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hardwood trees

Understanding Timber Value – Part II

May 19, 2017
As we discussed in Part 1 of Understanding Timber Value, one key tool for timberland buyers, managers and sellers is having access to reliable, accurate timber data. We learned that having a clear understanding…
forested landscape

Land Buyer's Checklist - Part III

May 15, 2017
The final post of this series on land buyer due diligence focuses on three physical attributes that can significantly influence property value.  Please keep in mind that this is only a primer for buyers…
cabin in the forest

Off-Grid Living in your Forest Retreat

May 07, 2017
If you’ve taken a look through our property offerings, you may have noticed that many of them describe sites for “off-grid” cabins. Why do we describe them this way? Usually because the sites are a long…
Topographic Map

Maps – Charting the Way to Understanding Land

Apr 28, 2017
All of us at Fountains Land seek to provide as much information about our listed properties as possible, so buyers can thoroughly understand a property before they spend time and resources to conduct further…
Trail through forest with Tree Farm sign

Bonnie Belle Forest - as beautiful as its name implies

Apr 25, 2017
  It is not often that an opportunity comes along to consider a meticulously managed forest with a 100 year ownership history and waterfront rights on a beautiful Adirondack Lake. Bonnie Belle Forest…
Lake and Mountains

Getting Your Feet Wet with Waterfront Properties

Apr 14, 2017
Who doesn’t dream of owning a great waterfront property? It’s a goal and a dream that many of us aspire to - hoping for a once in a lifetime opportunity to have our very own lake property that can offer…
Hazen's Notch view in winter

The Many Attributes of Missisquoi Branch Forest

Apr 10, 2017
There is a new Vermont property on our list of offerings and it's list of attributes is enticing. Here is what you'll find: Thick forest stands - the property hasn't been managed in decades so the stands…
house and pond

Fountains Land Expands Rural Homes Marketing in Vermont

Apr 07, 2017
Fountains Land has been known for marketing rural land for over three decades. Whether it’s timberland, multi-purpose land or the occasional rural home, our expertise is with all things land and how to…
Beaver Pond

Land Buyer's Checklist - Part II

Mar 24, 2017
A few weeks ago, I began a series of posts on what land buyers should consider before purchasing land. Remember that we call the research to ensure that a property satisfies all of the buyer’s criteria…
Vermont harwood forest

Understanding Timber Value – Part 1

Mar 17, 2017
Is there any valuable timber on my property? This is one of the most commonly-asked questions we hear when speaking with potential forestland sellers and buyers. Why do people ask this question? Well,…