1 Stop Realty
2013 Sales: $100 – $200 Million
Who: Full-service real-estate marketing firm was founded in the early 1970s by the late Warren Swenson. Son Kirk joined the firm in 1979. Specializes in the management and sale of farmland throughout Minnesota, the Midwest, and across the country with expertise in 1031 tax-deferred property exchanges, absentee landowner management, and land auctions.
Wow: Sold over 6,500 acres in seven counties, in more than 40 parcels, for one seller.
Insight: â€œThere may be some softening in higher-quality land, but demand seems to be holding fairly well, while lower-quality land could adjust as much as 20 percent,â€ says Kirk Swenson.
Pictured Above: A true jewel glistening from within the bluffs of southeastern Minnesota, Outback Ranch is unparalleled in the Midwest. Incredible location in a secluded valley at the end of a dead end road framed in by hardwood ridges and rock outcroppings.
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