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October 2008 Newsletter

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by LandAndFarm.com Staff


TABLE OF CONTENTS:

1. Turkey Hunting
2. FOR CUSTOMERS: Upgrade and Get Rewarded
3. Changing Forestland Ownership Study
4. Perfect for Ice Skating
5. We'll be in Florida for N.A.R.!
6. Recent Properties


 Turkey Hunting

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about where you'll get your turkey this year.  Buying property with turkey hunting land is a great way to assure you'll have a fresh bird in time for the holiday.  These properties provide hunting grounds for many wild animals and have been referred to as "recreational paradises." The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) provides tips for fall turkey hunting, which include finding wooded areas surrounded by large fields, pastures or clear cuts.  "Birds will use these islands of cover to roost, feed and lounge during the day," explained the NWTF.

They also suggest finding open woods when looking for a good hunting ground because turkeys avoid thick woods where predators can hide out.

This Indiana "Hunter and Wife Retreat" provides a cozy cabin on 24 acres of land with an abundance of wild turkey.  In South Carolina, there is "Great Hunting Land for Sale" just a mile from Myrtle Beach. 

You can find more turkey hunting grounds by entering  "turkey hunting" into the keyword search option under the "search properties" tab.

http://www.landandfarm.com/properties/hunter_and_wife_retreat.asp

http://www.landandfarm.com/properties/great_hunting_land_for_sale.asp

http://www.nwtf.org/




 FOR CUSTOMERS: Upgrade and Get Rewarded

Beginning in January 2009, If you have an ENHANCED listing, you will receive a free 60 word classified in the Land And Farm Bulletin.  STANDARD listings will no longer receive this benefit.  To get a listing into the Land And Farm Bulletin in 2009, simply let us know that you want to keep your listing at the new ENHANCED level.  Simply click on "Keep your ENHANCED Listings past 2008!" on the My Properties page. 
Click here to learn more.


 Changing Forestland Ownership Study

A report conducted by the Open Space Institute reveals that over the past 20-30 years there have been big changes in land ownership.  Using the Mahoosuc region of Maine and New Hampshire as an example, the study showed the most significant change to be a switch from primarily industrial ownership in the 1980s, to primary ownership by Management Organizations and Real Estate Investment Trusts.  Industrial ownership is now nearly nonexistent, resulting in the concurrent decrease in forestry research and less public access to the land, the report explained.

The study found the short term affects of this shift in ownership to create many challenges.  The most prominent of these issues were: loss of jobs, increased cost of land, managers and owners turning to development to meet their goals, and limited tourism and public access.
 
http://www.osiny.org/


 Perfect for Ice Skating

As winter approaches, many of us in the Northern part of the country are looking to get out of the cold. But before jumping at the first flake of snow, why not embrace the winter in a beautiful piece of waterfront property that will soon become an ice skater's dream. Whether you're an experienced skater, or you have never stepped on ice before - a waterfront escape is perfect for winter activities.

The ice can bring many bonding opportunities for families and friends. On Familyfun.com, Samuel Mead gave these ideas for making great use of a frozen lake or pond:

Runner Sled Race: One person sits on a sled while their partner pulls them along the ice. The object of the game is to see which team makes it around the designated area the fastest.

Ice Bowling: Fill 10 plastic quart or liter bottles and several gallon jugs with water and set them outside to freeze overnight. To play, set up the frozen quarts or liters as pins, and use the frozen gallon jugs to knock down the "pins."

Broomball: This game is played like hockey, but instead of sticks and a puck, you use brooms and a rubber ball. Set up two pairs of boots as goal posts and start the game with a face-off at center ice.

In Hays, Kansas, you can get "21.55 Acres" that not only offers a gorgeous view, but also an acre of wetland, perfect for ice skating. "10+ Wooded Acres" in Turner, Maine boasts land with total privacy and a large spring that can become a skating pond in the winter. So instead of jumping on a plane and heading south for the winter, lace up those skates and enjoy the earth's natural ice rinks this year.


http://www.landandfarm.com/lf/asp/full_new.asp?id=106083


http://www.landandfarm.com/lf/asp/full_new.asp?id=97578





 We'll be in Florida for N.A.R.!

Brrrrrr....Winter has already shown it's teeth here in New England, but we are headed south next week to sunny Orlando Florida where we'll have a booth at the National Association of Realtors Conference from November 7 to November 10 at the Orange County Convention Center (booth number 3259).
 
Whether you want to have an in depth, in person talk about land prices or just want to say hi and grab a free LandAndFarm.com keychain, we'll be there for the whole conference when we aren't by the pool. See you there!

Click here to learn more.


