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A Season of Sponsorship at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club

A Season of Sponsorship at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club

This past summer, Ranch Marketing Associates acted as a co-sponsor for the polo stadium at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club. Alongside our partner, Engel & Volkers, and peer sponsors such as Folded Hills Winery, the Belmond El Encanto, Maserati of Santa Barabara, and Silver Air, we were given a fantastic opportunity to increase branding …

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Hunting Rights for Private Landowners

Hunting Rights for Private Landowners

Many ranches throughout the West hold wide stretches of wilderness that serve as grazing, breeding, and migratory habitats for a variety of animals. These unspoiled lands are vital in providing a natural, low-stress environment for game —whether buck, bull, or fowl. Hunting on your own ranch provides rare opportunities for private and unforgettable encounters with …

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What to Consider When Preparing Your Land for Sale

What to Consider When Preparing Your Land for Sale

When it comes time to sell your ranching property, preparation is paramount in getting maximum value. If you can identify and eliminate any potential pitfalls in the condition and documentation of your land, you can take the stress out of the selling process and ensure that viable buyers will see all that your land offers. …

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Common Land Access Issues and What to Do About Them

Common Land Access Issues and What to Do About Them

Common concerns for buyers, sellers, and owners of ranch property revolve around land access issues. These are unique issues for the ranch market, as the laws and logistics of getting to rural land may be more complicated than urban properties, where access is generally assumed and given. Ranch properties often share borders with private, state, …

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The Importance of Performing a Feasibility Study Before Buying a Ranch

The Importance of Performing a Feasibility Study Before Buying a Ranch

Buying a ranch property is a huge investment, and is often the realization of a life-long dream. When that perfect ranch comes onto the market, it’s easy to let the excitement propel you toward signing a contract and starting the next chapter in your life. However, it’s crucial to take a step back before you …

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How to Identify the Presence of Wetlands on a Subject Property

How to Identify the Presence of Wetlands on a Subject Property

Of the many variables to consider when buying a ranch property, one of the most important is determining the presence of wetlands. All land that falls under the US Army Corps of Engineers’ definition of a wetland presents a major obstacle to any kind of further development. This is due to Section 404 of the …

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The Challenges in Valuing a One-of-a-Kind Legacy Ranch

The Challenges in Valuing a One-of-a-Kind Legacy Ranch

Valuing real estate can be a difficult, time-consuming task for even the simplest of properties. Understanding current market conditions, comparable listings, and the land’s appeal and its structures can quickly overwhelm sellers. But if you’re pricing a unique legacy ranch, the considerations reach an entirely new level of complexity. Wide stretches of ranch land have …

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Taxes and Selling Your Ranch or Sporting Property

Taxes and Selling Your Ranch or Sporting Property

One of the first things an owner should consider when looking to sell their ranch or sporting property, is the tax consequences, as selling an asset can create a taxable event and the last thing an owner wants is to be hit with a big tax bill if it can be deferred. Therefore the first …

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Texas Waterways – Rivers, Streams, & Dreams

By: John Hayter For many, owning a ranch in Texas with running water is a dream. But with the fulfillment of that dream, they may be in for some surprises due to Texas water law. Texas water law dates back to Spanish law which carried over when Texas was part of Mexico and all these …

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Clutter Kills Closings!

By Ann Abernethy 7 Steps to take BEFORE You Market Your Home You’ve made the big decision to sell your home. Who doesn’t want to get the most for their money? Are you wondering where to begin what seems to be an overwhelming task. Now what? Before you put it on the market, take a pause, …

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Ranch Marketing Associates Announces New Partnerships

December 2017 – Ranch Marketing Associates co-founder and managing broker Billy Long is thrilled to announce strategic new partnerships that will propel RMA into 2018 after an incredibly strong 2017. Stepping into the new position of Managing Partner, Cody Ullman brings a strong real estate development and business background. “I couldn’t be happier to join this …

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Songwriter and Artist, Bernie Taupin Sells Roundup Valley Ranch

Santa Ynez, CA (July 19, 2017) – Situated on 30-acres of land, Roundup Valley Ranch is a breathtaking ranch estate comprised of a five-bedroom, six-bathroom main house, a separate studio and office space and an equestrian center, complete with a coveted covered arena. Tucked away at the end of Roundup Road in the Santa Ynez …

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Join us at a Preview Event of Horseshoe Ranch

Join us for an exclusive preview event at one of the most stunning properties in Dayton, Wyoming. When: July 13th | 11 AM–2 PM Where: Horseshoe Ranch In association with Concierge Auctions This sophisticated ranch offers over 3,800 deeded acres with boundless recreation, a plethora of wildlife and ultra-modern luxury living amidst stunning vistas.  With …

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Idaho Ranches For Sale

Focusing on the beautiful land of the American West, Ranch Marketing Associates has knowledgeable, experienced brokers that can assist you throughout the entire process of your property purchase. No matter what reason you’re looking to buy land, you’ll be able to find some of the most beautiful and luxurious ranches these fine states have to …

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Colorado Town Goes Dark for Milky Way

In many cities across the country, artificial light is making it more difficult to see stars in the night sky. Reporting for Sunday TODAY, NBC’s Harry Smith travels to a small town in Colorado where residents are putting covers on lights in order to take back the night. See all Colorado Ranches for Sale in …

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Thinking About Beginning Your Career in Agriculture? It’s Time to Buy

Agricultural production has been one of the major backbone industries in the U.S. since the beginning. Even as new technological advancements occur and change the way farming is done, the agriculture industry continues to thrive. Every few years, it seems like there is a lull in agricultural production across the country and new buyers stop …

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Ranching Couple Hosts a Holistic Management Workshop

Before buying a ranch, it’s good to experience what you’re getting into firsthand. That’s why two ranchers in northern California are planning to host a Holistic Management Workshop on September 3 at their ranch in Likely, CA. Ross and Kelly McGarva, who have practiced Holistic Management for 14 years, are partnering with Spencer and Abbey …

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Thinking About Buying a Farm? 5 Investment Benefits Associated With Farmland

There are more than 2.2 million farms in the United States, with the average farm encompassing approximately 435 acres. Farms are fantastic from an agricultural point of view, of course, but what about investment-wise? If you’re looking into farms for sale, there are a handful of investment benefits that come with the territory as well. …

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Farming of the Future: How Drones are Changing the Agricultural Business as We Know It

When you say the word “drone,” many people mistakenly believe this technology of the future is only utilized by highly technologically advanced companies. Just think of Amazon’s futuristic drone delivery robots. But in reality, drones are emerging as an incredibly helpful technology for many different industries. And this definitely includes the agricultural sector. Drones are …

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Thinking About Buying Ag Property? Here Are 3 Reasons Why You Should

There is agricultural property all over the United States, and with investors looking for new places to store their money, these ranches and farms for sale are getting a closer look. Whether you prefer ranch land to raise and graze livestock, or one of the more than 2.2 million farms in the U.S. that produce …

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U.S. Ag Photographer Wins International Photography Competition For the First Time Since 2004

This summer, a Montana photographer won an international photography competition with a stunning photograph that might just be the most American thing you see all summer. The photograph perfectly captures the stunning beauty of large Montana ranches and recalls a simpler period of American history. Agricultural production occurs in all 50 states and has been …

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Want to Work in the Ag Industry? Check out These 3 Agriculture-Related Jobs

Despite all the latest technological gadgets and Internet inventions, the agricultural industry is still at the heart of American industry. The combined real estate value of ag land in the U.S. is approximately $2 trillion. In states like Texas — where one in seven workers is in an ag-related field — the agriculture industry contributes …

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Summer in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

By: Christy Belton Tucked up against the steep valley shaped by Mt. Pau and rising to the Routt National Forest, Taylor Canyon Ranch is an easily accessible, well located holding north of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Encompassing 133 acres, the ranch has a comfortable home, historic barn and charming cabin. Traditionally used as a big game …

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Are Drones the Future of Farmland Management?

