Category: Real Estate (Farm & Ranch Land)

PREPARING FOR A FALL FROST

If you’re a gardener, it’s the first fall freeze which is most concerning, as it can result in a lot of lost crops. Here are a few ways to prepare for frost damage prevention tips: Harvest basil and other tender herbs before a light frost.…

No More Zucchini

Zucchini is so easy to grow, and you take pride it over the limping tomatoes and insect ridden cucumbers. So, if you are like myself, you plant a lot of it! I think it will be another year of excess.…

Second look: Curb Appeal

Have you ever driven by a home that you had to take a second look? From the brick the house is made of, to the color of the front door, to the landscaping in front of the porch. It all…

Your Grass Craves Periodic Feedings

Your grass craves periodic feedings, and it is best to meet this nutritional need by fertilizing lawns with “slow-release” products. Because these products release their nutrients over time, rather than all at once, feeding your grass with them allows the…

Foreclosures and Short Sales

I had a phone about foreclosures and short sales in another town. They were wondering if these were bargains. Short sales and foreclosures are often not the deals they appear to be, especially for inexperienced buyers. In this market, even…

Farmland values in 2017

Farmland values seemed to defy logic in 2017. Numerous factors suggested prices would creep lower—yet they stabilized in many areas. Demand for farmland stayed strong, partially due to the low supply of land and strong buyer interest. In most areas,…

Farm Land Values

Land values trend down from 2013 through 2016, however it appears land values bottomed out in the first quarter of 2016 and have seen an upward trend through 2017according to USDA reports. One factor supporting land prices is a short…