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11/20/2014
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Swan Land Company

If you are considering purchasing land that is protected under a conservation easement, understanding the fundamentals of these agreements is a valuable asset to determining if the land is right for you.  It is always best to start by discussing your questions and concerns with a qualified real estate broker or an attorney that has experience in conservation easements. They can help you find answers about what it is intended for, what rights and restrictions are in place and its specific terms and provisions.

What is a Conservation Easement?

11/18/2014
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Swan Land Company

Swan Land Company is please to announce the sale of Three Buttes Cattle Company - a sportsman’s paradise with Pope and Young deer and trophy trout in the 1.5 mile stretch of the Sun River that runs through the Ranch.  Located four miles west of Simms and about 45 minutes from Great Falls, the 1,237 deeded-acre Ranch encompasses native pastures, irrigated alfalfa fields, lush wooded river bottom, big valleys and dramatic views of Floweree, Crown and Shaw Buttes.  This part of Montana is an extension of the Rocky Mountain Front, which is often called the ‘Crown of the Continent’ and represents some of the most scenic and dramatic views in the Rocky Mountains. 

11/10/2014
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The state of Utah utilizes a program that benefits hunters, private land owners, the state’s economy and its wildlife.  Cooperative Wildlife Management Units (CWMU’s) are hunt areas consisting of mostly private lands that have been authorized for the specific purpose of managing big game animals.  This Utah government program has opened more than two million acres of private land to the public. In order to qualify for the program, landowners must have a minimum of 5,000 contiguous acres to manage deer, pronghorn or turkey and a minimum of 10,000 contiguous acres for elk or moose.  Private landowners may join together to form a single CWMU.

10/15/2014
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Swan Land Company

As the uniform green canopy of summer turns into the brilliance of autumn colors a common topic on minds of many is the hunting season that lies ahead.  Whether the passion stems from the sport, sustainability, health, connection to nature or good old-fashioned tradition, hunting captivates many this time of year.

If you are a Buyer in the market for a recreational ranch or hunting parcel there are many things to consider. Here are some  general guidelines as you explore a recreational ranch purchase.  A qualified broker can be a tremendous asset during the buying process, as they have the experience to help find the ranch that best fits your needs and the resources to expedite the search process.

09/29/2014
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Swan Land Company

The Great Salt Lake, located on the northern edge of Salt Lake City, Utah, is the largest salt water lake in the Western Hemisphere and the fourth largest terminal lake in the world.  Although the size of the lake varies greatly depending on the year, on average it covers approximately 1,700 square miles.  The Great Salt Lake is one of four lakes which is a remnant of the prehistoric pluvial lake, Lake Bonneville, which covered 22,400 square miles – the majority of Utah as well as parts of Idaho and Nevada. 

09/11/2014
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Swan Land Company

Three Buttes Cattle Company is a sportsman’s paradise with Pope and Young deer, and trophy trout in the 1.5 mile stretch of the Sun River that runs through the Ranch.  Located four miles west of Simms and about 45 minutes from Great Falls, the 1,237 deeded-acre Ranch embraces native pastures, irrigated alfalfa fields, lush wooded river bottom, big valleys and dramatic views of Floweree, Crown and Shaw Buttes.  This part of Montana is an extension of the Rocky Mountain Front, which is often called the ‘Crown of the Continent’ and represents some of the most scenic and dramatic views in the Rocky Mountains. 

09/05/2014
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Swan Land Company

Swan Land Company is excited to announce the listing of Chesnut Valley Farm located just south of Cascade, Montana.  This productive ranch contains approximately 1,068 deeded acres and represents an opportunity to own solid irrigated farm land with consistent crop yields and extensive wing-shooting opportunities.  Chesnut Valley Farm has been under the careful husbandry of the Belote Family for nearly forty years.  Its healthy fields, coupled with abundant natural cover and a surprising amount of water offer excellent wildlife habitat while maintaining the productivity of the existing agricultural operation.  The Farm has appropriate and well-maintained improvements, which are ready to utilize or could be further developed and enhanced by the new owner.

09/05/2014
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Swan Land Company

Article provided by: Chris Nolt - Solid Rock Wealth Management

You’ve worked hard to create the equity in your farm or ranch.  When it comes time to sell, you need to work smart to preserve that equity and to make your money work as hard for you as you’ve worked for it.

08/27/2014
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Swan Land Company

Swan Land Company is pleased to announce the sale of Little Creek Ranch - an extremely productive Idaho ranch near the ranching town of McCammon.  Sam Sanders - Swan Land Company Broker based in Salt Lake City, Utah represented the Seller in the listing and sale of this Idaho property. 

08/27/2014
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Swan Land Company

Swan Land Company is pleased to announce the sale of Kindred Ranch - a beautiful and productive agriculture and recreation ranch located near Augusta, Montana.  Tim Anderson, Swan Land Company Broker based in Bozeman, Montana, represented the Seller in the listing and sale of the Property.

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