ONLINE ONLY AUCTION
55+/- ACRES * IRRIGATED CROPLAND * WELD COUNTY, CO
ONLINE BIDDING OPENS: Friday, April 24th, 2020 at 6:00 PM (MST) (7:00 PM CST)
ONLINE BIDDING CLOSES: Friday, May 29th, 2020 at 6:00 PM (MST) (7:00 PM CST)
REGISTER & BID ONLINE: Go to www.BidHeritage.com and register online. All bidding is conducted online only and registration can take up to 24 hours, so please register before the last day.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Highly productive irrigated cropland farm located in Weld County, Colorado will be offered to the public via Online Only Auction. The farm is comprised of excellent soil types and lays very well. It is provided irrigation water from the Prospect Canal with proven water rights that will transfer with the farm. Don’t miss this opportunity.
LOCATION: This farm is located 5.5 miles East of Keenesburg, Colorado on County Road 16, then ¼ mile north on County Road 69 to the farm on the left. (Look for Auction signs.)
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: A tract of land consisting of 55+/- acres, located in the E/2 of the SE/4 of Section 27- T2N –R63W of the 6th P.M., Weld County, Colorado.
(See survey for complete legal description).
INTERACTIVE MAP: https://uc.mapright.com/ranching/maps/ef62625e7ab92dacf77c86889703dcc5/share
DITCH WATER INFO: According to Weld County, Colorado water resources board this farm is supplied water at a rate of 1 to 1½ cfs from the Prospect Canal. 55+ bonded acres of water will transfer with the surface. Allocations for storage water from the Henrylyn Irrigation District are determined each spring usually beginning at 25% and increasing as the spring progresses depending on the snowpack and rain. Average total allocation for the storage water season is 35% to 40% for the year. Typically, in the spring there is also direct water available that is in addition to the storage water.
WATER WELL LEASE: In addition to the ditch water described above, there is also a year to year water well lease agreement which would provide 75 acre feet of water to the farm, at a current cost of $30.00 per/acre feet plus electricity cost to pump water from well to farm. This lease has been in existence since approximately 2013 with no plans of discontinuing. WATER WELL LEASE HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE SALE OF THE FARM, WELL IS DAMAGED.
SOIL TYPES: The principal soil types are Weld Loam, with 0% to 1% slope; and Colby Loam, with 0% 1% slope. These soils types are some of the best in the area and are conducive to growing a variety of crops and forage/hay.
FSA INFO: The subject 55+/- acre farm being offered for auction sale is included in a larger total farm unit of 72.36 acres (FSA Farm #1436) and will be subject to adjustment upon closing of sale and change of ownership, According to the form 156EZ provided by the Weld County, Colorado Farm Service Agency, Farm #1436 has 69.38 cropland acres, with a 19.52 acre wheat base and 89 bushel yield; and a 29.38 acre corn base with 194 bushel yield. There are 48.9 total base acres. (FSA 156EZ form is available on the auction website).
MINERALS: The Seller believes they own an undivided 25% of mineral rights and will be transferring said rights with the surface.
AUCTIONEERS NOTE: Farms like this one do not often come available to the marketplace. This auction represents a prime example of a highly productive irrigated cropland farm in Weld County, Colorado. The current owner has been a very good care taker of the land and now is your chance to purchase a great agricultural investment farm that is located close Keenesburg, Colorado. Register and bid today on this great farm.
Rodney & Linda Baumgartner
Online Auction Bidders Agreement
THIS IS A LEGALLY BINDING DOCUMENT. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS SET FORTH HEREIN, PLEASE CONSULT AN ATTORNEY PRIOR TO SIGNING.
I ________________________________ (Buyer) agree to immediately enter into a Purchase Contract if I am declared the high bidder (winning bidder) by the auctioneer during the following auction:
- A tract of land consisting of 55+/- acres, located in the E/2 of the SE/4 of Section 27- T2N –R63W of the 6th P.M., Weld County, Colorado.
(See survey for complete legal description).
- Bidding Open & Close Dates/Times:
- Online Bidding Opens on Friday, April 24th, 2020 at 6:00pm MST (7:00pm CST)
- Online Bidding Closes on Friday, May 29th, 2020 at 6:00pm MST (7:00pm CST)
By signing below, I agree that I have read and fully understand the Online Auction Bidders Agreement and the Terms and Conditions of this auction.
I fully understand and agree that an Online Auction Bidders Agreement MUST be signed and returned to the auction company, prior to being allowed to bid in the Online Auction. As a bidder, it is solely my responsibility to contact the auction company at (877) 318-0438 with any questions regarding the auction, purchase agreement or terms & conditions, prior to placing any bids in said auction.
Online Auction Terms & Conditions
- Seller’s Confirmation Auction: The property is being offered in an Online Only Auction, with all bids being subject to approval by Seller.
- Bidding Registration: Online bidder hereby agrees that they must be properly registered for the online auction by completing and signing the (Online Auction Bidders Agreement), which will be sent by email via DocuSign. Upon completing this registration form and receiving approval, bidding privileges will be turned on. If you need assistance with registration, you may contact Lucinda Terrel at (816) 420-6257 or by email at Lucinda@BuyHeritage.com. Seller(s) may at their sole discretion request additional registration requirements from any bidder unknown to them or the auction company.
