Buying or selling land can be a complicated business, and prospective buyers and sellers must be sure they have an agent who not only has their best interests in mind but also the knowledge and experience to make it happen.
From the moment a potential buyer arrives at a property and drives down the entrance road, they are taking in their surroundings and forming an opinion about whether to purchase the property or not. Once a buyer has a first impression set in their mind, it is hard to change it.
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.
Apps, maps, phones and drones help rural appraisers arrive at accurate property values faster than ever.
According to the laws of supply and demand, quality land can expect to slowly increase in value over time. If you don’t want to wait around for years for that to happen, here are five steps you can take to help increase the value of your land.
While not all land is created equal, the art of presenting land or rural property for sale follows the same general rules—whether it’s a farm for sale amidst an endless sea of Iowa cornfields or multi-million-dollar ranch perched in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains.
It can be comforting to know that there are really only two reasons why your land isn’t selling: marketing and price. Thankfully, these are two things you have complete control over and can tweak and adjust to see better results.
The Lands of America Comparable Sales database currently tracks sales information for almost 250,000 sales transactions dating back to 2003. This year saw sellers submit sales data for over 27,000 sold properties to our database, totaling some $11 billion in rural land and real-estate sales activity for the year.
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.”
Whether you are anxiously awaiting a buyer to submit an offer on your land, or you are in the planning stages of selling your property and want to establish a realistic timeline, it’s important to understand how the time of year impacts the offers that you get.
Among over 85,000 new properties listed for sale in October 2018, an $81-million dairy operation in the country's biggest dairy-producing county plus a 58,000-deeded-acre Montana ranch are among the month's most notable new land additions.
Some land sells almost immediately; other properties linger on the market for months with minimal interest from potential buyers. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to improve your chances of making a quick and profitable sale.
Selling your land can feel like a daunting undertaking, especially when it comes to taxes. Here are some of the most important tax consequences and potential savings strategies to be aware of if you’re preparing to sell your property.
When it comes to selling your land, knowing the ins and outs of your property is not enough to sell it. You need to know the questions land buyers are asking. Here are the top nine things land buyers want to know before buying land.
Among over 90,000 new properties listed for sale in September 2018, KB Carter Ranch stands out as an impeccable Texas legacy ranch, while over 29,000 deeded acres at Oregon's Horseshoe Bar Ranch include some eight miles of John Day River frontage.
Selling family property that you’ve inherited isn’t all that different from selling any other piece of land you own. The hardest part may be deciding what to do with the land, especially if you have an emotional attachment to the property or have inherited it jointly with other family members who all need to agree.
There were over 2,200 properties listed as sold through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program in August 2018, totaling over $810 million of sold land and rural real estate across 48 states. This represents a 10 percent increase in sales activity over July 2018. See more highlights in our monthly roundup.
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.
July 2018 highlights on Lands of America include the arrival of Montana's LF Ranch on the market, a $52-million stunner with all the attributes of a national park.
With the availability of so much information in today's digital age, a Certified Buyer Representative for ranch buyers can bring some much-needed clarity and perspective to the buying process.