Monthly Archives: September 2013

Why Agricultural Land in Alberta is Difficult to Value

Although here at the Fred Mertz Agency we spend a lot of time walking families through the emotional and logistical decisions behind the sale of a family farm, there are a lot of financial details and landmines, too. And, if you can’t manage both of them well, you’re bound to make decisions now that you […]

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What to do When You’re Thinking of Selling Your Alberta Farm

The decision to sell a farm in Alberta is one that most families don’t take lightly, and it’s not a choice that we advise them rushing into, either. In fact, in our initial consultations with new clients, our goal is always to give them a range of choices and our best advice. No matter what […]

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Do You Want Your Children to Take Over the Family Farm?

For most Alberta family farms, the land has been passed down from one generation to another for many, many years. But, the world of farming has changed drastically in the past few decades, and you may be wondering whether you even want your children to take over the farm… or if that’s a viable financial […]

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