Why Isn’t My LAND Selling?

There is only 2 reasons why your land has not sold. One is price and two is marketing. Let’s look at each. Although no 2 tracts of land look the same, there is a lot of commonality in pricing. Generally properties within a county have a similar pricing...

What You Need To Know About Site Index.

If you are buying ‘timberland’ you should understand Site Index. It is a number representing soil productivity related to growing trees. For example, a farmer needs to know how many bushels of corn he can grow on an acre of land. Likewise a timberland owner needs to...

Google Earth Tip for the LAND Broker

Another Land Navigation Tip from your friendly Land Broker. Lots of Land folks use “qpublic.net/ga”  (Tax Assessor Website for Georgia) when searching for property owners or tracts of land. There is a very useful tool on the site. Although many Georgia Counties allow...

What is Earnest Money For?

Definition – A deposit made to a seller showing the buyer’s good faith in a transaction. Earnest money is typically held by the seller (or buyer) in an escrow account. An escrow account is a temporary pass through account held by a third party during the process of a...

What You Need To Know About Selling Land

You own a piece of property and you are thinking about selling. Put up a sign and wait on the phone calls. Sounds pretty easy doesn’t it? Let me give you some thing to think about. Everybody needs a roof over their head and a bed to sleep in, not everyone wants to own...

Know The Best Timber To Harvest Your Timber

I recently attended a ‘Timberland Course’ with other land Brokers across the Southeast. The course was offered by the Georgia Chapter of the Realtors ® Land Insitute. The course was very informative and provided some helpful tips for timberland owners. Most landowners...

What Do I Need to Know About Due Diligence?

Almost without exception, I am ask about ‘Due Diligence’ more than any other subject in a real estate contract…..so what is it? It is defined as “research and analysis of a company or asset done in preparation for a business transaction or purchase”. A good sales...

When Is the Best Time To Sell My property?

We are all about the seasons and seasons affect our lives and activities. So what is the best season to sell your LAND? If you are selling a house, you probably want it ready to show in the spring. The flowers are in bloom, pools look inviting, the grass is green and...