Wingert Realty & Land Services
Who: This full-service real estate firm offers traditional real estate brokerage and auction services, along with appraisal and management services. It specializes in agricultural farmland, recreational, and transitional land.
Where: Its headquarters are in Mankato, Minnesota, and the firm specializes in properties throughout Minnesota and Iowa.
Why: The firm is extremely knowledgeable in agricultural properties and knows how to move Midwest farmland, even in last year’s challenging market. “Due to the aggressiveness of the marketplace, approximately 90 percent of our land sales have been by auction,” notes Charles Wingert, ALC.
Wow: Wingert also points out that farmland sale prices set new highs throughout 2011 with a year-over-year gain of 15 percent.
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