Land rich, cash poor?

On average, 79% of a farmer's net worth is tied up in their land, according to the USDA.

FarmlandFinder is an investment platform that helps farmers unlock money that's tied up in their land so they can put it to work elsewhere. The farmer keeps farming the ground & we partner them with a long-term investor who wants to keep it that way.

Interested? Start by getting pre-qualified for our sale-leaseback program today.

Get pre-qualified for a sale-leaseback

A sale-leaseback is when a farmer sells their land to an investor, then leases it back on a long-term basis. It can be an effective means of alternative financing.

Strengthen your balance sheet

Improve cash flow

Maintain long-term land access

Through FarmlandFinder, a progressive farmer can qualify for a sale-leaseback & get connected with an investor to create a long-term financial partnership.

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FOR PROGRESSIVE FARMERS

Unlock equity to re-invest in your operation

Invest in your farm operation without increasing debt. Put your money to work for your business while maintaining long-term control of your land.

FOR CASH-TIGHT FARMERS

Decrease debt & increase cash flow

Unlock equity that's tied up in your land & use the proceeds from your new partner to decrease debt, strengthen your balance sheet & improve cash flow.

FOR SUCCESSION PLANNING

Maintain control or help the next generation

Sell some land, stay on the farm. Gain financial flexibility during retirement or when providing the next generation a chance to farm the family land.

Learn more about sale-leasebacks →
DO A SALE-LEASEBACK IN A FEW SIMPLE STEPS

Farmers, here's how it works

Apply for a sale-leaseback

Share some basic information about your property, farm operation & what you're looking for in a long-term partner.

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Partner with an investor

Once your application is approved, your offering will get sent to our private network of investors. No signs on the side of the road & no newspaper ads.

Keep farming like usual

We help with every step & make sure everything is buttoned up so you can privately sell your land & keep farming the ground. Your neighbors won't even know the difference.

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Get pre-qualified for a sale-leaseback
ARE YOU A FARMLAND INVESTOR?

Investors, apply to access exclusive farmland offerings

How does it work for investors?

Get access to investable farmland offerings that already have an operator in place. Are you an aspiring or experienced investor looking to gain exposure to the farmland market? We're here to help.

Apply for investor membership to get access to exclusive farmland offerings today.

1. Access to exclusive inventory

Each offering comes with an operator in place. We have a thorough application process & work with the producer to figure out the economics - the rent price & purchase price - and create a packet to make it easy for you to evaluate.

2. Investment economics made simple

To make it easy to evaluate and compare the available selection, each offering comes with an investment analysis. Included in the return economics are the total investment price, gross cash yield & cap rate. This information, along with a pre-diligence packet for each offering can be accessed through your personal investment dashboard.

3. Transparent fees

Transparency is key to building trust. On average, our platform fee is 3% of the purchase price, which is paid at the closing. Please read the disclosure & fee agreement on each specific offering to fully understand the agency & fee payment structure.

4. Invest in land in just a few simple steps

We actively work to make it simple for you to buy farmland. Whether you've been buying farms for years, or you're thinking about buying your first farm - applying for investor membership on FarmlandFinder will make it simple for you to get started.

Why invest in farmland?

Farmland has long been a cornerstone of investing for the ultra-wealthy... even Bill Gates loves farmland. However, investors are generally burdened by limited selection, no clear path to invest and a lack of transparency. For the first time ever, FarmlandFinder is making it possible for anyone to access, analyze and acquire farmland in just a few simple steps.
U.S. FARMLAND MARKET VALUE
$2.6T
Source: USDA NASS
US SALES IN 2019
$56B
Source: USDA TOTAL
AVERAGE CASH YIELD
3-4%
Source: NCREIF
AVERAGE APPRECIATION
4-6%
Source: NCREIF

What folks are saying about FarmlandFinder

"I tried selling my property before coming across FarmlandFinder. Within a few days, I already found a buyer and was able to get my property sold."

Sayler B. - Absentee Landowner; Douglas County, Nebraska

"FarmlandFinder helped us buy land near our dairy. Interestingly, I feel compelled to not tell my neighbors about FarmlandFinder, because if it's a secret it gives us a competitive edge... we're already talking about doing another deal."

Carl L. - Farmer; Wood County, Wisconsin

"Buying land with FarmlandFinder was easy. It was my first time buying farmland and the information they provided made it easy for me to make a choice... I'm already looking for my second property!"

Susan B. - Landowner; Dallas County, Iowa

FAQs

What is a farm sale-leaseback?

A sale-leaseback is when an investor acquires land from a farm owner-operator and then leases it back to them on a long-term basis. This can provide value to farmers when they want to keep farming the land, but would like to free up some money. A sale-leaseback provides liquidity to the farmer while helping them maintain on-going operational control of the land. By pairing an owner-operator with a qualified investor through the FarmlandFinder platform, a sale-leaseback can be done in a few simple steps. Curious to learn more? Click here.

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How do I apply for a farm sale-leaseback?

We have a simple and proven application process that makes it easy for a farmer to do a sale-leaseback. Get started by sharing some basic information about yourself, your property and what your specific goals are. It's free to apply & there is no obligation. To see if you qualify, simply click here.

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What does it cost to apply for a farm sale-leaseback?

Absolutely nothing. As a farmer, it is free for you to apply and if you choose to proceed, it costs you nothing. Sound too good to be true? We don't charge farmers. Investor partners pay a platform fee when they agree to do a sale-leaseback, which is how we are able to offer this service at no-charge to farmers.

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Why would a farmer do a sale-leaseback?

There are three typical scenarios where a sale-leaseback might provide value to a farmer; for financial reasons, estate planning or as a farm expansion strategy. If you'd like to learn more, you can read more here or download our white paper here.

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I'm a land investor... how does FarmlandFinder help me?

Investors can get exclusive access to farmland offerings by applying for membership here. Our goal is to make it easy for you to access, analyze and acquire farmland that comes with an operator in place.

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