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Montana Stockgrowers Association – Life Planning Seminar Part: 3

Timing is Everything! Why do you think Crystal balls, time machines and rubbing a genie bottle is a part of fables and folklore for generations? Wouldn’t it be nice to see into the future or go back in the past to change a decision? Everyone has a decision in their life that is accompanied by […]

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The Four Horsemen Can Help Answer Your Big Questions

  As a serious farmer or rancher, you probably have a lot of questions running through your mind:  “How can we run this operation better?” “Are my kids ready to take over?” “Could I get sued and lose everything?” “What happens if I die tomorrow?”    You might have talked to an attorney, accountant, banker, financial […]

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Montana Stockgrowers Association – Life Planning Seminar: Part 2

Are 1031s Good or Bad? I would call myself 1031 neutral. They have to fit and sometimes we try too hard to make them fit. I see it both ways in going to a larger property or downsizing or selling off a small chunk. Both ways have their strategies and reasons for the transaction. I […]

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Mountain Ranch for Sale and the Factors Buyers Should Consider

  When a buyer contacts Us asking to look at a Mountain Ranch for sale we try and get the picture they have in their mind of what their mountain ranch looks like. Believe it or not there are a number of factors involved in choosing the right mountain ranch for sale. This article outlines […]

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Summer in Land of Montana: Your Next Visit to Yellowstone Country

  As we say goodbye to the frigid Montana winter and hello to our favorite pair of shorts and flip-flops, many fellow Montanans and visitors may be wondering what they should do on the next sunny day in this great state. Summer in land of Montana is the best part about living in Montana so […]

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Montana Ranches for Sale Real Estate Report 2017

  Venture West Ranches 2017 Montana Ranches for Sale Real Estate Report  If you are into Montana Ranches and the beauty of Montana and dream of owning a Montana ranch at some point in your life, this will be a post you will enjoy! As a Montana Ranch Brokerage, it is a fun time of […]

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Things to Consider when Buying a Montana Ranch for Sale

Updated 1/11/18 Buying a Montana ranch for sale is a large investment and involves some risk. If you are a first-time ranch buyer, there are a number of unknowns that can affect the current and future value of a property. Venture West Ranches is here to help guide you through the buying process. With our […]

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Bozeman Montana Ranch Broker Takes Group Pig Hunting in Texas

By: Buzz Tatom Updated 1/3/18 Venture West Ranches, a Bozeman MT based ranch real estate brokerage, recently took a group of friends pig hunting at the 5T Ranch in Saint Jo, Texas. During three and a half days of hunting, several wild pigs were harvested. The wild pig population in Texas has become a major […]

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Spring Life: Montana Ice Fishing

Updated 1/3/18 March typically signals the end of the Montana ice fishing season. As the weather grows warmer, the ice covering the majority of open water in Montana starts to recede. This can be a dangerous time for prospective ice fisherman. It is important to pay attention to weather reports as well as ice fishing […]

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Crisis of Aging Montana Ranchers and Farmers

Updated 1/2/18 Aging Montana Ranchers and Farmers  Over the past 30 years, the average age of farmers and ranchers has increased nearly 8 years. Currently, the average farmer or rancher in the United States is 60 years old. The average age of Montana ranchers and farmers is over 60 years old. This presents a tremendous […]