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Black Gold: How to Find out If There’s Oil on Your Land

Black Gold: How to Find out If There’s Oil on Your Land

Oil can be found in regions throughout the U.S. and because it’s the world’s most important energy source, it's very valuable. Here's how to find out if there's oil on your land.

Who Owns the Mineral Rights to Your Property?

Who Owns the Mineral Rights to Your Property?

Just because you own property, it doesn’t mean you own the minerals. The U.S. is one of the few countries that allows individuals to take ownership of and profit from mineral rights.

20 Questions Land Buyers Need to Ask Before Making an Offer

20 Questions Land Buyers Need to Ask Before Making an Offer

A common mistake land buyers make is being unprepared. Knowledge is power. Researching a property by answering these questions can help ensure you make a good investment.

What Is a Landman?

What Is a Landman?

Landmen are the catalysts that make the oil and gas industry happen and have played a key role in American history. Surprisingly, many people have never heard of them.

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.

Price per Acre Valuation for Your Land Purchase

Price per Acre Valuation for Your Land Purchase

The price of an acre of land is volatile based on several variables. While valuing land is not an exact science, armed with some critical facts, it can be a great investment.

Are Your Actions Reducing or Contributing to Water Pollution?

Are Your Actions Reducing or Contributing to Water Pollution?

Water has a major effect on the environment, landscape, and survival for plants, animals, and humans. Since water is vital for life, it’s important that we take actions to preserve it.

The 20 Largest U.S. Landowners in 2017

The 20 Largest U.S. Landowners in 2017

From private bison herds and massive timberland forests to iconic ranches and the largest private, contiguous tract in the U.S., these landowners’ portfolios are extraordinary.

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