Land News

Insight on the latest market trends in the land and rural real estate markets, including local and statewide trends compiled from the largest rural real estate comparable sales data source on Lands of America.

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10 Biggest Ranches for Sale in America

As we head into the first quarter of 2019, here's our lineup of the ten biggest ranches currently for sale in America, representing over a million acres of land for sale!

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10 Most Expensive Ranches for Sale in America

Heading into the first quarter of 2019, here's our quarterly roundup of the most expensive ranches and land currently listed for sale throughout the United States.

2018 Biggest Land Sales

Year in Review: Biggest Land Sales of 2018

The Lands of America Comparable Sales database currently tracks sales information for almost 250,000 sales transactions dating back to 2003. This year saw sellers submit sales data for over 27,000 sold properties to our database, totaling some $11 billion in rural land and real-estate sales activity for the year.

Winter 2018 Land & Lifestyle Trends

Our snapshot of the latest goods, gear and more for land aficionados—from a fire pit that can charge your phone to soy lotion candles that double as skin moisturizer.

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Winter 2018 Texas Holiday Gift Guide

Our annual gift guide curated especially for the discriminating Texas land aficionado. Gift ideas ranging from gifts for the home, foodies, book lovers and more!

Texas 2018 Third Quarter Land Market Report

Research economist Dr. Charles Gilliand reports on Texas land markets for the third quarter 2018.

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Lands of America October 2018 Land News & Trends

Among over 85,000 new properties listed for sale in October 2018, an $81-million dairy operation in the country's biggest dairy-producing county plus a 58,000-deeded-acre Montana ranch are among the month's most notable new land additions.

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A Primer on Federal Takings

The lessons learned in South Texas as border wall construction proceeds is an ongoing case study of federal taking for landowners throughout the nation.

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Lands of America September 2018 Land News & Trends

Among over 90,000 new properties listed for sale in September 2018, KB Carter Ranch stands out as an impeccable Texas legacy ranch, while over 29,000 deeded acres at Oregon's Horseshoe Bar Ranch include some eight miles of John Day River frontage.

Fall 2018 Land & Lifestyle Trends

Our snapshot of the latest goods, gear and more for land aficionados—from handcrafted furniture made in South Carolina to small-batch, blackberry syrup made in a welcoming, small town in Georgia.

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The Impact of Forestry in South Carolina

American Forest Management was born out of a passion for land and a desire to work with landowners. In fact, our company tagline is “We’re in this Together” because we know our work is all about relationships—the relationships between land utilization and conservation, the relationship between the landowner and property, and ultimately, the relationship between American Forest Management and the clients we serve.

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Lands of America August 2018 Land News & Trends

There were over 2,200 properties listed as sold through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program in August 2018, totaling over $810 million of sold land and rural real estate across 48 states. This represents a 10 percent increase in sales activity over July 2018. See more highlights in our monthly roundup.

Fall 2018 Texas Land & Lifestyle Trends

Our snapshot of the latest sporting goods, gear and more for Texas land aficionados, from wildlife prints and tea towels to Texas honey and custom cowboy boots.

Tracking the Trend in Land Values

Have you wondered what your land is worth? The only way to truly know its value is to have hard data on market trends. Fortunately, that kind of information is available thanks to a friendship forged over 50 years ago.

Laborcitas Creek Ranch Receives 2018 Leopold Conservation Award® for Texas

At a time when Texas wild places face threats such as land ownership fragmentation and non-native invasive grasses, Laborcitas Creek Ranch shines as a beacon.

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Sites We Like: Google Earth Engine

From aerial-imaging solutions to sophisticated 3D-modeling technology, today's real-estate customers have an array of tools at their fingertips to help them discover and visualize property for sale, including those in the land and rural real estate space.

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Lands of America July 2018 Land News & Trends

July 2018 highlights on Lands of America include the arrival of Montana's LF Ranch on the market, a $52-million stunner with all the attributes of a national park.

Summer 2018 Land & Lifestyle Trends

Our snapshot of the latest goods, gear and more for land aficionados, from elegant, hand-made furniture to handcrafted cheese from the rolling hills of central Iowa.

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Lands of America June 2018 Land News & Trends

Notable highlights from June 2018 on the Land.com Network include the sale of Utah's Eagle Ridge Ranch, the most expensive land deal recorded to date in 2018, plus the arrival of 19,493-deeded-acre Nottingham Ranch in Colorado, listed for sale at $100 million.

Lands of America May 2018 Land News & Trends

Of some 110,000 new property and land listings showcased on the Land.com Network in May 2018, some notable new arrivals include a 20,502-deeded-acre legacy ranch in Wyoming and $46-million stunner in the mountains near Steamboat Springs, Colorado.