What Do We Really Do For Farming Families?

Here at Fred Mertz Team, our work technically falls into a lot of different categories, such as “Alberta agricultural land sales,” “tax planning,” “succession planning for farms,” and so on. But, we don’t think any of those terms really best describe what we do, since our role is somewhat unique. When you get down to […]

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Why We Think Success Flows To Organizations That Inform Rather Than Promote

Are you thinking of selling your family farm? If so, you probably have a lot of conflicting thoughts, ideas, and emotions rolling around in your head. The last thing you need is another salesperson or commission-seeking “adviser” giving you generic opinions- you need to be informed. Here at the Fred Mertz team, we have always had a commitment […]

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What Our Clients Are Saying About Fred Mertz Farm Sales

Here at Fred Mertz Farm Sales, we try to let new or potential clients know exactly how we work and what we care about, so they’ll know what to expect if they decide to get our help. But, one of the truest things in life is that you can always trust third-party opinions more than […]

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Why Work With Fred Mertz Farm Sales?

If you decide to sell a family farm in Alberta, you’ll quickly discover that there are lots of people who can help you out (or at least will advertise that they can help you to facilitate an agricultural transaction). And yet, the Fred Mertz Agency has been growing for more than a decade, with more […]

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Why Agricultural Land Sales are About so Much More Than Price

In a general sense, selling real estate typically revolves around valuing your property, listing it for sale, and finding the right buyer. In other words, if you can find someone who is willing to pay the price that you’re offering, you often have a good match, and things can move forward quickly. But, as years […]

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Three Simple Things You Can do to Make the Sale Of Your Family Farm Easier

There are any number of reasons to sell a piece of agricultural property, ranging from retirement to lifestyle and career choices. One thing is for certain, though: the process of selling the family farm usually isn’t as straightforward as farmers and their families would like it to be. It often ends up being complicated and messy…and […]

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Are You Looking For Cheap Farmland in Alberta?

From time to time, we hear from individuals and investors who want to find “cheap” farmland in Alberta, or to buy agricultural real estate at rock-bottom prices. But, are those kinds of properties really available on the market… and do you really want to spend your hard-earned money on them? In general, we would have […]

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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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