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LandGuys

Chase Burns

Chase Burns
Illinois Land Broker
  • Cell: 309-368-0370
  • Office: 217-899-1240
  • Fax: 309-213-1642

Chase Burns is a licensed real estate managing broker and auctioneer, in Illinois, and is a true “land specialist”. His background, and education from Southern Illinois University, makes him an expert in wildlife biology. He is also a certified Level 3 Deer Steward, and a forest and wildlife habitat management expert. In addition, Chase is a highly experienced tillable farmland broker, having spent an entire year working for a private equity investment firm, researching, buying and selling tillable farm land. In that time, he performed valuations on over 300 separate farms and attended more than 185 farmland auctions, across Illinois and eastern Iowa. His knowledge of farmland values, and what to look for in a quality land investment, places him among the leading experts on farmland sales and investing in the Midwest. Chase is a graduate of the World Wide College of Auctioneering. He specializes in marketing and selling hunting properties, tillable and pasture land, and homes on rural acreages. His experience is broad, having listed and sold properties ranging in value from $25,000 to over $6 million. It is this experience, along with his moral integrity and a heart to serve, that make him a great broker to work with.

Chase is also owner of Dogwood Land Management, which offers comprehensive land management services for premier hunting properties across Illinois, and eastern Iowa.  Chase attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale where he studied wildlife biology, and holds a Level II Deer Steward certification.

Additionally, he is part of the professional team which produces a show called The Management Advantagewhere he is regularly featured as an expert on whitetail deer, and habitat manipulations geared at attracting, growing and holding other wildlife.

Chase , also, volunteers a great deal of time for the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA), and other conservation initiatives.  He serves as President of the West Central Illinois Branch, and of the Illinois State Chapter of the QDMA, and has been nationally recognized with the award of “Branch President of the Year” by the organization.  Chase also serves on the Advisory Council for the Illinois Habitat Fund, which determines how Habitat Stamp dollars are spent by the IDNR.

On a personal note, Chase is a devoted father and follower of Christ. He and his wife – Jackie are raising their two boys on their own intensively managed hunting property, and are active members of the First Baptist Church of Aledo, IL.

-Member of the National Association of REALTORS®


Testimonials

Don and Chase were very professional in how they handled our property and the unique structure of ownership involved with it. Their ability to work through multiple owners while presenting the property on the market to qualified buyers with a comprehensive marketing approach was beyond expectations. Don and Chase understand this type of property and coupled with their network, they produced a successful outcome for both the buyers and sellers. Thank you LandGuys!

-Karen Shadid
Victoria, IL

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Chase helped our family purchase a recreational property. First and foremost, he was excellent at communication and very engaged throughout and after the process. If we had concerns or questions, he was quick to help us out, and made sure to meet us at every property we were looking at- walking all over with us. He was also family-friendly which was helpful as our kids are young. Another great thing about Chase is his extensive knowledge of land management- he helped us see the potential our land had and had ideas or contacts on how to make that dream a reality. We worked with a few other brokers early in our search and Chase was just so much better to work with. Overall – very satisfied!!! He helped us find our dream property and was very supportive the whole process through!

– Tracy Schrauben

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My husband, Tim, and I met Chase during our search for land. We required wooded acreage with a building site suitable for our future home. We came out of the process very satisfied. His knowledge about trees, wildlife, and forestry was impressive. He willingly shared his knowledge and advice on each piece of property we looked at. Ultimately we found the right piece of land and Chase followed through on every detail from our first phone call to closing. I was impressed with Chase’s depth and breadth of knowledge, his professionalism, and especially his follow-though. His reliability and honesty are unmatched by any other agent I’ve ever met. His people skills are just a bonus. He communicated thoroughly and made our experience a positive one. I would work with Chase again on any future land purchases and will recommend him to anyone looking for property.

-Annette Kiesewetter
Marketing Strategist & Landowner
Washington, IL

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I met Chase by responding to one of his recreational land listings. Having worked with a number of uninspiring agents, what I found in Chase completely changed all of my expectations for professionals working in this field. Chase’s knowledge, experience and expertise are second to none. What I most appreciate in Chase are his personal skills – he is honest, dependable, hard working, a great communicator and is 118% genuine. He is committed to his customers, his industry and professional growth – he loves what he does. For me, Chase has created a new “high bar” standard for those I seek to work with in this industry – so far, he is in a class all by himself.

-Greg Tipsword
Microsoft Account Executive & Landowner
Barrington, IL

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I would like to take this platform to thank Chase Burns, Landguys, and Don Wagner for doing a great job selling my property . I wish the new owner the best of luck this year. This property was very special to me and the sales team as well as the buyer have been flat out awesome!!! As we transition to Missouri , I wish I had these guys guiding me to my new farm. God Bless every one of you.

