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Agriculture Land Sales: A Booming Market Where Cash Is King

GUNDER, IA - AUGUST 17: Weeds grow up around ...

It seems like most areas of commercial real estate are suffering from a financing drought.  Credit resources are at a premium thanks to banks cutting back on lending, a contracted market for securitized property deals have kept a cry for easier credit high on commercial practitioner want lists for three years.

Naturally all real estate is local, so it’s tough to make a claim for an entire sector. ¬†Discussion in the wake of the Realtors Land Institute meeting in Denver is finding that one market not subject to credit crunch conditions is Iowa’s agricultural land.

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