Farmland Auction

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
10 AM CT

81+/- Acres Offered in 1 Tract

Highly Productive Farmland in Prairie Township, Edgar County, IL

Results: $17,200/acre!
Total: $1,393,200.00


Step Station, 14793 E 1200N Road, Paris, IL


Step Station is located on the north edge of Paris, just east of IL Highway 1 on CR 1200N.


From Chrisman, IL, intersection/stoplight of IL Hwy. 1 & US Hwy. 36, travel east 3.7 miles on US Hwy. 36 to CR 1950E/Scottland Road, travel north 4.5 miles on CR 1950E/Scottland Road to CR 2650N, travel east 2.6 miles on CR 2650N to the property on the south side of the road. Watch for signs.


81 +/- acres of highly productive farmland with 79.53 FSA cropland acres classified non-HEL located in Section 5 of Prairie Township with excellent blacktop road frontage along the north boundary. The Productivity Index (PI) for the soils on this farm are 143.7 (Class A).



Tenant rights are open for the 2023 crop year.


The 2021 real estate taxes due in 2022 are $4,517.32. The sellers will retain all income from the 2022 crop year.


According to the Edgar County FSA Office, Farm #9386 consists of 79.53 DCP Cropland acres classified non-HEL. Base acres of 43.97 for corn, 17.94 for soybeans and 17.62 for wheat. Crop election choice is PLC for corn, soybeans & wheat.


Auction Procedure: This property will be offered as one parcel on per acre basis times 81.0 acres, subject to the sellers’ acceptance.

Down Payment: Ten percent (10%) down payment on the day of the auction upon signing a purchase agreement immediately following the close of the auction. The remaining balance will be due on or before October 28, 2022 at the closing with delivery of deed. Property is being sold subject to any easements or right of ways of public record. 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.

Acceptance of bid prices: The successful bidder will be required to sign purchase agreement at the auction site immediately following the close of the auction. The final bid price is subject to the sellers’ acceptance or rejection.

Possession: Buyer will receive possession at the time of closing subject to the remaining 2022 tenant rights.

Title: Sellers will provide 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, 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 for the 2022 real estate taxes at the time of closing based upon the most recently ascertainable tax figure available at closing. Buyer will assume and pay all real estate taxes payable in 2023 and thereafter.

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

Agency: Moss Auction Team and their staff are exclusive agents for the Sellers.

Auction Company Note: Announcements on Sale Day take precedence over printed material or any other oral statement made.

Online Bidding Technology Use: Moss Auction Team is not responsible for technology failures and cannot be held liable if your online bids are not accepted. In the event of a technology failure, internet outage on our part or other technical difficulties related to the server, software, or any other online related technology, Moss Auction Team reserves the right to extend, continue or close bidding. Neither the software provider, nor Moss Auction Team shall be held responsible for a missed bid or failure of the software to function properly for any and all reasons.

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 Sellers or the Auction Company. Each potential buyer is responsible for conducting his or her own independent inspections, investigations and due diligence concerning the property. The information contained in this brochure is subject to verification by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, errors, or omissions is assumed by the Sellers or the Auction Company. The auction procedure, conduct, and bid increments are at the direction and discretion of the Auctioneer. The Sellers 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.

Sellers: Gary Price, Philip Price & Karen Price


Paris, IL 217-465-4545

Matthew Moss IL lic. #440.000148