Hancock County, IL Land Auction

SOLD! TRACT 1 – $7,750.00 PER ACRE

SOLD! TRACT 2 – $2,750.00 PER ACRE

TOTAL – $603,432.50

82.83 Surveyed Acres – 2 Tracts

Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 4:00 P.M.

Auction to be held at The Annex, 710 E. Main St., La Harpe, IL 61450


The Rodeffer farm is located 3.5 miles west of La Harpe, IL on Highway 9 to County Road 2400E, then north 1.5 miles to County Road 2800N, then west 1 mile, and is further described as being located in the West 1/2 of the Northwest Quarter of Section 14, T7N – R6W, Durham Township, Hancock County, IL.

Tract 1 represents productive, tillable farmland

Tract 2 represents pasture, recreational acres and potential building sites.



Tract 1 – 75.13 Surveyed Acres

  • FSA figures indicate 73.32 acres of cropland currently in row crop production
  • PI Rating: 126.3
  • Productive soil types include Greenbush, Muscatune, Rozetta, Elco-Ursa & Sable
  • Access is along the north side by E County Rd. 2800


Tract 2 – 7.70 Surveyed Acres

  • This tract is comprised of timber & pasture and would be ideal for a small hobby farm or hunting piece.
  • There are also potential building sites located on this tract
  • Access is along the north side by E County Rd. 2800 & along the west side by N County Rd. 2300



Both tracts have recently been surveyed and will sell on a price per acre basis, based on said survey. Both tracts will be sold individually. The tracts will NOT be offered in their entirety or in any combinations at the conclusion of the auction.

Immediately following the auction, the successful buyer(s) will be required to enter into a written purchase agreement with the seller and pay ten percent (10%) of the bid price. The balance of the bid price will be due at the time of closing on or before Monday, December 17, 2018. Bidding is NOT contingent upon financing. Title insurance in the full amount of the purchase price will be provided by the seller. The 2018 real estate taxes, due and payable in 2019, will be paid by the seller. The 2019 and subsequent real estate taxes will be paid by the buyer(s). Possession will be given at the time of closing, subject only to the current tenant’s crop lease. The farm sells free & clear for the 2019 crop year. There are no hunting leases associated with the property.

All announcements sale day shall take precedence over any prior advertising either written or oral. The information in this brochure is believed to be accurate; however, no liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed. All lines drawn on maps, photographs, etc. are approximate. Buyers should verify the information to their satisfaction. There are no expressed or implied warranties pertaining to the property. This real estate is being sold “as is”.










Mr. & Mrs. John Henry Rodeffer – Sellers


Representing Attorney:

Kurt Dittmer

Rasmussen & Dittmer, LLC

102 N. Center St. – P.O. Box 509

La Harpe, IL 61450

PH (217) 659-3312