Greg Liddle: I am a Land Specialist

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

This article is featured in the Spring 2021 issue of LAND magazine. Click here to find out more.

spe • cial • ist | spe-sh(ə-)list noun
a person who specializes in a particular occupation, practice or field of study

Greg Liddle

Hayden Outdoors Real Estate

You can’t get hurt with dirt.”

Where do you live? Durango, Colorado, and Gulf Breeze, Florida

Where do you work? Southern Colorado, New Mexico and Florida

What drew you to ranch and recreational real estate?  I’ve always loved the outdoors, but Cabela’s Trophy Properties partnering with Hayden Outdoors is what attracted me.

What makes the corner of the world where you work special? Mild four-season climate, 75 percent of the area is public land, three fly fishing rivers, three lakes, great dining, low crime, great air access and 365-day recreation.

What are the three most important tools in a ranch broker’s kit?  Great people, product and prospects

If you could call anywhere on the planet home, where would it be? Southwest Colorado and northwest coast of Florida because of great recreation and great beaches, plus the amazing food!

What’s the most profound lesson you’ve learned from the land or its people? They’re not making any more of it.

Listener or talker? Both

If you had one extra hour of time per day, how would you use it? Talking to my dad

Would you rather be without Internet for a week or your phone? Phone

If you could give one sentence advice about how to live life, what would that be? Last time I checked, we only get one shot at this life.

Describe your perfect work day. Coffee with my wife and animals, and showing one of my favorite ranches or waterfront properties, writing a contract with my assistant Linda, while one closes that day too!

What is your most memorable deal to date? Broken Butt Ranch – January 2021 – $24,500,000

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