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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

Cade & Jessica Richmond: Living for the Land

For the Richmonds, the real value of land lies in the life it enables people to live.

Staking a Claim in New Mexico—and Beyond

After years of working independently, John Diamond, Travis Driscoll and GT Nunn have joined forces at Beaverhead Outdoors based in Elephant Butte, New Mexico.

Glade Creek sale, Bledsoe County, Tennessee

Broker of the Week: Mike Newsome, U.S. Land & Farms

Congratulations to Mike Newsome with Macon, Georgia-based U.S. Land & Farms his sale this week of the 1,316-acre Glade Creek tract in eastern Tennessee this week.

Wylie View Ranch, Culberson County, Texas

Broker of the Week: Blake Behrens, Behrens Ranch Sales

Congratulations to Blake Behrens with San Angelo, Texas-based Behrens Ranch Sales for his sale this week of 6,283-acre Wylie View Ranch in West Texas. The ranch, under the same family ownership since the 1950s, offers a large contiguous tract just outside of Van Horn.

Coldwater Ranch sale, Sherman County, Texas - Triangle Realty

Broker of the Week: Triangle Realty

Congratulations to Triangle Realty for recording the three largest land sales this week through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program. All three ranches were sold in the Texas Panhandle region.

Jim Brosche and Brenda Moerschell, The Ranch and Land Group at Compass Real Estate

Jim “JB” Brosche & Brenda Moerschell: Riding Together for Compass

With more than 45 years of collective real estate experience in their hip pockets, Jim “JB” Brosche and Brenda Moerschell are riding point on The Ranch and Land Group for Compass Real Estate in Texas with offices in Dallas and Fort Worth.

Timberland tract for sale in Bullock County, Alabama

Broker of the Week: Will Herndon, Tutt Land Company

Congratulations to Will Herndon with Tutt Land Company for his sale of the 1,500-acre Tanyard Properties hunting tract in Bullock County, Alabama.

image of landscape at Frazier Canyon Ranch in Jeff Davis County, West Texas

Broker of the Week: Tammy, James & Harrison King with King Land & Water, LLC

Congratulations to King Land & Water for their sale on February 22 of the spectacular 8,604-acre Frazier Canyon Ranch in West Texas. Listed as sold for $14.25 million, the ranch offers some of the most scenic canyon lands in the Davis Mountains region of Far West Texas.

image of farmland for sale in West Texas

Broker of the Week: Sam Middleton, Chas Middleton & Son

Congratulations to Sam Middleton with Chas S. Middleton & Son for his sale this week of 953 acres in West Texas’ Crosby County. The H-G Farms comprise two non-contiguous tracts of land located in a highly desirable farming area where land is rarely available.

Wilson Creek Ranch sale, Teller County, Colorado

Broker of the Week: Bob Regester, Mossy Oak Properties Colorado Mountain Realty

Congratulations to Bob Regester with Mossy Oak Properties Colorado Mountain Realty for his sale this week of 2,212-acre Wilson Creek Ranch in central Colorado's Teller County. The ranch's diverse topography ranges from high alpine meadows to several miles of the trout-rich 4 Mile Creek.

Las Varas Ranch, Santa Barbara, California

Broker of the Week: Kerry Mormann & Associates

Congratulations to Kerry Mormann & Associates for completing the sale of Santa Barbara's 1,800-acre Las Varas Ranch. This stunning Pacific Coast landscape was listed as sold for $70 million

Nevada ranch for sale

Broker of the Week: Tamara Nordmeyer, United Country – Cowboy Country Realty

Congratulations to Tamara Nordmeyer with United Country/Cowboy Country Realty for her sale this week of 2,477-acre Rose Creek Ranch in Humboldt County, Nevada.

Seaboard Timberlands sale, Southern Forestry Realty

Broker of the Week: Southern Forestry Realty

Congratulations to Southern Forestry Realty for their sale of 1,400-acre Seaboard Timberlands in Florida's Jefferson County. The $2.5-million sale on January 17 was the largest land sale based on data submitted through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program over the past seven days.

Cattle ranch in Lincoln County, New Mexico

Broker of the Week: Scott McNally, Bar M Real Estate

Congratulations to Scott McNally with Bar M Real Estate for his sale of 12,847-acre Double L Ranch in New Mexico's Lincoln County. The January 12 sale was the largest land sale based on data submitted through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.

Image of rangeland for sale in South Dakota

Broker of the Week: Shippy Realty

Congratulations to Winner, South Dakota-based Shippy Realty for their sale of 1,280 acres of rangeland in Tripp County. The $1.2 million sale on January 4 was the week's largest land sale recorded through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.

Rcereational land for sale in eastern Oklahoma

Broker of the Week: Billy Greenwood, RE/MAX Champion Land Brokers

Congratulations to Billy Greenwood with Poteau, Oklahoma-based RE/MAX Champion Land Brokers for his sale this week of a 7,621-acre wildlife sanctuary in the San Bois Mountains area of southeastern Oklahoma.

Montana cattle ranch landscape

Broker of the Week: Swan Land Company

Congratulations to Swan Land Company their sale of 6,347-acre Spear Lazy U Ranch, a scenic cattle and hunting ranch that crosses Meagher and Parker counties in Colorado's Rocky Mountains. 

Patterson North Camp sale in Stonewall County, Texas

Broker of the Week: John Ekdahl & Rex Detamore, Ekdahl Real Estate

Congratulations to the Ekdahl Real Estate team of John Ekdahl and Rex Detamore for their sale of 4,743-acre Patterson North Camp in Stonewall County, Texas. 

Pat Doyle with fish

Defining Success: Meet LandLeader’s Pat Doyle

Pat Doyle, the new Managing Director of LandLeader, defines success for himself and the network of exclusive real estate professionals the same way. “Success for myself and LandLeader is defined very simply—deliver the absolute best marketing results for our real estate brokerages—leading to increased property listings and sales.”

New Mexico ranch for sale

Broker of the Week: Greg Walker and Robert Martin, Walker & Martin Ranch Sales

This week's largest recorded land sale, according to data available through the Lands of America Comparable Sale program, was of 9,481-acre Canyon Colorado Ranch in Mora County, New Mexico.