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SIX CLB AGENTS LAND RLI APEX AWARDS

Six Clift Land Broker Agents have been recognized as a part of the 2022 APEX Producers Club by the REALTORS® Land Institute as a part of the RLI APEX Production Awards Program, sponsored by The Land Report. Bryan Clift, Sheldon Snyder, ALC, Greg Good, ALC, Hadley Perkins, Eric Turpen and Brady Cowan were recognized by RLI CEO Aubrie Kobernus as well as The Land Report’s Co-founders Eddie Lee Rider Jr. and Eric O’Keefe at a special awards ceremony on Tuesday, March 7, during RLI’s 2023 National Land Conference (NLC23) in Denver, CO. “I am very proud of all our agents …

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USDA-NASS Releases 2022 cash rent reports

Cash Rents are always an important part of the ROI puzzle. Here is an article from agrilife.org that came out on September 12, 2022 which includes links to specific region and county data. READ ARTICLE Texas counties data

Agricultural 2022 Ecomonic Outlook

The agriculture sector of the U.S. economy appears poised for another strong year in 2022 amidst the backdrop of continued healthy overall economic growth. MetLife Investment Management (MIM) forecasts continued broad economic expansion, although there are lingering concerns regarding elevated inflation levels. Growth in spending on goods during the pandemic and sustained demand for food, fuel, and fiber have pushed agricultural commodity prices up and raised net farm incomes to levels not seen since 2013. Even if interest rates move from historic lows next year in response to elevated inflation, we believe the strong Ag economy is likely to persist, …

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Yes you can buy farmland with your ira

by Mike Downey https://www.farmprogress.com/commentary/yes-you-can-buy-farmland-your-ira Most people I work with own farmland, and many of them also own some type of retirement IRA. In transition planning, there is also a financial component to review what the income sources are during retirement. There is no doubt retirement funds invested in the stock market have performed very well over the last decade. However, as retirement nears the mindset about the stock market often changes and causes some to question whether there are other investment alternatives available for their funds. ‘I wish I could buy a farm with my IRA’This is a common expression …

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THE ROAD TO BUYING YOUR FIRST RURAL HOME

June 3, 2020/in [Your] Land Blog/RLILANDBlog The COVID-19 pandemic has convinced many people that they don’t want to continue living in urban areas with high population densities. Millennials were already starting to move away from cities, but the pandemic has piqued their interest and encouraged many to consider buying their first rural home. If you plan to be buying your first rural home soon, you will need to do some research that makes the process easier. In many cases, buying a rural home, especially if it sits on a few acres of land, is different than buying a home in a city …

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SEVEN CLB AGENTS “LAND” RLI APEX AWARDS

Seven Clift Land Broker Agents have been recognized as a part of the 2020 APEX Producers Club by the Realtors® Land Institute as a part of the RLI APEX Production Awards Program, sponsored by The Land Report. George Clift, ALC, Sheldon Snyder, ALC, Greg Good, ALC, Hadley Perkins, Brady Cowan, Bryan Clift, and Eric Turpen were each recognized by RLI CEO Aubrie Kobernus as well as The Land Report’s Co-founder Eric O’Keefe at a special awards ceremony on Wednesday, March 17, during RLI’s 2021 Virtual National Land Conference. “I am really proud of all our men who qualified for the …

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What first time recreational land buyers need to know

Realtor Land Institute Land Blog…August 26, 2020. The idea of owning your own rural property is an appealing one, and can seem like the process can be fairly simple. But if you’re buying land, especially as first-time recreational land buyers, there are several conditions and circumstances you’ll want to be aware of so that you can make an informed decision and avoid costly mistakes. Considerations Before Purchasing LandWhat Are Your Needs From The Property?The first thing you want to decide as first-time recreational land buyers is what type of property you want and how you intend to use it. There …

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Two Successful Auctions in Dalhart

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 8, 2020 On Tuesday, December 8th, Clift Land Auctions had another successful auction day in Dalhart, Texas. Up for sale was the Hartley County – Smith Farm totaling 1,282 +/- acres and five tracts of Ag Producers Co-op property on N. US Hwy 87. Both of these properties offered online bidding on the Clift Land Auctions website, as well as bidding from the floor. The room was full and there was a total of 27 people registered to bid at these auctions. Interested parties came from the Dalhart area, throughout the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles, …

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Texas Reservoir Levels In Decline

Texas Reservoir Levels In Decline – The Trend Will Continue, by Andrew Owen Kansas City, July 9 (World Weather Inc.) – Western and southern Texas water storage is in decline over that of last year and the region will continue to deal with hot, dry, weather for the next few weeks resulting in a further decline. Some areas in western and southern Texas have been experiencing a fall in soil moisture and water supply since last autumn. Dryland production has been cut for many areas, but irrigated agriculture has been experiencing ongoing favorable conditions. Water levels will continue to steadily …

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