Across the United States, nearly 920 million acres of land are used for agriculture, and the average farmland spans 435 acres. Around one-third of all those acres are managed by full owners — that’s a lot of area for one person or team to operate and oversee. What if there were an easier way? What …

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Creative Ways to Use Equestrian Property

Equestrian properties have many uses, most of which obviously involve horses. However, a new report shows that equestrian properties are being used in new ways that involve medical treatment. NBC reports that in Ohio, a new program is being implemented that will use horses as a therapy treatment for those struggling with cancer. Serenity Farm …

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Sagebrush – Management Considerations for Colorado Ranches

By Christy Belton While I attended a class on weeds, the instructor touched on a question I often hear from buyers or new owners of acreage: Can I plow up the sagebrush and replace it with grass? The simple answer may seem to be to cultivate the ground but if you do that to permanent pasture or rangeland, …

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Three Great States for Agricultural Production

Because of all its land conditions and natural resources, the U.S. has been one of the world’s leading agricultural producers for decades. About five years ago, the agro industry employed more than 750,000 people and brought in over $374 billion to the U.S. economy. Not only does this iconic industry have so many benefits for …

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Is Saudi Arabia’s Purchase of California Farmland Contributing to the State’s Drought Crisis?

Due to climate change, Saudi Arabia is experiencing a debilitating drought, which is hindering their ability to grow alfalfa. So, in order to feed their cows, a Saudi-owned dairy company, Almarai, has bought up massive amounts of farmland in California. Yes, the dangerously drought-stricken U.S. state, California. As it turns out, approximately 100 billion gallons …

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Spring finally makes an appearance at Deep Creek Ranch north of Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Spring has been a long time coming here in northwest Colorado.  All of the locals say “this is how it used to be” but I often think those folks are just reminiscent of the good old days – Mother Nature has a way of keeping us on our toes and in my 30+ years here …

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When Looking for Agro Land in Texas, Keep These Tips in Mind

There is beautiful land all over this great country. Texas, for example, is one of the leading agricultural production states in the entire country. Texas agro production brings in an annual $36.4 billion to the Texas economy. Many states in the U.S. don’t even come close to that number. The Lone Star state is also number …

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The Importance of Land Surveys when Buying your Colorado Dream Ranch

By: Christy Belton The survey exception in the title insurance policy does not give coverage against encroachments, easements and boundary disputes. An approved survey not only can remove that exception and protect the owner and lender from claims, but it just makes sense to know what land is being purchased.  Land in this area costs …

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3 Important Factors of Agriculture Land Buying

This country has always been high on agricultural production. There are more than 2 million farms in the United States and each one serves its own purpose and contributes to the entire agricultural industry. Finding farm land for sale to begin a career as an agricultural farmer is a great decision. You’ll be able to …

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Beef Industry and Colorado Ranches for Sale

By: Christy Belton I recently read a fantastically entertaining, often hilarious and totally eye opening book about one man’s self-challenge to raise enough food to sustain him for one month.  He converted his 800 square foot of backyard space into a mini farm/ranch in Brooklyn…New York.  He assumed the role of traditional farmer on a …

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What to Know Before Buying a Cattle Ranch

Owning a cattle ranch can be an incredibly rewarding experience full of fresh air and rural living. However, there are a few things you should be aware of before you invest. The difference between cattle ranches and farmland. Farmers primarily raise crops, and they are soil and fertilizer experts along with plant growing professionals. They …

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Things to Keep in Mind When Looking for Agricultural Production Property

Agricultural production has been one of the greatest industries in the United States since the beginning. We now live in a digital world with all this technology, but some “old school” institutions like agriculture production will never go out of business. Agricultural production happens in all 50 states, and all together, the amount of real …

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Winter on the Colorado Ranch

By: Christy Belton Winter is a welcome visitor to the ranch this year.  Following a crazy-hectic fall schedule, we are looking forward to the simplicity winter offers.  Although the cold winter weather doesn’t usually make a rancher’s work easier, it does add a degree of predictability to the job.  Spring, summer and fall demand taking …

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Searching for Farmland? What You Should Know

Farming is an indispensable aspect of the United States. Throughout this country’s history, farming has been the backbone of the United States. The farmland real estate value totals approximately $2 trillion in the United States, making it a lucrative industry. If you are looking to break into the farm industry, here are a few facts about …

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Agricultural Production Land and the Benefits

Owning property has so many benefits including increasing value over time. Property that is able to be used for agricultural purposes has even more benefits. In the United States, agricultural production happens in all 50 states, so finding land for sale that can be used agriculturally should be relatively easy. The property value of farming …

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Things to Keep in Mind When Purchasing Agricultural Land

Agricultural production occurs in every single state in the United States. Texas might actually account for the majority of that. Texas agriculture contributes about $36.4 billion annually and about 14% of every working Texan is in that industry. Working on a cattle ranch has plenty of benefits, but there are many items that go into …

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4 States that Offer Great Cattle Ranches for sale

Purchasing cattle ranches for sale can be a very demanding process if you’re unaware of what makes land so effective, how much a specific property costs, and where the best available land actually is located. There are great spots for buying land all over the country but there are some areas, a little more than others, …

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The Top States to Purchase Land

Altogether, the real estate value of agricultural ranch and farmland is about $2 trillion in the United States. Certainly, there is a market for all these high-end ranches and farms because of the agricultural benefits and profits that can be had. As far as farming is concerned, there are over 2.2 million farms in the …

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Difficulty Creek Ranch- Wyoming Ranches For Sale – SOLD!

Stan Kroenke, owner of the Los Angeles Rams and more recently the Waggoner Ranch, has now amassed what he claims to be the largest ranch under one fence in the Rocky Mountains. (1) Purchasing several ranches, including the Difficulty Creek Ranch, Kroenke has assembled the Q Ranch in Wyoming consisting of approximately 550,000 acres. Ron …

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Beef Industry and Feeding the Planet

By: Christy Belton I recently read a fantastically entertaining, often hilarious and totally eye opening book about one man’s self-challenge to raise enough food to sustain him for one month.  He converted his 800 square foot of backyard space into a mini farm/ranch in Brooklyn…New York.  He assumed the role of traditional farmer on a …

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Colorado Ranches for sale and Conservation Easements…

A conservation easement can be a useful tool to accomplish a variety of landowner objectives. One of the primary reasons owners place an easement on their property is to receive a direct cash payment, often in combination with state tax credits and a federal tax deduction.  The benefit to the owner is they retain ownership …

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From California to Texas: A Ranch Owner’s Dream

In the U.S., the real estate value of farm land and ranch land is over $2 trillion. The very lucrative agriculture industry is booming in certain parts of the country more than others. You can have a satisfying agricultural experience in many states, but there are three states that stand out more than the others. …

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Merry Christmas from RMA

All of us at Ranch Marketing Associates wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year! Ron Morris    Billy Long Matt Johnston    Carl Luppens    Jason Legler Happy Broussard    Hoss Port    Christy Belton    Duane Daskam Ryan Tatsch    Mike Deer    Jack Kavanaugh Maggie McVoy    Richard Peterson

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Happy Thanksgiving!

This holiday we give thanks for our colleagues, clients, families and friends. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us! Ron Morris   Billy Long   Matt Johnston   Carl Luppens    Jason Legler   Happy Broussard   Hoss Port   Christy Belton    Duane Daskam   Ryan Tatsch   Mike Deer   Jack Kavanaugh    Maggie McVoy   Richard Peterson   

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Tax-friendly Wyoming Ranches for Sale

Year after year, Wyoming is named one of the most tax-friendly states in the nation. With a state wide sales tax of 4%, no state personal or corporate income tax, no inheritance tax, no gift tax, no tax on out-of-state retirement income, low property taxes, no excise taxes and dynasty trusts that can shield your …

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Ranch Marketing Associates Supports Wounded Warriors

Ranch Marketing Associates broker Jack Kavanaugh recently participated in a Trout Unlimited outreach to our retired soldiers and Wounded Warriors to guide and instruct them in the finer points of fly fishing on the Eagle River at the historic Camp Hale World War Two training site near Vail, Colorado on the Eagle River. Jack shared …

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Urban Development Threatens Texas Farmland

Ranches and farms in Texas need your help. “Texas loses an average of 73,000 acres of land a year to development — and once it’s gone, it’s gone forever,” The Star Telegram reports. Interestingly enough, there are more farms and ranches for sale in Texas than in any other state, and these properties have the …

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SOLD – Y Cross Ranch

Ranch Marketing Associates is pleased to announce the sale of Y CROSS RANCH – Horse Creek, Wyoming A legendary ranch in one continuous block consisting of over 60,000 acres (95 square miles), Y Cross Ranch is located in northwest Laramie and west central Albany counties, north of I-80 between the cities of Laramie and Cheyenne. …

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How the ‘Right to Farm’ Act could Affect Oklahoma Ranches for Sale

In recent years more farmers and ranchers have looked to sell rather than buy Oklahoma ranches for sale. Although still over a year from potentially being passed, SQ 777, or the ‘Right to Farm’ act could change the real estate landscape in Oklahoma. If passed, it would essentially give farmers and ranchers living in the …

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The 4 Types of Ranches In The U.S.

