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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

Chimney Rock Farm sale, Dan McEwen

Broker of the Week: Dan McEwen, McEwen Group

Congratulations to Dan McEwen, broker/owner of McEwen Group, for his sale of 1,000-acre Chimney Rock Farm in north-central Tennessee's Pickett County. This $2.6-million sale was recorded on October 4 through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.

Farm in Bent County, Colorado

Broker of the Week: Dave Banzhaf, Beacon Mountain Farm & Ranch

Congratulations to Dave Banzhaf, broker/owner of Englewood, Colorado-based Beacon Mountain Farm & Ranch, for his sale of 7,000-acre Reyher Farm this week. This sale was recorded on October 1 through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.

TJ Del Rio Ranch sale, Joey Bellington, Whitetail Properties - 5546988g

Broker of the Week: Joey Bellington, Whitetail Properties

Congratulations to Whitetail Properties' Joey Bellington for his sale of the 4,922-acre TJ Del Rio Ranch in Val Verde, Texas. This Texas Hill Country ranch sale was recorded on September 21, 2018, through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.

Jerry Raaum

“I Am an Aficionado”: Jerry G. Raaum

Meet Montana farmer Jerry G. Raaum, the first in our new series—"I Am an Aficionado"—about the people and characters in whom the lifeblood of the American landscape runs deep.

Nelson Farm, South Dakota, Hewitt Land Company sale

Broker of the Week: J.D. Hewitt, Hewitt Land Company

Congratulations to J.D. Hewitt with South Dakota-based Hewitt Land Company for the sale of 3,620-acre Nelson Farm in Butte County, South Dakota. This sale was recorded on September 18, 2018, through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program. 

View of Texas Hill Country Ranch, sold by Fred Stumberg, Kuper Sotheby's International Realty

Broker of the Week: Fred Stumberg, Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty

Congratulations to Fred Stumberg with Kuper Sotheby's International Realty for his September 6th sale of 2,530-acre Lampasas Ranch. This sale was recorded through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program. 

image of Barbary sheep on New Mexico ranch

Broker of the Week: Melissa Y. Roybal, United Country Real Estate-Revolution

Congratulations to Melissa Y. Roybal with Las Cruces, New Mexico-based United Country Real Estate-Revolution for her sale this week of 10,334-acre Bonney Canyon Ranch. The September 2 sale was recorded through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.

image of hunting ranch in Zavala County, Texas

Broker of the Week: Robert Dullnig, Dullnig Ranches/Kuper Sotheby’s

Congratulations to Robert Dullnig, Dullnig Ranches/Kuper Sotheby's for his sale of 2,519 acres in Zavala County, Texas. The sale of the $7.2-million hunting ranch was recorded on August 23, 2018, through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.

image of timberland for sale in Texas

Broker of the Week: Andy Flack, HomeLand Properties

Congratulations to Andy Flack with HomeLand Properties for his sale this week of the 3,132-acre Tarkington Bayou tract in Liberty County, Texas. The $9.4-million sale was recorded on August 22, 2018, through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.

image of Leon McNeil hunting quail with hunting dog

A Good Sport: Texas Coach Leon McNeil Inspires Youth with Outdoor Adventures

Leon McNeil’s passion for the outdoors and especially for passing it on to the next generation made him an obvious choice as an ambassador for Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation’s “We Will Not Be Tamed” campaign.