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A Salute to Accredited Land Consultants (ALCs)
RLI Salutes the Accredited Land Consultants
Land Mines - To Cut... or Not To Cut
This is the second in a series of articles re-visiting some of the more memorable experiences that have occurred over 42 years of land brokerage. To cut…or not to cut deals with the popular idea of removing pines and leaving hardwoods when preparing pasture land
Rogers Carolina Real Estate Land Class - What exactly is a land Deed?
In real estate, a deed is a legal instrument which affirms ownership. It contains the names of the old and new owners and a legal description of the property being transferred. Many people think that all deeds are the same. But generally, there are three types of deeds that are used when conveying real property.
Land Minds - Power Line Rights of Way
This series of articles will re-visit some of the more memorable experiences that have occurred over 42 years of land brokerage. Near the top of the list of troublesome issues are utility rights-of-way (ROW), primarily high-voltage transmission lines. Most landowners are uninformed as to the limitations these encroachments impose on their property.
The State of South Carolina's Forests
Land Value Depends on Where You are Standing
So the story goes something like this...the young farm boy comes to his boss and asks, "So, what is old Mr. Henry's farm worth?" The old farmer looks over at the young man, tips his hat back and says "well son, it all depends on whether you are buying or selling."
Selling Farmland or a Ranch: IRC Section 121 and Section 1031
When selling farmland or a ranch that has both a primary residence and land, it is important to consider the tax consequences of Internal Revenue Code Section 121 and Section 1031.
Carolina's RLI Chapter Merger
The North Carolina Chapter of the REALTORS Land Institute (NCRLI) is pleased to announce that we have successfully voted to merge with the South Carolina RLI (SCRLI) Chapter to form the Carolina's Chapter of RLI as of May 24th, 2012. Christina Asbury ALC, President of NCRLI, worked together with Rod Rogers ALC, President of SCRLI, and their respective Boards of Directors this year to bring the Carolinas back together once again.
The Client I Don't Want
I am not going to work with every person that calls or emails me about buying land. Because time is our most precious and limited resource, land agents have to be selective about who we put in the truck and go look at properties with.
The Land Market is Better Than It Was a Year Ago
How would you rate the current land real estate market? LandThink.com, an authoritative online resource for advice, knowledge, opinions and trends related to land, is pleased to announce the May Pulse survey results. Based on the findings, the real estate land market is experiencing a rebound. An overwhelming 67.3% of respondents felt the land market was better than it was just one year ago, the informal online survey revealed.