Pocahontas County, Iowa 155.21 +/- Acres Absolute Land Auction | 2 Tracts

Pocahontas County Absolute land auction – SOLD


Iowa Land Company is honored to represent the Raymond Reis Life Estate in Cedar Township Section 18/8 located in Pocahontas County, Iowa. The farm consists of 155.21 total acres, located 2.5 miles northwest of Fonda, Iowa. The farms will be offered at public auction on February 18th at the Allee Building in Newell at 1pm. We will offer the farm in two tracts on the day of sale. This is a great opportunity for local farmers to expand their current farming operation and gives farmland investors the ability to buy well taken care of farmland acres! Tract 1 is an inside 80, with 74.38 +/- acres considered cropland acres. This farm consists of gently rolling farmland with great water drainage. The CSR2 average is 84.6 which is above the county average. Webster and Canisteo clay loam soils make up the majority of the soil. Tract 2 consists of 75.21 acres, with 70.97+/- acres considered cropland acres. The CSR2 average is 77.6 with Webster,Canisteo and Clarion clay loam making up the majority of the tillable acres. The farm lease has been terminated for the 2021 growing season full possession will be March 1st, 2021.

Call Land Broker/Auctioneer Luke Skinner at 515-468-3610 or Land Broker Matt Skinner at 515-443-5004 for more information on this Pocahontas County Land Auction.

Tract 1 – 80 +/- Acres

  • 74.38 +/- Cropland Acres | 84.6 CSR2  
  • PLC Yield
    • 159 Corn
    • 39 Soybeans
  • Base Acres | 37.2 Corn | 37.18 Soybeans

Tract 2 – 75.21 +/- Acres

  • 70.97 Cropland Acres | 77.6 CSR2  
  • PLC Yield
    • 159 Corn
    • 39 Soybeans
  • Base Acres | 35.6 Corn | 35.37 Soybeans

Auction Location: Allee Building

Auction Address: 108 S Fulton St, Newell, IA 50568

Sale Method:The farm will be sold as 2 tracts at live public auction

Farm Lease: Open lease 2021. Possession March 1st, 2021

Survey: No survey will be provided; we are selling gross acres.

Purchase Agreement: Immediately upon conclusion of the auction, the high bidder will enter into a real estate sales contract and deposit with the seller’s attorney the required earnest money payment. The Seller will provide a current abstract at their expense. Sale is not contingent upon Buyer obtaining financing.

Earnest Money: 10% earnest money payment is required on the day of the auction. All funds will be held in the sellers’ attorney trust account. Remaining balance will be due at closing.

Farm Possession: The farm is rented for the 2020 farming season. Buyer will receive full possession March 1st, 2021.

Farm Closing: March 31st, 2021

FSA Information: Call Land Broker/Auctioneer Luke Skinner or Land Broker Matt Skinner for any FSA information questions prior to the auction. Note all FSA information is estimated to the best seller and Iowa Land Company. All information is subject to change. Farm will be subject to a new FSA conservation plan.

Mineral Rights: All mineral rights will convey to the buyer.

Bidder Registration: All active bidders must be registered prior to bidding on the farm. All bidders must have a bid card to bid on the farm. Call Land Broker Luke Skinner or Land Broker Matt Skinner prior to the sale if you are unable to attend the sale but have an interest in the farm. We do have online bidding available. You must sign up for online bidding at least 48 hours before the sale. 

Terms and Conditions: This sale is subject to all easements, covenants, restrictions of record, and leases. Each Bidder is responsible for conducting, at their own risk, their own inspections, inquiries, and due diligence concerning the property. All property is sold “AS IS-WHERE IS” basis with no warranties or guarantees, either expressed or implied by the Seller or Iowa Land Company.

Announcements: Information provided herein was obtained from sources deemed reliable, but neither Iowa Land Company nor the Seller make any guarantees or warranties as to its accuracy. All potential bidders are urged to inspect the property, it’s condition, and to rely on their own conclusions. All sketches, dimensions, and acreage figures are approximate or “more or less”. Any announcements made auction day by Iowa Land Company will take precedence over any previously printed materials or oral statements. Iowa Land Company and Seller reserve the right to preclude any person from bidding if there are any questions as to the person’s credentials or fitness to bid.

Brief Legal Description  

Located in Section 18 and 8 of Cedar TWP, Pocahontas County, Iowa. Exact legal description will come from the deed.


  • Tract 1 $2,426.62
  • Tract 2 $2,069.49

From Newell, Iowa

  • Head east on 620th Street for 3 miles
  • Turn left (north) on 240th Ave and continue for 1 mile
  • Turn right (east) on 620th Street and continue for 1.5 miles
  • Farms will be on the north and south sides of the roads.
  • See Signs
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Luke Skinner
Land Broker / Auctioneer
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Matt Skinner
Land Broker


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