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Are you searching for rural land for sale in Alabama or Mississippi? When you have looked at a property and asked all of the right questions, there comes a point when you have to make a decision: “Do you want it?” Sometime ago I had the privilege of meeting with a family to write an offer on a property they really like. We had looked at the tract several times together. As I sat at their desk and they asked a Read more…

Being a real estate professional is not just about selling property, it is about relating well with people. In my business as a land broker I view my job as helping people buy or sell land: with the emphasis on helping people. I’ve been reflecting lately on how there can be so many real estate agents in any given market. One conclusion is that each of those agents knows people. People sell properties, people buy properties. Those people need to deal Read more…

Before you head out to preview a piece of rural property, here are a few key tips that will make your next outing more enjoyable, safer, and your time more beneficial. 1. Contact the agent– Always touch base with the agent before heading out to view the property. Arrange for them to meet you and show the proper access, boundary markers and key features of the land. This way you get a clearer picture of the property being offered, and Read more…

Southeastern Land Group (SELG) has a great app called, TerraPlat, that we have developed to make your search for land much easier. Our company invested a lot of money in this proprietary software to offer our clients and customers the very best property search and viewing experience. The app is currently available as a website online at www.terraplat.com and can be downloaded for free at the App Store. TerraPlat has some cool features that make searching for properties much easier. First, it offers a Read more…

This week on The Land Show, Dave Milton interviews Ronald Levitt of Sirote and Permutt on the issue of Conservation Easements. Mr. Levitt is a nationally recognized expert on the topic of conservation easements, and frequently advises his clients in regards to planning and defending easements. He has written numerous articles about the topic that can be found on their company blog. Conservation easements are a tool that the IRS allows landowners to use for conservation and preservation purposes on their property Read more…

Approximately 30 land brokers participated in a joint meeting of the  Alabama and Mississippi Chapters of the Realtors Land Institute (RLI) on Thursday. Brokers from the twin states met at the Central Station Grill in Starkville to hear from several great presenters. Southern Ag Credit was the major sponsor for the meeting. Our first presenter was Lanford Holloway of TerraStride, illustrating how their online products can help land professionals market high end properties that are for sale. The mapping platform allows users to add multiple Read more…

What are the right questions for a buyer to ask when considering purchasing a rural piece of land? It all depends on the objectives the buyer has in mind when making their purchase. This list would need to be tweaked a little depending on the objective for the purchase. For example, a person considering developing a tract into a subdivision on a river would have some significantly different questions to answer than a person merely buying a rural retreat for Read more…

When a property comes on the market and the sellers receive an offer immediately, their first instinct may be to think they should not accept the first offer that comes along. Many times my seller client will respond to early offers with, “Maybe we aren’t asking enough for our property.” Below is an analogy I like to use to explain this real estate phenomenon. Let me preface my explanation with saying, before listing the property sellers should do their homework Read more…

In all instances Southeastern Land Group strives to do what is in the best interest of our clients who are buying and selling land across the Southeast. One major part of helping our clients purchase or sell rural property is cooperating with other brokers. All agents, associate brokers, and responsible (qualifying) brokers for Southeastern Land Group are Realtors, meaning that we are not merely licensed real estate agents in the states where we practice, but we are also members of the Read more…

Southeastern Land Group is devoted to helping people buy and sell land in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee, and Florida. Each month we advertise properties that we have for sale in strategic print media. Specifically we purchase ads in 4-5 slick glossy magazines as one way to reach all possible buyers about the great tracts of land that we have for sale. To capture the attention of hunters, anglers, and others who enjoy being outdoors, we advertise in 3 magazines that are targeted Read more…