Month: May 2017

“What is the best way to find a rural property that we might want to move to, while we still live several states away?” This was a great question posed to Dave Milton and me from an avid listener of The Land Show. Helen from Maryland said she and her husband want to relocate to about 30-40 acres in Alabama in the coming years, and wanted some insights into how best to locate the farm of their dreams. This article attempts Read more…

“I want to sell my property, what do i need to do?” This is a common question this time of year. Its getting hot, summer is practically here, but i need to sell my property… Preparation and planning is key to anything. Whether its a sporting event, going on vacation, or planning for your retirement….it is no different with selling land. In order to have a successful listing and selling experience, you have to have a plan from the start. Read more…

Is it a good idea to divide your rural property to help it sell? That question can only be answered once the landowner determines their objectives, and if the characteristics of the property lend itself to division. Each property should be evaluated on a case by case basis to determine if a division will help the owner make the sell. Recently I have made recommendations to two different land owners about whether they should offer their properties as a whole Read more…

Patrick Jones, owner of Phat Farm Outfitters, in Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama is our special guest on this edition of The Land Show. Patrick recently hosted Dave and Jonathan, as well as Dave’s father, Dr. Jimmy Milton and his son, Josh for some fun bass fishing in his stocked lakes. The group took home over 30 bass and Dr. Milton caught a nice one that went over 7 lbs. (They left the camera in the truck!) Patrick offers guided deer Read more…

By now many of you may have seen the Facebook posts about this beautiful new farm listing in North Florida. If not, you can get all the information on our listing page: selg.biz/8716 (main narrative copied below). As one of the listing agents, I wanted to take a few moments to talk more about my impressions of the property – why I think this is one of the most beautiful properties and best values currently on the market. I’ve been Read more…

In order for a seller to command top dollar for the sale of a rural piece of land, a buyer must generally be very certain of what they are purchasing. The degree of certainty, or the comfort level, the buyer has with a given property often directly affects the price they are willing to pay. “Markets hate uncertainty” is a saying we’ve all heard dozens of times in the past few years. The real estate market is also not averse Read more…