November 2016 land news: most expensive new listing

November 2016 saw a total of 1,317 properties listed as sold though our Comparable Sales Program, a 33 percent decrease from the previous month. This data represents a total of $365 million and 106,091 acres of sold rural land and real estate. Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Virginia and Wisconsin saw the most completed sales during the month, although each were down on the previous month. The average sales price increased 11 percent month-over-month nationwide. The average size of sold property also increased month-over-month to 202 acres. A total of 5,440 new listings were added on Lands of America throughout the month, representing a total of $2.4 billion in new rural real estate for sale.

Most Expensive New Listing

November 2016 land news: most expensive new listing

SONOMA COUNTY | CALIFORNIA | $39,000,000 | 7,856 ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 3592130

Although listed for sale since spring 2016, Sonoma County’s beautiful Santa Angelina Ranch was included for sale for the first time on Lands of America on November 1, 2016. The distinctive property sits amidst one of the world’s most recognized wine-growing regions and represents almost 8,000 acres of some of the most prestigious Northern California land available. This unique property provides opportunities for horseback riding, hiking, swimming, hunting, as well as year-round cattle ranching with a herd that has historically ranged from 100 to 200 pairs. There is significant potential for vineyard development, with approximately 1,500 acres less than 30 percent slope.

Largest New Listing

November 2016 land news: largest new listing

CHAVES COUNTY | NEW MEXICO | $3,303,300  | 21,747 ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 3604899

A remote and rugged Southwest ranch near Roswell, New Mexico, Thompson Ranch has been under ownership by the same family for almost 100 years and has never, until now, been offered for sale. Of its total acreage, there are 9,438+/ deeded acre, 11,669 acres of BLM-leased land and 640 acres held under private lease. Elevations here range between 4,400 and 4,700 feet, with several principal drainages providing exceptional winter cover and relief for livestock and wildlife. A graded county road runs through the ranch, making delivery and shipping of livestock very convenient. Hunting on Thompson Ranch includes antelope and deer, and the ranch is currently enrolled in the New Mexico Game and Fish A-Plus Antelope system.

Most Searched Counties

Below are the ten most searched counties on Lands of America during the month, all of which you will see are in Texas:

  • Edwards County, Texas
  • Bandera County, Texas
  • Kerr County, Texas
  • Gillespie County, Texas
  • Burnet County, Texas
  • Houston County, Texas
  • Parker County, Texas
  • Williamson County, Texas
  • Uvalde County, Texas
  • Kendall County, Texas

Below are the ten most searched non-Texas counties on Lands of America during the month of November:

  • Klamath County, Oregon
  • Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
  • Pushmataha County, Oklahoma
  • Marion County, Florida
  • Shelby County, Alabama
  • Jackson County, Oregon
  • Huerfano County, Colorado
  • Jefferson County, Alabama
  • Big Island, Hawaii
  • Hampshire County, West Virginia
  • Stevens County, Washington


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  • Michael Davis

    I am at the present time looking for about 40 acres with some form of water ( creek or at least 2 to 4 acre tank with in 50 miles of Athens, Texas.

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