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 […]

The Basics of Farmland Investing

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Despite concerns in other areas of the economy surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, now is still a good time to invest in farmland because the market is neither too saturated or thin. In fact, many investors are moving to investing in farmland as a safe haven. Plus, farmland has consistently yielded returns greater than 10% over the last five […]

Secrets To A Successful Subdivision Land Development Process

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Successful vs Unsuccessful Development Projects My name is Bobby Mink and I have the pleasure of being one of the instructors for RLI’s Land University (LANDU) Education Program.  Having been around the construction industry for over 40 years, I realize the need for great training sessions like Subdivision Development.  As a residential builder for many years, […]

Are We About to See a New Wave of Foreclosures?

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With all of the havoc being caused by COVID-19, many are concerned we may see a new wave of foreclosures. Restaurants, airlines, hotels, and many other industries are furloughing workers or dramatically cutting their hours. Without a job, many homeowners are wondering how they’ll be able to afford their mortgage payments. In spite of this, […]

10 Tips for Finding the Perfect Agricultural Farmland for Sale

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Finding the perfect agricultural farmland for sale can seem like a difficult process. In truth, you probably will have to spend some time looking at and researching several properties before you find one that you love and is the right fit to meet your goals. Use these 10 tips to make sure that the farmland you choose […]

Buying Land

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  With farmland sales season now in full swing, being prepared for land purchase is very important with several factors to consider.  Below are 3 of many questions to ask yourself: What quality of land should be considered?   In many cases, top-quality farmland is still bringing top prices.  Some buyers may believe they can buy […]

2020 Housing Market Predictions – Realtor.com

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Written By: Realtor.com George Ratiu Sr. Economist – Home price growth will flatten, with a forecasted increase of 0.8  percent – Inventory will remain constrained, especially at the entry-level price segment – Mortgage rates are likely to bump up to 3.88 percent by the end of the year – Tight inventory and rising mortgage rates […]

Spring Sale: Here’s our go-to list of what sellers should be doing now to ensure for a successful sale next spring.

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If you are planning to sell your home next spring, why not get a jumpstart during the fall /winter season so you have more time and less stress while preparing? An added plus is that your home could potentially be ready to list in time for the early spring selling season at the end of […]

Patty Zuzek: Helping Realize Dreams

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Written By: Susan Cushing “Learn from everyone and every experience,” says Patty Zuzek, “other REALTORS®, clients, friends and family. Take something away from every experience, then look back at yourself and make sure you’re asking the right questions.” Recent past-president of the Minnesota REALTORS® Association, 2018’s Minnesota REALTOR® of the Year, avid volunteer and self-made […]

How to Prevent Mold in Your Home

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BY LAUREN DEPIERO It’s hard enough trying to stay cool during the humid summer months without having to worry about mold in your home. With the added moisture in the air, our homes are more susceptible to mold growth. Luckily, we can prevent mold in the home before it even becomes a problem. If you’re […]