Buying Land

Tools and tips to make buying land easier

LANDscape: Winter 2020

Double Nickel on the Niobrara

On the Cover: Double Nickel on the Niobrara

Caddo Ranch

Featured Listing: Caddo Ranch

Monarch Ranch

On the Cover: Monarch Ranch

LANDscape: Winter 2020
Double Nickel on the Niobrara
On the Cover: Double Nickel on the Niobrara
Caddo Ranch
Featured Listing: Caddo Ranch
Monarch Ranch
On the Cover: Monarch Ranch
tractor in soybean field

What’s the Difference Between a Farm and Ranch?

If you’re thinking about throwing on your overalls and investing in a ranch or farm, it’s important to know the difference in order to find the one that is right for you and your goals.

Questions to ask when buying land

Top Questions to Ask When Buying Land

Get answers to these questions before you buy raw or undeveloped land.

The Mayfield Ranch

Featured Listing: Mayfield Ranch

The Mayfield Ranch, situated near the beautiful foothills of Sierra Tinaja Pinta, encompasses just over 35,000 acres of deeded land and 35,000 acres of TXP lease land, making this ranch a little over 70,000 acres of pure seclusion and paradise.

Continuing to be a Ray of Sunshine Through This Unusual Year: LAND

Mainstream media has portrayed 2020 as doom and gloom for Americans; however, the rural land market continues to tell a different story.

Texas Two-Step: Winter 2020

From the pages of the Winter 2020 issue of Texas LAND magazine, here's our selection of two intriguing properties featured on the Land.com Network.

Ways to Search on the Redesigned LandWatch

Advice for optimizing your land search experience on Lands of America and Land And Farm.

LANDscape: Fall 2020

From the pages of the Fall 2020 issue of LAND magazine, here's our selection of intriguing properties featured on the Land.com Network.

Lawson Ranch

On the Cover: Lawson Ranch

Lawson Ranch, homestead in the 1860s and once owned by the late Bing Crosby, encompasses just under 3,000 deeded acres and is located 45 miles north of Elko, Nevada. Completely reminiscent of the Old West, yet complete with updated modern conveniences—including your own private airstrip and large airplane hangar, a full ranch headquarters, six center-drive hay pivots, the ability to run over 600 pair of cattle and easy access to town—this is the quintessential turnkey ...

Property Ownership:A Bedrock of the Economy in Troubled Times

Property ownership is still one of the best and safest investments an American family can make.

Featured Listing: Petan Ranch

This reputation cow ranch is mostly high, rolling grama grass hills at around 5,600 feet with 25 percent higher mountains and canyons. It is adequately watered and improved.

Two Creeks Ranch

Featured Listing: Two Creeks Ranch

Nestled in an ecological transition zone, Two Creeks offers the beautiful live water and legacy oaks and native pecans of the Hill Country and the varied brush and bull mesquite that marks superlative wildlife habitat in South Texas.

Pennington Creek Ranch

Featured Listing: Pennington Creek Ranch

Pennington Creek Ranch, low-fenced on three sides, is home to white-tailed deer that have been managed under TPWD’s Harvest Program, feral hogs, turkeys, dove, ducks, some bobwhite quail and non-game species.

Brazos River Ranch

On the Cover: Brazos River Ranch

The ranch features an excellent mixture of improved pasture and native pasture, a heavily wooded area consisting of various oaks, elms, cedar and some mesquite, as well as some rockier high ground on Barber Mountain. There is a wide variety of soil types on the ranch, however the majority of the soils are variations of some type of sandy loam. The property is currently being used for agricultural and recreational purposes; the sellers are currently ...

Back Porch Ranch

Featured Listing: Back Porch Ranch

Back Porch Ranch is situated in the Texas Hill Country, approximately two-and-a-half hours west of San Antonio or one hour east of Del Rio. Starting with a blank slate, the current owners have spent the last 13 years transforming the property into what it is today, a first-class Texas hunting and recreational getaway. Opportunities to entertain are endless with the Back Porch at Elk Lodge, sitting in the saloon, the African palapa or on the ...

Texas Two-Step: Fall 2020

From the pages of the Fall 2020 issue of Texas LAND magazine, here's our selection of two intriguing properties featured on the Land.com Network.

Featured Listing: Monolith Ranch

Monolith Ranch is located in southern Llano County, Texas. With stunning views, dramatic granite outcrops, over a mile of Crabapple Creek and a beautiful custom lodge overlooking a seven-acre lake, this ranch is one of the most unique ranches on the market today.

Featured Listing: Dos Rios Hunting Preserve

The Dos Rios Hunting Preserveis an incredible live water hunting and recreational paradise located along the banks of Pulliam Creek, a few miles west/northwest of Barksdale, Texas.

Now Live: The New & Improved LandWatch

In order to provide a better land buying experience, we are excited to announce the redesign of LandWatch. By revamping our platform, we're simplifying the land search process so that you can easily browse for and find the land of your dreams.

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The A to Z of Land Uses: Understanding Land-Use Specifics

Understanding land-use specifics will set you up for success when it’s time to finally buy that vacant land you’ve had your eye on. Here's our guide to the most important land-use classifications.

Cliff Point Estates, Alaska

On the Cover: Cliff Point Estates

Just over a five-hour flight from the West Coast, I was surprised that Alaska was that close. I had always thought it was just a quick hop over the Bering Sea to Russia. But it was a smooth flight on Alaskan Air that brought us to the much larger than anticipated Kodiak Island, about 3,500 square miles in size. As hub of the U.S. Coast Guard’s largest station, Kodiak Island reminded me of many of ...