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    Iowa Farmland Appraisers

    If you are looking for farmland appraisers in Iowa I’ve got a few resources that may be helpful to you but first a question.  Why are you looking for a farmland appraiser?

    Many sellers get an appraisal on a farm before they contact an auctioneer or agent to sell their farm.  Nobody ever has a great answer for why they do that, but most say “I just thought that is how you do it”  That makes sense I suppose, people want to have an idea of what their asset is worth before they go forward and make the decision to sell or retain the asset.  I understand that some may want to keep their agent or auctioneer honest and that makes sense to but there are still other ways.

    In reality most of the time its probably not really necessary to have an appraisal done.  Having an appraisal done can actually hinder you in a couple ways.  One of them is having the appraisal done in the fall and expecting to sell in the same year.  Having the appraisal done delayed your phone call to the agent or auctioneer and by the time you called you were in to tight a time frame to sell during the tax year you wanted to.Value of farmland in Iowa

    If its an opinion of value you are looking for we can provide that service for you to help you prepare for the sale of a farmland property.  We may still find it necessary to bring an appraiser in.  There are situations with estates, undivided interest ownership, taxes and more that could require the use of an official appraisal.

    Right here on the DollarsAndDirt website you can easily get information on averages for each and every county.  Click on our Iowa Farmland Values map, or click Iowa Map above and find your county.

    Below are some appraisers from the Appraiser Institute of Iowa in different parts of Iowa should you need to have an appraisal completed.  If you can not find one near your area contact me to help you find one if the area you own farmland.

    Appraisers in North Central Iowa

    Brian D. Skow
    Growthland Realty Inc
    1012 12th Street North
    PO Box 738
    Humboldt, IA  50548
    515-332-1863
    brian@growthland.com

    Thomas L. Terwilliger
    Appraisal Associates of Algona
    5 E. Call
    Algona, IA  50511
    515-395-8000
    515-341-3347 Cell
    515-295-3204 Fax
    tom@algonaappraisal.com

    Appraisers in Central Iowa

    James L. Brockbank, SRA
    3206 Aurora Avenue
    Des Moines, IA  50310
    515-988-2264
    515-988-2264 Cell
    515-270-8104 Fax
    jlbrockbank@aol.com

    Jennifer Babb
    Nelsen Appraisal Associates Inc
    10580 Justin Drive
    Des Moines, IA  50322
    515-276-0021
    514-441-6309 Cell
    515-276-9303 Fax
    jennifer@nelsenappraisal.com

    Douglas K. Van Dyke
    Van Dyke Appraisals
    1263 217th Lane
    Boone, IA  50036
    515-230-4554
    515-432-5980 Fax
    dkvandyke@vandykes.net

    Don (Donovan M.) Lerdal, SRPA, SRA
    451 NE Pinehurst Circle
    Ankeny, IA  50021
    515-963-9136
    515-963-9135 Fax
    dlerdal@yahoo.com

    James A. Deppe
    Mid Iowa Appraisals
    607 Ash Ave
    Ames, IA  50014
    515-292-4283
    515-250-5923 Cell
    515-292-4283 Fax
    jamesdeppe@msn.com

    Steve C. Helm
    Dallas County Assessor
    801 Court Street, Room 204
    Adel, IA  50003
    515-993-5802
    515-993-5822 Fax
    steve.helm@co.dallas.ia.us

    Richard W. Hughes, MAI, SRA
    915 South 12th St.
    Adel, IA  50003
    515-993-4346
    515-822-2506 Cell
    richhughes46@gmail.com

    Appraisers in East Central Iowa

    Kyran J. Cook, MAI
    Cook Appraisal
    1580 Mall Drive
    Iowa City, IA  52240
    319-351-2044
    319-351-0563 Fax
    kcook@cook-appraisal.com

    Mardi Burmeister
    19799 240th Street
    Davenport, IA  52807
    563-340-3593 Cell
    mardiburmeister@gmail.com

    Anthony Quartell
    A J Quartell Appraisal
    1268 Florence Avenue
    Clinton, IA  52732
    563-244-0742
    563-244-0742 Fax
    appraisers@mcleodusa.net

    Eric M. Lines
    Rally Appraisal LLC
    2535 Tech Drive, Suite 108
    Bettendorf, IA  52722
    563-823-0128
    563-823-0131 Fax
    lines.eric25@gmail.com
    elines@rallyappraisal.com

    Appraisers in Northeast Iowa

    Shauna E. Elmer-Gehring, SRA
    Professional Real Estate Appraisal Inc
    445 School Street
    Waukee, IA  50263
    515-419-6076
    515-419-6076 Cell
    866-501-7903 Fax
    proappraisalinc@gmail.com

    Stacie Sue Cooper
    Preferred Appraisal Service
    3119 Locust Road
    Decorah, IA  52101
    563-568-4170
    563-568-7373 Cell
    563-568-2588 Fax
    sc4appraisal@hotmail.com

    Christopher D. Burke
    Eastern Iowa Valuation
    PO Box 5483
    Cedar Rapids, IA  52406-5483
    319-377-2244
    319-360-1520 Cell
    319-377-7070 Fax
    eiv@mwaccess.net

    George R. Davis, Jr.
    Appraisal Resources Company
    1500 2nd Avenue SE, Suite 108
    Cedar Rapids, IA  52403
    319-362-4775
    319-551-4059 Cell
    319-369-9853 Fax
    arcgrd@aol.com

    Jeffrey W. Frese
    Appraisal Resources Company
    1500 2nd Avenue SE, Suite 108
    Cedar Rapids, IA  52403
    319-362-4775
    319-369-9853 Fax
    jwfrese@aol.com

    Appraisers in Southwest Iowa

    Paul Eckhoff
    Eckhoff & Company LTD
    1413 North Elm
    Creston, IA  50801
    641-782-3132
    ecko@mchsi.com

    Appraisers in West Central Iowa

    Alan Dean Fara
    Agrecom, Inc
    701 Highway 30 West, PO Box 63
    Dunlap, IA  51529
    712-643-1400
    712-643-1600 Fax
    agrecom@loganet.net
    fara.alan@yahoo.com

    Forrest W. Pearson
    Guthrie County Assessor
    200 North 5th Street
    Guthrie Center,   50115
    641-747-3319
    641-891-2880 Cell
    641-747-8206 Fax
    rpearson@guthriecounty.org

    Appraisers in Northwest Iowa

    Mary Ann Kannenberg
    Nortwest Iowa Appraisal Associates, LLC
    PO Box 613
    Spencer, IA  51301
    712-262-6730
    712-330-6301 Cell
    712-335-6867 Fax
    maryakannenberg@hotmail.com

    Amanda M. Luscombe
    Luscombe Appraisals
    2023 Dodge Avenue
    Holstein, IA  51025
    712-371-3460
    712-371-3460 Cell
    712-365-4801 Fax
    aluscombe@fronteirnet.net

    Ed Gordon
    126 7th Street SE
    Le Mars, IA  51031
    712-546-8534
    712-541-1630 Cell

    Appraisers in Southeast Iowa

    Emily R. Kann
    Jensen & Jennings LLC
    115 South Locust Street
    PO Box 63
    Winfield, IA  52659
    319-257-3216
    319-530-9736 Cell
    319-257-6692 Fax
    emily.r.kann@gmail.com

    Jeff Shannon
    Hawker Appraisal Services
    4322 Pintail Drive
    Marion, IA  52302
    319-899-4244
    jlshannon@mchsi.com