On May 23, 2022, Governor McMaster signed House Bill 3291, known as the purple paint bill into law. This new law provides an alternative method of posting a No Trespassing Notice for property owners including timberland owners. The Forestry Association of South Carolina actively supported this new law since traditional No Trespassing signs are destroyed
Property line maintenance is one of the most important aspects of land ownership. It is your responsibility as the landowner to know where the boundaries to your property are located. Most forest landowners have a general idea where their lines are and have accurately surveyed maps, but few have their lines clearly marked and painted
Things move quickly in a hot market, so make sure you’re ready when you find your dream property.
By: Texas Land
Several years ago, a real estate lawyer asked whether title insurance companies should offer protection against “title theft”…the protection touted by the companies who routinely advertise their services on the radio. This question prompted us to research the services of those companies and analyze whether title insurance companies should offer the same service.
If there is anything remotely positive that has come about as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that people have realized that they can truly work from anywhere – which means they can also live anywhere. People don’t need to restrict themselves to metropolitan areas with skyrocketing property values as long as they have
Nothing increases the value of a piece of property like a water feature such as a river, stream, pond, lake or stock tank. Most water structures will increase the value of your land proportionally to the cost of construction, and a well-designed feature can even create more value than it costs in some cases. However,
Most people want to have as much information as possible before beginning a project, and topography is no exception. Elevation has a considerable impact on land usability, and missteps in that department can be your downfall (pun intended). However, if you can find the issues before it’s too late, there’s often a simple solution (such
Closing Land Deals
By: Pat Porter
If you’re looking to buy recreational land for sale, it’s important to know that it isn’t the same as hiring a Realtor® to help you buy a house.
In fact, being an expert in recreational property sales requires years of specific experience, along with a completely different skill set from knowing how to help
Being the largest and widespread rodent in the USA, the beaver inflicts a considerable damage to human property and infrastructure. What distinguishes beavers from other animals is their hardworking nature. They create their own habitat or change the existing one, instead of using what is available. Observing the beaver behavior, one may imagine that they
If you’re a hiker and a dog owner, then you and your furry sidekick are likely destined to be great trail buddies. But, especially at first, this is a hiking companion who’s going to need a lot of care and feeding. Remind yourself that this is what you signed up for, then consider the advice
In the world of real estate, winter is often considered a dead zone as far as sales go. But the same logic that applies to the housing market doesn’t quite translate to the land market. And in fact, there are actually a few reasons why winter might just be the ideal time to go live