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What Are the Options for Selling My Land?

You have made the decision to sell your property but you are not sure how to start. You obviously want to get the best price you can, but how do you go about it?

Changes of Biblical Proportion: 50 Years of Forestry in the South

Remember the good old days, when “Timber was King”? There was a broad, diverse, healthy and competitive market for timber products.  For decades, timber prices were strong and rising.  Clients were confident, even enthusiastic, about spending money on reforestation in anticipation of solid, competitive financial returns and revenue.  Every raindrop grew a sheet of paper … Continue Reading →

Georgia Amendment 3 – Why You Should Vote YES

Currently, forestland property taxes in Georgia average approximately three times higher than any other state in the Southeastern U.S.  Amendment 3 will address this issue by: 1) provide uniformity in the valuation of timberland across the state’s 159 counties, 2) increase the conservation of forestland on properties “at-risk” of conversion to other uses, and 3) … Continue Reading →

How Do I Sell My Timber?

A timber harvest is the single most important event during the rotation of a forest stand, and a successful, well-planned timber sale will maximize income to the owner while minimizing adverse impact on other uses of the land.

Forestry keeps bringing opportunities, challenges for Gina Thomas

Florida native Gina Thomas grew up in a paper mill-dominated town, where timber and a thriving paper mill were critical to economic life.  “I lived a mile north of the paper mill,” the former Cantonment, Florida, resident recalled. “The whole community was basically centered around the paper mill. Everybody in my family worked there and … Continue Reading →

How Do I Find, Evaluate and Purchase Timberland?

The Internet and real estate websites have made it much easier for buyers to find available properties. This technology has also made it easier for buyers (and sellers) to make mistakes during the evaluation and transaction process.

Are My Forests Healthy?

Landowners who desire to be good stewards of their property realize that a healthy forest is no accident – it does not just happen; it takes effort, involvement, and knowledge to make the best management decisions.