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Year End Message for 2020

To the Best Team in the Business-The holiday season each year provides us with a chance to reflect and reach out to those who are special to us and offer wishes for a New Year. It’s fair to say that none of us could have imagined all the challenges this year has presented. While many will remember 2020 for the COVID-19 pandemic that paralyzed the globe, it’s also important to remember that times like these bring us together, even as we must keep our distance.The most rewarding…

Introducing the NEW WilsonAuctions.com

We are excited to announce the launch of the newly redesigned wilsonauctions.com.Make it a point to visit the newly redesigned online site and you will immediately notice a fresh change to the site making your auction and real estate searching quicker and easier. Our upcoming Featured Auctions greet you as you open the site, providing for a quick method of finding the information that you want most when logging on. Plus, each auction is equipped with the Auction Tools which allow you to print,…

Regional auction company earns marketing competition award from National Auctioneers Association

Posted on April 7, 2020 | By Andrew Wilson - New Harmony, Indiana, April 7, 2020 – Regionally-based auction and real estate company William Wilson Auction Realty, Inc recently received an award for multiple entries in the National Auctioneers Association Auction Marketing Competition, sponsored by USA TODAY.The Wargel Trust brochure and newspaper ad, marketing pieces designed to market The Wargel Trust Real Estate and Extensive Personal Collection, won a Platinum award in the newspaper…

Wargel Trust Auction featured in Antique Week National Section

Posted on September 17, 2019 | By Andrew Wilson - http://antiqueweek.com/Article.asp?newsid=3389Antiques in the attic will bring out bidders - By Eric C. RodenbergEVANSVILLE, Ind. – Featuring a wrought iron fence – in a Greek Key pattern – that formerly graced the Vanderburgh County’s courthouse, the Roach-Gross-Decker house in the Riverside Historic District of this Ohio River city contains a lot of surprises.Originally built in 1873, the classic Italianate-style home has…

Iconic Dog Painting by Fred Eilers sells for more than $11,000 in Kennel Club Auction

Posted on August 28, 2019 | By Andrew Wilson - Iconic Dog Painting by Fred Eilers sells for more than $11,000 in Kennel Club AuctionThe painting, which hung in the Library of the Kennel Club for decades, was created by Evansville artist Fred Eilers. Eilers, a native of North Carolina, came to Evansville in 1939 and worked as an industrial designer for several local companies. Eilers also taught art at the University of Evansville from 1940-1987. He died in 1993 at age 83.The painting sold…

Former Tin Man Brewing Building Set for August Auction

Posted on July 25, 2019 | By Andrew Wilson - EVANSVILLE, IN – The former facility known to many as the Tin Man Building located at 1430 W. Franklin Street is slated for a sealed bid auction August 21Now owned by Neace Family, LLC out of New Albany since 2017 the building once housed a state-of-the-art brewing facility. Neace acquired Tin Man Brewing and its building in 2017 and brewing eventually moved to another facility in Louisville. The brewing equipment has also since been removed…

Gibson County Farmland 2019 Perspective

Posted on July 3, 2019 | By Andrew Wilson - Our team at Wilson has been involved in the sale of more than 5,200 acres in the past 2 years alone in Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois, 2,098 of which were sold in Gibson County, Indiana. We believe that because of our involvement and recent transactions in this area, we have a keen perspective of the land market.Here’s a look at some of our recent transactions in Gibson County to give you a better idea of what you can look for in the farmland…

Indiana’s Ag Sector Remains Strong with Farm Sizes Increasing

Posted on June 20, 2019 | By Andrew Wilson  - Well, the numbers are in and support that Indiana’s Agricultural sector figures remain consistent and the market continues to thrive. Bruce Kettler, the director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, spoke on the recent census numbers and what that means for Hoosiers moving forward. Here’s a look at what you need to know.Indiana’s Agriculture Production is EfficientOverall, it’s no secret that the…

Federal Reserve study shows Farmland Values remaining steady, rising in certain areas

Posted on February 14, 2019 | By Andrew Wilson - AgLetter: February 2019 – Federal ReserveThis issue of Federal Reserve’s Ag Letter sheds some light on the current farmland market conditions in the 7th District. From our perspective: liquidity remains solid and location very much matters. But we concur that farmland values will remain steady in Indiana and Illinois with several bright spots and very few weak spots. Check out some of our key takeaways.Farmland ValuesOverall…

Haubstadt/Fort Branch Land Connector Set for February Auction

Posted on January 15, 2019 | By Andrew Wilson  - GIBSON COUNTY, IN – Nearly 300 acres of Southern Gibson County Farmland is slated for an Absolute Auction February 28, 2019.Owned by the family since the 1930’s, the Dewig Bros Farm comprises approximately 292 acres with 272.01 tillable acres and a good mix of high-yielding soil types, with more than 100 acres of the farm being Evansville and Reesville soils.The farm features more than 4,600 of the approximate 9,800 feet of road and…

Gibson County Farmland Sells at $3.63 Million

Posted on November 28, 2018 – New Harmony, Indiana | By Andrew Wilson - Offering an interesting perspective into the current farmland market, the Gary Harper Estate 524-Acre farm sold today at public auction in Gibson County for $3,638,250. The farm was offered in (7) tracts and featured a broad mix of soil types in a close geographic range in an area of Southwest Indiana known for strong competition in farmland investment. All (7) tracts were within a 3-section radius of each other…

The Public Examination of a Land Auction

Posted on November 7, 2018 | by Andrew Wilson  - In the Heartland, agriculture drives a considerable piece of the economy. In many communities, it drives every part of the economy. When it comes to farmland, you can bet that all eyes are watching. Every auction and every sale garners a lot of attention.  As soon as the leaves begin their transition into rich, fall colors, you’ll begin hearing conversations everywhere you turn: the coffee shop, eatery, tavern, and even at church.…

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