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Campers Using Apps to Rent Private Land

When the Barley’s purchased the farmhouse, the only remaining structure on the 52 acres, they envisioned sharing the history of the land—giving “history lessons” and showing off their rare photos. But, like many first-time landowners, it was daunting to think of paying the property tax. Enter Tentrr, one of a growing number of Airbnb-type online booking platforms and apps for campers to find and instantly reserve spots on private land across the U.S. With state ...

Appraisals Go High Tech

Apps, maps, phones and drones help rural appraisers arrive at accurate property values faster than ever.

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Tools for Success: How to Succeed at the Social-Media Game

With so many different platforms available, the idea of establishing and maintaining a social-media presence can be daunting. It’s no use trying to do it all—you’d never have time for anything else. Instead, pick just a few different social-media platforms on which to focus your efforts.

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Sites We Like: Google Earth Engine

From aerial-imaging solutions to sophisticated 3D-modeling technology, today's real-estate customers have an array of tools at their fingertips to help them discover and visualize property for sale, including those in the land and rural real estate space.

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Securing Large Properties: Smart-Home Security Tips for Larger Lots

Securing a large property with smart home technology may require some creativity, but you may be surprised by the range of tools at your disposal. Here, our expert provides a rundown of what you should expect and consider.