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Resources and information for rural real estate and land professionals, plus profiles and interviews with the country’s top land brokers, rural appraisers and ranch and farm managers

Brandon's great-great-grandfather and his wife

Brandon Bownds, Bownds Ranches: A Legacy of Ranching and Real Estate

Through Bownds Ranches, Brandon Bownds puts his multi-generation legacy of ranching and real estate to work on behalf of his clients every day. “It all goes hand-in-hand,” said Brandon, who is a fifth-generation rancher and a third-generation real estate broker based in Utopia. “You can read a book about something and figure out how to do it, but there’s no better way to gain knowledge—and no other way to gain firsthand knowledge—than by living it.”

Western Heritage; barn next to a field in front of mountains

Envision. Design. Build.

“When Ryan and I started Western Heritage, we vowed to create a firm with the technical expertise and the bold creativity that would allow our clients to dream big,” Rikki said. “Every client who buys a piece of property—large or small—has their vision of what it can become.”

The Shockey Collection; Jim Shockey

The Shockey Collection: A Proud Tradition of Excellence

“In my travels, I see great properties, I see bad properties—and everything in between,” Shockey said. “Experience and time are the only ways to gain knowledge. Now, I’m at a point where I know the difference between exceptional, good and merely average.” His real world knowledge forms the basis of the strict criteria and evaluation process that sets The Shockey Collection apart in the marketplace.

Another Month of Record-Breaking Traffic

The Land.com Network continued its record-breaking streak for the second month in a row, with 11.7 million visits.

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Land.com Network Call Forwarding

Frequently asked questions about call tracking on Signature and Premium Land.com Network listings.

New Monthly Traffic & Leads Insights

The Land.com Network continued its record-breaking streak for the second month in a row, with 11.7 million visits.

Peoples Company

Peoples Path to National Prominence

“It dawned on me that a lot of institutional capital was interested in coming into the farmland business. Not your traditional farmers, but investors,” Bruere says. “So I started having this vision for building a national brokerage house that could do brokerage work, appraisals, management, and then work with investors who want to acquire farmland assets.”

Our Traffic Just Keeps on Growing

The Land.com Network continued its record-breaking streak for the second month in a row, with 11.7 million visits.

Our Key Takeaways from RLI’s Virtual National Land Conference

Every year, the National Land Conference is the place to get together and exchange the latest information in the industry. This year, if you may not have been able to tune in, we’ve summarized some of our key takeaways and session highlights for you.

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Congratulations 2019 New Accredited Land Consultants!

Having the ALC Designation gives agents the knowledge they need to close more deals and confidently assist their clients. It also gives clients confidence in their agent as the most qualified expert to help them with their land transactions.