The use of land contracts in buying and selling farms is increasing in Iowa. The contract is basically different from the traditional deed and mortgage, and advantages and disadvantages should be weighed carefully.
Roan, James E.; Harris, Marshall; and Timmons, John F.
"Land Contract or Mortgage?,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 14
, Article 6.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol14/iss5/6