Great Mapping Software for the Land Broker

As a land Broker we are expected to furnish the very best tools to our clients and that includes maps including aerial photography and topographic maps. I use a program called Terrain Navigator Pro by Trimble. The program is robust and provides me lots of function....

5 Solid Reasons to Own LAND!

There are many more reasons to invest in LAND, however I have identified the five I believe to be the most important. Landowners profile are quite different and we are all motivated by different things and circumstances. Following are the most important reasons from...

Has Your Realtor Bought Your Listing?

It is not want you think….READ MORE! It has happened to me a Gazillion times. You meet with the property owner, share comparable sales and discuss a marketing plan. Later, you find the property on the MLS or other website and it is listed 25-50% above the ‘comparative...

The LAND Market Report is Out!

The Land Market Report is out and full of great information. One of the highlights of membership in the Realtors Land Institute is participation in the survey. There is to much to cover here so I will hit some of highlights: Recreational and Residential properties...

LAND PRICES…From My Point of View

I am asked frequently what LAND prices are doing. I decided to take a snap shot in time of prices of the 3 counties I am most active in, Harris County, Meriwether County and Talbot County GA. They are all located in the west central portion of Georgia. The prices...

Creating Shapefiles with Your iPhone

With the smart phones, the sky is the limit. I have begun using my smart phone to create shapefiles. A shapefile is a format for storing the location, shape, and attributes of geographic features. It is stored as a set of related files and contains one feature class....

What You Need To Know About Starting a New Forest

What do you do after your timber has been harvested and you have one ugly mess on your hands?….. Start over again. The process starts with having the tract site prepared. This involves having the tract sprayed. You have 2 options, hand spray with back pack...