Showing posts tagged with “Valuations & Appraisals”

Serecon and Altus Group Annouce a Strategic Alliance

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

May 8, 2015

Serecon and Altus Group's RVA Team recently established a strategic alliance that creates a framework for combining the strengths and expertise of both companies. The alliance will enable clients to benefit from an integrated business model in Agriculture and Agri-Business Valuation and Advisory Services by providing industry specific local expertise…

What's the Beef about Land Prices?

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

April 29, 2015

The latest Land Value Trends newsletter has now been released, summarizing Alberta land sales during the second half of 2014.  In an effort to provide an analysis that reflects variances across the province, we have again included regional analyses and examined re-sales. Overall for Alberta, the greatest concentration of sales in 2014 occurred in…

Alberta Farmland: Bubble or Bargain?

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

March 10, 2015

Serecon discusses the farmland value trend in Alberta and the outlook for 2015 in an agcanada.com article in Yield Alberta 2015. Data about interest rates, farm revenue, net operating return, and the average appreciation rate in farmland after deducting inflation is presented and discussed. Click on the above link to read the article and find out more…

Serecon Scholarships

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

March 5, 2015

Each year, Serecon donates two scholarships to students who are studying agriculture at the University of Alberta. Qualified candidates can apply to the following academic awards: The Ralph Ashmead Agricultural Economics International Award, which is in memory of the late Ralph W. Ashmead who was a partner with Serecon, has been offered since 2011.…

Saskatchewan Farmland Values Trend - 2014

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

February 11, 2015

An analysis of farmland transactions throughout Saskatchewan indicates that the land value of average quality cultivated land has increased an average of 7% in 2014. The market data shows that most of the gains occurred in the first half of 2014 while the marketplace showed a slowdown in the second half of 2014. This is largely due to decreases in…

Agricultural Valuation & Management Consulting Internship

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

January 28, 2015

Serecon is looking to fill a position that will involve various projects related to appraisal and general agriculture consulting assignments. Candidates should have an agricultural background and a sound understanding of the Canadian agricultural industry and communities. The position will involve numerous tasks including, but not limited to: Market…

Alberta Farmland Value Trends - Lethbridge County & MD of Taber

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

January 22, 2015

Our farmland valuation experts have analyzed the land value trend of irrigated properties near Picture Butte and Enchant, Alberta which are located to the north and northeast of the City of Lethbridge. Our research has indicated that the property values of irrigated parcels have appreciated substantially from 2010 to 2013 while the trend stabilized…

Saskatchewan Farmland Values - RM of Redburn

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

January 8, 2015

Land prices in the RM of Redburn, Saskatchewan which is about 30 km southwest of Regina and 30 km southeast of Moose Jaw continued to rise in 2014. Our agricultural valuation experts have found that the value of high quality farmland has risen 12% to 15% over the last twelve months. To find out more about valuing farmland in that area or farmland…

Farmland Remains A Good Buy

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

December 18, 2014

Serecon and Don Hoover are featured in a Western Producer article which discusses Don's presentation at the Informa Economics conference in Calgary earlier this month where he spoke about North American Land Value Trends (see earlier news post). The article also gives attention to our land value forecaster (see earlier news post) which Dave Weber…

Forecasting Land Values

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

December 17, 2014

Dave Weber is in Vegreville today at a Cargill AgHorizons workshop talking about farmland value and management trends. As part of his presentation, Dave is discussing our land value forecaster that predicts farmland values. The model analyzes different variables that influence agriculture within combinations of multiple regression. The key drivers…