Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 2:55 PM
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OMAHA, Neb. - Farmers National Company recently was named Top Real Estate Auction Company in the US by The Land Report: The Magazine of the American Landowner.
The award is based on a yearly survey of the nation’s largest real estate auction companies. Farmers National Company ranked first in The Land Report’s 2012 survey of the nation’s top 30 auction houses with $450 million in land auctioned off during the previous year. Farmers National Company also received this award in 2011.
Farmers National Company has sold more than 3,000 farms and ranches and completed 850 successful auctions resulting in over $1.7 billion in sales over the last five years. The company completed nearly 220 successful auctions of more than 60,000 acres in 2011.
“The market continues to reflect the strong demand for quality land creating a scenario where auctions continue to work very well, leading the market higher.” said Lee Vermeer, ALC, AFM, vice president of real estate operations at Farmers National Company.
Farmers National Company has a strong presence across 24 states with more than 200 licensed agents, all of whom can offer full auction services. “Being able to provide a full range of services to our clients helps us continue our growth in the industry,” said Vermeer.
Farmers National Company, an employee-owned company, is the nation’s leading agricultural real estate and farm and ranch management company. Farmers National Company currently manages more than 5,300 farms in 24 states. Additional services provided by the company include appraisals, insurance, consultation services, oil and gas management, lake management, and a national hunting lease program.