The traditional definition of a ranch is a property maintained for the purpose of rearing livestock in a range lifestyle (meaning the livestock get to graze relatively freely). However, the practice of ranching has come a long way from the old days of the Wild West, and even farther from its origins in the vaquero …

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Unlocking Colorado’s Agricultural Potential, One Farm at a Time

Colorado is famous for its beer breweries, cattle ranches and unparalleled skiing offerings. But what about its agriculture? As California’s farmers — who currently supply a majority of the country’s fruits and vegetables — continue to scale back their crops in response to unyielding droughts, it’s increasingly evident that new technologies in use at Colorado …

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Steamboat Springs in Summer

We recently came across an article about Steamboat Springs, Colorado, in the summer and agree that, while Steamboat Springs is best known for its winter activities and its winter Olympic medalists, its summers are a long kept secret. Steamboat Springs is a 2.5 hour drive northwest of Denver International Airport or a quick 20-minute flight to the …

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Ranch Marketing Associates Welcomes Jack Kavanaugh

Ranch Marketing Associates, the complete resource for farm, ranch, recreation and sporting properties throughout the west, is pleased to welcome Broker Associate, Jack Kavanaugh. A Licensed Real Estate Broker in Colorado and Wyoming, Jack brings a lifelong love and knowledge of the lands and rivers of the west to Ranch Marketing Associates. An avid outdoorsman, …

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California: A state that is drying up?

California is experiencing what many call the worst drought they have ever seen. California is located in the arid west where 75% of its residents live miles away from the source of 75% of its water. While California has the Sierra Nevadas, the Cascade Range, the Klamath Mountains and many more mountain ranges where the …

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Brucellosis and Montana Cattle Ranchers

While brucellosis in cattle herds seemed eradicated in 2001, the disease is back in herds of elk and putting Montana cattle ranchers on high alert. A study conducted by the Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Department from January 30 – February 3, 2015 found high numbers of elk with the disease. Researchers discovered one herd …

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Bureau of Land Management Raises Grazing Fees

In an article published online last week, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced an increase of grazing fees on public lands by the maximum amount of 25%. Effective March 1, 2015, fees will increase from the minimum fee of $1.35 per AUM in 2014 to $1.69 per AUM. (AUM is the amount of forage …

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Wyoming’s Aging Ranching Landscape

People are looking to the future to determine the fate of farming and ranching in the state of Wyoming and other agriculture-heavy states. A study completed by the Society for Range Management (SRM) and published in the December issue of their journal, Rangelands, addresses the issue of the aging ranching and farming communities. The study …

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Announcing Two Ranch Sales

We’re pleased to announce the sale of two ranches: Soaring Eagle Ranch – Virginia Dale, Colorado:  Uniquely positioned in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains just south of the Wyoming border in northern Colorado, the 2,047-acre Soaring Eagle Ranch offers the utmost in privacy and seclusion with masterpiece improvements in a beautiful mountain setting. At an …

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Weekly Ranch / Property Updates

PRICE REDUCTION – Sunshine Cattle Company The 375-acre Sunshine Cattle Company offers a rare development opportunity bordering the city limits of Redding, California. A short 10-mintute drive from downtown Redding and surrounded by some of Redding’s finest homes, this ranch features end-of-the-road privacy with old growth trees, a private reservoir and seasonal stream. Located near …

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State of Wyoming vs. BLM

In August of this year, the state of Wyoming will likely go to court against the US Department of the Interior (DOI). According to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) data, the wild horse population on public lands in the state of Wyoming exceeds the carrying capacity by 475 horses. As part of the Wild Free-Roaming …

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Merry Christmas from Ranch Marketing Associates!

We wish you and yours a Very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year!  

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Weekly Ranch Updates

MARSHALL RANCH The 2,551-acre Marshall Ranch is located 20 minutes southeast of Del Rio, Texas, in Val Verde County with 1.3 miles of frontage on State Hwy 277 and 1.5 miles of frontage on Spur 317. The ranch adjoins Laughlin Air Force Base on one side. The ranch is perimeter high game fenced and stocked …

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Featured Luxury Estate: 1107 Carlyle Ave, Santa Monica

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. Today’s featured property is a private oasis in Santa Monica, CA: 1107 Carlyle Avenue This 3 story home defines indoor outdoor living at its best. Upon entering on Carlyle the light and space create …

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Weekly Property Updates

ASPEN MEADOWS RANCH Located in Grand County’s Middle Park, Aspen Meadows Ranch is part of a shared ranch community which offers an assortment of amenities including equestrian center, two fishing camps, sporting clays range and guest lodge. Two hours northwest of Denver near the rural ranching community of Kremmling, the 176-acre Aspen Meadows Ranch is …

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Happy Thanksgiving from RMA

    We are thankful for our clients, associates, friends and families and we wish everyone a HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Pictured: Ron Morris, Billy Long, Matt Johnston, Carl Luppens, Doug Haye, Jason Legler, Happy Broussard Hoss Port, Christy Belton, Duane Daskam, Ryan Tatsch, Mike Deer, Richard Peterson

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Elk Hunting

        RMA Broker Christy Belton’s 15-year-old son got another nice bull this year – a 5×6 that he got on the last day of 2nd rifle season. He got the elk on public ground near Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Looking for your own elk ranch?  To see all of Ranch Marketing Associates‘ elk …

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MOTIVATED SELLER – Sun Dance Ranch

SUN DANCE RANCH – Colorado Springs, Colorado MOTIVATED SELLER SAYS BRING ALL REASONABLE OFFERS! $3,595,000  NOW $2,900,000 (Almost 30% below 2013 MIA Appraisal of $4,090,000) This 373-acre equestrian facility is conveniently located near Monument, Colorado Springs and the U.S. Air Force Academy, with easy access to Denver and DIA. The property features a custom 6,723 sq.ft. …

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Colorado Ranch Price Reductions

TANIN ESTATE, Elizabeth, CO – The 303.85-acre Tanin Estate has been surveyed and approved by Elbert County for division into minimum of 35-acre parcels. Conveniently located between Elizabeth and Franktown with an easy commute to Denver and Colorado Springs, the gently rolling farmland would make an excellent horse ranch or prime residential development site. For …

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Announcing the Sale of Three Waters Ranch

Ranch Marketing Associates represented the Buyer in the sale of THREE WATERS RANCH – Steamboat Springs, Colorado The legendary Elk River flows through Three Waters Ranch and a fishing stream winds through the meadows. A large, spring-fed lake reflects the peak of nearby Round Mountain. Together, the river, the stream and the lake give Three …

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Announcing Two Sales and Two Price Reductions:

  SOLD   SAINT CHARLES RIVER RANCH Pueblo, CO – A true sportsman’s paradise, this 300-acre sporting, recreation and equestrian ranch lies in the Saint Charles River Valley in the foothills of the Central Rocky Mountains seven miles south of Pueblo, Colorado. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. Listed at $599,500. Contact Ryan Tatsch and …

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Price Reduction: Little Trout Ranch

LITTLE TROUT RANCH – Oak Creek, Colorado $6,250,000  NOW $5,950,000 View the Video The 3,397-acre Little Trout Ranch offers extreme privacy and diverse terrain and cover. Located just 20 miles from Steamboat Springs and one mile from Oak Creek, the ranch has several dramatic draws and ridges which create outstanding wildlife habitat and 100-mile vistas of …

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Featured Luxury Estate: 639 Bayside Drive

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. Today’s featured property is a waterfront home in Newport Beach, CA: 639 Bayside Drive Classic Beach House on Promontory Bay.  Live your waterfront dream in this newly renovated 4 bedroom 3 1/2 bath home …

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Price Reduction: Chaney Ranch

