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Welcome to Harrigan Land Company’s ranch blog, designed to keep you up to date on what’s happening in the dynamic world of hunting and fishing properties throughout the Rocky Mountain West. Here we share our knowledge of “secret corners” of the Rockies overlooked by many, the ins and outs of conservation easements, current news relevant to the ranch real estate market and our own hunting and fishing tips that may turn your next trip into a spectacular success. At Harrigan Land Company, we’re dedicated to serving you. Through this blog, we hope that our seasoned knowledge of hunting, fishing and the great ranches of the Rockies will increase your love for these things, too, and enable you to “dream big” about that special piece of the West that’s in your future. Explore and enjoy.

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The benefits of selling with a small ranch broker
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November 29, 2022

The benefits of selling with a small ranch broker

Investors and owners who are preparing to list their ranches for sale face a challenging process. But, with the right ranch broker, it doesn’t have to be difficult.  First things first. Ranch investors need to find a broker who can guide them through the process and find the right buyer for their ranch. It can… Read more »

Five reasons to sell ranch property in the winter
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November 29, 2022

Five reasons to sell ranch property in the winter

The prevailing perception in real estate circles is that winter is the time when ranch owners hoping to sell their land should be planning for spring to put the “for sale” sign out on the front gate. Everything slows down in the winter, right? Snow flies, it gets cold … and the real estate market,… Read more »

5 Reasons your Mountain West Ranch Isn’t Selling
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November 23, 2022

5 Reasons your Mountain West Ranch Isn’t Selling

If your Mountain West ranch is beautiful, why isn’t it selling? Ranches can be complicated to sell. Even with the high demand for ranches right now, the ranch market has its challenges. Here are 5 ways to get your ranch for sale out there and connect with ranch buyers. 1. Do you have a Ranch… Read more »

How to Prepare your Ranch for Hunting this Season
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November 5, 2022

How to Prepare your Ranch for Hunting this Season

Have you taken any steps to prepare your ranch for hunting this season? Or are you looking to buy a hunting property for next year? Hunting on private land, especially if you’re the owner, spurs a bit of independence. Own the land and test your ranch management skills. In the future, you’ll want to build… Read more »

Is it still a good time to sell your Colorado Ranch?
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October 25, 2022

Is it still a good time to sell your Colorado Ranch?

Saying goodbye to an extended summer, you may be wondering if it’s still a good time to sell your Colorado ranch. Let’s talk about ins and outs. See if we can offer some insight on the ranch market for Fall 2022. A Colorado Ranch for Investment Land What is it about Colorado ranches that makes… Read more »

Benefits to Maintaining Wildlife Habitat on Your Property Values
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October 11, 2022

Benefits to Maintaining Wildlife Habitat on Your Property Values

If you are an investor or rancher owning a large Colorado ranch, here find reminders to help maximize your assets and benefit your property values. Care for facilities, improvements, equipment, soils and water, forests, and vegetation—and wildlife habitats. Smart ranch managers on large Western ranches quickly catch on to the value of enhancing habitat for… Read more »

14 Things you should Consider when Buying a Cattle Ranch
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September 24, 2022

14 Things you should Consider when Buying a Cattle Ranch

Before buying a cattle ranch, you’ve got to completely evaluate its production potential and value. A ranch is a big investment. These 14 things need your attention as you explore different cattle ranches for sale in the Mountain West. Ask yourself if a cattle operation fits into your business plan. Hopefully, you’ve identified your ranching… Read more »

How to Improve your Ranch’s Appeal before Selling It
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September 12, 2022

How to Improve your Ranch’s Appeal before Selling It

You’ve come here to learn exactly how to sell my land for the best price. More complex than selling a home, a ranch’s appeal to investors comes on many levels. First impressions matter. Curb appeal is important, as are the legal documents and the potential of your land as an investment. Do these 7 things… Read more »

3 Ways to have a Faster Ranch Purchase
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August 30, 2022

3 Ways to have a Faster Ranch Purchase

You’d like to buy a ranch fast? Whether it’s 400-acre luxury ranches for sale or a large 1400-acre working ranch, you’ll need expert help. Get going with these 3 ways to make it happen. Begin by knowing what you want, hiring a ranch broker, and gathering your finances. This will jumpstart the process of purchasing… Read more »

How Inflation Will Impact Ranch Sales in 2022
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August 22, 2022

How Inflation Will Impact Ranch Sales in 2022

It’s rocky times for the economy. Inflation is hitting every industry. On June 10, 2022, it approached 9%, with numbers not seen for 30-40 years. Over the past couple of years, we saw runaway housing market inflation. But you can ride the choppy waters. Read on to find out how inflation will impact ranch sales… Read more »

Your Mountain West Summer Fishing Guide
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July 3, 2022

Your Mountain West Summer Fishing Guide

You’ll find world-renowned fishing locations in the mountains of Montana and Wyoming all the way south into New Mexico. How about prepping for summer fishing trips? See why tourists come from around the world for immersion in our western mountain fishing culture. Whether you own a fishing ranch or want to invest in one, glance… Read more »

Make the Most of your Property Investment by Understanding 1031 Exchanges
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June 28, 2022

Make the Most of your Property Investment by Understanding 1031 Exchanges

Every property investor wants to build wealth. Land as an investment keeps gaining in value. When it’s time to sell a farm or ranch, consider using a 1031 or like-kind exchange as allowed by the tax code. Let’s talk about how you can defer all or part of your capital gains taxes by filing for… Read more »

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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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