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Auctioneer Mark Krausz Auction Service (618)588-4917
Auction Date Apr 18 Auction
15960 Clinton County Line Road
Trenton, IL
Time 01:00PM
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Postponed from the original April 4 date to the

NEW DATE - April 18 @ 1:00 PM


165 Acres – 3 Tracts

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         Due to COVID-19 we have had to change the Date and go to an ONLINE ONLY auction platform. Sorry for this delay which was totally out of our control, your understanding is appreciated. If you do not have the internet access we will use a telephone to put you in as a floor bidder (these will be on a first come-limited basis) Please register as soon as possible at This will allow us to keep you informed as to any changes and allow us to update you with additional information. We will not charge any buyer’s premium for this auction. A down payment will be collected and contract will be signed immediately after the auction. Your down payment can be in the form of cash, check, cashier’s check, money order and will be made out to Binsbacher, Griffithe & Dawson, LLC. This down payment will be in the amount of 10% of the purchase price, if possession and closing are in 30 days. If the buyer would like to occupy the property prior to closing, a 20% option is available, to allow for immediate normal farming practices with closing in 30 days. If you choose this option some other proof of insurance guarantees will be necessary. I will set and appointment with you at your location to execute the contract and collect payment with-in 24 hours after the auction. A title insurance commitment and boundary survey is included with each parcel. Your bid in not conditional upon approval of any lender financing. The Seller’s have the right to accept any and all bids. The land will be sold as a lump sum bid, not on a per acre basis. This will be a live webcast event with internet bidding. We will have a 3 round auction with a break after each round. After a break, We will manually enter in your bid as We start the next round. The auction is not final, until SOLD after the 3rd round is completed. 

            Please do not hesitate to call if you have any problems in this process or need to clarify this modification. Call us at (618) 588-4917 this will also be the emergency phone number, if you experience any issues during the auction


Mark C. Krausz


164.86 Acres – 3 Tracts

Saturday, April 18, 2020 @ 1:00 PM


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(App 30 mi E of St. Louis, Mo)


Description of the Property

The Auction includes approximately 165 acres of North Western Clinton County Land to be sold in 3 Parcels at Public Auction. The entire Farm is under parcel number 05-05-06-100-001. 2018 Real Estate taxes paid in 2019 were $ 2162.63

Location & Directions to the Property

The Jacober Farm is located about 3 miles North East of Trenton, IL in Section 6 of Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, IL. From the intersection of Old US Route 50 & State Route 160  in Trenton: Continue North of Trenton on Route 160 for approximately 2 miles, then West 1 mi on Haas Road, then North 1/2 mile on the Clinton County Line Road to the corner of the Property on the East Side of the lane road.


Tract A

The South 67.96 Acres of the Jacober Farm at the top of the Clinton County Line Road.  Tract A is mostly all tillable except a water way with a few trees near the Eastern boundary, surveyed & available for Spring 2020 Crops. Tract A is separated from Tract C by the approximate center of a grassy waterway. Part of Parcel Number 05-05-06-100-001. Part of FSA Farm Number 6166, Tract # 4857. Additional Information: The Farm Service Agency includes 124.84 acres of NHEL cropland with 162.70 acres of Farmland; these numbers represent acres for the entire Jacober farm.


Tract B

The North 40.00 Acres of the Jacober Farm situated in the far North West Corner of Clinton County. Tract B is bordered by St. Clair County on the West & Madison County on the North. Tract B includes an unimproved 30’ easement along the West side of the farm from the Clinton County Line Road for access to the tracts. Tract B is a neat parcel with established trees, awesome possible Home Sites, a Lake and some flood plain in the North East portion of the property, some farmland, pasture land & large-beautiful groves of BLACKBERRIES. This is an awesome place to enjoy nature with all sorts of birds and other wildlife and pure country serenity. This Tract needs to be viewed to fully appreciate the beauty! Tract B has been surveyed and is available for immediate possession after closing. Part of Parcel Number 05-05-06-100-001.

Tract C

The Center 56.90 Acres of the Jacober Farmland to be sold. Tract C shares a common border with Tract B on the North and is situated just North of Tract A. Tract C includes a 30’ easement with an unimproved roadway from the top of the Clinton County Line Road. Tract C is mostly all tillable except some trees in the waterway on the North East portion of the tract. Tract C is surveyed and available for the 2020 Spring Planted Crops. Part of Parcel Number 05-05-06-100-001 and Part of FSA Farm Number 6166, Tract # 4857.

SPECIAL VIEWING: by appointment only

Terms and Conditions

10% Down on Day of Auction as non-refundable earnest money, possession & balance due at closing in approximately 30 days OR 20% Down, balance at closing with immediate possession to allow for normal timely farming practices. Taxes prorated to the day of closing based on the last known tax figure. The land is available for Spring Planted 2020 Crops. Surveyed corners are clearly marked and a plat of Survey will be included with each tract. You are buying the land in it’s as-is present condition with no warranties expressed or implied. Any Owner’s Mineral Rights will be passed to the new buyer.  A written contract will be signed following the verbal auction. Any Announcements made on Auction Day take precedence over all previous advertising.

Owners:         The Lorna M. Jacober Trust

                        David Jacober, Steve Jacober & Mary Hoelting  


Attorney for the Seller:         Binsbacher, Griffithe & Dawson, LLC

                                                Mascoutah, IL    phone (618) 566-4300


Auction Conducted By


New Baden, IL.   phone (618) 588-4917

                                                       IL Auctioneer’s LIC # 44000142

Auctioneer License Information: 440000142

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