Chaney Ranch – New Castle, Colorado $1,750,000   NOW $1,495,000 The 20+ acre Chaney Ranch is every horse lover’s dream. The entire property is surrounded by white panel fencing (5,000 feet) that shows off the four irrigated pastures and improvements which include a historic brick farmhouse with veranda porches on three sides; bright red classic barn …

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SOLD – Lazy UO Ranch

We’re pleased to announce to the sale of LAZY UO RANCH – Kim/Pritchett, Colorado Situated on 10,785 deeded acres between Kim and Pritchett, Colorado, the Lazy UO Ranch is a working cattle ranch with beautiful cliff and canyon scenery. The ranch has exceptional recreational attributes and is one of a small number of ranches in …

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Property Updates

Ranch Marketing Associates offers ranches for sale throughout the American West.  See a new ranch video and a price reduction below.   ******NEW VIDEO****** MERIDIAN CANYON RANCH Sargent, Nebraska – This 2,336-acre turnkey wildlife ranch and hunting preserve has every detail necessary to make a world-class hunting experience: Diversified rolling hills, hardwood bottom canyons, beautiful vistas, …

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SOLD – Tyree Ranch

We’re pleased to announce to the sale of TYREE RANCH – New Castle, Colorado   Situated along nine hundred feet of Main Elk Creek, the picturesque 20-acre Tyree Ranch is nestled among towering pines, irrigated meadows, cottonwood trees, scrub oak, juniper and sage. The tastefully remodeled 2,973 sq.ft. log home captures the views of the …

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Price Reductions on Four Ranches

LITTLE TROUT RANCH Oak Creek, CO This 3,397-acre prime hunting ranch is 20 miles south of Steamboat Springs and one mile from Oak Creek. The ranch consists of high mountain grazing and recreational land with varied topography, meadows, 100-mile vistas and plenty of cover for wildlife. Combine with adjoining properties for 7,500± contiguous acres. For …

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Featured Luxury Estate: Narcissus Avenue

Featured Luxury Estate:  Narcissus Avenue RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. Today’s featured property is a Cape Cod in Corona Del Mar, CA: 222 Narcissus Avenue Just moments from the beach in Corona del Mar, this exceptional custom residence is a …

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Price Reductions on two Colorado Recreational Properties

  RAFTER 5 SNAKE RIVER RANCH Maybell, CO The Rafter 5 Snake River Ranch is 741 acres in the northwest corner of Colorado with one mile of both sides of the Little Snake River and a newer log cabin. The ranch is remote and located in and near some of the best big game hunting …

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Featured Luxury Estate: Canyon Creek

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. Today’s featured property is in Shady Canon / Irvine, CA: 118 Canyon Creek Nestled at one of the highest points, this custom estate offers the finest quality and location one could desire in the …

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Property Updates

      * * * * S O L D * * * * BEAR RIVER RANCH Steamboat Springs, CO With over 1,200 feet of both sides of the Bear River and access to over a mile of water, the 43-acre ranch is an outstanding angling property located just seven miles west of Steamboat Springs. For additional …

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Price Reductions: Ranch Homes at Maytag Mountain Ranch

HOME AT DUCKETT CREEK Hillside, CO The mountain contemporary 3-bedroom 2.5-bath ranch home at Maytag Mountain Ranch is sited on 50 acres to capture the magnificent Sangre de Cristo Mountain range views and offers comfortable one-level living with gourmet kitchen, a large covered redwood deck and oversized two-car garage. With no fences, the 2,953 acres …

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Maytag Mountain Ranch Price Reductions

MAYTAG MOUNTAIN RANCH · Westcliffe, Colorado Legacy Homesteads originally $895,000 – $1,350,000 NOW $450,000 – $500,000 Located at the base of the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains, with close proximity to Denver, Colorado Springs, Taos, and the charming mountain towns of Salida and Westcliffe, the fourteen 35-100 acre ranch sites within the upscale 2,953-acre shared-amenity Maytag Mountain …

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Shiloh Ranch Auction reminder

SHILOH RANCH & ARENA AUCTION 07.15 // WITHOUT RESERVE // COLORADO SPRINGS, CO · 131-acre equestrian ranch 30 minutess from downtown ·7,558 sf 4 bedroom 4 bathroom ranch home ·Largest heated and lighted indoor arena in El Paso County ·Spectacular Pike’s Peak and mountain views ·Large stocked fish pond ·77ft deck with scenic pastoral views. …

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AUCTION ALERTS

Ranch Marketing Associates in partnership with Concierge Auctions offers two upcoming auctions of Colorado equestrian ranches. See important dates and events below:   SHILOH RANCH & ARENA // Colorado Springs *** IMPORTANT DATES *** 7/11  5PM // Opening Bid Incentive Deadline 7/14  5PM // Registration Deadline 7/15  4-6PM // Reception…6PM // Auction 131-acre equestrian ranch 30 minutess from downtown with …

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Walton Ranch now offered for $48.7M

Walton Ranch – Jackson, Wyoming Set along the legendary Snake River in the shadow of Wyoming’s magnificent Grand Teton Mountain Range, this legacy property is just five miles from downtown Jackson and fifteen minutes to world-class skiing and commercial/private air service. A destination mountain resort known for its year-round recreational opportunities and home to some …

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AUCTION 8/14: Rising Hearts Ranch

Ranch Marketing Associates in partnership with Concierge Auctions offers Rising Hearts Ranch for Auction 8.14.14 252-acre performance horse and breeding facility Largest of its kind in western Colorado 6,814 sf ranch home // 5 beds // 3 full & 3 half baths Outstanding equestrian facilities, including covered and lighted show arena with 250 seating capacity …

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SOLD – Difficulty Creek Ranch

We’re pleased to announce to the sale of DIFFICULTY CREEK RANCH in Medicine Bow, Wyoming Established in 1899, the Difficulty Creek Ranch has rugged beauty and abundant wildlife, operating on a total of 22,236 acres. Ideal for the business-minded and recreation-oriented owner, the ranch is located in a convenient southeastern Wyoming location northwest of the …

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Featured Luxury Estate: Whispering Tide

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. Today’s featured property is in Fiji: Vanua Levu, Fiji Imagine a private oasis where unparalleled luxury is enhanced by the untouched, pristine wonder of nature. A paradise so rare it remains virtually unknown. Welcome …

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Featured Luxury Estate: Mariona Laguna

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. Today’s featured property is Mariona (Rockledge) in Laguna Beach: 2529 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach The Love Story of Mariona A rare and exquisite gem on the California Riviera. Mariona, (also known as Rockledge) …

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Featured Luxury Estate: 31632 Trigo Trail

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. Today’s featured property is in Orange County: 31632 Trigo Trail, Coto De Caza Entering through imposing wrought iron gates, any visitor to this old world estate feels they have been magically swept away and …

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Ranch Homes Price Reductions

HOME AT DUCKETT CREEK Hillside, CO The mountain contemporary 3-bed 2.5-bath ranch home at Maytag Mountain Ranch is sited on 50 acres to capture the magnificent Sangre de Cristo Mountain range through the oversized picture windows and offers comfortable one-level living with gourmet kitchen, a large covered redwood deck and oversized two-car garage. With no …

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Featured Luxury Estate: 3 Emerald Bay

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. Today’s featured property is in Laguna Beach: 3 Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach Within the exclusive guard gated community of Emerald Bay, this brand new estate sets a new standard of casually elegant living on the …

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Announcing Four Recent Sales

Ranch Marketing Associates is pleased to announce four recent sales: ARABIAN RUN – Franktown, CO Impressive 35-acre equestrian estate with European 7,783 sq.ft. top-of-the-line custom home located within 30 minutes of either Denver or Colorado Springs. The home has 5 bedrooms and 8 baths. Additional structures on the property match the main house in design, …

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Spring Calves

    Ranch Marketing Associates‘ broker Christy Belton and her family are in the midst of calving season on their Steamboat Springs, Colorado, cattle ranch. They are calving out 180 cows and have about 75 left to go. The spring weather has been warm, making calving so much easier on both the heifers and the …

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Pre-Auction Showcase Event

PRE-AUCTION SHOWCASE EVENT · Saturday, May 31 MAYTAG MOUNTAIN RANCH · Westcliffe, Colorado                       Please join us for a RANCH TOUR and BBQ with MAYTAG RANCH BEEF Location:  Maytag Mountain Ranch · Westcliffe, Colorado Date:  Saturday, May 31 from 11:00a to 3:00p AUCTION:  June 5 Located at the base of …

