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The Hinckley Farm


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Contact Details -
Mark T. Mommsen  (Agent)
Phone: 815-756-3606
Mobile:  815-901-4269

Date of Auction: 9/20/2013
Time of Auction: 10:00 am
Auction Location: Hinckley Community Building, 120 Maple Street, Hinckley, IL 60520
Inspection Date: 9/20/2013
Inspection Location: Please call to schedule an inspection.
Directions to Auction: The auction site is located in Hinckley, Illinois. Maple Street is 0.6 miles east of the corner of U.S. Route 30 and Somonauk Road.
Directions to Farm: The farm is adjacent to the south side of Hinckley, Illinois. From U.S. Route 30 in Hinckley, travel south on Somonauk Road for 1.3 miles to Bastian Road. Head east on Bastian Road for 0.5 miles. The farm is on the north side of the road.

Auction Terms & Conditions

Agency: Martin, Goodrich & Waddell, Inc. and its representatives are agents of the owner.
Earnest Money: The successful bidder as determined by the auctioneer is required to make a 10% down payment of the accepted bid price on the day of auction with the balance due at closing. Bidding is not conditional upon financing. Payment shall be in the form of a personal check or cashier's check.
Closing: Closing shall be on or before October 21, 2013. The purchase agreement is between the seller and buyer only, and cannot be assigned to a third party without the written consent of the seller. Possession is subject to the rights of any tenants in possession.
Real Estate Taxes: The 2013 real estate taxes, drainage assessment taxes, and special assessments due and payable in 2014 shall be paid by the seller. All subsequent year taxes shall be the responsibility of the buyer.
Crops & Expenses: Seller shall retain the landlord share for the 2013 crop year.
Conveyance: At closing, seller shall convey and transfer the property to buyer by warranty deed, appropriate assignment, land trust, or other similar acceptable instrument of conveyance. At the same time, the balance of the purchase price then due shall be paid and all documents relative to the transaction shall be signed and delivered.
Title Evidence: At closing, seller shall furnish a commitment and Owner's Title Guaranty Policy for the amount of the purchase price at the seller's expense.
Survey: Seller shall secure a boundary survey by a licensed land surveyor at the seller's expense, dated no more than six months prior to closing. Final purchase price will be based upon surveyed acres.
Disclaimer & Absence of Warranties: Announcements made the day of the auction supersede any previously made statements or material provided, whether printed or oral. Information contained in this brochure is subject to the terms and conditions of the purchase agreement between the seller and buyer. All maps, data, acreages, and images in this brochure are approximate, and no liability for its accuracy is assumed by the seller or seller's agent. The buyer shall be responsible for conducting their own independent inspection and due diligence concerning the property. The property is being sold "as is" and "where is" with no warranty or representation, either expressed or implied, concerning the property is made by the seller or seller's agent. The auctioneer reserves the right to make final decisions on auction conduct and bidding increments.
Disclosure: Some photos in this brochure may be stock photography and are for illustrative purposes only.
Owner: J&N Farm Project, LLC, Jaime & Carol Gonzalez
Property Details
Location: The subject farm is located 40 miles southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport and is contiguous to Hinckley, Illinois. Nearby towns include: Sandwich (6 miles south), Waterman (6 miles west) and DeKalb (11 miles northwest).
Frontage: There is approximately 1/16 mile of road frontage on East Sandwich Road and 1/2 mile on Bastian Road.
Major Highways: U.S. Route 30 is 1/4 mile north, Illinois Route 23 is 5 1/2 miles west, Interstate 88 is 8 miles northeast, and Illinois Route 47 is 9 1/4 miles east of the property.
Legal Description: A brief legal description indicates the Hinckley Farm is located in Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 23 and Part of Section 23 and Township 38 North - Range 5 East (Squaw Grove Township), DeKalb County, Illinois.
Total Acres: There are approximately 338.13 acres, more or less, according the DeKalb County Assessor's Office.
Tillable Acres: There are approximately 322 tillable acres.
Soil Types: Major soil types found on this farm include Elpaso silty clay loam, Flanagan silt loam, and Wingate silt loam.
Topography: The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
Climate / Growing Season: DeKalb County has a continental climate typical of north-central Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 160 days. On average we expect about 2,750 growing degree days from April 15 through September 30. Annual precipitation averages about 35" with over 2/3 of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 36" per year. Prevailing winds are from the west and southwest. This climate, combined with the generally excellent soils in this area, provides a nearly ideal environment for the production of corn and soybeans.
Mineral Rights: The buyer will receive and the seller will convey all mineral rights that the seller owns relating to the property.
Possession: Possession is subject to the rights of any tenants in possession.
Financing: Mortgage financing is available from several sources. Names and addresses will be provided upon request.
Taxes: The 2012 taxes totaled $13,374.16 and the tax parcel numbers are #15-14-376-006, #15-23-100-002, #15-23-100-003, #15-23-200-009 and #15-23-300-003.
Grain Markets: There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of the Hinckley Farm.
Zoning: The farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.
Soils Information
Soil # Soil Name Approx Acres Corn Yield Gross Bushel
356A Elpaso silty clay loam 113.5 195 22133
154A Flanagan silt loam 93.8 194 18197
348B Wingate silt loam 32.9 163 5363
512B Danabrook silt loam 29.2 185 5402
171B Catlin silt loam 26.2 185 4847
193B Mayville silt loam 8.9 148 1317
512C2 Danabrook silt loam 6.9 174 1201
171A Catlin silt loam 4 187 748
3076A Otter silt loam 2.7 186 502
62A Herbert silt loam 1.8 179 322
656C2 Octagon silt loam 1.7 151 257
221B2 Parr silt loam 0.2 151 30
    Total: 321.8    

TOTAL ACRES - 338.1 acres, more or less
TILLABLE ACRES - 321.8 acres, or 95.2% per FSA figures
CORN YIELD - 187.4 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
COMPARABLE YIELD INDEX - 178.4 bushels per acre, based on total acres

Disclaimer : Although the information contained in this brochure is considered to be accurate, no representation or warranty to that effect is being made. The information contained herein is subject to verification, and no liability for errors or omissions is assumed. The listing may be withdrawn with or without notice, and the stated price and terms are subject to change without notice or approval. The Seller further reserves the right to reject any and all offers. All inquiries, inspection appointments, and offers must be channeled through the Seller’s Designated Agent.