Selling Land

Resources and tips for selling land and rural real estate

2019 Land Star Awards

Our Traffic Just Keeps on Growing

We’re Reaching More Buyers Than Ever Before!

Wright Monning is Marketing the Lore & More of Texas

2019 Land Star Awards
Our Traffic Just Keeps on Growing
We’re Reaching More Buyers Than Ever Before!
Wright Monning is Marketing the Lore & More of Texas

Guide to Using Aerial Drone Photography to Sell Your Land

Aerial drone photography is a powerful and compelling tool in the land marketer's arsenal. Here's a guide to getting started, the gear you'll need and other considerations for capturing the best drone footage for your clients.

The Anatomy of the Perfect Land Listing

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.

Lands of America 2019 Biggest Land Sales

Year in Review: Biggest Land Sales of 2019

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.

Appraisers are Like Tools: Don’t Choose the Wrong One

Choosing an appraiser is kind of like choosing a tool: you might be able to make do with one that’s not quite made for the job, but it just won’t be as efficient or as good as it should be.

Swan Land Company: Exceptional Service from the Kitchen Table to the Closing Table

While growth and success tempt some companies to abandon principle for profit, Swan refuses to fall into that trap and remains true to the values he learned around his family’s kitchen table on their cow-calf operation in Montana’s Ruby Valley: personal integrity, hard work, respect and putting others’ needs before your own.

Why you Need a Land Agent for Your Transaction

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.

Tips from a Land Broker: Preparing Your Land for Sale

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.

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Team Land Techies – The Talents behind Lands of America

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.

Appraisals Go High Tech

Apps, maps, phones and drones help rural appraisers arrive at accurate property values faster than ever.

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Five Simple Steps to Increase the Value of Your Land

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.

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Why Is My Land Not Selling?

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.

2018 Biggest Land Sales

Year in Review: Biggest Land Sales of 2018

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.

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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.”

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How to Sell Your Land & Rural Property in Any Season

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.

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Lands of America October 2018 Land News & Trends

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.

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Getting to the Finish Line: Tips for Selling Your Land More Quickly

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.

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What You Need to Know About Taxes When Selling Your Land

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.

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What Land Buyers Want: The Most Important Information for Land Buyers

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.

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Lands of America September 2018 Land News & Trends

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.

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What You Need to Know When Selling Family Property

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.