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.
“It dawned on me that a lot of institutional capital was interested in coming into the farmland business. Not your traditional farmers, but investors,” Bruere says. “So I started having this vision for building a national brokerage house that could do brokerage work, appraisals, management, and then work with investors who want to acquire farmland assets.”
Every year, the National Land Conference is the place to get together and exchange the latest information in the industry. This year, if you may not have been able to tune in, we’ve summarized some of our key takeaways and session highlights for you.
Making the connection between land, history and stories isn’t a stretch for Monning because that connection shaped his life.
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.
While growth and success tempt some companies to abandon principle for profit, Swan refuses to fall into that trap and remains true to the values he learned around his family’s kitchen table on their cow-calf operation in Montana’s Ruby Valley: personal integrity, hard work, respect and putting others’ needs before your own.
For the Richmonds, the real value of land lies in the life it enables people to live.
After years of working independently, John Diamond, Travis Driscoll and GT Nunn have joined forces at Beaverhead Outdoors based in Elephant Butte, New Mexico.
Apps, maps, phones and drones help rural appraisers arrive at accurate property values faster than ever.
With more than 45 years of collective real estate experience in their hip pockets, Jim “JB” Brosche and Brenda Moerschell are riding point on The Ranch and Land Group for Compass Real Estate in Texas with offices in Dallas and Fort Worth.
Pat Doyle, the new Managing Director of LandLeader, defines success for himself and the network of exclusive real estate professionals the same way. “Success for myself and LandLeader is defined very simply—deliver the absolute best marketing results for our real estate brokerages—leading to increased property listings and sales.”
James Ahern Jr. brings experience gained in the saddle to every ranch real estate transaction conducted at Ahern Ranches, his ranch real estate brokerage established in 2000.
While Iowa-based Peoples Company offers land management, appraisals, land investments, brokerage and auction services, the foundation of everything is people.
Rivers of family history and a passion for the land run through the life of Robert "Bobby" Jarvis.
The Republic Ranches team puts the clients’ needs above every other consideration. They live it and breathe it—every day and in every situation.
At Hayden Outdoors, father and sons Leo, Dax and Seth Hayden are building a legacy business on their shared passion for land—and the people who steward it.