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Price Reduction: Difficulty Creek Ranch

DIFFICULTY CREEK RANCH · Medicine Bow, Wyoming $6,500,000  Now $5,000,000 Established in 1899, the Difficulty Creek Ranch has rugged beauty and abundant wildlife, operating on a total of 22,236 acres. Ideal for the business-minded and recreation-oriented owner, the ranch is located in a convenient southeastern Wyoming location northwest of the 2 million acre Medicine Bow National Forest …

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AUCTION JUNE 5: Maytag Mountain Ranch

  Located at the base of the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains, with close proximity to Denver, Colorado Springs, Taos, and the charming mountain towns of Salida and Westcliffe, the thirteen, 100-acre ranch sites within the upscale 2,953-acre shared-amenity Maytag Mountain Ranch offer luxury ranch ownership on a certified-organic, income-producing cattle ranch. Well-planned in its …

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Featured Luxury Estate: Bel Air Gated Mediterranean

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. Today’s featured property is a gated Mediterranean in Bel Air: 1251 Stone Canyon Road Gated Mediterranean 4 bedroom + 3.5 bath set on 1.3 acres on coveted Stone Canyon Road in world renowned Bel …

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Property Updates

PRICE REDUCTION: PEACEFUL VALLY RANCH Hartville, WY Situated along the Rawhide Range only a few miles from the historic Texas Cattle Trail, the scenic 500-acre +/- ranch is ideal for the buyer desiring a small land holding for livestock and space to build a home with privacy, expansive views and nearby recreational opportunities in a …

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Featured Luxury Estate: Nipomo Equestrian Property

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients.  Today’s featured property is an equestrian estate near Pismo Beach: 655 Highland Hills Road is a world-class equestrian property with a boarding and training facility that is income-producing. The 14-acre listing is located in …

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New Broker Associate: Mike Deer

Ranch Marketing Associates Welcomes Mike Deer Ranch Marketing Associates, the complete resource for farm, ranch, recreation and sporting properties throughout the west, is pleased to welcome Broker Associate, Mike Deer. Mike has provided real estate and insurance services to ranchers and Colorado businesses for over 35 years. A Kansas native, Mike relocated to western Colorado …

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Featured Luxury Estate: 37 South Sur

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. From the gorgeous fountain that graces its entry to the reclaimed wood beams that adorn its soaring ceilings, no detail has been overlooked in making this exquisite residence-a former model home-one of incomparable luxury …

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Price Reductions

Price Reductions     BADGER CREEK RANCH – Canon City, CO This 4,000+/- acre scenic working ranch consists of 160 deeded acres, 3,200 state lease acres, and 650 BLM lease acres. Improvements include a modern 2,049+/- sq. ft. home, a guesthouse, cattle and horse corrals and a barn. The ranch has traditionally been used as …

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Featured Luxury Estate: 990 Ocean Front

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. Today’s Featured luxury estate is in Laguna Beach: Designed by iconic Laguna Beach architect Mark Singer, this contemporary residence sits on the sand in the Village of Laguna Beach and provides the ultimate in …

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Featured Luxury Estate: Hunt Club Drive

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. Today’s Featured luxury estate is in San Juan Capistrano: An impressive and stately compound arrives on the market in the prestigious gated Hunt Club community. Drive through private gates and enter an 11,000 square …

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SOLD – Step Rock Ranch

We’re pleased to announce the sale of STEP ROCK RANCH. The 835-acre Step Rock Ranch is located 30 miles south of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, along the banks of Trout Creek with a National Forest boundary and surrounded by large area ranches. The ranch is situated in a long, wide valley with aspen covered hillsides and …

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RMA Announces Two Additional Sales

Ranch Marketing Associates is pleased to announce two recent ranch sales: DOUBLE DIAMOND RANCH – Fort Bidwell, CA The 638-acre Double Diamond Ranch, well known in California ranching history, is located in the northern end of the Surprise Valley in Fort Bidwell, California, a small ranching community that is set back in time. It summers …

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SOLD – Granite Peaks Ranch

ANNOUNCING THE SALE OF GRANITE PEAKS RANCH – Durango, Colorado This exquisite, one-of a-kind, 565-acre fly-fishing and equestrian estate is the last privately owned ranch before the vast Weminuche Wilderness. With three miles of the Pine River, the property offers exceptional fly fishing a few steps from the main residence and cabins. There are several …

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Winter Feeding

It’s that time of year again when the snow is deep enough in Steamboat Springs that the Beltons can pull a sled to feed their cows.  They loaded about 5 tons of small square bales onto the sled and pitched it off with a pitchfork.  It’s a great way to stay in shape and a great way to start their day! …

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Announcing Two Recent Sales

Ranch Marketing Associates is pleased to announce two recent ranch sales: PINNACLE HOMESTEAD – Oak Creek, CO Tucked into the edge of an aspen grove with views to the Continental Divide, this spacious and well-designed home on 38 acres was built with quality and functionality in mind with stained concrete floors, giant windows to frame …

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Dancing Wind Ranch Price Reduction

DANCING WIND RANCH – Livingston, Montana $25,000,000  Now $19,750,000   The finest ranch in Montana’s famed Paradise Valley, Dancing Wind Ranch is an exquisite 1,750-acre cattle production and recreation ranch with spectacular views, lush irrigated meadows and an incredibly private owner’s compound tucked up a private canyon well away from the public eye. It is conveniently …

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Featured Luxury Estate: Marina Del Rey Beach House

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. Today’s Featured luxury estate is a Beach House in Marina Del Rey: The quality & craftsmanship make this home one of a kind. The living center (liv rm/dinrm/kit) opens to expansive deck terrace w/ broad …

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Featured Luxury Estate: 1061 Gaviota Drive

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. Today’s featured estate comes from Teles’ Laguna Beach Office: 1061 Gaviota is a newly designed, New England style oceanfront cottage with a separate guest house. The living area is bright and cozy with amazing …

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2R Cow Camp price reduction

2R COW CAMP – Steamboat Springs, Colorado Reduced from $1,750,000  to $1,500,000   Own the Ranch Headquarters, the adjacent National Forest comes along for free! 2R Cow Camp is a 23-acre private retreat bordering the Routt/Medicine Bow National Forest. The improvements include a romantic carriage house with upper level residence and lower level five-bay garage with …

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SOLD: Wild Rose Ranch

  The 1,220-acre Wild Rose Ranch, originally part of the Stirrup Ranch, lies twenty miles from Canon City and includes a refurbished old log home, a functional solar system which provides electricity to the house, a 350-gallon water tank, springs and creeks. The ranch is fenced and the lower meadows are sub-irrigated and have provided …

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SOLD: Slash LD Ranch

ANNOUNCING THE SALE OF   SLASH LD RANCH – Saguache County, Colorado Set in the historical San Luis Valley along the Sangre De Cristo Range, the picturesque Slash LD Ranch is permitted for operating 1,100 animal units. The ranch consists of 1,615 deeded acres and 640 state leased acres north of Villa Grove with a …

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Bidding Closed and Sale Pending

FLYING HORSE RANCH – Jefferson, Colorado Ranch Marketing Associates, in conjunction with Concierge Auctions, announces the pending sale of Flying Horse Ranch. With 289 prospects and 5 bidders, the Flying Horse Ranch is now under contract. The 3,688-acre working cattle ranch features 11 miles of buck rail, 10,711 sq.f. lodge finished out at $800/sq.ft., 2-bedroom …

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Just Sold – Ranches

Ranch Marketing Associates is pleased to announce four recent ranch sales: CLARK RANCH – Divide, CO Clark Ranch is a beautiful 855-acre historic cattle, horse and recreational ranch with postcard views of Pikes Peak and conveniently located 23 miles from Colorado Springs on State Hwy 24 between Woodland Park and Divide. In most years the …

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RMA Welcomes Ryan Tatsch

Ranch Marketing Associates, the complete resource for farm, ranch, recreation and sporting properties throughout the west, is pleased to welcome Broker Associate, Ryan Tatsch. Ryan is a Colorado native who earned first-hand experience of livestock operations and ranch management while growing up on his family’s 12,500-acre cattle ranch and feedlots in southern Colorado. Ryan began …

