109+/- Acres Benton County Farm Auction
SOLD! $1,650,000 or $15,000 per acre
SOLD! $1,650,000 or $15,000 per acre
109.93+ / - ACRES | GRANT TOWNSHIP / BENTON COUNTY
- Fully Pattern Tiled Farm
- Wind Turbine Royalties
- Productive Soils & Strong Yields
- 2022 Beans 74 bpa
- Available in Two Tracts or Whole Farm
AUCTION TERMS & CONDITIONS
109 +/- Acres | Benton County, Indiana
Listing # JK2204109AU
The successful Bidder(s) must be prepared to present a check or complete a wire transfer for not less than 10% of the purchase price at the conclusion of the auction to serve as Earnest Money. Funds (checks/wire transfers) must be made payable to Geswein Farm & Land Realty, LLC.
Seller reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids.
The property is being offered to the highest bidder in the manner resulting in the highest sale price.
A down payment for not less than ten (10%) percent of the bid will be required
upon acceptance of the high bid(s) on January 12, 2023. The down payment may be made in the form of a personal check, business check, cashier’s check, or wire transfer. The balance of the contract purchase price is due in cash at closing. YOUR BIDDING IS NOT CONDITIONAL UPON FINANCING, be certain that you have arranged financing, if needed, and are capable of paying for the property in cash at closing.
ACCEPTANCE OF BID PRICES: The successful high bidder(s) will enter into a purchase agreement immediately following the close of bidding for presentation to the seller. Final bid prices are subject to approval or rejection by seller.
POSSESSION & CLOSING: Possession will be given at settlement.
Successful bidder(s) will pay 10% of the successful bid on the day of sale as earnest money. Successful bidders are purchasing with no financing contingencies and must be prepared for cash settlement of their purchase on or before February 13, 2023 or after any objections to title have been cleared. Final settlement will require wire transfer.
TITLE: Seller shall furnish the buyer at seller’s expense an owner’s policy of title insurance in the amount of the purchase price, and agrees to provide and execute a proper deed conveying merchantable title to the real estate to the buyer.
REAL ESTATE TAXES AND ASSESSMENTS: Seller will pay the 2022 payable in 2023 real estate taxes, 2023 real estate taxes and assessments due and payable in 2024 shall be pro-rated on the date of closing. Real estate taxes and assessments in 2024 and beyond shall be paid by Buyer.
EASEMENTS: Sale of property is subject to any and all recorded or apparent easements.
SURVEY: Seller shall provide a new survey where there is no existing legal description sufficient to convey title. Any need for a new survey shall be determined solely by the seller unless such surveys are required by the State or local law. The cost of the survey shall be shared equally by the seller and buyer(s). The type of survey performed shall be at the seller’s option and sufficient for providing a standard form owner’s title insurance policy and the transfer of merchantable title. If a survey is completed, the purchase price for the surveyed tract(s) will be adjusted, up or down, to the exact surveyed acres. The price per acre will be the auction price bid for the tract, divided by the tract acreage estimated in the auction brochure.
MINERAL RIGHTS: Sale shall include 100% of the mineral rights owner by the seller, if any.
ACREAGES: All acreages are approximate and have been estimated based upon current legal descriptions, FSA records, and aerial mapping software.
AGENCY: Geswein Farm & Land Realty, LLC is the exclusive agent of the seller. Indiana Auction License # AU12000053.
NEW DATA, CORRECTIONS AND CHANGES: Please review all announcements prior to scheduled auction time to inspect any changes, corrections, or additions to the property information.
PROPERTY INSPECTION: Every potential Bidder is responsible for conducting, at their own risk, their own independent inspections, due diligence, investigations, and inquiries concerning the property. Inspection dates have been scheduled and will be staffed with auction personnel. Further, Seller, Seller’s Agent, and Auctioneer disclaim any and all responsibility for Bidders safety during any physical inspection of the property. No party shall be deemed an invitee of the property by virtue of the offering of the property for sale.
