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What Type of Land Is Best for Wind Farming?

What Type of Land Is Best for Wind Farming?

Wind farming is becoming the nation's largest renewable source of generating electricity and landowners in the U.S. are making money as a result. Is your land right for a wind farm?

5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Land

5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Land

Making these improvements on your land will not only raise the value, but make it more enjoyable and offer greater capability for you or a potential buyer.

The Effect of Flood Zones on Property Values

The Effect of Flood Zones on Property Values

Many people are affected each year by floods. Because of damage caused by floods and the risk associated with them, flood zones have a major impact on property values.

Questions to Ask to Find the Best Real Estate Agent

Questions to Ask to Find the Best Real Estate Agent

How do you see through all the marketing hype to find the right agent? Here are several questions you can ask to help you find an agent you can trust to act in your best interest.

Are You Better Off Buying Or Leasing Land?

Are You Better Off Buying Or Leasing Land?

Whether you're building your business, looking for land to hunt on, or seeking some farming real estate, the decision to lease or buy can make a big difference in your bottom line.

Know Your Easement Rights Before Buying Land

Know Your Easement Rights Before Buying Land

It’s crucial to have a clear understanding of whether or not there are easements on the land you're about to buy, as well as to find out what kind they are and where they're located.

The Uncharted Adventure to the Pacific: Lewis and Clark Expedition

The Uncharted Adventure to the Pacific: Lewis and Clark Expedition

The Lewis and Clark expedition paved the way for westward expansion and inspired people to continue to explore and discover new territory.

Air Rights: How Much Airspace Do You Own Above Your Property?

Air Rights: How Much Airspace Do You Own Above Your Property?

When you purchase property, how far above your land do you own? Air rights are becoming a legitimate concern for property owners.

Everything You Need to Know About an Escrow Account

Everything You Need to Know About an Escrow Account

As common as escrow accounts are, many real estate buyers simply don’t know much about them. The truth is the escrow concept is simple and easy to understand.

How to Rezone Land

How to Rezone Land

You found out zoning restrictions won’t allow you to use the land as you intended. It’s possible to have your land rezoned. Here's the specific process and conditions that must be met.