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National Land Investment Month

The Land Broker Co-op is Proud to Announce October 2022 as National Land Investment Month!

October 2022 is National Land Investment month! A month-long focus on LAND as an investment-grade asset class. New and seasoned investors alike will be given a unique opportunity to deepen their understanding of land as an asset class thanks to a new initiative from The Land Broker Co-Op. Backed by Land Broker magazine and a …

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Historic Climbing Arrow Ranch has sold!

Swan Land Company and Premier Land Company, both located in Bozeman, announce that the Climbing Arrow Ranch has sold to an undisclosed buyer. Mike Swan, owner and managing broker of Swan Land Company, represented the seller. Bryce Connery of Premier Land Company represented the buyer. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. The Ranch was listed in April 2021 for $136,250,000, making it the most expensive ranch transaction in the history of the state of Montana and within the top ten most expensive in the United States.

Featured Member – Craig Townsend

Craig Townsend farm and ranch experience has a long family history. He proudly continues that heritage through ownership in his family’s farm and ranch now under its six generation of management. The values of integrity and a strong work ethic learned from his agricultural background has never escaped Craig. This is evidenced in his procurement of an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, where Craig excelled earning a Bachelor of Science in Economics. Acknowledged for his leadership, he fulfilled several roles throughout his service around the world earning recognition for his efforts. Craig is a decorated veteran, with over 11 years of military service.

Joey Burns, The Real Deal

Burns is known for putting together monster real estate deals hassle free. “The other day we got a call to look at a 6000 acre ranch even though that morning it had just dropped two feet of new snow.” Joey loaded everyone up on his six person Snow Cat, packed a picnic, and they went out to see land. “Everyone was safe, and we had a good time.”

How Biden’s Tax Plan Could Affect the Land Market

President Joe Biden’s policies and tax plans, which still need to pass Congress and be subject to extensive amendments, can have a significant impact on those purchasing or selling land, as well as those exploiting land for commercial or recreational activities. Those affected include, contractors, property managers, tenants, employees, lenders, buyers and investors.

Freshwater Fishing Tips & Tricks

The COVID-19 pandemic created some unique times for many of us. As the United States locked down many businesses, boat ramps, and even beaches, outdoorsmen everywhere had to find a way to enjoy their favorite hobbies. Thankfully, freshwater fishing is something that will always be available. All you need to fish is a canal or a pond and all of your favorite fishing tackle.