- Bidding Opens/Closes: The Online Only Auction (i.e. Internet Auction) bidding shall be opened and begin closing on the dates and times stated above.
- Property Preview: It is highly recommended that all bidders personally inspect the property prior to placing any bids in the auction. Property inspections are the sole responsibility of the bidders and may be conducted at any time, as this is vacant land. Any questions related to the property, please contact the Auction Manager, Lisa Bowman at (720) 878-5626.
- Cash Offer/No Financing Contingency: By participating in this auction, bidders hereby agree that their bid shall NOT be subject to the bidder’s ability to obtain financing. By placing a bid in this auction, bidders are making a “cash offer” to purchase the property. Financing is NOT a contingency in the purchase agreement.
- Buyer’s Premium: A Five Percent (5%) Buyer’s Premium shall be added to the final bid price place online, which will determine the Total Contract Sales Price. Bidders hereby understand that the Buyer’s Premium shall be added to the winning bid to create the Total Contract Sales Price for which they are obligated to pay for the property.
- Purchase Contract: Winning bidder hereby agrees to enter into a Contract to Purchase the property immediately upon being declared the Successful Bidder by the Auctioneer. Upon the close of the auction the winning bidder will be forwarded via email an Auction Real Estate Sales Contract to purchase the property. A signed copy of the Auction Real Estate Sales Contract must be received by United Country Real Estate – Eagle Hawk Realty Group & Auction Services (the Colorado Broker of Record) no later than 24 hours from the time said Purchase Contract was sent to the winning bidder. The Auction Real Estate Sales Contract may be (hand delivered, faxed, or scanned and emailed). A sample purchase contract is available for review online prior to placing any bids in the auction.
- Escrow Deposit: An escrow deposit of Ten Percent (10%) of the total contract purchase price (which includes the buyer’s premium) will be wire transferred or hand delivered in the form of certified funds to the Title Company no later than 48 hours following the close of auction. See closing agents contact information below. The balance of the purchase price will be due in full at closing.
- Closing: Closing shall be on or by Monday, June 29th, 2020. Closing shall take place at Land Title Guarantee Company, 195 Telluride St, Suite 10, Brighton, CO 80601. Closing Agent is Debbie Pinkerton (Escrow Officer) and her phone number is (303) 655-9973. Out of state buyers will be afforded the opportunity to close via email, mail and wire transfer of certified funds.
- Easements: The sale of the property is subject to any and all easements of record.
- Minerals: The Seller believes they own an undivided 25% of mineral rights and will be transferring said rights with the surface.
- Survey: Seller has completed a survey of the property and said survey shall be provided by the Seller. Any additional survey desired by Buyer shall be at the Buyer’s sole expense.
- Possession: Possession of the property will be given upon payment in full of the purchase price and transfer of title, at closing, subject to current tenant’s rights, which expire on November 1st, 2020.
- Title Insurance: Title Insurance in the full amount of the purchase price will be provided by the seller. Seller shall execute a general warranty deed conveying the property to the buyer(s).
- Taxes: Seller shall pay the 2019 and all prior year real estate taxes. The 2020 real estate taxes will be Pro-Rated to the date of closing.
- Online Auction Technology (Disclaimer): Under no circumstances shall Bidder have any kind of claim against United Country – Heritage Brokers & Auctioneers, United Country – Eagle Hawk Realty Group & Auction Services, or anyone else, if the Internet service fails to work correctly before or during the auction. Online bidding is subject to technology faults and issues which are outside the control of the auction company. Bidder(s) are encouraged to use the “Maximum Bid” feature on the bidding platform and lock in their maximum bid amount, if they are concerned about technology failure during the auction.
- Soft Close: If a bid is received within the last 3 minutes of the auction, the auction close time will automatically extend 3 minutes to allow other bidders an opportunity to competitively bid prior to the auction closing. This feature eliminates "snipers" and encourages fair and impartial bidding from all participants.
- Disclaimer: All information provided 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. Information is subject to change without notice. There are no warranties either expressed or implied pertaining to this property. Real estate is being sold "As-Is, Where-Is" with NO warranties expressed or implied. Please make all inspections and have financing arranged prior to the end of bidding. The Auctioneer reserves the right to bid on behalf of the Seller up to, but not beyond the Seller’s reserve price (if applicable). The property is available for and subject to sale prior to auction. By participating in this auction, Buyers hereby acknowledge that any bid(s) placed by them is a binding agreement to purchase the property, subject to the bid being approved by Seller (if applicable).
- Pre-Auction Sales: As an exclusive agent for the Seller, the Auctioneer shall present any and all bona fide written offers to the Seller, which may be created outside of the online bidding platform. Therefore, all properties are subject to pre-auction sales. Pre-auction offers must meet all of the auction terms and conditions, and must be submitted to the Auctioneer on the Auction Real Estate Sales Contract, along with the required earnest deposit. Properly submitted offers will be presented to the Seller in a timely manner. Seller may accept or reject such offer at their sole and absolute discretion.