Auction Date/Time/Location: Thursday, December 20, 2018, 10:30 a.m., MT at the Reck Agri Auction Center, Sterling, Co.
Overview: Ted Roos is offering 645.3+/- acres of Colorado land for sale at auction. This dryland is located in 10 miles north of Paoli and 11 miles south of Sedgwick, CO in southwest Sedgwick County, CO. The Roos property includes 584.4+/- acres of dryland and 60.9+/- acres of pasture. The Buyer(s) will have possession upon closing, Excellent FSA base with 584 acres of corn with a 91 bu yield. The Roos property is situated in the Fairfield farming area which is known for raising dryland corn. Terrain is level to slightly rolling with soils being Haxtun and Julesburg loamy sand. This property will be offered in 4 parcels, 2 combos, and as a single unit. Seldom does property become available for sale within this farming area. This auction is a once in lifetime opportunity, the property being offered at this auction has been in the same family for over 80 years and once sold, may never again be publicly offered for sale.
SALE Terms/Procedure: The "Ted Roos Dryland Auction" is a land auction with Reserve. The Roos property to be offered as a "Multi Parcel" Auction in 4 Parcels, 2 Combos, and as a Single Unit. The parcels, combos, and single unit will be offered in the sale order as stated within the brochure. The parcels, combos, and single unit will compete to determine the highest aggregate bid(s). Seller reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. Seller agrees not to accept and negotiate any contracts to purchase prior to auction date. Bids will be taken for total purchase price not price per acre.
SIGNING OF Purchase Contract: Immediately following the conclusion of the auction, the highest bidder(s) will sign Brokerage Disclosure and will enter into and sign a Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate (Land) for the amount of the bid. Required earnest money deposit to be in the form of a personal, business, or corporate check for 15% of the purchase price which is due upon the signing of the contract and to be deposited with Reck Agri Realty & Auction. Purchase contract will not be contingent upon financing. Terms and conditions in the detail brochure and oral announcements shall be incorporated and made a part of the contract. Sample contract is available within the detail brochure.
CLOSING: Buyer(s) shall pay in electronic transfer funds or cashier's check (Good Funds), the balance of purchase price plus their respective closing costs, and sign and complete all customary or required documents at closing, which is on or before January 18, 2018. Closing to be conducted by Sedgwick County Title and the closing service fee to be split 50-50 between Seller and Buyer(s).
TITLE: Seller to pass title by Warranty Deed free and clear of all liens. Title Insurance to be used as evidence of marketable title and cost of the premium to be split 50-50 between Seller and Buyer(s). The Buyer(s) to receive a TBD title commitment within detail brochure, updated title commitment with Buyer(s) name, lender, purchase price, and all supplements and additions thereto after auction, and an owner's title insurance policy in an amount equal to the Purchase Price after closing. Property to be sold subject to existing roads and highways; established easements and rights-of-way; and other matters affected by title documents shown within the title commitment; and zoning, building, subdivision, and other restrictions and regulations of record. Title commitments are available for review within the detail brochure and at the auction and title commitment and exceptions will be incorporated and made a part of the Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate (Land).
POSSESSION: Possession of farmland upon closing.
PROPERTY Condition: The prospective Buyer(s) should verify all information contained herein. All prospective bidders are urged to fully inspect the property, its condition, and to rely on their own conclusions and the property is being sold As Is-Where IS, without warranty, representation or recourse to Seller.
FSA Determination: FSA base acres and yields to pass with the Parcels, Combos, or Single Unit as designated within the detail brochure. Buyer(s) and Seller, at closing, to sign a memorandum of understanding stating the base acres and yields as designated within the detail brochure.
REAL Estate Taxes: 2018 real estate taxes due in 2019, to be paid by Seller. 2019 real estate taxes due in 2020, and thereafter, to be paid by Buyer(s).
LEGAL Description: Legal descriptions are subject to existing fence/field boundaries or land-use trades, if any.
MINERALS: Seller to convey all Owned mineral rights to Buyer(s).
NOXIOUS Weeds & Chemicals: There may be areas infested by noxious weeds, (i.e. rye, bindweed, canadian thistle, rye, goat/Johnson grass, etc). The location of and the density of noxious weeds is unknown at this time.
ACREAGES: All stated acreages in the initial brochure, detail brochure, and visual presentation at the auction are approximate and are obtained from aerial photos from the FSA office. The county tax records may indicate different acreages and no warranty is expressed or implied as to exact acreages of property. All bids are for the total parcel without regard to exact acreage. There will be no adjustment in purchase price if acreage is different than what is stated in this brochure and/or stated at the auction.
BIDDER Requirements: Prior to auction, Buyer(s) to review the terms and conditions as set forth in the Detail Brochure. Detail Brochure may be obtained by visiting auction property page at our web site, or by calling Reck Agri Realty & Auction. Bidding via cell phone, internet, and/or bidding on someone's behalf, must be approved by Reck Agri Realty & Auction 24 hours prior to auction.
ANNOUNCEMENTS: The information contained herein has either been given to us by the owner of the property or obtained from sources that we deem reliable. We have no reason to doubt its accuracy, but we do not guarantee it. Reck Agri Realty & Auction and the Seller assumes no responsibility for the omissions, corrections, or withdrawals. The location maps are not intended as a survey and are for general location purposes only. The prospective Buyer(s) should verify all information contained herein. All prospective bidders are urged to fully inspect the property, its condition and to rely on their own conclusions. All equipment and improvements are to be sold As Is-Where IS, without warranty, representation or recourse to Seller. Reck Agri Realty & Auction and all other agents of Broker are or will be acting as a Transaction Broker. Announcements made by Reck Agri Realty & Auction, at the time of sale will take precedence over any previously printed material or other oral statements. Reck Agri Realty & Auction does not offer broker participation for the "Ted Roos Dryland Auction". Reck Agri Realty & Auction reserves the right to require bank references upon request and reserves the right to refuse bids from any bidder. Bidding increments are at the discretion of the Broker.
A Detail Brochure is available upon request and is Required to bid at the auction, via cell phone, or online bidding. It includes the terms and conditions of the auction, pertinent facts, title commitment, Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate (Land). For additional color photos visit the “Ted Roos Dryland Auction” Visual Tour on our website.
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Land Maps & Files
10+/- mi N of Paoli, Colorado
11+/- mi S of Sedgwick, Colorado