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Ryan Folk
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As we’ve stated in previous articles, Americans are purchasing vacation real estate, second homes and recreational property at a more rapid rate than in recent years.
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Evaluating timber markets for timberland investment purposes requires analysis of both space and time. Spatial analysis – using maps and mapping software – of actual or potential wood markets initiates the process...
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Today I was asked about the value of a wetland. After considering the question, I sat back and thought about my frame of reference as a land broker as well as the biologist I once claimed to be.
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Realtors are usually one of the first to determine that a 1031 exchange should be considered when an individual, husband and wife or company is selling real estate.
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Blackwater Ranch, located in Tattnall County, Georgia, is the most intriguing, diverse combination of rare, natural resources offered in this area of Georg
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In the United States, “industrial” timberlands – those acres owned and managed with a primary objective of generating more wood volume and cash flows in less time than publicly or other privately owned forests – comprise 8% to 14% of all U.S. forests.
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If you’re thinking about purchasing property for equine use, the list of what to look for or look out for is virtually limitless. The problems and possibilities are often as obvious as they are exceptionally latent...
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“Buy land, they aren't making any more of the stuff.” This is the seemingly universal fact that people know about land. Everyone knows that they are supposed to buy and hold onto land, but land is constantly on the market. So why do people sell land?
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The July LandThink Pulse revealed 76.37% of respondents feel strongly that tax breaks (tax free exchanges, capital gains, etc.) should continue for real estate investors.
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When buyers acquire recreational property, they often want to know two things: How do I maximize the property’s timber value? And how can I improve the quality of wildlife on the property?
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The March LandThink Pulse revealed 41.82% of respondents think that farmland values in 2014 will remain flat, after a significant drop in commodity prices in 2013.
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So there I was at 23 years old, standing on a former bean field watching the excavator and bull dozer work diligently to not have any wasted motions as they efficiently reshaped the land in front of me.
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An Internet entrepreneur and founder of LANDFLIP.com and LandThink.com where you can advertise land or gain land knowledge. I guess you could say I dig things that work, good design, marketing and all things digital. I've sold lot's of land, created high traffic websites and have traveled the country selling enterprise software. I love to know something about everything and I hate to miss out on anything. Decent golfer, husband and father of two girls.
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Who is Buying Vacation, Second Home and Recreational Real Estate? - Land...
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As we’ve stated in previous articles, Americans are purchasing vacation real estate, second homes and recreational property at a more rapid

Things to Consider When Purchasing Equine Property - LandThink
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If you’re thinking about purchasing property for equine use, the list of what to look for or look out for is virtually limitless. The proble

Localizing Timber Price Forecasts for Timberland Investments - LandThink
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Evaluating timber markets for timberland investment purposes requires analysis of both space and time. Spatial analysis – using maps and map

Why Does Land Change Hands? - LandThink
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“Buy land, they aren't making any more of the stuff.” This is the seemingly universal fact that people know about land. Everyone knows that

The Slippery Slope of a Price - LandThink
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Today I was asked about the value of a wetland. After considering the question, I sat back and thought about my frame of reference as a land

Pulse: Most Americans Support Tax Incentives for Real Estate Investors -...
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The July LandThink Pulse revealed 76.37% of respondents feel strongly that tax breaks (tax free exchanges, capital gains, etc.) should conti

Realtors Should Know Three 1031 Exchange Keys - LandThink
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Realtors are usually one of the first to determine that a 1031 exchange should be considered when an individual, husband and wife or company

Getting ready to buy land: Where do you start? - LandThink
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So you've decided you want to buy a piece of recreational property. That’s great, but where do you start?

Got Pluck? - LandThink
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This amazing photograph was taken by my wife Debra one afternoon while she was sitting on a deck on Pamlico Sound in North Carolina with her

LandThink Pulse: States Should have the Right to Sue Each Other Over Wat...
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According to April’s LandThink Pulse results, 57.53% of respondents believed that states should have the right to sue each other over water

Small Acreage Farms Present Big Opportunity - LandThink
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For over a decade, US farmland prices have soared, making headlines selling at record per-acre prices. While it appears farmland values are

Forest Industry Capital Investment Implications for U.S. Timberland Inve...
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All arrows continue to point up for timber prices and revenues received by U.S. timberland investors in 2014 and moving forward. Why? Becaus

Positive Pre-Qualification - LandThink
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Once you have made the decision to buy land, a farm, or a property of any type, the very next step you should take is financial pre-qualific

Making the Financial Argument for Land Investing - LandThink
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More than a year has passed since starting this blog and in that time I have been witness to the transfer of more than 2000 acres of land fo

Pulse: Farmers Receiving Subsidies Should Not be Allowed to Sell to the ...
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The May LandThink Pulse revealed 53.44% of respondents feel that farmers who receive government subsidies should not be allowed to sell thei

Landowners Monetize Timber for Carbon Credits with Improved Forest Manag...
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For most of recorded history, the value of trees has been quantified monetarily in terms of what you can get for them at the mill, or their

Wood Bioenergy Reality Check for Timberland Investors - LandThink
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For timberland investors and managers, the past twelve months have produced a series of positive events and encouraging data points.

1031 Exchange Change in Administration's 2015 Budget - LandThink
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A change to the 1031 exchange is proposed in the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2015 Revenue Proposalsto be effective for all like-kind exchan

LandThink Pulse: Americans Slow to Embrace Solar Energy Development on P...
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According to June LandThink Pulse results, 55.32% of respondents feel that the government should not be allowed to put solar energy projects

A Yankee’s Impression: Southern Plantation Best Practices - LandThink
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I have had the opportunity over the past several years to visit a few classic Southern plantations. With a suburban Chicago upbringing, I ha