Sample of Recent Properties

188 Acres Convenient To I65 (horse farm) 188 acres.
Tennessee
5.5ac Home Near Mammoth Cave (residential land) 6 acres.
Cave City, Kentucky
Bank Owned  (undeveloped land) 54 acres.
Banner Elk, North Carolina
Luxury In The Country (residential land) 3 acres.
Grassy Meadows, West Virginia
Western Kentucky Prime Land  (row crops) 205 acres.
Russellville, Kentucky
Priced To Sell (residential land) 3 acres.
Lawrenceville, Virginia
Rustic Home and 38.8 Acres (residential land) 39 acres.
Dickson, Tennessee
80 Acres Next To Big Bend Tx (residential land) 80 acres.
Texas
450 Acre Farm (forest - natural) 456 acres.
Chase City, Virginia
71 Acres & A Stunning Home (horse farm) 71 acres.
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Hobby Farm Dream Site (row crops) 15 acres.
Somerset, Ohio
48.3 Hickman County Acres (forest - natural) 48 acres.
Centerville, Tennessee
Equestrian Estate In Pa. (horse farm) 23 acres.
Pequea, Pennsylvania
Ozark Springs Paradise (ranch) 160 acres.
Rolla, Missouri
Fitzgerald Country Club (recreational property) 70 acres.
Fitzgerald, Georgia
Beautiful 9 Acre Ranch Home (residential land) 12 acres.
Missouri
Hunting And Fishing Land (hunting property) 432 acres.
burkesville, Kentucky
5.52 AC, NO RESTRIC,RURAL,LEVEL WOODED (residential land) 6 acres.
CRAWFORD, Tennessee
30 AC CLOSE TO LAKE & PARK NO RESTRICS  (residential land) 30 acres.
RED BOILING SPRINGS, Tennessee
316+ AC, SPRINGS, WILDLIFE, MTN VIEWS (recreational property) 317 acres.
MOSS, Tennessee
Field And Forest (recreational property) 45 acres.
Glenford, Ohio
82.24 AC MIN FROM HUNTSVILLE (forest - natural) 82 acres.
New Hope, Alabama
770 AC ELK RIVER CATTLE CO FARM (waterfront) 770 acres.
Belvidere, Tennessee
Beautiful & Affordable in the Smokies (residential land) 6 acres.
Sevierville, Tennessee
33 Acres Timber New Cabin Charleston WV  (forest - natural) 34 acres.
Charleston, West Virginia
Land Lovers Private Serene (forest - natural) 8 acres.
Allentown (Cream Ridge), New Jersey
65 AC SECLUDED COUNTRY LIVING (hunting property) 65 acres.
Rock City, Alabama
425 Acre Woodlot Nb Canada (forest - natural) 425 acres.
New Brunswick, Canada
HUNTING TRACT KY (hunting property) 85 acres.
Burkesville, Kentucky
Spacious Log Home On 8 Acres (horse farm) 8 acres.
Somerset, Kentucky
Rustic Log Home On 30 Acres (horse farm) 30 acres.
Somerset, Kentucky
Vineyard For Sale (vineyard) 55 acres.
Morganton, North Carolina
Whiteside Il 214 Auction (row crops) 214 acres.
Sterling, Illinois
Vehicle Related Retail (commercial land) 2 acres.
Jesup, Georgia
TN Panoramic View-BEAUTIFUL (residential land) 5 acres.
Whitwell, Tennessee
House 4.3 Acres On Cane Creek (organic uses) 4 acres.
Centerville, Tennessee
26 AC OVERLOOKING FLINT RIVER (waterfront) 26 acres.
Hazel Green, Alabama
520 AC HUNT TIMBER CABIN (forest - natural) 540 acres.
Centre, Alabama
Indiana Equine Property (horse farm) 43 acres.
Rolling Prairie, Indiana
Auction 269 Acres In 3 Tracts (row crops) 269 acres.
Illinois
Livingston Deerturkeyincome (hunting property) 355 acres.
Carsville, Kentucky
2300 Acre Timber Tract (forest - natural) 2,300 acres.
Centerville, Tennessee
100 Ac Hwy17 Hardee County FL (row crops) 100 acres.
Zolfo Springs, Hardee County, FL, Florida
Three Properties Warm Spring (residential land) 17 acres.
Warm Springs, Virginia
Tug Hill Custom Log Home  (residential land) 86 acres.
Williamstown, New York
Bladen County Hunting Land (forest - planted) 165 acres.
North Carolina
Ohio Hunting Land (hunting property) 143 acres.
Port Washington , Oh, Ohio
Sells Absolute Oklahoma Ranch (recreational property) 1,860 acres.
Carney, Oklahoma
Riverfront Duck Swamp (waterfront) 162 acres.
North Carolina
Land For Sale (hunting property) 170 acres.
West, Mississippi
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