The LandValue Solutions’ Blog

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Farm Management: A Growing Field in a Changing Landscape

In the agriculture industry, farm managers play an important, yet often understated, role in the constantly changing landscape. As the intermediator between landowners and farmers, farm managers provide vital services for all parties involved, including but not...

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An Appraisal Versus an Evaluation

There is no mention of the term evaluation in [USPAP] Standard 1 or Standard 2.  USPAP does not mention evaluation, although Advisory Opinion 13 does.  From this, it’s safe to conclude USPAP does not address evaluations. Since USPAP contemplates neither the...

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BEING QUALIFIED TO VALUE TIMBERLAND

As a professional forester, I have managed timberland for large forest product companies over the past four decades. In that role, I purchased timberland on many occasions from small private timberland owners. Most times sellers hired a real estate agent with little...

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Assessing Land Values

Assessing land value can be a tricky thing. Depending on various factors such as location and usage, the values can be can greatly fluctuate, making it difficult to get a full and accurate value assigned. The American Farm Bureau Federation's Market Intel recently...

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Determining Land Value on an Appraisal

As an appraiser, determining land value can be trying and challenging. Thankfully, industry experts have compiled their findings for all to see. The link below shares some of the most important factors an appraiser can consider when determining the value of the...

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ASFMRA Preferred Partnership Announcement

LandValue Solutions is excited to announce it is now an ASFMRA Preferred Partner! Ruby Stroschein, LVS CEO and Founder, says, “ASFMRA is the most trusted rural property professionals.  Being a preferred partner with ASFMRA is a perfect fit for us.” What is an ASFMRA...

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Meet Our Team

The LandValue Solutions Starting Line Up    Ruby Miles Stroschein CEO/Founder of LandValue Solutions & MAI Ruby was born in Logan, Utah and raised on a dryland farm in Eastern Idaho. Ruby started Gem Valley Real Estate in the 1980s in Grace, Idaho, then moved to...

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