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Owning a ranch in the breathtaking state of Colorado may feel like a dream as tall as the Rocky Mountains. However, what if we told you buying your own Colorado hunting ranch, cattle ranch, horse property, or fly fishing property in Colorado might be easier and more attainable than you think? Ranches for sale in Colorado can offer diverse landscapes of arid deserts, massive canyonlands, lush river corridors, and towering snow-capped Rocky Mountains. Many Colorado ranches are also close to world-class ski resorts, entertainment, and fine dining.

Legacy ranches are sought after by investors
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July 21, 2023

Legacy ranches are sought after by investors

Over the last few years, investment in “legacy ranches” across the West has grown in popularity. A number of factors created the “perfect storm” for investing in large, rural properties with certain assets.  According to Harrigan Land Co.’s Hunter Harrigan, the legacy land boom can be largely attributed to three outside circumstances. The pandemic inspired... Read more »

Colorado ranch owners can capitalize on quality fishing
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July 14, 2023

Colorado ranch owners can capitalize on quality fishing

Fishable water abounds on Colorado ranches. Properties that possess quality trout waters, either in the form of free-flowing streams or even large, fabled rivers, enjoy added value thanks to the fishing these waters provide.  First, intact and fishable rivers and streams likely means that overall habitat on the ranch property is in good shape. This... Read more »

Creative ways to fish your property during runoff
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May 10, 2023

Creative ways to fish your property during runoff

Fly fishing for trout during high water is doable, if you know what you're doing.

Premier Colorado Fishing Property For Sale – Broadacres Ranch
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April 27, 2023

Premier Colorado Fishing Property For Sale – Broadacres Ranch

Offered in two configurations of 600 acres and 241 acres, the fabled Broadacres Ranch is available for purchase.

How to tell if a ranch has good fly fishing
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April 24, 2023

How to tell if a ranch has good fly fishing

A ranch with a viable trout fishery can fetch top dollar among investors who love to fly fish.

Four ways you can be taxed on the sale of your ranch
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March 13, 2023

Four ways you can be taxed on the sale of your ranch

Yup, it’s tax season.  If you sold your ranch in 2022, now’s the time to work with your tax advisor to help you preserve as much of your sales proceeds as possible and avoid steep tax penalties when you file with the IRS.  And there’s some good news — there are several perfectly legal and... Read more »

Three things buyers need to know about grazing permits
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March 7, 2023

Three things buyers need to know about grazing permits

Buying ranch property can be a complex endeavor. Prospective investors must consider a number of factors before making a purchasing decision. Water access, grazable acreage, the health of the property’s wildlife habitat, the condition of the property’s improvements … everything deserves a keen eye. For investors considering ranch property that comes with a public lands... Read more »

The pros and cons of investing in a ranch vs. a farm
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February 8, 2023

The pros and cons of investing in a ranch vs. a farm

Know the difference between farms and ranches when you begin your search for investment acreage, and make sure you choose the right option for you. If you plan to run livestock, or use your land as a hunting and fishing retreat, you’ll want a ranch. If you wish to grow and market crops, you’re better... Read more »

Five ways to keep your herds healthier and happier this winter
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January 23, 2023

Five ways to keep your herds healthier and happier this winter

Winter in the Rockies can be absolutely beautiful. But for livestock, winter is when they’re most susceptible to everything from predators to illness. For ranch owners who run livestock, it’s important to pay extra attention to their animals. Livestock care is not as difficult as many think. Ranchers simply need to employ some common-sense management... Read more »

The importance of proper ranch maintenance
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January 17, 2023

The importance of proper ranch maintenance

Ranchers seeking to protect the value of their property are aces at simple maintenance. For many ranch owners, ranch maintenance is part of their daily ranch management routine, right up there with caring for livestock, doing their books and taking care of their families.  A properly maintained ranch is going to hold its value. And,... Read more »

Wildlife-friendly fencing: protecting your property and the environment
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January 7, 2023

Wildlife-friendly fencing: protecting your property and the environment

Ranch owners can improve the value of their rural property and keep one of their assets healthy and happy at the same time. How so? Consider fencing that reduces the chances of injury and death to wildlife, including important game animals, like elk, moose, deer and pronghorn.  And, yes, wildlife on a ranch is a... Read more »

Four determining factors for pricing your ranch
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December 12, 2022

Four determining factors for pricing your ranch

Both ranchers looking to sell and investors looking to buy should consider several factors when determining the value of ranch property. Those factors go beyond the head-count for livestock or the acreage needed for a productive hay crop. The business end of owning ranch property is much more complex today, and both buyers and sellers... Read more »

FIND A RANCH THAT ALIGNS WITH YOUR PURSUITS

Discovering a property that checks all your boxes often starts with you looking at the wrong priorities. Our Ranch Discovery Matrix can help you identify the ranch you need that aligns with your lifetime dreams.

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