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Private Energy and Commodity Wealth looks to Land Investment

Today’s DTN/Progressive Farmer featured an article that accurately describes what we are observing at Fay Ranches in the land investment market. The booming new energy era in Texas is generating billions of dollars of new wealth for the U.S. economy and a good amount of that cash is being invested in the Texas land market and  Read more…

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Buy a Ranch or Stuff the Mattress?

As the Tax Hammer Comes Down the Tax Deferral Benefit of Land Investment Allures HNW Investors John Watson/Fay Ranches Today’s online Private Wealth Magazine included an article titled: As Wealth Gap Rises, Super-Rich Stuff the Mattress. It points out the tremendous amount of cash built up by wealthy individuals since the credit shock and global  Read more…

Also posted in Farmland, Fay Ranches, Financial Advisor, Land Investment, Private Land Marketing, Private Wealth, Ranches, Recreational Land, Timberland, U.S. Farmland | Leave a comment

Absentee Landowners Hit: An IRS Effort Imposes a 15.3% Self-Employment Tax

John Watson, Fay Ranches.  Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) payments have generally been recognized by absentee/non farmer landowners as passive income.  Per a tax court ruling last week, the IRS position is now to recognize CRP income as active; Therefore subject to a 15.3% self-employment tax. The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is a cost-share and rental payment program under the United States Department  Read more…

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Do You Seek Fulfillment? Does Your Dog Need Purpose?

Modern Farmer in its recent edition discusses how ranch and farm life; open spaces, and connections to land and nature can stimulate health, attitude and creativity in both dog and its human companion. Do You Seek Fulfillment? Does Your Dog Need Purpose? We can help.  Fay Ranches.

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Van Gogh Farming at Campo Laguna Blanca

Enhancing Land Health Revitalizes both Land Beauty and Productivity By John Watson, Fay Ranches;  Legacy Landbank Conservationist, visionary and mentor, Doug Tompkins, sent me over the weekend, a batch of photos of his Campo Laguna Blanca (farm) situated in the Entre Rios province of Argentina. These pics have a real meaning to me because I see  Read more…

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