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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…

Why Does Forestry Certification Matter to a Land Buyer?

All the buzz in the forest industry these days seems to revolve around forest certification.  You see, consumers want to know that the products they are using are coming from sustainable forests.  For a forest to be considered sustainable it has to be certified.  This is a a huge deal in the paper and packaging…

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…

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…