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We had a great turnout of land brokers and agents from across Alabama this past week at our spring meeting. The Alabama Chapter of the Realtors Land Institute (RLI) met on April 14, at the Mobile Area Association of Realtors (MAAR). More than 60 real estate professionals from 35 different brokerages signed up to earn 6 continuing education units from Dr. David Skinner. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and an invocation. Dr. Skinner presented two, 3-hour courses, “Conveyancing in Alabama” and Read more…

You need to do these 3 things RIGHT NOW if you have decided to put your piece of rural land on the market. Before you let your agent advertise your tract of land on the open market, there are a few things that will help you get and keep top dollar when your property sells. This list is not exhaustive, but doing these few things will generally increase your profit and expedite your sales process. 1. Contact your accountant- “Why do Read more…

Buying your first piece of rural land can be very exciting. First time land buyers often tell me, “I want to buy a piece of land, but I don’t really know what I am doing.” Buying land is something most people do only a couple of times in their life, so this article is aimed at increasing your chances of having a successful transaction. The list of questions and information contained in this article are not meant to be exhaustive Read more…

Every fisherman has a heartbreaking story about “the one that got away“. That is not the type of story you want to have about a piece of land that you really wanted to purchase. Last week I had a conversation with a high net worth individual about a piece of property they missed out on last year. This person had been looking for the perfect piece of property for over 5 years, and they finally made an offer on a property I had Read more…

Growing up in a small town, visiting your grandparent’s farm during summer vacation, wading cold creeks, sitting on a deer stand, watching a bobber dance on the surface of a farm pond, feeding carrots to the horses, picking tomatoes from the vine, climbing to the bows of a magnolia, stalking up on a covey of quail, eating an apple fresh off the tree, playing king of the hill on bales of hay, filling glass jars with glowing fireflies, sitting around Read more…

Southeastern Land Group was blessed with a great year in 2015, and the New Year is off to a strong start! On Friday, January 15, our company held its annual “Kick Off Party“. This event is dedicated to giving thanks for the previous year, recognizing the achievement of our team members, and looking ahead to the coming year. 2015 was a huge year for our company; our best sales year ever. In 2015, we were able to help our clients Read more…

Southeastern Land Group agents have been receiving a significant increase in the number of property inquiries from individuals looking to make their first land purchase. This recent influx of prospective buyers is great because we have hundreds of properties across the Southeast for them to choose from. There are some questions that we get from almost every new prospect, and maybe they will be helpful as you begin your search. Who finances land? This is the number one question I get Read more…