Happy Halloween from the nation’s lifestyle property experts!

October 31, 2013
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Recreational Land Buyers are on the Hunt Again

October 21, 2013

While the real estate industry saw farmland selling at all-time record highs last year given the dramatic increase in crop prices, this year’s story appears to be the return of more discretionary land purchases. For example, at United Country Real Estate, the nation’s largest seller of non-urban real estate, recreational property sales are up double […]

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The Timber Market is Growing Again

October 21, 2013

When Americans remodel or build new homes, that is good news for the timber industry and timber owners. Current trends are showing a great recovery ongoing in this lucrative market. United Country has seen a 33% increase in sales of residential building lots in August and a 45% rise year-to-date. Numbers like these show a […]

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Selling Land and Unique Properties

October 21, 2013

When considering selling land and unique properties it’s important to market strongly to out of area buyers. Many times, even if the adjoining neighbor is interested in the property, out of area buyers may be willing to pay more. Importantly, even if the adjoining neighbor does eventually buy the property, the additional out of area […]

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August Home Sales Jumped 8% Due to Potential Rate Hike

October 21, 2013

Existing home sales rose 7.9% to a six-and-a-half-year high in August, according to the Census Bureau. This increase is due in part to anticipation of rising mortgage interest rates. Is now the time to sell or buy? An increase in mortgage costs is an extremely important factor in real estate purchase decisions, and most consumers […]

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Specialty Property Marketing

April 5, 2013

United Country Real Estate has been an innovator in marketing lifestyle real estate since 1925. Check out our latest video!

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Investors, Idyllic-Lifestyle Seekers Flock to Non-Urban Real Estate

January 28, 2013

There is no doubt about it … rural real estate is hot.  According to United Country Real Estate, the nation’s largest broker and auctioneer of non-urban real estate, sales experienced a dramatic rise in 2012, resulting in a 27.6-percent increase in annual sales volumes versus 2011. “While we are pleased by a solid performance for […]

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Farmland continued to gain value in 2012

January 24, 2013

  Many people predicted that farmland values would finally begin to decline in 2012, after nearly 20 years of growth. But, according to the USDA, the historic increase in farmland values continued in 2013. United Country sales volumes in the farm category increased 660 percent for December and 52 percent overall for the year.  

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2012 UC Top Office Announcement

January 14, 2013

Amazing Achievements! It’s official and the final 2012 United Country office achievement rankings are in. It was a record-breaking year on many fronts, with amazing accomplishments by offices, auctioneers and agents. The highest GCI (gross commission income) for an office in United Country’s 90-year history leads the pack. The largest single sale in United Country […]

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United Country Pride!

June 28, 2012

One of the unique traits of United Country Real Estate as a business organization is the family environment we all experience everyday and speak so passionately about. To honor this tradition and to spread the word about our wonderful company, I’ve started a social media campaign to share the United Country Pride! Please visit one […]

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