Iowa Appraisal

James H. Rothermich, MAI, ARA, ALC

Vice President

James H. Rothermich, MAI, ARA, ALC

Jim Rothermich is an experienced real estate appraiser specializing in the valuation of farmland and farm-related improvements, such as complex agribusiness properties, production agriculture properties, dairy farms, swine confinements, crop farms with grain facilities, cattle feedlots, pork processing facilities, and commercial and industrial properties.

Prior to joining Iowa Appraisal in 2016, Jim most recently worked with Peoples Company and Farmers National Company. He brings nearly three decades of experience in the fields of agricultural economics, farm production, land appraisals and real estate sales.

Jim is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser with the State of Iowa, and a licensed real estate salesperson in Iowa and Missouri. He is a member of the Appraisal Institute with an MAI designation, and a member of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA), including the Iowa and Missouri Chapters, and has earned ASFMRA's Accredited Rural Appraiser (ARA) designation. Jim is also an Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) through the Realtors Land Institute. He serves on the Appraisal Education/Accrediting Committee of ASFMRA, and past board member of the Iowa Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and Missouri Chapter of ASFMRA. Jim graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a B.S. in Agricultural Economics.

The Land Talker
In response to clients wanting up-to-date land price information - in real time, Jim created “The Land Talker" in the spring of 2016. The land market has changed rapidly since 2010, and surveys published by various organizations have a time lag and are sometimes outdated, making the information no longer factual. "The Land Talker" and Jim's blog, Land Talk Weekly, are means to keep current on land price information. To get auction results as they happen, follow Jim on Twitter. You may also subscribe to Jim's monthly Iowa land auction results email below.

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