Land Auction

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
10 AM CT

40 +/- Acres of Prime Productive Farmland in Buck Township of Edgar County, IL

Auction Ends Wednesday, April 15, 2020 – 10 AM Central

Due to the COVID-19 mandate by state and federal authorities, we are now offering this 40 acre parcel of prime farmland via a online only auction. If you have any questions after reading the information below, please contact us Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 4 PM at 217-465-4545. Also, you may email us at:

Thank you, Moss Auction Team



Total $436,000.00!


40 +/- acres of prime productive farmland located in Section 25 of Buck Township. According the Edgar County FSA Office this farm consists of 41.11 tillable acres classified NHEL. This farm has excellent road frontage along county road 1200N. The Productivity Index (PI) for the soils on this tract is 144.


From Paris, IL travel west 5.5 miles on IL Hwy. 133 to CR 800E, travel north 1.25 miles on CR 800E to CR 1200N, travel east on CR 1200N half a mile to property on south side of road. Watch for signs.


Tenant Rights: Tenant rights are open for the 2020 crop year. Given the timing of this farmland auction being so close to spring planting season, the buyer will be allowed to perform spring tillage, herbicide spraying, fertilizer application, etc. on this farm at the buyer’s expense and liability before the actual closing.

Real Estate Taxes: The 2018 real estate taxes paid in 2019 were, $1,821.54 or $45.54/acre.


PLEASE READ ONLINE ONLY AUCTION TERMS & CONDITIONS: The initial registration for bidder verification only will be made to AUCTION FLEX. All bidders must register for a USERNAME and PASSWORD. The bidder(s) is solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password, and the bidder(s) is fully and solely responsible for all activities that occur under your username, password, or on your account. The bidder(s) must ensure that they properly log-out and exit from your account at the end of each bidding session they conduct. Moss Auction Team, LLC cannot, and will not, be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section. You must be of legal age (18 years) to bid and provide a valid credit card at registration. Moss Auction Team, LLC reserves the right to cancel this auction at any time.

In order to participate and bid in this online only auction, you, the bidder(s), must read and accept all of the terms and conditions of this auction completely. Once you place a bid, you are electronically signing and consenting that you have read and accepted all of the terms and conditions set forth in this agreement completely and without exception.

On Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 10 AM CST this auction will close/end. If a bid is placed within the last 5 minutes, bidding on this parcel of land will be extended another 5 minutes. You cannot be “sniped” as on eBay. If a bid is placed within the last 5 minutes, bidding on this parcel of land will be extended another 5 minutes. You can place your highest bid and the system will start with the lowest increment and automatically bid for you in the increments until you run out of money, then you must bid again. It will be up to all registered bidders to follow the bidding. By bidding in this auction, bidders understand that they are in agreement with the rules and regulations of this auction and have no recourse. By placing any bid on this parcel of land, you are entering into a legally binding and irrevocable contract with the Auction Company to purchase this parcel of land in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the Auction. The final bid price is subject to the Seller’s acceptance or rejection.

Bidder Assistance: During this online only auction if you have any questions please contact Moss Auction Team during business hours of 8 AM – 4 PM Monday thru Friday at 217-465-4545. If there is no answer, please leave a voice message or contact our Office Manager, Amber Tegeler at 217-251-0036. Also, you may email us at:

Currency: USD

Payment Information: The winning bidder will be notified immediately at the conclusion of this online only auction via phone to make arrangements to either sign the purchase agreement in person or via email with the following terms. Ten percent (10%) down payment on the day of the auction upon signing a purchase agreement immediately following the close of the auction. The down payment can be made with personal or company check, cashier’s check or wire transfer. The remaining balance will be due on or before May 15, 2020 at the closing with delivery of deed. Property is being sold subject to any easements or right of ways of public record. Buyer will receive full possession at the time of closing. Bidders should keep in mind that your bidding is not conditional to financing, so make certain that you have arranged financing if you need it. The final bid price is subject to the Seller’s acceptance or rejection.

Title: Sellers will offer title insurance on the property being offered in the auction. The Sellers shall pay any search and closing costs that are customarily associated for a seller. The Buyer shall pay closing costs that are customarily associated with a real estate purchase. Upon full receipt of the entire purchase price by Sellers, Sellers shall deliver to Buyer a Deed conveying title in and to the property to the Buyer.

Real Estate Taxes: The Sellers shall give the Buyer a credit at the time of closing based upon the most recently ascertainable tax figure available at closing. Buyer will assume all real estate taxes payable in 2020 and thereafter.

Mineral Rights: Buyer will receive mineral rights owned by the seller.

Legal Questions: Legal questions may be directed to attorney Richard Kash in Paris, IL at 217-465-4196.

Agency: Moss Auction Team and their staff are exclusive agents for the Seller. Moss Auction Team, when acting as Agent, is not responsible for the act of its principals.

Disclaimer and Absence of Warranties: The property is being sold on an “as is, where is, with all faults” basis, and no warranty or representation, either expressed or implied, concerning the property is made by the Seller or the Auction Company. Each potential bidder/buyer is responsible for conducting his or her own independent inspections, investigations and due diligence concerning the property. The information gathered for this auction is subject to verification by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, errors, or omissions is assumed by the Seller or the Auction Company. The Seller and the Auctioneer reserve the right to preclude any persons from bidding if there is any question as to the person’s credentials, fitness, etc. Auctioneer has final decision on all matters pertaining to this auction.

Seller: Gary J. Eskew & Lisa Eskew Gosnell


Paris, IL 217-465-4545

Matthew Moss IL lic.#440.000148


Seller: Gary J. Eskew & Lisa Eskew Gosnell


Paris, IL 217-465-4545

Matthew Moss IL lic.#440.000148