Tag: buying land

Highest & Best Use

This property is featured in the Summer 2021 issue of LAND magazine. Click here to find out more. Whether one is ...

What does your interest rate cost you?

Buying rural property, whether it's land, a farm, or a house in the country, is a major undertaking. You have several choices when deciding about the type of interest rate you want.

Destination Hill Country: Where Scenic Views & Wildlife Abound

If you’ve ever thought about investing in the Hill Country, here are great points to consider. In 2020, Texas added more residents than any other state. Texas is home to 50 Fortune 500 companies and is the ninth largest economy worldwide. Throw in a business-friendly atmosphere, no corporate and personal income tax and fewer regulations—and the fact Texas also is home to advanced manufacturing and energy development—and it’s tough to beat.

From Big City to Big Sky: Texas Rural Land Sales Surge in Pandemic

Recreational buyers and investors are driving the rush to rural land, with a stampede of urban dwellers searching for a country getaway, a ranch or recreational hunting lands during the pandemic.

10 Things to Consider Before a Land Purchase

Buying a farm or land is not something to jump into quickly. FCS Financial put together a list of 10 things to consider before you purchase land.

Banking on Land: Land Investment Tips for First-Time Buyers

Banking on Land

While statistics aren’t available yet for 2020, anecdotally it was a record-breaking year. “2020 was as busy as any year I remember—and 2021 doesn’t show any signs of slowing down,” Bownds said. Currently, inventory is tight. Buyers are anxiously waiting to purchase a suitable property when it becomes available. In several instances, Bownds has sold multi-million-dollar ranches before he’s even had a chance to have photos taken. A limited inventory means that buyers don’t have ...

Property Ownership:A Bedrock of the Economy in Troubled Times

Property ownership is still one of the best and safest investments an American family can make.

Family of Greg and Shannon Fay walking by a lake in the countryside

The Effect of COVID-19 on the Land Brokerage Industry

In speaking with Fay Ranches agents located coast to coast in the United States over the past few days, each has remarked that their land investor clients are contemplating moving their families to their land to insulate themselves, to socially distance themselves.

Appraisers are Like Tools: Don’t Choose the Wrong One

Choosing an appraiser is kind of like choosing a tool: you might be able to make do with one that’s not quite made for the job, but it just won’t be as efficient or as good as it should be.

Why you Need a Land Agent for Your Transaction

Buying or selling land can be a complicated business, and prospective buyers and sellers must be sure they have an agent who not only has their best interests in mind but also the knowledge and experience to make it happen.

The Hunt for Rural Property

Consider these 15 factors when looking to buy a place in the country.

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5 Reasons to Make the Rural Move This Year

Whether it’s peace and tranquility, room for a garden and livestock, or just getting more bang for your buck, these five reasons to make the rural move this year should be enough to convince you to start packing!

Land—The Original American Dream

Land has always been a staple of the American Dream. Owning private property comes with a lot of hidden benefits for you both now and for years to come.