Property Ownership: A Bedrock of the Economy in Troubled Times

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Property Ownership: A Bedrock of the Economy in Troubled Times July 15, 2020/1 Comment/in [Your] Land Blog, The Voices of Land It’s been a rough few months for the economy, and we could all use a little good news. For America’s millions of home and property owners, here is some: While retirement accounts and the stock market […]

Everything You Need to Know About Getting A Land Survey

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Everything You Need to Know About Getting A Land Survey July 8, 2020 | in RLI Post Before purchasing or selling land, you should have a professional survey the area. A land survey tells you a lot about the property. Without a land survey, you can’t make informed decisions that will help you understand what the property […]

Buying Land For Hobby Farming 101

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Buying Land For Hobby Farming 101 July 2, 2020 | In [Your] Land Blog Whether or not you consider yourself a green thumb, it isn’t too difficult to start your own hobby farm. Technically, all you need is an ample amount of land, a decent amount of farming knowledge – which you can acquire from […]

2020 Cropland Value by State

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Retiring Baby Boomers See Land Real Estate As “Land of Milk & Honey”

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As more Baby Boomers enter retirement, they have started to explore reliable investment opportunities that appreciate in value and allow them to leave something behind someday for their children. The stock market tends to yield returns between 6% and 7%, but you never know when a financial collapse will wipe out even the most diversified […]

How to Buy Hunting Land

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When you buy hunting land, you get to enjoy your private property without following another property owner’s rules. That opportunity has obvious appeal to anyone looking for recreational land. Knowing how to buy hunting land, however, isn’t the same knowing how to purchase a home. Before you commit to purchasing property, make sure you know how to buy hunting land that meets your […]

Buying Land For Building A Home Versus Buying A House

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One of the differences between the two is how the loans are structured. Mortgages come in a range of options to suit your needs and budget, but there are much fewer options for purchasing land. Many land loans must be fully paid within three to five years. Interest rates and down payments are also usually higher on […]

Why Farmland Is A Good Investment

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While many current media stories relate the plight of the American farmer, savvy investors with long-term goals know that investing in farmland can actually be quite a lucrative endeavor. A sizable tract of open farmland can become something very profitable so long as you do your due diligence and enlist the aid of a qualified real […]

Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 7 Years Running [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Some Highlights Real estate has outranked stocks, savings accounts, and gold as the best long-term investment among Americans for the past 7 years. The belief in the stability of housing as a long-term investment remains strong, despite the many challenges our economy faces today. Of the four listed, real estate is also the only investment you can also […]

How to Lease Your Farmland

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Owning farmland doesn’t mean that you have to grow crops or raise animals to earn money. When you lease farmland, you give someone else the right to use the property while you retain ownership. Before you lease your farmland, though, you should learn about several factors that may affect your agreement. Do Some Research to […]