Certified Expertise. Local Experience. Personalized Service.
Accurate Property Valuations
Peoples Company employs a network of real estate appraisal professionals and consultants who are licensed in all the major agricultural markets to provide the most accurate property valuations available. Our dedicated team of appraisers uses the most up-to-date technology available as well as a comprehensive and proprietary real estate sales database to arm themselves with the latest market trends and intel.
Ag Valuation Experts
Peoples Company's dedicated team of appraisal professionals and consultants have the skills, experience, and resources to provide the most accurate property valuation.
Agricultural Appraisal Services
Peoples Company’s highly-qualified, certified appraisers have expertise in sales and transfers of real estate, mortgage financing, investment analysis, internal asset valuation, divorce settlement, estate planning, acquisition and condemnation, litigation, and property tax appeals.
The team specializes in conducting valuations on agricultural and recreational land, agribusiness properties, and commercial-agricultural properties. Between the states in which the team holds Certified General Appraiser licenses and the temporary licensing privileges of others, Peoples Company can extend its experience and high-quality service nearly anywhere in the country.
The appraisal team tracks active listings and auctions, pending sales, and sold properties throughout the major agricultural markets across the country. From this database, the team generates reports for inventory of farms for sale, inventory of investment-grade farms, upcoming land auctions, auction results, and a breakdown of land value trends.
Types Of Appraisals
Trust the Peoples Company team for a wide range of land valuation needs, including:
• Single Asset Appraisals
• Portfolio Appraisals, Including Annual Updates
• Appraisal Review
• Appraisal Process Management
• Statewide Market Analyses
• Expert Witness Testimony
• Partial Interest Valuation
• Consulting Services
• Restricted Appraisal Report
• Area-Wide Market Analysis
• Economic Consulting
• NCREIF Valuations
Property Types Appraised
Peoples Company’s appraisal team has extensive experience and continues to expand its scope of property types appraised across the country.
• Agricultural Land
• Recreational Land
• Transitional/Development Land
• Grain Storage Facilities
• Cattle Facilities, Feed Yards, and Recreational Ranches
• Conservation and Preservation Easements (CRP/WRP)
• Federal and State Land Acquisitions and Dispositions
• Eminent Domain Condemnation Properties
• Other Agribusiness and Commercial-Agricultural Properties
• Dairies and Cattle Facilities
• Swine Facilities
• Poultry Facilities
• Equestrian Facilities
• Seed Treatment Facilities
• Nut and Fruit Orchards
• Greenhouses and Nurseries
• Irrigated and Dryland Farms
• Citrus and Avocado Groves
• Vineyards and Wineries
• Storage, Cooling, and Packing Facilities
• Processing and Treatment Facilities
Peoples Company appraisers are involved in the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) and adhere to the highest standards of the appraisal industry. ASFMRA is an organization tailored specifically to the appraisal and farm management professions throughout the country. Peoples Company appraisers are members of the ASFMRA and many have achieved the Accredited Rural Appraiser (ARA) designation. These individuals have met rigorous requirements and are highly productive with a proven track record. They strive to arm themselves with the latest market knowledge in their areas and they execute their business with the utmost professionalism.
Peoples Company appraisers are involved in the Appraisal Institute, the largest professional association of real estate appraisers in the U.S. Peoples Company MAI designated appraisers provide a range of services related to real property, including providing opinions of value, evaluations, reviews, consulting, and advice on investment decisions. MAI designated appraisers meet rigorous education requirements, pass a final comprehensive examination, and receive credit for specialized experience that meets strict criteria. MAI designated members are recognized by courts of law, government agencies, financial institutions, and investors as a mark of excellence in the field of real estate valuation and analysis.
Connect With A Land Valuation Expert
Meet The Team
Meet our team of dedicated Appraisal professionals.
Fill out the form below to request a bid or communicate with a Peoples Company Land Valuation expert.
Agricultural Appraisal Blog Articles
Weekly Auction Results: 11/12/23-11/18/23
As harvest across the Midwest is wrapping up, the seasonal auction sales are officially in full swing. In Iowa, our appraisal team was able to track over 7,800 acres sold in 89 tracts. The average dollar per acre was $13,043, average dollar per tillable acre was $14,423 with an average dollar per CSR2 point of $178. This is down 2% from the Q3 average. Illinois had a rally, too, with 1,830 acres selling in 24 tracts at an average dollar per acre of $15,281.
Weekly Auction Results: 11/5/23-11/11/23
November is historically the busiest time of year for public auctions, and 2023 is no exception. The week of November 5, 61 tracts were auctioned in Iowa, 20 in Illinois, 15 in Minnesota, and 10 in Nebraska.
Land Auction Results - October 2023
The appraisal team at Peoples Company was able to track 57 tracts or 5,552 acres sold at public auction in Iowa during October 2023. The average dollar per acre was $12,456, the average dollar per tillable acre was $13,820, and the average dollar per CSR2 was $171.