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?
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Defining Success: Meet LandLeader’s Pat Doyle
when to sell your land: spring wildflowers
How to Sell Your Land & Rural Property in Any Season
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How to Invest in Land With a Self-Directed Retirement Account

If you make money by selling, leasing or developing raw land, you can put these same strategies to work for your future with a self-directed retirement plan.

Lands of America February 2018 Land News & Trends

February 2018 saw a new Pacific Northwest open-water shipping opportunity come to market, along with the sale of historic Pedernales River Ranch in Texas Hill Country and acquisition of Colorado's Sandstone Ranch by a conservation-minded consortium.

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Lands of America January 2018 Land News & Trends

A $129 million Hollywood estate, 32,000-acre West Texas legacy ranch and $18 million Tampa area land sale are among the highlights for land sales and listing activity on Lands of America in January 2018.

Biggest land sales of 2017

Year in Review: Biggest Land Sales of 2017

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 25,000 sold properties to our database, totaling some $8.3 billion in rural land and real-estate sales activity for the year.

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How Much is an Acre of Land Worth?

How much is land worth in your state? We take a look at how to understand price-per-acre values for land at a local and national level.

Advertorial: M4 Ranch Group Celebrates a Banner Year

M4 Ranch Group is celebrating a banner year thanks to the owners—past and present—of the exceptional properties that we’ve been fortunate to represent.

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Find Out What Your Land is Really Worth

Assigning value to your land is no easy task, which is why finding the right information from a reliable source of rural land value trends is crucial.

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Wolf Springs Ranch Sale Marks Second-Largest Land Sale in 2017

Congratulations to Ranch Marketing Associates and M4 Ranch Group for the sale this week of 56,061-acre Wolf Springs Ranch, an outstanding legacy ranch set along the eastern front of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in south-central Colorado.

Behrens Ranch Sales Sells 3,568-Acre Ranch in Texas Hill Country

Congratulations to Blake Behrens of Behrens Ranch Sales for his sale this week of 3,568-acre Dry Dove Creek Draw Ranch in Schleicher County, Texas. This sale was recorded on October 4, 2017.

King Land & Water Sells Large Generational Cattle Ranch in the West Texas Borderlands

Congratulations to James and Tammy King with King Land & Water for their sale of 11681-acre Black Hills Ranch in West Texas.

Rancho El Toro, Merced County sale

Clark Company Ranch Real Estate Sells Large California Cattle Ranch

Congratulations to Pete Clark of Clark Company Ranch Real Estate for the sale this week of 12,221-acre Rancho El Toro in Merced County, California. This sale of this turnkey cattle-ranching operation occurred on September 20, 2017.

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3 Essential Questions to Ask Before Selling the Family Farm

We talk to Jonathan Pellegrin, author of "The Art of Selling the Family Business," about what it takes to prepare for and actually sell your family business.

Platte County Ranch Sold in Heart of Southeastern Wyoming’s Productive Rangeland

Congratulations to Amy Smith of Smith Ranch Real Estate for her sale of a 7,101-acre Dwyer Ranch in Platte County, Wyoming. This sale occurred on September 8, 2017.

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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Major Ranch Realty Sells Large Working Cattle Ranch in Central New Mexico

Congratulations to Randell Major of Major Ranch Realty for his sale of a 27,905-acre cattle ranch in Torrance County, New Mexico. This sale occurred on September 5, 2017.

Texas Home-Land Realty Sells 10,000-Acre West Texas Hunting Ranch

Congratulations to Ken and Samantha Burton of Texas Home-Land Realty for their sale of a 10,240-acre hunting ranch in Pecos County, Texas.

Walker & Martin Ranch Sales Sell 2,227-Acre Ranch in the Prairies of Eastern New Mexico

Congratulations to Greg Martin and Robert Martin of Walker & Martin Ranch Sales for the sale this week of Cross 5 Ranch in eastern New Mexico.

Most expensive ranches for sale in America: Cielo Vista Ranch, Colorado

Broker of the Week: Mirr Ranch Group

Congratulations to Mirr Ranch Group’s Jeff Hubbard and Pat Lancaster for their sale on August 11, 2017, of 83,368-acre Cielo Vista Ranch in Colorado's San Luis Valley.

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Well-Watered Coyanosa Draw Ranch Sold in West Texas by King Land & Water

Congratulations to King Land & Water, a conservation-focused ranch and farm brokerage based in Fort Davis and Austin, Texas, for this week's sale of 13,468-acre Coyanosa Draw Ranch in West Texas' Pecos County.

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Seller Beware: Cashier’s Checks Aren’t Always as Good as Cash

You may not find many buyers presenting you with a cashier’s check for a small-ticket item, but this method of payment has been considered solid and trustworthy for large-ticket items or from buyers who contact sellers online—until recently.