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05/11/2018
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Located about 45 minutes west of Bozeman near the quiet town of Willow Creek, Willow Creek Farm is comprised of about 768 deeded blocked-up acres of which 450± acres are under center-pivot irrigation generating about three and a half tons off of one cutting.  Willow Creek, which serpentines through this productive unit for about 1.75 miles, is a tail water out of Harrison Reservoir providing one of the Gallatin Valley’s premier-private trout fisheries.  The 1920s farm-house, barn, shop and corrals were completely renovated and refurbished in 2014 and 2015. This is a rare turn-key operation in the thriving Gallatin Valley with pride of ownership evident throughout.

04/16/2018
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Congratulations Tim Anderson on the sale of Missouri River Estate!

This exceptionally private 40 acres, comprised of two 20-acre parcels, includes architecturally-designed improvements, diverse wildlife and river recreation. Located in the Blue Heron Estates Subdivision, the Estate has been managed to embrace the native riparian habitat.  The Missouri River frontage holds a private seasonal dock ideal for small watercraft.  The Estate will live perfectly as a seasonal retreat, or as a spectacular primary residence.

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02/22/2018
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Congratulations Tim Anderson on the sale of Mission Ranch!

The 4,417± total acres, with 3,777± deeded, offer fishing, hunting and a productive cattle operation. With Mission Creek and Mission Spring Creek traversing the Ranch, and almost three miles of Yellowstone River frontage, the fishing is exceptional. The Ranch is comfortably improved with two homes and efficient working facilities. This optimum balance of outdoor recreation and agricultural productivity is only minutes from Livingston. 

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02/02/2018
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Swan Land Company

This Article is Provided Courtesy of Chris Nolt

This article will discuss the uses of a Charitable Remainder Trust (CRT) for a farm or ranch owner and answer common questions about CRTs.

What is a Charitable Remainder Trust?

A CRT is a type of irrevocable trust in which you may transfer appreciated property to and retain the right to receive income from for life, or for a term of years, and where any remaining assets in the trust pass to charity at the end of the selected term or the end of the donor’s lifetime.

What are the Benefits of a CRT?

A CRT offers several potential benefits, including:

02/01/2018
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Swan Land Company

With 62,199± acre-feet of water rights in Lake DeSmet, 445.69± deeded acres of land that includes the two-hundred acre Healy Reservoir and just under one mile of Clear Creek, this is a unique opportunity to invest in water rights and acquire a recreational paradise!

 

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02/01/2018
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Swan Land Company

Congratulations Scott Williams for representing the seller!

Located just minutes from Buffalo, Wyoming, this well located 8,045.82± deeded acres enjoys some of the best views of the Big Horn Mountains.  With 4,000± adjudicated irrigated acres, the irrigation potential is astounding.  White-tailed deer, mule deer, antelope, Hungarian partridge, sharp-tailed grouse and turkeys are often seen across the rolling hills of the Ranch.  The meandering of Rock Creek along the improvements adds additional recreational opportunities with excellent fishing for brown and rainbow trout.  The Main Unit of M&M Ranch is not only productive, but its location and convenient access is one of the most notable features that sets this Ranch apart.

01/16/2018
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Scott M. Williams

Our clients are busy people!  We, the real estate brokers at Swan Land Company, strive to listen to and understand our clients’ individual needs upfront.  This helps us effectively select the farm, ranch or recreational properties that fall within their search criteria, and effectively spend time looking at the right properties.  Spending time educating buyers, not only on market trends but the nuances of different areas we serve, is critical in their decision-making process.

01/02/2018
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Swan Land Company

Broken Circle Ranch is a quality commercial cattle operation with productive irrigation, big game hunting and excellent fishing on the Clark Fork River. Located in the Deer Lodge Valley, the heart of Montana’s historic cattle country, the Ranch encompasses 8,644± deeded acres in one contiguous block, of which over 820± acres are irrigated with excellent senior water rights. The Ranch includes a National Forest Service Grazing Permit and an 800-acre State of Montana grazing lease. The current ownership and management have worked diligently for years to improve the pivot irrigation, pasture fencing, stock-water network and appropriate functional improvements in order to optimize the efficiency of this 600+ AU ranch operation.

12/05/2017
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Swan Land Company

Bud Love Wildlife Habitat Management Area is a 7,900-acre winter habitat for big-game species.  Located six miles northwest of Buffalo, Wyoming, it is a great place to view wildlife and enjoy nature.

Bud Love offers a safe haven for all animals that choose to winter within its boundaries.  Although hunting is permitted at certain times of the year, the area is closed from January 1st through May 14th  to offer protection to wildlife and their habitat.

11/29/2017
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Swan Land Company

It’s right around the corner, The Montana Stockgrowers Annual Convention and Trade Show December 13th-14th, in Billings, Montana. If you are a cattle rancher or in the cattle industry, this is the place to be!

The Montana Stockgrowers Association became a non-profit organization geared towards helping ranching families in the year 1884. Its focus, to help Montana ranches raise safe, healthy and environmentally wholesome beef for the world, remains strong. The mission is achieved by working with the Montana Legislature, U.S. Congress and government agencies while spotlighting Montana ranchers through media outlets.

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