10 Factors that Drive Farmland Value

Here is an interesting perspective on land values from Sara Schafer, AgWeb.com Business and Crops Online Editor.  Sara talks about Global factors that impact your farm value. She quotes Tim Hopper, chief economist at TIAA-CREF, a financial services and investing organizaiton, saying, “People have an intuitive sense of what their land is worth. Yet to stay ahead of the curve, he says, farmers should think beyond their farm gates.”  Click here for the entire article.

George Clift, ALC Honored with The Owen W Sherrill Award

April 25, 2013 The Owen W. Sherrill Award was presented to George Clift, ALC at the Texas A&M 23rd Annual Outlook Land Markets Conference in San Antonio, TX The Award honors a Realtor who has contributed to the overall positive image of an outstanding, professional Texas Farm and Land Broker. This award was instituted in 1976 to honor the First President and Organizer of Texas Realtors® Land Institute Chapter #22, Owen W. Sherrill, AFLM

KAGS-HD TV News Story on Land Investments

Here is a news story about Land Investments from KAGS-HD TV in College Station, Texas you may find interesting…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmDg3fcr20E  

Progressive Farmer article on land values.

Here’s an excerpt from an article on land values published in the November 2013 issue of Progressive Farmer….”Clift Land Brokers has a big footprint when it comes to farm and ranch land, leaving George Clift with a broad perspective.  The broker says there are two regions he’d look to invest in today: the High Plains of Texas or the eastern areas of North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.  In the High Plains, he’d focus on grain-deficit areas, where the commodity brings a premium over the Midwest. He says land here is a consistent producer, drawing from underground aquifers. “Returns of farms in …

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George Clift New RLI National President

November 8, 2013 (San Francisco, CA) -Tradition was honored as the REALTORS® Land Institute installed the 2014 Executive Leadership team at the Induction and Recognition Luncheon in San Francisco, CA on November 7, 2013. Chris Polychron, 2013 Vice President of National Association of REALTORS® swore in 2014 RLI National President George Clift, ALC; 2014 RLI National President-Elect Terri Jensen, ALC; and 2014 RLI National Vice President Bob Turner, ALC. The 2014 RLI National President George Clift stated, “I appreciate the honor and privilege of serving as your president for 2014-the year of the Institute’s 70th Anniversary.  With its rich history and strong future, we …

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