Bill Vacek: I am a Land Specialist

Land is in my blood. It's my living—and my life.

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a person who specializes in a particular occupation, practice or field of study

This article is featured in the Fall 2020 issue of LAND magazine. Click here to find out more.

Bill Vacek

Supervising Broker, Partner
Hayden Outdoors Real Estate

Talk less, do more!”

Where do you live? Lander, Wyoming

Where do you work? Hayden Outdoors Real Estate, out of the Wyoming office

What drew you to ranch and recreational real estate?  My passion and love for the outdoors combined with the ability to fulfill clients’ dreams

What makes the corner of the world where you work special? On the lower 48, Wyoming is the closest thing to God’s Country.

What are the three most important tools in a ranch broker’s kit? Diversification, relationships and a good map

If you could call anywhere on the planet home, where would it be? Why? Right where I am, because here I am. The people and the mountain ranch lifestyle.

What’s the most profound lesson you’ve learned from the land or its people? No two are the same, just as tomorrow is to today.

Listener or talker? A little bit of both. I listen then I talk, teach.

If you had one extra hour of time per day, how would you use it?  With my parents

Would you rather be without Internet for a week or your phone? Internet—that usually is the case here in Wyoming!

If you could give one sentence advice about how to live life, what would that be? Live every day to its fullest, building relationships.

Describe your perfect work day. Starting an early morning with good coffee, then having it seem like only an hour later the sun is going down.

What is your most memorable deal to date? I couldn’t pick just one. With each deal, my family grows larger.

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