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…

Southeastern Land Group is a network sponsor of the Gettin’ Outdoors Radio Network hosted by James “Big Daddy” Lawler”, and this past weekend Jonathan Goode was invited to sit in as guest host of the show. Big Daddy’s show airs weekly in west Alabama and east Mississippi, covering topics related to hunting, fishing, local festivals, or anything that happens in the great outdoors. Jonathan was brought in to discuss the Alabama Wildlife Federation Wild Game Cook Off that took place Read more…

The Land Ordinance of 1785 One of the most important pieces of legislation from Congress that made a lasting impact on private property ownership in the United States was enacted in May 1785. The Land Ordinance was an effort on the part of the Confederated Congress to raise much needed funds for our fledgling country and to promote settlement of our western territories. In 1785, Congress did not yet have the power to levy taxes, but there was a desperate Read more…

When you are searching for a land broker to assist you with buying or selling land, you may have noticed that some of them advertise themselves as Accredited Land Consultants (ALC). You may have wondered “What is an ALC, and why is that important?” This article will provide a little information about what an ALC is and what that means for you. What is an Accredited Land Consultant? The ALC is a designation offered by the Realtors Land Institute (RLI) for Read more…