Which Type of Land Are You Investing In?

Whether you’ve decided to purchase a piece of land as a development opportunity or you’re investing in the future of yourself and your family, owning land is an asset that’s becoming more and more attractive. You don’t have to be an expert, but knowing the potential behind each type of land is essential when coming
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Our Friend the Bee

As vital figures in the growth of our agriculture, it should come as no surprise that bees are a welcome factor on Alberta farms that promote a healthy ecosystem within our province and our country. In fact, we have discussed in past articles how beekeeping itself has become a growing industry in Alberta. With a
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Reasons to Consider Auction

You did it, you made the big decision to sell! With the hard part of deciding out of the way, there are several options you can choose during the selling process that will make it work in your favour. Selling property should be a celebration of new beginnings and new growth, not a nasty case
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Work with Land Consultants When Heading to Auction

When it comes to purchasing land, it’s better to know all the details right off the bat instead of flying in blind. You would never hire an untrained pilot to fly a plane. So why wouldn’t you hire someone well versed in all that comes with buying land and land up for auction? Here at
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Rise in Alberta Farmland Value

2013 might have been a wild year for the value of Alberta farms, but a new article from Alberta Farm Express shows that those values have doubled in the past five years: How expensive is Alberta farmland? Try double what it was just five years ago. “Over the last five years, we’ve seen cash farm
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How Do US and Canadian Farms Compare?

If the past five years have shown us anything, it’s that there has never been a better time to be a farmer in Canada, especially compared to the American market. We found this handy article published by Tom Eisenhauer, ICD.D, President & CEO at Bonnefield Financial Inc. that explains how agriculture in the USA has
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What is Alberta Moving Towards?

The debate about which industry is more advantageous to Alberta’s economic growth is, to no one’s surprise, a nose-to-nose race between oil and agriculture. Both are such prominent and iconic industries of Alberta, and each provide such different benefits to our global and domestic markets. But which market is Alberta currently moving towards? First, let’s
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Hansen Land Co. at RLI’s National Land Conference 2018

Last month, we had the pleasure of participating in the RLI’s National Land Conference with other innovative and passionate land brokers, such as Monte Van Kooten, owner of the Sterling Land Company in Illinois. The annual National Land Conference is a can’t miss conference for land professionals who are serious about growing their business, more
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Support Local Farmers this Easter

Easter is nearly upon us, and with that comes celebration and delicious food! It’s important to think of our local businesses when deciding on holiday meals and treats this year, and supporting local is something we at Hansen Land Co take pride in. We want to share with you a few tidbits on why we
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Ready to Invest In Canadian Farmland?

There’s nothing that we at Hansen Land love more than seeing Alberta farmland used to its fullest agricultural potential. And it looks like we’re in a good time for investors to take advantage of the trends and of our available land. Recent data shows that it may be time to look into Canadian farmland rather
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