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Weyerhaeuser Company Timber Sale in Montana
Posted: June 26th 2020
Montana's largest timber company, Weyerhaeuser Company, completed the sale of 630,000 acres to Southern Pine Plantations on March 26, 2020. The price of the transaction was approximately $145 million in cash, which comes to $230 per acre. The lands...
Dueling Dinosaurs
Posted: May 22nd 2020
UPDATE - The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on June 17, 2020 upheld the earlier court decision, affirmed by the Montana Supreme Court, that dinosaur fossils are part of the surface state, and not the mineral rights.  A key factor in the decision...
Coronavirus Money
Posted: May 12th 2020
Max Hansen, long-time property exchange expert from Dillon, MT who is now a Managing Director for Accruit, has provided the following information on the IRS and Treasury extension of 1031 exchange deadlines:   "The big news in the exchange industry...
2019 Montana Land Values Presentation
Posted: May 5th 2020
Videos of the 2019 Montana Land Values Presentation are now available.  The 21th Annual Montana Land Values Presentation and luncheon was held on January 28, 2020 with a panel of three Accredited Rural Appraisers,...
Posted: April 30th 2020
The Wall Street Journal has published an article on wealthy city dwellers who have been seeking refuge from coronavirus on remote western resorts and ranches.  The article focused primary on individuals who owned property in resorts and shared-...
Coronavirus US Cases Map
Posted: March 24th 2020
Here at Montana Land Source, we have been receiving an increasing number of inquiries about what impacts the coronavirus may have on the Montana land market.  This crisis has created a great deal of overall uncertainty, which...
Top Five Properties Viewed in 2019
Posted: March 10th 2020
In 2019, www.MTLandSource.com saw a tremendous increase in visitor traffic, as the site transitioned from a pay-only site for industry professionals to a public website.  Montana Land Source has become the most comprehensive...
Winter Thaw 2020
Posted: February 17th 2020
Andy Rahn from Montana Land Source will be a presenter at the 2020 Winter Thaw Conference in Billings, Montana on February 22, 2020 at the Northern Hotel.  Andy's presentation will be part of the Tips for Adding Profit to Your...
Mel Gibson's Beartooth Ranch in Paradise Valley
Posted: February 10th 2020
The Beartooth Ranch, formerly owned by film star Mel Gibson is back on the market.  The ranch totals 12,350 deeded acres and is listed by Hall & Hall for $29.8MM.  Gibson owned the ranch from 1988 to 2005, and then sold reportedly on a handshake...
Posted: January 31st 2020
The 1st Annual Winter Real Estate Roundup was a first-time collaboration between Montana rural land appraisers and land brokers to provide a high-quality off-season education and networking seminar for Montana's top rural real estate industry...