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Check out 2020’s most popular articles on all things land:

The A to Z of Land Uses: Understanding Land-Use Specifics

Wouldn’t it be great if you could find a piece of land that you love on Monday, buy it on Wednesday and then start building whatever your heart desired by Saturday? But, it requires a bit more work than that, and understanding the basics of land use is one of the most important factors when purchasing land. Learn what you need to know about land use specifics and how it impacts what you buy and what you build.

What’s the Difference Between a Farm and Ranch?

If someone were to ask you the difference between a farm and a ranch, would you be able to tell them? While many people use the terms ranch and farm interchangeably, they actually have some very specific differences. If you’re thinking about investing in a ranch or farm, it’s important to know the difference in order to find the one that is right for you and your goals.

Everything You Need to Know About Off-Grid Living

The Earth is bountiful enough that those who possess the right amount of fortitude, problem-solving skills, and survival know-how can turn a small plot of land into an ever-giving resource. It takes a lot of groundwork and skill-honing to get to a place where you can survive (and thrive) without municipal utilities, grocery stores, and other resources we take for granted every day.

What You Need to Know About Mineral & Surface Rights on Your Land

“If you are planning to buy or sell land, it’s essential to know exactly which rights are included. As a landowner, you clearly control the fields, forests, ponds, buildings, and other things on the surface, but what about what’s below ground?”

Top Questions to Ask When Buying Land

Here is a checklist of useful questions buyers can pose to a seller or seller’s representative when looking at a specific piece of land or property. This list can help provide a full lay of the land, so to speak, but every piece of land differs, just as real-estate transactions will vary based on different locations, property uses and individual buyer and seller circumstances.

LAND Magazine Cover Stories & Featured Listings

Lawson Ranch is the quintessential turnkey Nevada ranch. With three year-round creeks and some of the state’s oldest water rights, the property is ideal as a cattle ranch, a recreational ranch or a perfectly balanced operation that provides its owners the best of the West. Lawson Ranch was featured on the cover of the Fall 2020 issue of LAND magazine. Read more.

A rare jewel in the desert, the Monarch Ranch boasts fantastic hunting and fishing, miles of paved roads and a 6,000-foot lighted and paved airport runway, and stunning views of the Devils River Basin and deep canyons. Monarch Ranch was featured on the cover of the Winter 2020 issue of Texas LAND magazine. Read more.

An East Texas icon, Caddo Ranch is a spectacular property near Canton that offers unlimited opportunities for ranching, recreation, wildlife spectating and outdoor activities. Create your personal legacy with a working ranch, corporate retreat or family recreational compound. Caddo Ranch was featured in the Winter 2020 issue of LAND magazine. Read more.

Campers Using Apps to Rent Private Land

With state and national parks and forests booking up months in advance, Tentrr, Glamping Hub, Hipcamp, Harvest Hosts, and other online platforms are all on the same mission: to give private landowners an opportunity to share their secluded, unique space with campers and other outdoor lovers.


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