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Price Reduction: Two Rivers Cow Camp

Reduced from $1,950,000  to $1,750,000   Two Rivers Cow Camp borders thousands of acres of national forest and lies only one mile from Steamboat Lake. This romantic western retreat has a spring fed pond stocked with huge 3 to 9 pound trout. Located just off Colorado State Highway 129 twenty-six miles north of Steamboat Springs next …

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National Day of the Cowboy

    Ranch Marketing Associates is proud to recognize and honor the National Day of the Cowboy on July 27, 2013. Officially set into legislation by seven states including Wyoming, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Arizona, New York, and Mississippi, National Day of the Cowboy occurs each year on the fourth Saturday of July to pay tribute …

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Cowboy Code of Conduct

for Cowboys & Cowgirls 1. Live each day with honesty and courage. 2. Take pride in your work. Always do your best. 3. Stay curious. Study hard and learn all you can. 4. Do what has to be done and finish what you start. 5. Be tough, but fair. 6. When you make a promise, …

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Announcing the Sale of Beaver Valley Ranch

ANNOUNCING THE SALE OF BEAVER VALLEY RANCH – Steamboat Springs, Colorado   Hidden in the heart of one of Colorado’s last unspoiled mountain valleys, the 2,665-acre Beaver Valley Ranch is tailor-made for hunting and fishing of exceptional quality. The ranch lies less than an hour southwest of Steamboat Springs with a two-mile boundary on Routt …

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JUST SOLD

Ranch Marketing Associates is pleased to announce two additional ranch sales:   Patton Ranch – Canon City, CO This classic 10,000-acre cattle and hunting ranch includes 1,088 acres fee ownership, 9,000+ acres BLM leases plus private leased land. It controls its own valley just outside of Canon City on the eastern slope of the Rocky …

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ANNOUNCING THE SALE OF OWL CREEK RANCH

Owl Creek Ranch is an impressive production and recreation ranch with ten miles of the Michigan River located in the ranching community of North Park. Consisting of 9,831 contiguous deeded acres, the ranch has grazing lands which include a 7,631 acre BLM lease and a state lease of 520 acres. A superb cattle operation, the …

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Price Reduction: Five Star Ranch Estate

FIVE STAR RANCH ESTATE – Westcliffe, Colorado Reduced from $4,900,000  to $4,400,000 Featured on the cover of Timber Home Living magazine as “Home of the Year” and recently in Western Art & Archtiecture, Five Star Ranch Estate is five minutes north of Westcliffe offering privacy and masterpiece improvements in a beautiful mountain setting. Because of its …

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Price Reduction – Granite Peaks Ranch

GRANITE PEAKS RANCH – Durango, Colorado Reduced 25% $24,000,000 NOW $18,000,000 This exquisite, one-of a-kind, 565-acre fly-fishing and equestrian estate is the last privately owned ranch before the vast Weminuche Wilderness. With three miles of the Pine River, the property offers exceptional fly fishing a few steps from the main residence and cabins. There are …

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Recent Price Reductions

  STEP ROCK RANCH – Oak Creek, CO Step Rock Ranch consists of 835 acres located 30 miles south of Steamboat Springs, along the banks of Trout Creek with a national forest boundary and surrounded by large area ranches. The ranch is situated in a long, wide valley with aspen covered hillsides and willows that …

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RMA Welcomes Duane Daskam

Ranch Marketing Associates, the complete resource for farm, ranch, recreation and sporting properties throughout the west, is pleased to welcome Broker Associate, Duane Daskam. Duane is a Colorado native with family roots on the eastern plains. He has managed cattle ranches, historic production ranches and an elite equestrian farm for absentee owners/investors and gained an …

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Huge Price Reduction: Colorado River Ranch

Reduced from $9,950,000 to $6,900,000 Fabulous Opportunity to own 2 miles of Colorado River Motivated Seller – Submit Offers The 1,017-acre Colorado River Ranch is one of the finest recreational ranches in the country offering everything – fishing, horseback riding, hunting, traditional cattle ranching – all with easy air access and proximity to major ski …

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SOLD: Saguache Creek Ranch

Saguache Creek Ranch is a quality commercial cow/calf operation headquartered on Saguache Creek located at the northern end of the San Luis Valley with a combined acreage of leased and fee land totaling over 350,000 acres – allowing seven months of high yield grazing. Anchored by 1,200 acres of irrigated meadow which yield over 1,900 …

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Elk River Guest Ranch feature

The Elk River Guest Ranch was featured in the Steamboat Homefinder: One of Steamboat’s longstanding North Routt guest ranches is back on the market three years after it most recently sold. Christy Belton, of Ranch Marketing Associates, has listed the Elk River Guest Ranch on Seedhouse Road/Routt County Road 64 for $995,000. After operating it …

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A New Face at CCALT

Ron Morris, co-founder of Ranch Marketing Associates, joined the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT) Board in January. Ron was born and raised in Colorado, the son of an avid outdoorsman; so hunting and fishing were a big part of his early years. In addition, Ron spent every summer through high school working on the …

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Christy Belton and RMA win “Best of the Boat”

Congratulations to Ranch Marketing Associates’ Christy Belton for winning Steamboat Springs “Best of The Boat” award for Best Real Estate Agent for Ranches and Land! Read the full article at Best Real Estate Agent for Ranches and Land.

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Deferred Sales Trust

We are now aware of the many changes in our tax laws which began implementation in January 2013. Much of the new tax legislation affects land owners who are working with Ranch Marketing Associates (RMA) to sell and purchase properties. These laws mandate hiring 16,000 additional new IRS agents. These agents work to uncover opportunities …

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Walton Ranch now priced at $68,700,000

    The Walton Ranch in Jackson, Wyoming, is truly an icon of the American West – an exceptional property in an extraordinary setting. With a resident elk herd and abundant wildlife that includes bear, deer and eagles, the 1,848-acre working cattle ranch abuts three miles of the legendary Snake River, home to native cutthroat …

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RMA Launches New Website

The View Just Got Better…   Ranch Marketing Associates, a market leader in quality Farm, Ranch and Recreation Real Estate, is pleased to announce the launch of our newly updated website, RMABrokers.com. The newly designed site reflects the company’s mission to provide clients with unequaled representation utilizing superior electronic marketing initiatives with a user-friendly platform …

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Jason Legler Revisits NFR

RMA Broker, Jason Legler, and his wife recently visited Las Vegas for the Wrangler National Finals to meet up with old friends from Jason’s career of riding bulls in the professional ranks. While in Vegas, Jason watched and spent time with one of his closest friends, Bull Fighter, Darrel Diefenbach. Darrel has spent most of …

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Sold Ranches and Price Reductions

Sold SUNDANCE VALLEY – Florissant, Colorado 35.71 acres with a handcrafted log cabin and custom barn blending into its surroundings to create the ultimate Colorado escape. Comfortable and cozy, the home offers a main level master, an open dining, kitchen and great room area with an exhilarating 2-story view of Pikes Peak. Sundance Valley is …

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SOLD – Eagle Rock Ranch

Eagle Rock Ranch – Jefferson, Colorado An award winning mountain ranch only one hour from Denver or Colorado Springs with over two miles of Tarryall Creek just above Tarryall Reservoir providing over 330 acre feet of water rights that date back to 1876. The ranch has year-around paved road access, highly productive hay meadows operating …

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Giving Thanks

Ranch Marketing Associates is grateful for the opportunity to have represented our Clients and worked with our Business Associates throughout 2012. Thank you for your loyalty, trust and confidence. On behalf of all of us at Ranch Marketing Associates, we wish you a HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

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Steamboat Springs Colorado Property Updates

***SOLD*** DEEP CREEK HOMESTEAD – Steamboat Springs, CO Overlooking fertile meadows and rolling hills north of Steamboat Springs, this 40-acre horse property exemplifies the mountain recreation lifestyle with a new barn and horse shelter and plenty of room for hiking, riding and biking. The beautifully crafted home is complemented is situated only 20 minutes from …

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Happy’s Trails

Happy Broussard covers multiple states and thousands of miles every month conducting business as a Ranch Broker for Ranch Marketing Associates. Because life as a ranch real estate broker often entails being on the road for days or weeks at a time showing properties in different states, Happy brings a bit of home and his …

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Hoss Port Colorado Mule Deer

Nice video of Ranch Marketing Associates broker Hoss Port hunting trophy mule deer during a snow storm on a private ranch near Craig, Colorado.  The hunt and videography was done by Arctic Cat Outdoors – a TV show Hoss has been filming/hosting for 9 years.

