. Pells (Rte. 9)
Paxton, IL 60957


This farm consists of 129.86 total acres, with 97 tillable acres and the balance in trees, CRP, and Vermilion river frontage. It consists of predominately B/A soils, and is acccessed via easement.

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Wallace Land Company

P.O. Box 10
Fisher, IL 61843


Auction Listing

This Champaign County farm has a great mix of tillable acres (soil classes B/A) and the Vermilion River runs through it!  A great opportunity for the neighboring farm...farmer wanting to expand....or anyone wanting a rec property w/ farm income. 

PROCEDURE: The farm will be offered as a single tract of ±130.36 acres.

DOWN PAYMENT: 10% down payment on the day of the auction. If the buyer defaults on the purchase, the down payment will not be refunded. THIS AUCTION IS NOT CONTINGENT UPON FINANCING.

BUYER PREMIUM: A 2% Buyer Premium will be added to the high bid price to determine contract price.

CLOSING: Closing will be in 30 days or less. Time is of the essence.

LEASE: There is a cash rent lease in place for the farm for the 2011 crop year. Seller will retain all farm income for 2011. Lease is open for 2012

CRP: Buyer agrees to assume Champaign County CRP contract number 982 (expires 9/30/2014), and contract number 887 (expires 9/30/2013). Seller will retain all CRP payments for 2011, with buyer receiving future payments.

POSSESSION: Possession of the property will be given as of date of closing, subject to the existing lease.

REAL ESTATE TAXES: Real estate taxes for the 2011, payable in 2012, shall be the seller’s expense. All subsequent real estate taxes will be the expense of the buyers.

ACCEPTANCE OF BID PRICES: Successful bidders will sign a Contract for Sale of Real Estate immediately following the auction. The seller reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids.

TITLE: Seller will furnish the successful bidders an Owner’s Policy of Title Insurance in the amount of purchase price and will provide an adequate deed, subject to standard exceptions, conveying the real estate to the buyers.

MINERAL RIGHTS: Sale of the property shall include any mineral rights owned by the Seller.

SURVEY: No survey will be provided by sellers.

DISCLAIMER AND ABSENCE OF WARRANTIES: THIS PROPERTY IS BEING SOLD ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS” BASIS, and no warranty or representation, either express or implied, concerning the property is made by either the seller or the auction company. Each bidder is responsible for conducting his own independent inspections, investigations, and all due diligence concerning the property, improvements, and the auction. Information contained in the brochure is subject to verification by all parties relying on it. Diagrams and dimensions in the brochure are approximate. All information contained in the brochure and any related materials are subject to the terms and conditions of sale outlined in the Agreement for Sale of Real Estate. Auction conduct and bidding increments are at the direction and discretion of the auctioneer. All decisions of the auctioneer are final. The seller and the auction company reserve the right to preclude anyone from bidding if there is a question as to the person’s credentials, fitness, intent, etc. ANNOUNCEMENTS MADE BY THE AUCTIONEER AT THE TIME OF SALE WILL TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER ANY PREVIOUSLY PRINTED MATERIAL OR ANY OTHER ORAL STATEMENTS MADE.

AGENCY DISCLOSURE: In this auction, the auction company, staff, and auctioneer are seller’s agents and have a fiduciary duty only to the seller.

American Legion/VFW - 763 E Pells (Rte 9), Paxton, IL 60957

From Hwy 136, North on CR 2700E. Farm is on east side of road and is accessed by easement lane. Watch for signs.