As I wrote to my owners in July I had reflect on the fact that this is the ugliest crop I have ever seen in the Wabash/Miami counties area. We had a cold, wet spring, and then a series of 4″-5″ rains that flooded many fields in the area. Even well drained farms could not […]

Two weeks ago we auctioned a very nice farm, 700+ acres, in southern Wabash County, Indiana. Attendance at the auction was outstanding (200+) and there were a wide range of buyers from local farmers to institutional investors. In the end the farm sold to an investor from central Indiana and the sales price at $8,500/acre […]

Harry Brickley, a longtime client, in the early 1980’s purchased 80 acres with the foresight that someday this land would be developed.  In the early 2000’s Harry helped fund sewer and water from Warren, IN out to I69.  Over the years small parcels could have been sold off this property but Harry had the vision […]

“I would like to thank Halderman Real Estate and especially representatives, Jim and Sam Clark for their dedication and hard work in making our farm sale at auction a success. We are very pleased with how everything turned out.” “Thank you Larry!! And a HUGE congratulations to you too! I can’t tell you how much […]

Roughly 10 percent of small-scale farmers across the nation leave the industry every year.  This is the first sentence of  Farm World’s Doug Graves article titled “New Ohio Program Helps Young Farmers“.  To learn about all the programs available at the Ohio Ecological food and Farm Association.          

Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) is used to determine the taxes paid on farmland in Ohio. CAUV legislation was passed in 1974 by the state legislature in order to decrease the tax rates on properties that were used for commercial agriculture. Previously agricultural land was taxed at fair market value and the goal was to […]

We use a multifaceted marketing plan to reach as many potential buyers as possible.  Our intent is to saturate the local marketplace and make sure those regional and national investors are also aware of the property.  This is done through traditional methods and the use of on-line resources and social media. Regionally, nationally or worldwide […]

This depends on the type of sale method and the commission structure.  There are potentially two other fees you might pay Halderman.  One would be an appraisal fee, if you wanted one.  The other would be a marketing fee for the advertising and media marketing we do for your property.  We disclose all of our […]

Mother Nature has not been kind to many portions of the Eastern Corn Belt and Central Indiana over the last several months.  Many areas have just been too wet.  Persistent heavy rains slowed down planting in May.  In fact, many fields had to be replanted due to excessive rain.  It is not uncommon to see […]

We have over 10 certified general appraisers on staff licensed in IN, MI, OH, KY and IL. If you need a certified appraisal we have you covered. In addition many of our real estate brokers also perform appraisals allowing us to complete well over 700 appraisals annually. We specialize in farmland and agricultural properties. Continue […]