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2022 LAND REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE

It is always challenging to characterize the land real estate market with limited sample size. Unlike residential real estate, there isn’t the deal flow nationally to make accurate short-term evaluations of the market. Here is some insight into the land market in 2022 compared to 2021 based on nine months of activity.

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SEASONS OF THE SOUTHEAST

There are many ways to measure time. The days, weeks, and years seemingly continue to pass us by with increasing and unsuspecting swiftness. In the Southeast, sportsmen and outdoor enthusiasts measure time through the seasons of fishing, hunting, and college football.

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UPLAND GAME BIRD HUNTING

Upland game bird hunting in South-Central Montana is no longer a secret. The Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River valley all the way down into Wyoming, and the surrounding Pryor mountains

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR A BACKCOUNTRY TRIP

One of the largest attractions to the Western United States is the vast acreage of land allocated for public use, including large tracts of state land, National Forest, regions managed by the Bureau of Land Management, and designated Wilderness Areas. Read on to learn how to prepare for a backcountry trip.

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WILDFIRES AFFECTING PROPERTY VALUE

Wildfires create more damage to the land than most people visibly see. Wildfires can be so hot that they will burn all organic matter in the soil; this means it takes a long time to recover and restore the organic matter in the soil. What to do after a forest fire is to get a soil burn severity map completed.

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AN EPIC YUKON RIVER ADVENTURE

Alaska offers some of the most extreme geographies in the United States and some of the most iconic features readily known around the world including the mythical Yukon River. The Yukon River headwaters originate in Canada in the Yukon Territory, but 1,267 miles of the Yukon River are located in Alaska.

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FIVE GREAT TECH TOOLS FOR LANDOWNERS

If you have ever been in an old rancher’s truck, I’m sure you’ve glanced around the dusty cab at the scattered files lining the dashboard, tractor parts catalogs tucked under the trusty beat-up rifle, wondering how they keep up with it all.

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DOGS OF RANCHLANDS

The deep navy umbrella of a four am Colorado prairie sky hangs overhead. Birds are still slumbering, awaiting the arrival of dawn before beginning morning discussions. There are few sounds to be heard save the creaking of leather, the clank of cinches, the shifting of hooves as the tacking up process begins.

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A SHORT GUIDE FOR SUCCESS ON YOUR FIRST RANCH

Over the past decade, Americans purchasing land and moving to rural Wyoming and other northwestern states has become commonplace. The appeal has never been greater than this past year, with heavily-populated areas experiencing the bulk of the Covid-related issues, causing people to feel the urge to flee cities in....

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HOW LONG WILL THIS MARKET LAST?

It has been interesting to see the evolving impact of Covid on the land investing market. Talks with several clients about the increase in the popularity of land as an investment and they have unanimously pointed to the safety and security of their families being the reason for this investment strategy.

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HUNTING BIG GAME FOR LANDOWNERS

Are you thinking about buying your dream hunting property in the Rocky Mountains but are confused by the different landowner hunting regulations in each state? If so, I hope this state-by-state overview of Landowner big game hunting opportunities and programs will help you.

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LAND LOCKED | FIFTH GENERATIONAL KNOWLEDGE

There is a well-worn phrase in the modern lexicon of the west: Legal Access. Fifth-generation ranchers know all about it. Legal access is an essential consideration for every category of property. Lenders, attorneys, and title companies certainly know about it and they serve as the gatekeepers of land deals.

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SOUTH DAKOTA PHEASANT HUNTING | THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE IT

South Dakota is unique in many ways, and there is a reason it has been dubbed “the land of infinite variety.” South Dakota contains more shoreline miles than Florida and the highest point in the United States east of the Rockies. We also have talented artists skilled at carving mountains....

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CARBON, CLIMATE, AND TREES | HOW YOU CAN INVEST IN TIMBERLANDS

The Runaway Greenhouse Effect occurs when the planet produces more atmospheric carbon than it can absorb by either natural means or through manmade technology. Scientists, government agencies, corporations, and private citizens worldwide are working on solutions to prevent what is perceived by many...

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THE DREAM OF OWNING LAND FOR FIRST-TIME BUYERS

Have you dreamed of owning rural land, a place to conserve, cultivate, and enjoy? Whether a childhood dream, a recent aspiration, or if you are a savvy investor that wants to capitalize on the enjoyment and pride dividend that comes with owning a hard asset like land, the market has found itself in a sweet spot...

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WYOMING'S SPLIT ESTATE

One of the most frequently asked questions regarding ranch sales in Wyoming is, who owns the mineral rights? And what rights do they have? In many states, the owners of the land are not necessarily the owners of the mineral estate. Wyoming is such a state.

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WILL 2020 FORESHADOW A BOON IN RURAL LAND SALES?

Virus-related lockdowns, economic devastation, prolific government spending, and social unrest have ushered in the new decade. Significant changes are happening at lightning speed, and trying to make sense of how this all ends is difficult and so far a bit counterintuitive.

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PIONEERING WASHINGTON'S WINE REGION

Washington is quickly becoming a mecca for grape growers and wineries. The same breathtaking landscape that first drew pioneers westward over 200 years ago now attracts a new kind of pioneer, those searching for a rich and diverse grape growing region.

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FORESTLANDS: THE ULTIMATE ESG INVESTMENT

ESG (environmental, social, and governance) is a general term used in capital markets and by investors to evaluate corporate behavior to determine the future financial performance/benefit of investing in new companies and innovations. ESG is the new standard by which corporations, non-profits, and start-ups...

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DIFFERENT ROLES FOUND ON A RANCH

A ranch manager has the unique ability to comprehend the needs of the land in their care and implement the vision of the owner. A manager assesses, plans and designs, then execute. He, along with the approval of the owner, establishes policies and carries out those plans and policies.

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