If you are buying or selling, go with Landguys!

Jason Soseman

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Chase Burns defines “Above and Beyond”. My husband and I moved to Illinois from California, in the middle of an extended winter. Chase was amazing. We described the little farmhouse with acreage that we were dreaming about, and Chase found it. But, he didn’t want us to fly all the way to Illinois without seeing interior photos and having a full report, so he went out of his way to tour the property and sent us tons of pics and a full review, including info on the septic, roof and plumbing. We fell in love with our farmhouse and put an offer in within five days of the house being on the market. We have lived here and enjoyed our property for three months, now. Two mini-horses, three baby goats, 18 chickens, four cats and two dogs later… We are so in love with our hobby farm! Chase has freely shared his knowledge and contacts for land, hay, property upgrades, remodeling, ect. He is not only a professional realtor and an invaluable resource, he has also become a great friend. We have family planning to move to Illinois in the next year, and Chase’s services will be highly recommended to them!
Thank you Chase for making our dreams come true.

-Andrea Plumlee

Listings

  • Sold

    Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$124,900
    Acres.42
  • Lake Sold

    Knox County, Illinois

    Price$6,830,000
    Acres1,534
  • New Listing

    Henderson County, Illinois

    Price$149,900
    Acres1
  • Sold

    Rock Island County, Illinois

    Price$29,500
    Acres3.1
  • Sold

    Warren County, Illinois

    Price$62,500
    Acres4.13
  • Reduced

    Henderson County, Illinois

    Price$159,900
    Acres5.5
  • Sold

    Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$249,000
    Acres6.03
  • Sold

    Henry County, Illinois

    Price$52,500
    Acres6.4
  • Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$65,000
    Acres6.8
  • Sold

    Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$85,000
    Acres9
  • Sold

    Rock Island County, Illinois

    Price$259,000
    Acres10
  • Sold

    Rock Island County, Illinois

    Price$79,000
    Acres10
  • Sold

    Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$70,000
    Acres12
  • Sold

    Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$65,000
    Acres15
  • New Listing

    Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$112,000
    Acres21.19
  • Sold

    Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$110,250
    Acres22
  • Reduced

    Rock Island County, Illinois

    Price$219,950
    Acres22.33
  • Lake Sold

    Henderson County, Illinois

    Price$224,900
    Acres24.37
  • TurnKey Sold

    Rock Island County, Illinois

    Price$318,900
    Acres25
  • Sold

    Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$436,500
    Acres30
  • Sold

    Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$115,500
    Acres33
  • Knox County, Illinois

    Price$995,000
    Acres36
  • Reduced

    McDonough County, Illinois

    Price$950,000
    Acres37
  • Henry County, Illinois

    Price$279,000
    Acres37
  • New Listing

    Henderson County, Illinois

    Price$67,500
    Acres37.42
  • Sold

    Rock Island County, Illinois

    Price$299,000
    Acres37.63
  • Tillable Reduced

    Knox County, Illinois

    Price$425,000
    Acres37.68
  • Sold

    Warren County, Illinois

    Price$250,000
    Acres40
  • Knox County, Illinois

    Price$234,832
    Acres45
  • Sold

    Rock Island County, Illinois

    Price$450,000
    Acres49
  • Sold

    Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$241,153
    Acres56.41
  • Pending

    Henderson County, Illinois

    Price$540,000
    Acres60
  • New Listing

    Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$220,000
    Acres66.88
  • Sold

    Henderson County, Illinois

    Price$449,000
    Acres67
  • Pending

    Knox County, Illinois

    Price$299,000
    Acres71.3
  • Sold

    Bureau County, Illinois

    Price$599,000
    Acres79
  • TurnKey Pending

    Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$520,000
    Acres79.44
  • New Listing

    Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$315,700
    Acres82
  • New Listing

    Henry County, Illinois

    Price$340,000
    Acres91
  • Henry County, Illinois

    Price$479,000
    Acres96.81
  • New Listing

    Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$325,000
    Acres100
  • Tillable New Listing

    Knox County, Illinois

    Price$398,000
    Acres100
  • Mercer County, Illinois

    Price$875,000
    Acres155
  • Knox County, Illinois

    Price$885,000
    Acres213
  • TurnKey New Listing

    Knox County, Illinois

    Price$1,725,000
    Acres246
  • New Listing

    Knox County, Illinois

    Price$1,350,000
    Acres271.51
  • TurnKey

    Knox County, Illinois

    Price$2,610,000
    Acres460