Selling Land

Resources and tips for selling land and rural real estate

2018 Biggest Land Sales

Year in Review: Biggest Land Sales of 2018

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Why Is My Land Not Selling?

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Defining Success: Meet LandLeader’s Pat Doyle

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How to Sell Your Land & Rural Property in Any Season

2018 Biggest Land Sales
Year in Review: Biggest Land Sales of 2018
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Why Is My Land Not Selling?
Pat Doyle with fish
Defining Success: Meet LandLeader’s Pat Doyle
when to sell your land: spring wildflowers
How to Sell Your Land & Rural Property in Any Season

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.

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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.

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Lands of America August 2018 Land News & Trends

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.

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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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Lands of America July 2018 Land News & Trends

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.

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Notes from the Field: Representing the Ranch Buyer in the Digital Age

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.

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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.

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Lands of America June 2018 Land News & Trends

Notable highlights from June 2018 on the Land.com Network include the sale of Utah's Eagle Ridge Ranch, the most expensive land deal recorded to date in 2018, plus the arrival of 19,493-deeded-acre Nottingham Ranch in Colorado, listed for sale at $100 million.

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9 Vacant Land Photography Tricks for a Quick & Profitable Sale

We all know pictures sell real estate, but here’s how to take your property-listing photography to the next level and make it shine for prospective buyers out there.

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Transitional Land: Finding the Highest & Best Use

While some hesitate when they see a property come up involving land, like a vacant lot or tract of farmland on the outskirts of an urban area, savvy agents and landowners know that these can be diamonds in the rough awaiting discovery.

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Notes from the Field: It’s Time to GIS—Get It Surveyed!

A detailed look at what to expect from a land survey of your property, and why it's so important to conduct a thorough survey with the help of a qualified land professional.

Lands of America May 2018 Land News & Trends

Of some 110,000 new property and land listings showcased on the Land.com Network in May 2018, some notable new arrivals include a 20,502-deeded-acre legacy ranch in Wyoming and $46-million stunner in the mountains near Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

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Ready, Aim, Fire

Strategic planning for your land sales business boils down to a few simple steps: set clear, written goals (ready), identify the specific activities to get you there (aim), then execute the plan (fire). Top agents who do take time to strategically plan have a more predictable business and, consequently, they operate with more clarity.

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Putting Clients’ Needs First: Republic Ranches

The Republic Ranches team puts the clients’ needs above every other consideration. They live it and breathe it—every day and in every situation.

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Lands of America April 2018 Land News & Trends

An $83-million agricultural ranch in Florida, 31,551 deeded acres for sale in northeastern Wyoming and 12,000-acre spread sold in central Texas are some of the land and rural property highlights on Lands of America in April 2018.