Tag: owning land

Steps to Take Before Buying Rural Property

What do you get when you combine high demand and low interest rates? A Texas land rush, according to Farm Credit lenders.

Preserving Lifestyles, Livelihoods and Investments

As landowners, cowboys, hands, outfitters, real estate brokers and suppliers, we are all stakeholders in the steeped American tradition of ranching, farming and recreational land use. We would be well served by becoming more aware and more organized ourselves, refuting disinformation, controlling the message and being more engaged in the process.

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.

Tax Relief for Texas Landowners

Take advantage of ag-use valuations to lower your rural property taxes. If you own rural land in the Lone Star State, there are ways to reduce your property tax burden.

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.

Maximizing the Value of Timber Income on Your Property

When owning timber-producing land, one of the most important considerations you can make is how to maximize the income that it generates.

Landowner Liability, A Real but Manageable Threat

The threat of liability exists anytime landowners open their property to anyone, including family and friends.

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A Primer on Federal Takings

The lessons learned in South Texas as border wall construction proceeds is an ongoing case study of federal taking for landowners throughout the nation.

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What the New Tax Law Means for Agriculture & Rural Landowners

The largest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in three decades went into effect this year, impacting farmers, ranchers and other rural landowners in a variety of ways. For the most part, financial experts anticipate benefits for these groups.