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McDonough County farmland, grain storage set for June 23 auction

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (May 21, 2015) – A 334-acre farm in west central Illinois will be offered at auction Tuesday, June 23, with Murray Wise & Associates marketing the land and managing the event. “Quality is everything in the current farmland market, and this is good, productive land with excellent soils. Better farmland consistently holds its […]

Schrader takes Auction Marketing Campaign of Year in international marketing competition

COLUMBIA CITY, Indiana (May 19, 2015) – Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company took the Auction Marketing Campaign of the Year award for its four-day series of farmland auctions resulting in combined sales of $46.3 million. It was the company’s fifth time to win the top award in the NAA/USA Today Marketing Competition. The winners […]

Spanky Assiter ready to take on National Auctioneers Association presidency

CANYON, Texas (May 15, 2015) — As the vice president of the National Auctioneers Association, Canyon’s Spanky Assiter has had one of the most demanding jobs in the industry. Now, the real work begins, as he accepts the gavel as president of the world’s largest organization of auctioneers. “Sometimes I joke about how I must […]

Appalachian Power Company to auction land on Smith Mountain Lake

ROANOKE, Virginia – Appalachian Power Company has decided to sell one of its prized tracts of land on Smith Mountain Lake at auction. Woltz & Associates will manage the auction, set for early October in cooperation with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company and Murray Wise Associates. “Over the years, Appalachian Power has sold land […]

Podcast on John Dixon & Associates’ Multi-Seller Auctions

Missouri farmland and farm machinery auction tops $4 million

LEXINGTON, Missouri (April 29, 2015) — Approximately 1,238 acres of farmland in Missouri’s Carroll, Lafayette and Ray counties sold for $3,825,000 at auction on April 23, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company managing the sale. An equipment auction the same day added $221,100, for a total of $4,046,000. “We had a nice crowd, with […]

May Multi-Seller Auctions to Include Prime Land, Commercial Properties

ATLANTA, Georgia (April 29, 2015) — From prime waterfront land on the Gulf of Mexico to lakefront and commercial land in North Carolina, more than 300 properties are set to sell in a series of three May auctions in Tallahassee, Brunswick, Georgia, and Atlanta. John Dixon & Associates is managing all three Multi-Seller events, in […]

Douglas County, Illinois, farmland sells for $10,668 per acre

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (April 15, 2015) – Tuesday’s auction of a farm that included 196 acres of tillable farmland attracted a crowd of more than 50 people – including 22 registered bidders – resulting in a sale price of $2,091,000, or $10,668 per acre, for the tillable land. Champaign-based Murray Wise Associates marketed the property and […]

Recent Schrader auctions of farmland and wooded land produce strong results

COLUMBIA CITY, Indiana (April 14, 2015) – Saturday’s auction of six Indiana farms owned by Morgan Foods attracted a crowd of approximately 140 – including 84 registered bidders – and resulted in the sale of all of the properties for a total of $7,061,000. Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company marketed the property and managed […]

Timberland in Alabama’s Madison and Jackson counties offered in sealed bid auction

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (April 13, 2015) – Approximately 1,727 acres of timberland in Alabama’s Madison and Jackson counties will be offered in a sealed bid auction ending Thursday, May 21. Woltz & Associates is marketing the property and will manage the sale. The land, which includes oak and other merchantable timber, is being offered in 21 […]

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