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A Powerful and Easy Way to Access and Use Soil Type Data

Looking at soil types can be a great way to evaluate property.  At Cross Creek Realty, LLC and Cross Creek Timber, LLC we use this soil studies on a regular basis to assist our clients and property owners in evaluating and marketing property.  The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has a great tool available

Things to Expect When You Choose the Wrong Realtor and then Some

Did you know according to Article 11 of the National Association of Realtors Code of Ethics …
REALTORS® shall not undertake to provide specialized professional services concerning a type of property or service that is outside their field of competence unless they engage the assistance of one who is competent on such types of property

Conservation Easements All About Conservation Easements – There is no one-size-fits-all conservation easement.

Conservation easements can be a good thing when used appropriately and when the one extending the easement knows ALL OF THE PROS AND CONS ASSOCIATED WITH IT!  Do not enter into a conservation easement without first seeking advice from various groups and agencies about what you are doing.  Remember that most conservation easement are forever

Should Land Agents Be Armed with Natural Resource Training?

We say, “YES”.   Read the Land Think article here:

Another great read by Land Think author Jonathan Goode can be found here:

Jonathon’s article relates to Article 11 of The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice  that states:

The services which REALTORS® provide to their clients

Conservation Easements – Six Common Misconceptions

Conservation easements, in the right application, can be useful tools to protect land and provide significant tax advantages to the property owner.  When used in the wrong application they can be the property owner’s worst nightmare for a long time to come, in fact “forever”.  Before one enters into a conservation easement it is imperative