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Land Auctions: How to Prepare and What to Expect

Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) and Frontier Farm Credit co-sponsored a webinar on Land Auctions: How to Prepare and What to Expect. The webinar recording from November 3 is available. Explore upcoming webinars.

 
 

Whether you’re looking to purchase ag real estate at an auction online or in person, understanding the best practices for preparation, bidding, and closing on that land can make a huge difference in your success. Our webinar experts, Kirk Manker, chief appraiser, Megan Mitchell, financial officer, and Travis Smock, land broker and shareholder of Peoples Company, discussed how to ensure financing is in place prior to the auction, steps for evaluating land values, tips for communicating with the auctioneer and the process after the auction to close on the purchase.

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