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New Tax Law Impacts Estate Planning

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While the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) primarily addressed income taxes, the new rules have also put an entirely different spin on estate planning. Because of 2013 tax-exempt levels for estates, a couple’s combined estate must be worth

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Land Report September 2013 Newsletter

The 2013 Land Report 100 is upon us! At 12:01 a.m., tomorrow morning, we will debut the 2013 Land Report 100 Sponsored by Fay Ranches. Our annual survey of the nation’s leading landowners is chock full of new acquisitions, major moves,

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Federal Policy, Great Lakes, Hunting, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Midwest, New York, Newsletter, Northeast, Ohio, Recreation, Residential Property, Southwest, Taxes, Texas, Water

The Land Report Summer 2013

Land Report Summer Issue 2013

Land to Table - that’s what’s cooking in the Summer issue of The Magazine of the American Landowner. Five amazing landowners are profiled – individuals, couples, and families who are changing the way America eats as they produce Vermont maple sugar,

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Posted in Agriculture, Auctions, Back Issues, Cattle, Conservation, Dogs, Energy, Equities, Farming, Great Lakes, Great Plains, Midwest, Northeast, Pacific, South, Southwest, Taxes, Timber, West

Land Report July 2012 Newsletter

WATER. Thanks to the ongoing drought and a spate of wildfires, it’s a top priority for landowners from coast to coast this summer. Be sure to check out ways to improve your waters courtesy of the Summer issue of The

Posted in Agriculture, Auctions, Farming, Great Plains, Midwest, Newsletter, Northeast, Pacific, Public Land, Recreation, Taxes, West

The Land Report Summer 2012

Land Report Summer Issue 2012

Did you know that the Supreme Court just issued a landmark ruling? I’m not talking about health care. I’m talking about land. That’s right, the high court came down 9-0 for landowners in a suit that was brought against the

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$5 Million Hilton Head Easement Acquisition

Several funding entities, including Beaufort County and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, have pooled resources to acquire several key conservation easements on St. Helena Island as well as outright ownership of 19 acres on Hilton Head. According to news releases,

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Texas Senate Tackles Eminent Domain

Four years after the Supreme Court handed down Kelo vs. New London, eminent domain reform continues. Earlier this month, the Texas Senate passed an amendment that would make it harder for the government to seize land from private landowners via

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Posted in Developers, Federal Policy, Grant Gannon, Public Land, Residential Property, Taxes

Florida: “It’s Almost Like a Fire Sale”

A University of Florida study has put a staggering number on just how badly the economic crisis has impacted rural land values in the Sunshine State. The study concludes that land values plummeted upwards of 55 percent in 2008 from

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Posted in Developers, Farming, Feature, Federal Policy, Florida, Recreation, Residential Property, South, Taxes, Texas

Property Tax Revolt Brewing

As the New Year gets under way, elected officials are considering curbing or rolling back property taxes in numerous states from coast to coast. That’s good news for landowners, homeowners, and real estate investors whose properties are easy pickings for

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Amendment 4 Approved by Floridians

Voters in Florida overwhelmingly approved Amendment 4, The Florida Conservation Land Amendment, a measure that will lower property taxes on lands set aside for conservation. Amendment 4, which was  supported by Florida Governor Charlie Crist, was approved by 68.4 percent of Florida voters.

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Posted in Conservation, Feature, Regional News, South, Taxes

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