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.
July 29, 2023
With an ever-more volatile stock market where progress graphs look a lot like a sketchy EKG readout, finding dependable places to park money without risking it is getting more and more difficult. But one strategy remains solid, even if it’s not exactly flashy: land banking. What is land banking? Land banking is exactly what it… Read more »
July 21, 2023
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 »
July 14, 2023
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 »
June 9, 2023
Investors and property owners interested in owning a fly fishing ranch in Colorado must understand that a property’s fish are just part of the equation. This is particularly true if you’re interested in using a fishery on your property to generate revenue, or even if you just want to use a fishery on your Colorado… Read more »
May 10, 2023
Fly fishing for trout during high water is doable, if you know what you’re doing.
April 27, 2023
Offered in two configurations of 600 acres and 241 acres, the fabled Broadacres Ranch is available for purchase.
April 24, 2023
A ranch with a viable trout fishery can fetch top dollar among investors who love to fly fish.
April 20, 2023
For ranch owners and investors interested in selling, there’s no time like the present. Spring is the best time of year to sell ranches and farms. Buyers are motivated. Real estate markets are coming out of the winter doldrums, and prices are generally on the upswing. What’s more, the weather is better, allowing more people… Read more »
April 6, 2023
Brokers understand the needs of their clients and the current market. They understand ranches, their resources and how those resources are used and replenished.
March 17, 2023
How to access Colorado’s best ski resorts without breaking the bank One of the biggest benefits to living in the Rockies during the winter is the ready access to literally dozens of ski resorts. And those living in Colorado are luckier than most. From south to north, the state is a skiing and snowboarding paradise. … Read more »
March 13, 2023
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 »
March 7, 2023
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 »
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