MT Land News

Montanan Land Source announcements and News from Montana that relates to land, ownership and mapping.

September 19th 2018
Andy Rahn will be giving a presentation on rural Montana land values and trends at the joint meeting of the Billings and Bozeman Farm & Ranch Brokers.  Data from Montana Land Source such as land values over time and current inventory of listings versus historic sales volume will be shared and discussed.  The meeting is scheduled for noon on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at the American Legion...
August 30th 2018
We are embarking on a new development phase for Montana Land Source, with many new and exciting developments planned.   Through September and October of 2018 we will be releasing new changes and upgrades.  A partial list of these changes include: New and improved website design New and improved weekly Market Update design A "dashboard" with market statistics New map layers More search...
April 25th 2018
Last week, I attended multiple events at the Big Sky GeoCon GIS conference in Helena that were about Montana Cadastral data.  Cadastral data is the information about rights and interest in land.  Nearly all real estate professionals in Montana, and many others, regularly use the Montana Cadastral Mapping Project which is a web map application that has been developed and maintained by the Montana...
April 9th 2018
Andy Rahn has been asked to be on a panel at the upcoming 2018 Big Sky GeoCon, the annual state wide GIS conference in Helena on April 19, 2018.  The moderated panel is titled the "MSDI Cadastral Framework Panel Discussion," and will discuss the state wide Montana Spatial Data Infrastructure (MSDI) Cadastral Framework data which is maintained by the Montana State Library, consisting of tax...
April 9th 2018
The spring joint meeting of the Billings Farm & Ranch Brokers and the Bozeman Farm & Ranch Brokers is scheduled for April 18, 2018 at noon at the American Legion in Big Timber, Montana.  Appraiser Kim Colvin of Terra Western Associates in Big Timber will discuss “Appraisals of Conservation Easement Encumbered Properties.”  And as usual, Andy Rahn will be displaying the Montana Land Source...
January 24th 2018
Andy Rahn will be giving a presentation at the February meeting of the Billings Farm & Ranch Brokers on rural Montana land values and trends.  Data from Montana Land Source such as land values over time and current inventory of listings versus historic sales volume will be shared and discussed.  Andy will also be recapping the other presentations from the Bozeman Farm & Ranch Brokers...
October 20th 2016
The new Montana Land Source map app is now fully released, and has replaced the original Rahn Land Map Viewer.  The Rahn Land Map Viewer was first released in the summer of 2013 to a small handful of Montana rural land brokers.  Since then it has grown into a must-have tool for rural real estate professionals and anyone interested in rural Montana real estate.  The transition to the new Montana...
October 17th 2016
Andy Rahn will be giving a presentation on the new Montana Land Source map app at the monthly Southwest Montana Farm & Ranch Brokers meeting. The meeting is scheduled for 7:30 am, Wednesday, November 2 at the Holiday Inn in Bozeman, Montana.  Andy will focus on the new features available in the new map app.
September 30th 2016
Andy Rahn will be giving a presentation on the new Montana Land Source map app to the monthly Montana Association of Real Estate Exchangers (MAREX) meeting in Missoula, MT.  MAREX is a state and national exchange/marketing organization that has been active for over 20 years in the marketing and exchanging of real property.  MAREX members are real estate professionals who provide creative real...
September 27th 2016
Andy Rahn will be giving a free training on the newly re-branded Montana Land Source map app at the monthly Billings Farm & Ranch Brokers meeting.  The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 am, Thursday, October 6 in the Madison Room at the Radisson Hotel (formerly the Holiday Inn), Billings, MT. Andy will focus on the new features available in the new release of the Rahn Land Map Viewer.  The...