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 marked
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
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 suspect
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 the
For the majority of buyers today, the search for real estate begins online, and with the growing number of highly mobile consumers, the ability to find the perfect property on the go, with both ease and speed is essential. With that in mind, United Country Real Estate has launched a free iPhone application, which allows
As a landowner interested in conservation, you want to get the full potential from your land. But how?
Ducks Unlimited just might have the answer.
DU’s Conservation Easements Program ─ one of the most effective methods we use to protect North America’s valuable natural resources ─ is a partnership between DU and landowners that benefits conservation while
While national real estate statistics in recent months have indicated sluggish sales growth, buyer interest in lifestyle and rural properties is still strong based on the upward growth of real estate search traffic.
Traffic to United Country’s portfolio of nearly 1,100 websites has tripled in the last three years, reaching three million unique visitors per month.
Good advice is timeless. Looking through the book, The United Way (also referred to as the Blue Book), written by United’s founder, Roscoe Chamberlain, it is quickly apparent that the real estate business has drastically evolved since the 1920s. However, much of his fundamental advice for real estate professionals continues to be relevant more than
What happens when a buyers’ real estate market meets environmentally conscious consumers who look for a green alternative with every purchase?Those eco-friendly homebuyers find options all over – and even off – the grid.
Today’s buyers are looking for a home or property that meets many requirements. With so much inventory on the market, buyers are