2011 Land Report Best Brokerages: Knipe Land Company
Knipe Land Company
2011 Sales: > $100 Million
Who: Family-owned firm is one of the oldest in the West. Targets agricultural and recreational land, including farms, ranches, and natural-resource based properties. Also offers farm management services.
Standout Broker: Founder John Knipe, ALC, is a past officer of the NAR, president of Idaho Realtors Land Institute, and cofounder of World Organization Land Federation.
Insights: “Inventory of marketable agricultural property has decreased; however, out of the ones being marketed, we are seeing one in five farms and ranches selling in the last year in Idaho and Eastern Oregon,” Knipe says.
Pictured Above: Tucked in the mountains just outside of Garden Valley, Idaho, Payette River Ranch features panoramic views of the surrounding timbered mountains.
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