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September 27, 2022
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  • Tips For Selling

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.”

The Seminar Group Presents
The 7th Annual Buying and Selling Ranches and Farmland

This year’s presentations will occur on September 29th and 30th, 2022 at the Northern Hotel in Billings, Montana.


This two-day event is perfect for the professional – attorneys, lenders, and real estate agents, as well as buyers and sellers – farmers, ranchers, recreational property owners, investors, and others who are interested in expanding their educational scope regarding buying and selling ranches.

As the Owner and Managing Broker of Swan Land Company, Swan will dive into the topic of “Listing and Marketing the Property.” He will also be touching on content related to pre-listing meetings, managing client expectations, understanding the property, listing agreements, and developing the “Team” and marketing strategies.

The agenda for Thursday includes an introduction from Max A. Hansen, CES, Managing Director, Program Co-Chair Accruit LLC and Gage Hart Zobell, Program Co-Chair Dorsey & Whitney LLP. The following subject matter includes Listing and Marketing the Property, The Purchase and Sale Agreement, Bankruptcy and Foreclosures plus much more valuable information.

Friday’s agenda includes Environmental Considerations, Financing a Ranch Purchase, Splitting Up Properties, Sustainability in Agriculture as well as Conservation Easements and Ethical Considerations.

An overview of the entire event can be found at Buying and Selling Ranches and Farmland (

Thursday’s event is followed by a reception sponsored by Accruit and Dorsey-Dorsey & Whitney LLP.