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Steady as She Goes! Texas Land Markets in the Second Quarter of 2019

Research economist Dr. Charles Gilliand reports on Texas land markets for the second quarter of 2019.

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Team Land Techies – The Talents behind Lands of America

We’re excited to announce the arrival of the brand-new Lands of America website, which has been fully redesigned to provide a faster, more effective browsing experience for buyers and sellers of rural land and property across the United States.

Prosperity Rules: Texas Land Markets in the First Quarter of 2019

Research economist Dr. Charles Gilliand reports on Texas land markets for the first quarter of 2019.

Texas land markets forecast for 2019

2019: Uncertain Times in Texas Land Markets

Research economist Dr. Charles Gilliand reports on Texas land markets for 2019.

Texas 2018 Third Quarter Land Market Report

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

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.

The Wild Side of Business: So You Want to Play the Wildlife Game?

Greg Simons’ quarterly column focuses on the enterprise aspects of wildlife-based recreation that takes place on private lands across the country.

Report: Texas Land Markets at the Beginning of 2017

Texas land prices reached a new high in the first quarter of 2017. However, deflated prices have essentially remained rather flat since 2015. These first quarter results indicate that current market dynamics reflect a more measured environment compared to the accelerated growth in 2013-14.

Opinion: 453 is better than 1031

Congress is looking into the idea of changing IRC Section 1031. There are options to a 1031 exchange and in some ways, even a better option than a 1031 itself. The answer can be found in IRC Section 453.

Source: Real Estate Center Texas A&M University

Texas 2016 Land Market Report

Following the robust price recovery from 2012 through 2013 when prices surged by 7 to 10.5 percent annually, Texas land markets seem to have taken a break.

Chart showing Texas land values in Q3 2016

Third Quarter Prices Rise: A Look at the Q3 2016 Land Market in Texas

By the end of the third quarter, Texas land markets had shaken off the drag inspired by low oil prices ...

Off to the Races: A Look at the Q2 2016 Land Market in Texas

Despite continuing turmoil in the oil patch, Texas land markets managed to post a small price gain in the second quarter of 2016, moving up just short of 2.5 percent to $2,500 per acre from the 2015 year-end price of $2,441 per acre.

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Second Wind for Texas Land Markets?: A Look at the Q4 2016 Land Market in Texas

Final year-end results indicate that 2015 Texas land market price trends slowed considerably.

2016 Looks to Be a Transition Year for Texas Land Markets

Since 2010, all segments of Texas land markets have prospered with rising prices and increasing interest.

Land Prices for 2016

According to our recent survey of land buyers and sellers, land prices in 2016 are on the rise in most ...

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The Lands of America 2016 Land Market Outlook Survey

The results are in from our 2016 Land Market Outlook survey. Nearly 1,000 land buyers, sellers, and brokers sent in ...

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Farmland Values and Regional Marketplace Trends

With farmland values rising consistently over the past 10 years, and exploding in some us regions such as the corn ...