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Just Sold

Ranch Marketing Associates is pleased to announce two recent sales. Go to rmabrokers.com to view our current inventory. ANTELOPE VALLEY RANCH – Cotopaxi, Colorado: Antelope Valley Ranch’s 1,500 acres of solitude with beautiful rock outcroppings, rolling meadows, forested hillsides and stunning views of the Sangre de Cristo Range, Spanish Peaks and Wet Mountain Valley have …

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RMA Friends Rescue Hiker

Outfitter and hunting buddy of RMA Broker Carl Luppens rescued a missing Iowa hiker in Aspen last week (reprinted from Aspen Daily News Online). An Iowa woman last week may have succumbed to the harsh elements of the high country if it were not for an outfitting group that found her nearly hypothermic, exhausted and …

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Taylor Park Fall Gather

RMA brokers Ron Morris and Jason Legler participated in the Taylor Park fall gather on the Saguache Creek Ranch in early September. For two days, they were busy rounding up cattle on the 350,000-acre ranch amidst various terrain and rapidly changing weather conditions. The cattle roundup lasted for two days and they experienced varied weather …

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Name this Horse

On September 8th, Ron attended the WYO Quarter Horse Ranch Sale in Thermopolis, Wyoming. Recognized as the nation’s elite Arena & Ranch Broke Gelding Sales with two sales each year, the event featured 37 arena and ranch broke geldings, 28 started two-year-olds, 10 yearlings and 18 weanlings – all bred by Bartlett Ranches and Bill …

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Property Updates

SOLD PINEY CREEK RANCH – Story/Banner, WY Located southeast of Story and northwest of Buffalo, Wyoming, at the base of the Big Horn Mountains, Piney Creek Ranch has frontage on Little Piney Creek, a private spring-fed pond and direct access to state land and national forest. The 250-acre ranch is the ideal property for horse …

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Ron Morris Showing South Park Ranch

Ranch Marketing Associates Co-founding partner, Ron Morris, showed a ranch near South Park, Colorado. A scenic horseback preview of the property to the buyer prospects included stunning views of grass hay fields, winding river, cattle grazing lands – all surrounded by spectacular mountain views. On this warm and sunny early fall day, at an elevation …

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Billy Long – Snake Basin Pack Trip

Wranglers Jeff Groom, Dave Patton and RMA co-founding partner, Billy Long on a pack trip in Snake Basin. Below, hosts Jeff Groom and Amy Forsey of Capitol Creek Outfitters Contact Billy Long

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SOLD – Rock-n-Pines Ranch

Rock-n-Pines Ranch Glenwood Springs, Colorado Yosemite in the Flattops Available for the first time in nearly seventy years, the incomparable Rock-n-Pines Ranch in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, sold on 8/20/12 with Billy Long of Ranch Marketing Associates representing the Buyer. Located two miles north of I-70 and eight miles west of Highway 82 and Glenwood Springs, …

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RMA Supports Kids in Agriculture at the Routt County Fair & 4-H Competition

The 2012 Routt County Fair & 4-H Livestock Sale was held in Hayden, Colorado the third week of August. Each year, the fair hosts the 4-H Junior Livestock Competition where youth from 8 – 18 years of age are taught valuable life and work skills by learning how to apply new concepts in science, engineering …

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JUST SOLD

Ranch Marketing Associates is pleased to announce three recent sales. Go to rmabrokers.com to view our current inventory. MARABOU RANCH – Steamboat Springs, Colorado: Colorado’s preeminent luxury shared ranch encompassing over 1,700 acres with two miles of outstanding fishing on the Elk River and ten acres of stream-fed trout ponds. The ranch’s spectacular landscapes host …

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SOLD at AUCTION

Pa Gomo at Gray Head – Telluride, Colorado Sold at Auction Without Reserve Pa Gomo at Gray Head – Telluride, Colorado 35 acres Originally listed at $19.5M Sold at Auction for $13.2M on July 12, 2012 Located on top of Deep Creek Mesa in Telluride’s private and exclusive Gray Head Wilderness Preserve community, the architecturally …

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Carl Luppens Scales the Grand Teton

Last week RMA broker Carl Luppens and his daughter climbed the Grand Teton in Wyoming — they hiked past moose and bear on the approach, spent the night at the 11,000′ Lower Saddle camp and, after a pre-dawn start and hours of roped technical climbing, they watched Old Faithful erupt 75 miles away from the …

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Price Reductions

TEXAS COWHOUSE CREEK RANCH – Hamilton, TX 412-acre Texas Hill Country ranch with a 4,800 sq. ft. two-story lodge, 10-acre lake and over one mile of beautiful Cowhouse Creek running through it. $2,795,000   Reduced to $2,595,000. Contact Happy Broussard MOUNTAIN VIEW RANCH – Colorado Springs, CO 60-acre turnkey horse ranch in El Paso County near …

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Recent Price Reductions

RANCH TO THE STARS – Palomar Mountain, California Just below the world-famous observatory on Palomar Mountain in northern San Diego County, 90 minutes from downtown San Diego and Orange County, The Ranch to the Stars presents a private, 260-acre mountaintop setting with tranquil views, abundant natural beauty and wildlife. $5,595,000  Reduced to $4,795,000. Contact Steve Powers …

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Ranch Marketing Associates and Teles Properties Combine Forces

Global Ranch and Recreation Land Specialists Ranch Marketing Associates and Teles Properties Combine Forces to Better Serve the Luxury Market Ranch Marketing Associates (RMA), a company specializing in agriculture, recreation and lifestyle ranches and Teles Properties, a boutique luxury real estate company headquartered in Beverly Hills, have combined forces to harness their marketing prowess and …

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JUST SOLD

Ranch Marketing Associates is pleased to announce three recent sales. Go to rmabrokers.com to view our current inventory.   FIDDLEBACK RANCH – Douglas, Wyoming: 890 AU operating cattle ranch plus bulls and horses set along nine miles of the Cheyenne River in the Thunder Basin National Grasslands about one hour and twenty minutes northeast of …

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AUCTION

Pa Gomo at Gray Head and See Forever Cabin 2 Telluride, Colorado   Auction July 12, 2012 Selling Without Reserve to the Highest Bidder Registration Deadline – July 9, 2012 Pa Gomo – Originally listed for $20.5M: Welcome to “Pa Gomo”, one of Colorado’s most unique homes in one of the region’s most exquisite settings. …

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Recent Price Reductions

LAKE BERRYESSA RANCH – St. Helena, California A truly unique opportunity to own a spectacular undeveloped 4,400-acre property on the east side of Lake Berryessa in Napa County, California. Located 70 miles northeast of San Francisco and 40 miles west of Sacramento, this magnificent property offers unobstructed vistas of the lake and surrounding peaks. Currently …

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Price Reductions

YELLOWSTONE FARMS – Longmont, CO 107-acre northern Colorado horse ranch with incredible mountain views located between Longmont and Berthoud with large home and equestrian facilities bordering a large reservoir. Yellowstone Farms is situated in a rural area protected from development featuring a custom home with superb horse facilities, in a great area to live. $2,900,000  Reduced …

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JUST SOLD

Ranch Marketing Associates is pleased to announce two sales: DUMBELL RANCH – Alcova, Wyoming: This Wyoming cattle ranch is located between Casper and Rawlins off State Highway 220 with over 10 miles of the Sweetwater River. A total of approximately 116,689 total acres, the ranch is 25 miles long and 5 miles wide. A great …

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Recent Price Reductions

Moonshadow Ranch – Steamboat Springs, Colorado Ranch for Sale: One of the most architecturally impressive mountain/custom Colorado ranches for sale in the south valley of Steamboat Springs, the 39-acre Moonshadow Ranch offers beautiful views in every direction and fifteen minutes from Steamboat Springs and ski area. The gated-entry property consists of an exquisite, 7,956 sq. …

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RMA Welcomes Broker Associate Christy Belton

Ranch Marketing Associates is growing. We’re pleased to announce the addition of Broker Associate, Christy Belton. The ranching life demands a lot of hard work, persistence and patience and so does the life of a respected and successful ranch real estate Broker. These are the attributes Christy brings to her clients and the ranch real …

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Video – THE WEST IS OUR HERITAGE. MAKE IT YOURS.

