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This is why People Buy Hunting Land in the Black Belt of West Alabama. - 03/31/10 01:23 PM
Why buy hunting land in the Black Belt region of West Alabama? Because that is where the big deer and wild turkeys are! This deer is a great example of how big white-tailed deer can grow in our area. This big buck was taken during the late rut in January 2010 by my brother-in-law, Chris Hutlzler, at Foothills down in south Perry County, Alabama. This non-typical 11-point scored 159 3/8", and had grown-up in the soybean fields on this 3000 acre farm / hunting outfit. The Black Belt of west Alabama, and particulary Perry County, is world-renowned for its outstanding hunting. People (1 comments)
Perry County, Alabama is a great place to buy rural land. Here's why. - 03/29/10 04:59 PM
Land for sale in Perry County, Alabama. Why buy in Perry County? Perry County, Alabama is rich in history, abundant in natural resources, and brimming with good people. Marion is the county seat of Perry County, and is known as "the College City" because it is home to both Judson College and Marion Military Institute. Located in the Historic Black Belt region, Perry County has a long history of successful agriculture. For generations, row crops such as cotton and soybeans were grown in the rich black fertile soils that give the region its name. Now Perry County has an established forest industry and a (0 comments)
Why do I recommend buying rural land in Alabama? Today my children and I were walking on our land in Marion (Perry County), Alabama and we came across this flying squirrel that is living in an abandoned bluebird house. We have seen this squirrel many times before, and he performed beautifully for the camera. This is just one more reason why I love living in Marion, and it is one of a thousand great memories I have made here with my family. If you have never seen a flying squirrel you are missing a treat. If you have been waiting to purchase rural land in Alabama (6 comments)
78 acres of Land for Sale in Perry County, Alabama - 03/26/10 09:36 AM
78 acres +/- of land for sale which borders the Talladega National Forest in Perry County, Alabama. This property is located in the historic Black Belt of west Alabama. Alabama's Black Belt, and particularly Perry County, is world-renowned for its fertile black soil that produces outstanding white-tailed deer and wild turkeys. This land is well-priced at only $169,900, and is in a great recreational and hunting location. The land is already set up for hunting, with four food plots and three shooting houses. The property is bordered by Talladega National Forest on two sides. The many square miles of National Forest afford opportunities to (1 comments)
110 acres for Sale on the Locust Fork in Alabama - 03/23/10 12:11 PM
40 acres joining the Talladega National ForestLocation: Sprott, AL40 acres +/- of land for sale in Perry County, Alabama. This well-priced recreational tract offers you opportunities to hunt, ride your atv, or just spend time in the outdoors. Three planted foodplots are ready to hunt. The property borders Talladega National Forest, giving you access to over 700 acres that are fairly inaccessible to others. A small creek branch lined with hardwoods flows through the property, which consists mostly of 19-20 year old pines according to the owner. Access is currently by permission from the adjoining landowner, but we are working on (0 comments)
40 acres of Land for Sale Bordering National Forest in Alabama - 03/23/10 12:10 PM
40 acres joining the Talladega National ForestLocation: Sprott, AL40 acres +/- of land for sale in Perry County, Alabama. This well-priced recreational tract offers you opportunities to hunt, ride your atv, or just spend time in the outdoors. Three planted foodplots are ready to hunt. The property borders Talladega National Forest, giving you access to over 700 acres that are fairly inaccessible to others. A small creek branch lined with hardwoods flows through the property, which consists mostly of 19-20 year old pines according to the owner. Access is currently by permission from the adjoining landowner, but we are working on (2 comments)
Realtors: Clients take their Cues from You. - 03/22/10 11:04 AM
It's crunch time. The property is under contract, and you're headed to the closing table. Some hiccup from the other side springs up and could possibly delay, or worse, derail the transaction. Realtors, how you process and communicate difficult news sets the tone for how your clients will respond to it. Realtors run across a lot of scenarios in the normal course of business, and it helps to be seasoned and unflappable. Our job often requires us to communicate difficult news about matters that are extremely important to our clients. These properties represent life savings, dreams, inheritances, and a host of other emotions and connections (4 comments)
110 acres for Sale on the Locust Fork in Alabama - 03/18/10 10:06 PM
110 acres of Land for Sale on the Locust ForkLocation: Labuco, AL110 acres +/- of land for sale near Labuco, Jefferson County, Alabama. Hunting and fishing opportunities abound just a short drive from the city of Birmingham. The owners have just done some major improvements to the road system and opened up a large field area down along the Locust Fork River. A nice creek flows into the river at the south end of the property. You will finds lots of mast bearing hardwoods that produce food for the deer and other wildlife that inhabit this land. A power line cuts (0 comments)
The Top Websites for Rural Land for Sale - 03/17/10 10:23 PM
Residential and Commercial Realtors, do you know where to do an online search for rural properties in your area? If you just said your MLS, and you limit your search to only what is found there, then you are probably missing out on a significant number of land listings. Many times brokers will advertise their properties in the MLS if they are members of a local association, but have you ever noticed that many rural areas do not have an association of Realtors close by, or it is not feasible for a land company to join two or three associations. The way many land companies (7 comments)
Have an "Exit Strategy" when buying Rural Land - 03/17/10 01:01 PM
When meeting with potential buyers of rural property, I always encourage them to buy with an "exit strategy". What I mean, is for them to purchase a property that other people would find desirable in the event they ever decide to or are forced into selling. In my opinion being able to get out from under a property if necessary is an extremely important consideration before buying. Formulating Your Strategy- Here are a few key elements to consider when evaluating your purchase. 1. Road Frontage/Access- Does the tract have easy access. The first question I get on many rural properties is, "Does (3 comments)
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