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Western States – River Access Laws

Source:  High Country News; originally published by PERC

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Trophy Ranches – The Case for Private Marketing

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High Value Land Sales – The Case for Private Marketing There are many methods available for the marketing and sale of specialized high value land-based assets in addition to traditional real estate listing arrangements and auction formats.  There are advantages, disadvantages and tradeoffs associated with every marketing approach; and the best strategy for the marketing  Read more…

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Bill Introduced to make Conservation Easement Tax Incentives Permanent

John Watson/Fay Ranches.  Introduced yesterday, the Conservation Easement Incentive Act is a Congressional bill that would make the Conservation Easement tax incentive permanent.   By way of background, for the fourth time in recent history, enhanced tax incentives for conservation easements have expired making it very difficult to incentivize land owners to conserve their conservation and  Read more…

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Access to U.S. Beaches, Waterways, Vary Significantly from State to State

John Watson/Fay Ranches.  Access to U.S. coastal beaches, waterways and non-navigable rivers and streams vary considerably from state to state.  For instance, Oregon has some of the most public friendly river access laws while states like Wyoming and Texas maintain more protective private property rights in favor of the landowner.  The San Mateo, California coastal  Read more…

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Fay Ranches/Republic Ranches – A Historic Partnership is Forged

http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/prnewswire/press_releases/Colorado/2014/10/09/CL33529 PR Newswire DENVER, Oct. 9, 2014 DENVER, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Fay Ranches and Republic Ranches, two of the most successful land brokerage firms in the country, are announcing a groundbreaking strategic alliance that will create one of the most powerful brokerage teams in the United States and further expand each company’s reach and breadth of services.  The two  Read more…

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Dam Removal on U.S. Waterways Creates Tremendous Land Investment Opportunities

As “A Catalyst in Land Investment” Terraqua follows current events and trends with an eye to interpret possible positive or negative impacts on land resource values. In the case of slated dam removals along many stretches of important U.S. waterways, many private landowners along these waters benefit from the participation from increased property values created  Read more…

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High Value and Specialized Land Assets – The Case for Private Marketing

There are some real estate assets that can best be marketed privately. An example would be a specialty trophy ranch, plantation offering, signature estate or other legacy property with a limited and distinct buyer pool. In this case a seller could well be advised to protect him/herself from over-exposure by using a careful, private marketing  Read more…

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The Flowchart to Building Your Perfect Fence

This informative flowchart is from Modern Farmer, http://modernfarmer.com/2014/04/kind-fence-need/ which is a good read for anyone interested in progressive  land management practices.   The right fence is the one that meets your objectives, but also doesn’t  impede natural migration of native wildlife.  For conservation lands the objective might be “no fences” or removing fencing completely.

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Make a little money and help fish too: The latest proposal to allow Wyoming ranchers to keep streams flowing for fish

By Kelsey Dayton WyoFile  http://wyofile.com/2012/11/new-proposal-could-allow-wyo-ranchers-to-keep-streams-flowing/ Wyoming is a land of natural resources. But it isn’t the coal or natural gas that many hold most protectively. It’s water. Competition for water sometimes leads to adversarial relationships between agriculture and fishermen, yet both interests have worked for years to find areas of compromise and their efforts may  Read more…

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Forced Pooling Laws Can Compel Landowners to Accept Oil and Gas Drilling

Oil and gas drillers find it ideal when multiple properties can be combined into one large pooled unit of acreage.  Pooling results in the greatest extraction of resources from the least number of rigs, helping boost drive domestic driller’s revenues while minimizing costs.   In the key oil and gas drilling U.S. states, landowners who  Read more…

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