The property is being sold on an “AS IS, WHERE IS” basis, and no warranty or representation, either express or implied, concerning the property is made by the seller or the auction company, auctioneer or real estate agency. Each potential bidder is responsible for conducting his or her own independent inspections, investigations, inquiries, and due diligence concerning the property. The information contained in the brochure is believed to be accurate but is subject to verification by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed by the seller, the auction company, auctioneer, or real estate agency. All sketches and dimensions in this brochure are approximate. All acreages are approximate and have been estimated based on legal descriptions or aerial photographs. Conduct at the auction and increments of bidding are at the direction and discretion of the auction company and/or auctioneer. The seller & sellers agent reserve the right to preclude any person from bidding if there are any questions as to the person’s credentials, fitness, etc. All decisions of the auction company or seller agent are final.
NOTE: Videotaping, flash photography, and/or public announcements will be allowed on auction day ONLY with prior approval from Geswein Farm & Land Realty, LLC.
CONDITIONS OF THE AUCTION:
The Auctioneer’s decision is final in the event of a dispute over any Auction matter. The Auctioneer reserves the right to accept bids in any increments he feels are in the best interest of his clients and reserve the right to waive any previously printed or announced requirements. All Auction day announcements by the Auctioneer supersede any printed material or any other Auction statements made previously. The Auctioneer reserves the right to bid on behalf of any buyer. All Auction Sales Contracts will be presented to the seller for approval. The Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any property from the Auction, without penalty. Auctioneer may elect to cancel the Auction without penalty if Auctioneer believes that the outcome will not be in the Seller’s best interest. If Seller is not present, the Auctioneer may elect to start or cancel the Auction without penalty. The Auctioneer shall be held harmless by buyer and seller should the property fail to go to a successful settlement for any reason. The seller, Auctioneer, and its agents shall not be held liable for any errors or omissions regarding Auction property. Buyer assumes responsibility to check with the appropriate authority/authorities regarding the property’s zoning and current or future intended use as well as any restrictions or covenants affecting the property. Bidder(s) have the right and should examine the applicable county master plan and any municipal land use plans and maps for the area in which the property is located prior to bidding. The Seller, Auctioneer, and agents assume no responsibility for the information contained in said plan(s) and assumes no liability for failure by buyer to review the plans. The contract will not be contingent upon bidder(s) review of such plans. Auctioneer complies with all federal, state, and local laws regarding the buying and selling of property.
VIDEO/PHOTO DISCLAIMER & RELEASE
This auction may be videotaped, as all of our auctions. As a condition of attendance, attendees have agreed to the use of themselves without further consideration or compensation in both audio and video forms. These recordings may be used for purposes of illustration, broadcast, or distribution in any manner associated with the promotion of Geswein Farm & Land Realty, LLC.
TECHNOLOGY DISCLAIMER: Geswein Farm & Land Realty, LLC, its members, partners, agents, affiliates, and vendors make no warranty or guarantee that the online bidding system and/or online auction software will function as designed on the day of sale. Technical problems can and sometimes do occur. If a technical problem occurs and you are not able to place your bid during the live auction, Geswein Farm & Land Realty, LLC, its members, partners, agents, affiliates, and vendors will not be held liable or responsible for any claim of loss, whether actual or potential, as a result of the technical failure. As a registered bidder for this auction, I acknowledge that I am accepting this offer to place bids during a live called outcry auction over the Internet in lieu of actually attending the auction as a personal convenience to me.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY
Attendees agree to observe and obey all rules, warnings, and oral instructions or directions given by Geswein Farm & Land Realty, LLC and/or auction house. Attendees hereby release, waive, and forever discharge any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature against Geswein Farm & Land Realty, LLC and its affiliated partners and sponsors, including in each case, without limitation, their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, and agents (the “released parties”) either in law or in equity, to the fullest extent permissible by law, including but not limited to damages or losses caused by the negligence, fault, or conduct of any kind on the part of the released parties, including but not limited to death, bodily injury, illness, economic loss, or out of pocket expenses, or loss or damage to property, which attendees, heirs, assignees, next of kin and/or legally appointed or designated representatives, may have or which may hereinafter accrue on my behalf, which arise or may hereafter arise from my attendance and/or participation.
In the event of any conflict between this document and the sales contract, the sales contract will prevail.
DISCLAIMER AND ABSENCE OF WARRANTIES: All information in this brochure and all related materials are subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the purchase agreement. ANNOUNCEMENTS MADE BY THE REAL ESTATE AGENCY OR AUCTIONEER DURING THE TIME OF THE SALE WILL TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER ANY PREVIOUSLY PRINTED MATERIAL OR ANY OTHER ORAL STATEMENTS MADE.