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Montanan Land Source's news and events from around Montana that relate to land, ownership, mapping auctions and more.

Posted: May 21st 2019
The ranch brokerage firm Mirr Ranch Group out of Colorado has posted a blog post titled Land for Sale in Montana: The Top 5 Things You Need To Know.  The broker and post author Daniel Carter relied extensively on Montana Land Source data for the blog post.  Top land brokerage firms utilize Montana Land Source data and information for understanding the Montana land market.    
Posted: April 18th 2019
The joint meeting of the Billings & Bozeman Farm & Ranch Brokers in Big Timber on April 17, 2019 was well attended, with brokers coming from as far as Malta and Glasgow.  Joel Silverman, Tax Attorney at Silverman Law Office in Bozeman & Helena, gave an interesting and insightful presentation entitled “1031 Basics Including New Rules & Opportunity Zones.”  Opportunity Zones...
Posted: April 15th 2019
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the 2017 Census of Agriculture, highlighting land use and ownership, operator characteristics, production practices, income and expenditures of agriculture nationwide.  The Census of Agriculture is a census conducted every five years by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) that provides the only...
Posted: April 9th 2019
We are pleased to announce new advertising opportunities through Montana Land Source.   Montana Land Source is the top source for the rural Montana land market, and as such is an effective venue for advertising land for sale and rural real estate services.  We have two new limited advertisement opportunities: ads in our Weekly Market Update email and a pop-up ad on our public Map-App.  Currently...
Posted: March 13th 2019
Montana Land Source is pleased to announce the release of a free and public version of our online Map Application.  Previously, the map app was only available to Montana Land Source subscribers.  Now the public can access all active Montana listings in our easy-to-use online map.  By subscribing, users can access full property information, as well as mapped pending sales and sales, and use...
Posted: February 12th 2019
The video and slides of the 20th Annual Presentation on Rural MT Land Values & Trends held in Bozeman, MT on January 9, 2019 is now available.  Click here to access the video.  
Posted: December 17th 2018
Explore Big Sky with Outlaw Partners has produced an hour and ten minute video round table of top Big Sky real estate brokers discussing the Big Sky real estate market.  Big Sky has long been seen as a driver or an indicator of the larger Montana land market.   Some interesting take-aways with particular relevance to the larger Montana land market: Relation of Big Sky to the national real estate...
Posted: 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...
Posted: 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...
Posted: 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...