Economic Impact of Agriculture - Lethbridge County

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Management Consulting

September 18, 2014

Our management consultants completed an evaluation of the economic impact of agriculture in Lethbridge County. The  economic impact study researched and analyzed the value of the County's agricultural activities and intensive livestock operations to the Alberta economy. Highlights of the report as presented to Lethbridge County council were featured…

Sustainability Modelling

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Management Consulting

September 16, 2014

Serecon is hosting technical workshops on sustainability modelling in Ontario this week. Our management consultants are talking about sustainability metrics for soil erosion, soil carbon, energy use, climate impact, and water quality.  Email Markus or Angela or reach them at 780-448-7440 to find out more about Sustainability Modelling. Alternatively,…

Land Value Trends Newsletter - 1st Half 2014

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Management Consulting, Valuations & Appraisals

September 8, 2014

The Land Value Trends Newsletter for the first half of 2014 is now available. This edition includes: Alberta Farmland Values: Bubble or Bargain? Inflation; Interest Rates; Farm Revenue; Gross Domestic Product.  Sale Distribution: Provincial, Northern Alberta, Central Alberta; Southern Alberta. Re-sale Highlights: MacKenzie County; County of Barrhead;…

Saskatchewan Farmland Values Trend - RM of Fillmore

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

September 2, 2014

The Valuation & Appraisal team at Serecon has researched the farm land value trend of cropland located in the Rural Municipality of Fillmore which is located approximately 100 km southeast of Regina and about 40 km northeast of Weyburn, Saskatchewan. An analysis of the real estate transactions in that area have indicated that land values have appreciated…

Alberta Farmland Values Trend - Kneehill County

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

August 26, 2014

We have researched farmland transactions in Kneehill County which is located approximately 50 km northeast of Calgary, Alberta. Our appraisal work has found a resale of an arable parcel with a CLI soil rating of mostly Class 3T and Class 4T. The property sold in February, 2013 and resold in May, 2014 for 14.1% more. This results in a land value appreciation…

Alberta Farmland Values Trend - County of Barrhead

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

August 19, 2014

Our research of real estate transactions in the County of Barrhead, which is located approximately 75 km northwest of Edmonton, Alberta, has revealed a resale of a hayland property with a CLI soil rating of Class 2C. This parcel sold in January, 2013 and resold in May, 2014 for 2.6% more than the initial transaction price.  Email Glen Doll or call…

Development Land & Holding Properties in the Calgary Area

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

August 12, 2014

Over the last year, Serecon has appraised dozens of development lands and holding properties in and around Calgary, Rocky View County, and the MD of Foothills. We have found that land values have been primarily stable as the real estate marketplace has shown balanced demand for, and supply of, urban fringe land and developable land in the greater Calgary…

Alberta Farmland Values Trend - MD of Taber

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

August 5, 2014

Our farmland real estate appraisers have investigated the value trend of farm land located in the Municipal District of Taber which is between the Cities of Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, Alberta. Our research of sold properties in that area indicates that irrigated farm parcels have appreciated in value approximately 11% from June, 2013 to June, 2014. Email Dave…

Saskatchewan Farmland Values Trend

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

July 7, 2014

Our agricultural appraisers have researched the value trend of farm land located to the east of Regina, Saskatchewan in the Rural Municipalities of Indian Head, North Qu'Appelle, and South Qu'Appelle. Our analysis of real estate transactions in that area has found that quality dryland properties have appreciated in value  approximately 7% from December,…

Farmland Values Southwest of Edmonton

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

June 26, 2014

Serecon has completed numerous rural property appraisals of agricultural lands located to the southwest of Edmonton, Alberta in Leduc County over the last several years. Our appraisers have found that dryland cultivated parcels have incurred a steady annual appreciation in land value of about 6% to 8% over the last four years. Contact Bruce Simpson…