Tag: Value

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, for both buyers and sellers of forestland, the value of standing timber can be an important consideration…
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 “due diligence.”  Last time, I discussed due diligence on access, boundaries and deeds. Today, we’re…
  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 has all that and more. It's a 428-acre property that has been in the same family since 1905 and has…
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 to assist them in identifying a property. Timber If you are considering buying land in the Northeast…
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…
Fountains is pleased to let you know that the South Hill Forest is now being offered with the neighboring Tweed River Tract for a total of 344 acres. This combined offering widens the possibilities of the property, providing access from the west in Stockbridge and from the east in Pittsfield. As one…
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…
It is hard to find a property that fulfills every item on your wish list. You may have to do some compromising to make a purchase and, once you own it, put in some work to achieve the property you envisioned. This may involve clearing trees to open up a view, allowing an open area to revert back to forest…