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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

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Broker of the Week: Keller Williams RE Santa Fe’s Dale Heinemann

Congratulations to Dale Heinemann with Keller Williams RE Santa Fe for his sale of 1,986 acres in Union County, New Mexico. The $790,000 sale was recorded on August 10, 2018, through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.

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Ahern Ranches: Ranch Real Estate Done the Cowboy Way

James Ahern Jr. brings experience gained in the saddle to every ranch real estate transaction conducted at Ahern Ranches, his ranch real estate brokerage established in 2000.

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Broker of the Week: Texas Ranch Sales Sells 4,127 Acres in Texas Hill Country

Congratulations to Texas Ranch Sales for their sale this week of 4,127-acre Marley Creek Ranch in San Saba County, Texas. The $13.4-million sale was recorded on August 2, 2018, through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.

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Broker of the Week: Cushman & Wakefield’s Matthew Davis Sells Central Valley Almond Orchard

Congratulations to Matthew Davis with Cushman & Wakefield for his sale of 5,193-acre Bird-Rosenbaum Ranch in Merced County, California. The $9.6-million sale was recorded on July 26, 2018, through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.

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Peoples Company: In the Business of People

While Iowa-based Peoples Company offers land management, appraisals, land investments, brokerage and auction services, the foundation of everything is people.

Rivers of History: The Mississippi Delta Was the Making of Robert “Bobby” Jarvis

Rivers of family history and a passion for the land run through the life of Robert "Bobby" Jarvis.

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Broker of the Week: Keller Williams Metropolitan’s Heidi Allbritton Sells 9,600 Acres Near Galveston

Congratulations to Heidi Allbritton with Houston-based Keller Williams Metropolitan for her sale of 9,600 acres of waterfront land along Galveston's Intracoastal Waterway. The $22-million sale was recorded on June 29, 2018.

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Broker of the Week: Dullnig Ranches Sells 4,571 Acres in South Texas

Congratulations to Robert Dullnig with San Antonio-based Dullnig Ranches/Kuper Sotheby's for his sale this week of 4,571-acre Arroyo Blanco Ranch in Zapata County, Texas.

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Broker of the Week: Premier Ranch Properties Sells Utah’s Eagle Ridge Ranch, Biggest Sale of 2018

Congratulations to Jay Platt and Helga Baughn with Premier Ranch Properties for their sale this week of the 10,237-contiguous-acre Eagle Ridge Ranch in the Spanish Fork Canyon area south of Provo, Utah. The sale of the $35 million property was recorded on June 18, 2018, through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program. To date, this is the most expensive land deal recorded to date in 2018.

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Broker of the Week: Whitney Land Company Sells 1,560-Acre Cattle Ranch in Northeast Oregon

Congratulations to Jim Whitney with Pendleton, Oregon-based Whitney Land Company for his sale this week of 1,560-acre Rock Creek Butte Ranch. The $834,000 sale was recorded on June 8, 2018, through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.