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Peoples Company’s Brad VanWeelden Earns Prestigious ALC Designation

June 26, 2015 - Peoples Company

Peoples Company Land Agent Brad VanWeelden has achieved the designation of Accredited Land Consultant (ALC).

He joins a select network of the most experienced and highest performing real estate experts specializing in farmland, timberland, ranch and recreational properties or development ground.

VanWeelden, a member in good standing with the Realtors Land Institute (RLI), successfully completed a rigorous education program with all coursework required to achieve the accreditation, including more than 100 contact hours offered through RLI’s Land University.

“Timberland,” “Land Investment Analysis,” “Tax Deferred 1031 Exchanges,” “Land: Conservation and an Environmental Perspective on Redevelopment,” “Mineral, Oil & Property Rights” and “Essentials of Negotiation” are among the certificates of course completion he has received.

The ALC group works together to build and share knowledge while developing trusted relationships and expanding business opportunities. It comprises individuals with the highest level of education, a proven track record of performance and a commitment to professionalism.

VanWeelden grew up on a farm near New Sharon, Iowa, and spent his summers working for local farmers choring, baling hay and helping with fieldwork. An avid outdoorsman and conservationist, he specializes in recreational and combination type farms, in addition to experience with tillable farmland.

With a focus on farms, ranches, recreational land, timberland and other specialty land properties such as hunting ground, he maintains extensive knowledge of the proper paperwork and procedures that relate to land transactions, including applicable laws and regulations in regards to the land and its use.

VanWeelden’s proven track record of performance is evident in sales volumes totaling more than $10 million in the past three years as a top-performing land agent with the Peoples Companyorganization.

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