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RMA Welcomes Two New Broker Associates

Ranch Marketing Associates is growing. We’re pleased to announce the addition of two new Broker Associates, Happy Broussard and Hoss Port. Happy Broussard has been finding solutions for farmers’ and ranchers’ real estate and insurance needs for over 35 years. An avid horseman, Happy has owned farms and ranches throughout the south and west in …

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Ron Morris Recipient of Outstanding Achievement Award

Dave Banzhaf, current president of the Colorado Chapter of the Realtors Land Institute, right, presents Ron Morris, left, with the Outstanding Achievement Award for 2011. Ron Morris specializes in cattle ranches for sale, recreation ranches for sale and fine horse properties in Wyoming, Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico and South Dakota.

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Announcing RMA Montana

Ranch Marketing Associates is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Bozeman, Montana, anchored by Broker Associate Jim Toth. With over 30 years of experience in water/land resource assessment, land and business development, outfitting and ranch sales in the northern Rockies, Jim’s career reflects his love of the outdoors and deep respect …

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Year-End Review

2011 saw ‘smart money’ return to the ranch real estate market with several substantial sales in the ranch marketplace and steady internal sales throughout the year. Corresponding growth in property listings confirmed renewed and sustained confidence in the marketplace while providing a greater offering for clients. In 2011, Ranch Marketing Associates expanded its marketing reach …

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Walton Ranch supports Western Artists at 19th Annual WDC Gala Event, Sept 8, 2011

For those who love everything about the Western Lifestyle, this is the best weekend of the year to be in Jackson, Wyoming! Ranch Marketing Associates’ Ron Morris and Billy Long will be in Jackson Hole this weekend to represent their client, the Walton Ranch and to give Broker/Buyer tours of the property. During the weekend …

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RoundUp Ride

Ranch Marketing Associates brokers Ron Morris and Carl Luppens completed a 95-mile horseback ride over a week in the San Juan Mountains in Southwest Colorado in the headwaters of the Cimmaron River at the base of 14,309 foot Uncompahgre Peak. This was the RoundUp Riders of the Rockies 64th annual ride. The Roundup Riders organization …

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Ride for the Cure

Billy Long and friend participating in the Susan G. Komen “Ride for the Cure” July 4th in Aspen, Colorado.

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Smart Money Back in the Market

After a three year slow down in the ranch land market, significant activity has returned as indicated by several substantial sales which occurred in the last twelve months. Ron Morris of Ranch Marketing Associates represented the buyer in the sale of the 290,000-acre Bell Ranch in northern New Mexico – the largest single sale of …

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Trail Check

  Ron Morris – horseback on the Historic 290,100 acre Bell Ranch in Northeast New Mexico, April 2011.

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Don’t Mess With Agricultural Property Taxes

By Carl Luppens – in response to an article in the Denver Post regarding Ag Tax Reform. There has been a lot of recent publicity dealing with Agricultural Property Taxes and wealthy landowners. The full story isn’t getting told. Ranching is a big part of Colorado’s heritage. Open ranch country provides much of the scenic …

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Demand for Beef Driving Market for Western Trophy Ranches

According to a recent article from Forbes.com, the demand for and purchase of western trophy ranches has shown significant increases since the world economic slump began a few years ago. Since August of 2010, four significantly sized, well-known agricultural ranch properties have been sold. Recent sales include the 34,000-acre Hamilton Ranch (listed for $32,500,000), the …

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RMA featured in Land Report’s “America’s Top Brokerages”

The Land Report Winter 2010 issue featured America’s Best Brokerages, a survey by the editors of the magazine of the American landowner of the country’s leading real estate firms specializing in land. Selections were based on reputation, principals, principles and sales. Ranch Marketing Associates (RMA), specializing in premiere ranch real estate, was selected as one …

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It Takes a Cowboy to Say This Right

Baxter Black – the reknowned cowboy, poet, and humorist – says it best and we can’t agree more. At Ranch Marketing Associates, we feel lucky to be Americans and are proud of the servicemen/women who are responsible for the freedoms we enjoy. Take a moment to watch the video and, as Baxter says, take a …

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Bell Ranch sale

The sale and purchase of the Bell Ranch located in Northeastern New Mexico was completed on August 17, 2010. This singular offering was comprised of 290,100 acres of deeded contiguous land most of which is situated in San Miguel County and located about 40 miles north of Tucumcari and 150 miles east of Santa Fe. …

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Time to move on at Prange Ranch

It’s never easy letting go of the family ranch, as Sue Beeson did with Prange Ranch. Ranch Marketing Associates had the listing for Prange Ranch and it was set to go to auction. However, prior to auction the property went under contract, then sold in early June. And the buyers couldn’t have been better — …

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Ranch real estate market showing positive signs

After a quiet 2009 in ranch sales, several market segments are showing improving signs.  Many buyers who sat on the fence for the last couple years (initially because many believed prices were too high and then waiting to see where prices stabilized) are now showing interest. Some of these buyers are acquiring properties adjacent to …

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RMA Welcomes Broker Associate Jason Legler

Jason Legler, an entrepreneur, certified auctioneer and two time National Finals Rodeo Qualifier, was raised in an agricultural family in northern Colorado. As a professional rodeo athlete, Jason obtained numerous titles including 2001 & 2002 National Finals Rodeo Qualifier, 1999 & 2003 Professional Bull Riders World Finals Participant, 2000 & 2003 Dodge National Circuit Finals …

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Only 4 Remaining Ranches at Grand River Ranch

Ranch Marketing Associates is pleased to announce the sale of two of the Grand River Ranches in Kremmling, Colorado. The properties at Grand River Ranch are ideal family retreats and recreational getaways located just two hours from Denver with spectacular scenery, seclusion, year-round recreational opportunities on and near the ranches, a private jet-accessible airport just …

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Living the ranch life

Ron and Nanette and their three children, Reid, Evan and Nicole, moved from Golden, CO to a small ranch with a 10-acre lake on the outskirts of Johnstown, CO in 2001 to have more room for their horse operation. Operating as Morris Performance Horses, LLC, they raise and train Paint and Quarter Horses. Ron and …

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Spring 2010 Auction Properties

Ranch Marketing Associates has expanded its service and reach, providing clients an alternative avenue to traditional methods of selling their property. The Auction, with a short and defined sell date vs. a potentially lengthy marketing period can be the right choice for some sellers.  The reality is that there are some situations in which a …

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Vulture Ranch Auction coming up

Vulture Ranch represents a fantastic value at the list price of $1,750,000! This is well below the cost of construction of just the 13,000 feet contained in the attractive compound, which opens to a very attractive pool, fountain and gardens. Also included is a 23,000 acre BLM permit for 175 head of livestock. Located just …

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Managing the Ranch Enterprise

Ranch Marketing Associates established a Ranch and Resource Management program in 2007 in order to help ranch owners find effective and efficient solutions to increase profitability and return on investment. The program is directed by one of the most knowledgeable, experienced, and highly respected Ranch Management veterans in the west, Matt Johnston. Effective ranch and …

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“Cat Ballou” ranch trades hands

Ron Morris, Ranch Marketing Associates broker and founding partner, was recently quoted in a story on the sale of the Stagecoach Ranch in the Colorado Real Estate Journal. Ranch Marketing Associates handled the sale. Check out the full story below. by Jill Jamieson-Nichols A 596-acre ranch that was the setting for a 1960s Western film …

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Rural & Recreational Real Estate – still the secure investment

In an uncertain economy, it is challenging to decide where to allocate investment dollars in order to ensure optimal security and returns. Conflicting opinions about the future of the stock market, expert’s changing suggestions on how and where to spend, and new U.S. and global fiscal policies are impacting the value of our investments in …

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New Trend Emerges in Luxury Ranch Real Estate Market

An exciting trend has emerged in the ranch real estate market and it has buyers paying attention as demand quickly rises – the luxury, large-acreage, shared amenity ranch community. This isn’t your traditional Ranching or Ranchette sub-division by any means. With many of the same comforts resort-living offers, this exciting concept of luxury, large acreage, …

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