John Schaer, CAFA, CCIM, ALC
Broker of Record

John is a highly educated real estate professional whose combination of practical farming experience and in-depth theoretical knowledge makes him uniquely qualified to handle all your agricultural and commercial real estate needs.

He has been selling agricultural real estate in Ontario since 1988 and became a licensed broker in 1993. He founded John Schaer Realty Ltd the following year. John also has a Master Farmer designation granted by the government of Switzerland and more than 40 years of practical farming experience.

The Certified Agricultural Farm Advisor (CAFA) designation is awarded by the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors to professionals in agricultural fields, dedicated to helping the farm community succeed in today's challenging farming environment.

The Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation is among the most prestigious in the industry, and its holders are experts in commerical and investment real estate. It is awarded upon completion of a series of strict requirements, including a thesis case study on a transaction completed by the designee and a rigorous final examination.

The Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation awarded by the Realtor's Land Institute in Chicago, Illinois, is held by only a few realtors in Canada. This designation is specialized for agricultural land and land in transition, as well as analyzing ongoing farm operations.


  • Buying and selling of agricultural properties and corporations, commercial and investment properties
  • Farm business consulting
  • Succession planning and inter-generational transfers
  • Letters of opinion
  • Financing and marketing proposals
  • Buyer brokerage

Let John's expertise and years of experience work for you!

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Elmwood, Ontario, N0G