Tag: Brokers

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 bringing a new shopping experience to land buyers. With a forestry degree from State University of…
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 of the most magnificent conservation success stories in the entire US. The beautiful mountains, lakes…
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, however, more folks are calling to request a property showing in the winter months and, quite…
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. The primary benefits to the landowner are the reduced property taxes which can help you hold on to your…
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 and signifies means and permanence in society. In order to ensure that the land provides the enjoyment…
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 of Capital Timber Value can play a critical role in purchasing, managing, and selling forestland…
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 busy evaluating properties and we have quite a few new ones that we'll be announcing in the month…
      We recently released two new timber investment listings and wanted to be sure you didn't miss the details. The Triangle Forest is in the heart of the Adirondack Park in New York and offers both spruce-fir and hardwood stands. There are over 15 million board feet of quality sawtimber. There…
As many of you know, Fountains Land has been selling and managing timberland in northern New York’s Adirondack Park for several decades. With forestry and real estate offices in Glens Falls and Tupper Lake, we know this market well and have a knowledgeable team of professional foresters, GIS experts…
    Happy New Year! We hope yours will be an enjoyable and prosperous one. Our brokerage team at Fountains Land is looking forward to helping connect more buyers and sellers of rural land in 2018.  Before we move forward, we wanted to take a moment to share with you our accomplishments in 2017 and…