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Vermont Timber

Is Now a Good a Time to Invest in Timberland?

Feb 02, 2017
The short answer is yes!  Now, here is the long answer. Deciding when to invest in timberland depends on many variables including current and future economic trends (nationally and globally), the direction…
timber in winter

What is off of Hollow Road?

Feb 08, 2017
Hollow Road runs through the town of Day, New York. A narrow piece of road frontage leads off back into the woods and opens up into 610 acres of timberland and recreational opportunity. This property is…
winter forest view

Winter Showings: When One Can See the Forest AND the Trees

Feb 10, 2017
Fountains Land brokers conduct property showings throughout the year with our busiest times often coming in the spring and early summer and then later in the fall right up until the holiday season.  Recently,…
spruce trees in winter

A Northern Maine Timber Investment

Feb 14, 2017
Northern Maine is known for its vast forests of spruce and fir. We are happy to be able to offer a fine timber investment north of Caribou. In addition to copious spruce-fir, there are quality cedar and…
Vermont Lake and Mountain Peak

The Nuts and Bolts of Conservation Easement Properties

Feb 27, 2017
When we consider acquiring a property, many folks are thinking about taking possession of the full bundle of ownership rights. However, on many properties, ownership may exclude certain rights.  For example,…
Vermont forest in autumn

What is the Use of Current Use?

Feb 16, 2017
Let’s start with a definition: “Current Use” is a state-specific property tax reduction program in which landowners with qualifying forests or farms can get a significant annual tax break if enrolled.…
Vermont mountain

Two Vermont Properties - back on the market!

Mar 15, 2017
South Hill Forest and Tweed River Forest are adjacent properties in the towns of Stockbridge and Pittsfield, Vermont. South Hill Forest offers an incredible mountain experience with ridge-top walking trails,…
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,…
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…