When Americans remodel or build new homes, that is good news for the timber industry and timber owners. Current trends are showing a great recovery ongoing in this lucrative market.
United Country has seen a 33% increase in sales of residential building lots in August and a 45% rise year-to-date. Numbers like these show a marked
Existing home sales rose 7.9% to a six-and-a-half-year high in August, according to the Census Bureau. This increase is due in part to anticipation of rising mortgage interest rates. Is now the time to sell or buy?
An increase in mortgage costs is an extremely important factor in real estate purchase decisions, and most consumers suspect
There is no doubt about it … rural real estate is hot. According to United Country Real Estate, the nation’s largest broker and auctioneer of non-urban real estate, sales experienced a dramatic rise in 2012, resulting in a 27.6-percent increase in annual sales volumes versus 2011.
“While we are pleased by a solid performance for the
Many people predicted that farmland values would finally begin to decline in 2012, after nearly 20 years of growth. But, according to the USDA, the historic increase in farmland values continued in 2013. United Country sales volumes in the farm category increased 660 percent for December and 52 percent overall for the year.
It’s official and the final 2012 United Country office achievement rankings are in. It was a record-breaking year on many fronts, with amazing accomplishments by offices, auctioneers and agents.
The highest GCI (gross commission income) for an office in United Country’s 90-year history leads the pack. The largest single sale in United Country history supported
Today for Find Your Freedom Friday, we’re celebrating Father’s Day by asking the United Country home office team what they have learned from their fathers. The variety of answers surprised – and delighted – me, and I’m happy to share these stories with you. Happy Father’s Day!
One of my father’s many modicums of advice that
By Mary Carver, public relations specialist
Last month I attended a professional development and networking luncheon. (It was more interesting than it sounds.)
Something from that lunch has stuck with me – and I don’t mean the dozens of announcements or painfully basic tips on getting involved in social
During a conversation about the characteristics that make up