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September 3, 2020
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Owning a piece of “Montana heaven” is becoming increasingly popular, but unique issues arise when purchasing agricultural assets in Montana.  Understanding these unique issues can help buyers, sellers, lenders, attorneys, and consultants to troubleshoot purchases of agricultural assets.  This seminar and its carefully selected faculty is designed to provide insight into those issues most commonly faced, including: public access, environmental issues, water rights, due diligence problems, financing, and succession planning.  Anyone involved in the buying and selling of agricultural properties in Montana would be well served to attend and catch up on the latest in buying “a piece of heaven.”

Mike Swan is honored to be a presenter at The Seminar Group’s 5th Annual Buying and Selling Ranches in Montana.

The event will take place on September 15th and 16th at the Northern Hotel in Billings.

Mike Swan, Owner and Managing Broker of Swan Land Company, will be discussing Listing And Marketing The Property.  He will address topics such as pre-listing meetings, managing client expectations, understanding the property, listing agreements, developing the “Team” and marketing strategies.   In addition to Swan, other presenters include Max Hansen, CES, Program Co-Chair and Managing Director of Accruit, who will discuss Advanced Issues in Exchanges;  Gage Hart Zobell, Program Co-Chair, an attorney with Dorsey & Whitney LLP,  will discuss The Purchase and Sale Agreement, Malcolm Goodrich, an attorney with Goodrich & Reely PLLC, will discuss Brankruptcy and Foreclosures; and Christian Dietrich, General Counsel for Montana Land Reliance will be discussing Conservation Easements, Brian Cooley, Senior Vice President, Senior Ag Loan Officer for Stockman Bank, will be discussing Financing a Ranch Purchase.  Other topics include Due Diligence, Environmental Considerations, Securing and Preserving Access Rights, Financing a Ranch Purchase, plus several others over the course of the two-day seminar.  This seminar is ideal for attorneys, farmers and ranchers, and real estate brokers to broaden their knowledge base of buying and selling ranches in Montana.