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Farming Families

Farming Families provides a unique service program. Fred and his team, Sandra and Cortina, will design and personalize a package of services tailored specifically to your monthly administrative, financial, and taxation needs. These services will include, but not be limited to, bookkeeping, tax/estate planning, and communication with your lenders. It is Fred’s sincere mission to improve your lifestyle by freeing your valuable time; time that will be better spent enjoying the life-work that has been rooted in your family’s heart and soul for generations.

Farming Families provides for your peace-of-mind and a legacy for your family.

Farming Families is a proven plan that helps your rural business performance, for today and for the future – when you might wish to move the operation to the next generation. A lifetime of hard work is worth preserving. If a decision to sell your property is included in your plans, Fred and his team are prepared to assist you with this life-changing transition. Doing this is as important to us as it is to you.

You are welcome to call us, anytime, or drop by the office for a cup of coffee, to discuss any questions or concerns.

Here is Neil and Laurie Perry’s Story:

Perry_testimonial“We know Fred, and we’ve worked with him for years. The fact that he has real estate and farming experience was important.”

When the Perry’s decided to sell some land, they turned to their accountant, more recently also a Realtor with MaxWell Canyon Creek, Fred Mertz. Being so close to fast-growing Calgary, the Perry’s land naturally drew the attention of developers. They were glad to have Mertz’s expertise in regards to Alberta land for sale.

Fred Mertz also helped to prepare for the next generation of the Perry family to start farming in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta and Melville, Saskatchewan. If they’d been on their own, the Perry’s might have accepted an early offer, but Fred Mertz counselled patience. Finally, an offer arrived that suited their long-term tax planning strategy and their patience was rewarded.

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