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Meet Michael Tragner

Meet Michael Tragner

Jan 16, 2017
Michael is the principal broker at Fountains Land and has been with the company since 1989. Over his tenure, he has played an integral part in shaping the company’s commitment to serving its clients and…
Adirondack Mountains

Adirondacks - One of the Best Places to Live

Jan 16, 2017
In case you missed it, Lonely Planet travel guides recently named the Adirondacks as one of its top 2017 Destinations. This isn’t a surprise to us. At 6 million acres, New York’s Adirondack Park is one…
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,…
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.…
road to distant mountain

Land Buyer's Checklist - Part I

Mar 13, 2017
Owning a parcel of land is the dream of many.  Whether it’s ten acres or several thousand, land ownership represents an investment in a solid, tangible asset – one that holds intrinsic value to the owner…
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…
River, meadow, mountain

Keeping up with New Properties

Jun 02, 2017
It's summertime! - even though the weather doesn't feel like it here in the northeast. And in the summer we typically have a regular flow of new listings. This year is no exception. Our agents have been…