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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…

Understand the Language of Forestry

Like any area of specialization, forestry has its own terms and technical jargon. In order to make informed decisions regarding their properties, land owners need to be able to recognize and understand the words foresters use when describing measurements and the forest ecosystem.  Please feel free to contact the professional foresters with our sister company…

Should Land Agents Should Be Armed with Natural Resource Training?

We say, “YES”.   Read the Land Think article here:  https://www.landthink.com/pulse-land-agents-should-be-armed-with-natural-resource-training/ Another great read by Land Think author Jonathan Goode can be found here: https://www.landthink.com/not-all-real-estate-agents-are-competent-about-land/ 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 and customers…

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…