5 WAYS TO LOSE MONEY BUYING LAND

I’m as guilty as anyone for saying you can’t lose money buying land. Although it’s mostly true , like anything else out there you can lose money if you make these mistakes. I’m going to point out what you cannot overlook when buying land or you will be one of the dopes who found a way to lose money buying land. Let’s go….. Continue reading

5 keys to selling your land

If you have land you want to sell I’m going to cover the 5 most important details you MUST address before you hang a sign on the place. If you’re a buyer there’s plenty here for you to learn so read on and take note …..

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ANTLER RESTRICTIONS COMING TO NY 2015

As the saying goes , “it was inevitable”.  So what does the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) have in store for us ? Plenty it seems so let’s dig in and see what’s going to happen to deer hunting in NY…..

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5 TIPS FOR SMALL FOOD PLOTS

 

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Small food plots are probably more common than any plots that are planted today. Everyone wants to plant but many have very little room to do so or don’t have equipment available to accomplish anything bigger than 1/2 acre or so. Not to worry because when done right small plots are as effective as any big plot and a helluva lot of fun to plant and hunt. Smaller plots need some different considerations when planting so let’s cover a few that I promise will help you out.

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5 Ways to make money off your land

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Ok so you took the plunge and bought that piece of land you’ve always dreamed of. One problem , she isn’t happy about the taxes , upkeep etc. so you need to do something and make a little money off your dirt to keep the peace. So what can you do and how do you do it ? Several proven ideas right here so let’s talk about them…..

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Timber Rights & why they matter when buying land

We’ll start off the week with a loaded one but an important one. Over the years I’ve listened to a lot of people tell me about their efforts to buy land in NY and have run into a timber rights situation and don’t know what  it means or what to do. This is important , real important and you must know this before you ever sign a contract to buy land in New York or anywhere for that matter. This isn’t real complicated , but it’s expensive if you aren’t paying attention or if you’re dealing with a used car salesman who happens to be good at convincing you to do something you shouldn’t. So let’s cover it so mistakes aren’t made ……..

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Food Plots for deer and what works in upstate NY

As usual I’ve been pounding away at my food plots and trying some new stuff here and there. Over the years I’ve tried a lot of different seeds and have experienced all kinds of results. Since I’m not being paid by anyone for my 2 cents I figured I’ll pass along some real world experiences without trying to sell you anything. Here we go ….

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Buying Deer Hunting Land in NY

This is one I could literally write all day about. Several years ago I went back and looked at info I had gathered from customers and those who contacted me that were interested in buying land. Somewhere around 85% were interested in buying land for deer hunting in NY , that’s 85% out of hundreds of people. I was surprised it wasn’t higher but still the number is significant. There could be a million different things to consider when you decide you’re going to do it so let’s go over what I consider to be the ones that matter more than the others.

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New York Land as an investment

Ok ,I’ve gotta be careful here because I’m not licensed to give anyone investment advice. When it comes to opinions however , I hold the highest license in the land ! Alright I’ll be serious because where you put your money is important and feeling safe about where it is keeps a person sane. I just want to point out the simplicity and benefits of land ownership when it comes to your investment. Let’s get at it ….

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Property values inside the Adirondack Park vs. outside the Park

Having spent years buying and selling land in and out of the Adirondack Park I’m sure I can give you a little insight about property values and stability of investment. For comparative purposes we’re looking at property outside of the Park being the Tug Hill area , St Lawrence River region etc. I’m not talking about the southern tier because there is no comparison between the 2.

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