Preparing Your Ranch for Sale: Dos and Don’ts to Maximize Your Profits

If you have a home or a small business that you wish to sell, you need to be strategic to get a healthy income from the sale. On the other hand, if it’s a big ranch that you’ll be selling, you would have more particular considerations and more preparations to accomplish. You might want to read up on these dos and don’ts to make most out of your ranch for sale.


DO take time to decide. DON’T rush into it.

What is your reason for selling the property? Are you retiring from ranching, investing in a new property, or exploring other ventures? Talk to your family or business partners before finalizing the decision, since some of them may be interested to buy the ranch or your shares from you, or perhaps, they’ll support your idea to sell.

Your reason will also be important for buyers, since it may be the first thing they’d ask about the place. Likewise, you can’t impulsively sell the ranch because if you want to maximize profits from it, you might want to sell when the market conditions are favorable or when there are a lot of investors or buyers in the market. You ought to consult a broker to know when the best time to sell is.

DO know the true value of your property. DON’T skimp on improvements if they’re needed.

Make sure you get a proper assessment of the value of your ranch, and find out what factors will make the price higher or lower. If the business or recreational opportunities in the ranch are thriving, it could make the property more valuable. If, for instance, your appraiser points out that fixing the fence, the irrigation system, or any other part of the ranch might give you a better price for the property, check if the increase in value will recoup your investment on the repair job. If it will make the sale quicker, have the jobs done.

DO sell with a broker. DON’T attempt to sell on your own.

You don’t have to do all the research, navigate the ranch real estate market, and handle negotiations on your own. A firm that specializes in preparing and marketing ranches for sale, such as Mirr Ranch Group, can provide invaluable help if you want to get top dollar for your property. The professional brokers can help you secure and arrange or accomplish the documents and other requirements to make the sale smooth and highly profitable.


7 Steps To Selling Your Small Business, Investopedia

8 Do’s and Don’ts of Selling Your Business, Business News Daily


Posted on July 10, 2015, in Info Article. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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