satellite: THE VERY BEST SOURCES OF INFORMATION ON VACANT LAND & HORSE PROPERTIES - 04/27/12 10:22 AM
by Lee Alley. Find your Black Hills dream home at Rapid City Search .com
The Very Best Sources of Information About Vacant Land and Horse Properties Buying an acreage or a hobby farm?  Do you know where to get the absolute best information to help make a smart investment?
My clients and I have learned (sometimes the hard way) that buying rural acreages or homes for horse property, ranchette or hobby farm should be a lot more like a school research project than a shopping-cart transaction on Amazon.com.  Without going in to all the details here I'd just like to … (3 comments)

satellite: PLANNING: FIVE MISTAKES TO AVOID IN BUYING BLACK HILLS HORSE PROPERTY (Part-5) - 04/26/12 01:17 PM
by Lee Alley. Find your Black Hills dream home at Rapid City Search .com
PLANNING: Five Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Horse Properties (Part-5) Why is real estate like a stray puppy?.   That's easy.
It's nice to adopt it, but then you have to feed, protect and develop it for years to come.  
You'll need a plan.  Even better, a Master Plan.  
It's not that anyone requires you to have a plan, or that other owners do actually wind up implementing every detail of the plan.   But it really does serve us well to have at … (0 comments)

satellite: LOCATION: 5 MISTAKES TO AVOID IN BUYING HORSE PROPERTY (Part-4) - 04/25/12 09:50 PM
by Lee Alley. Find your Black Hills dream home at Rapid City Search .com
LOCATION: Five Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Horse Properties (Part-IV) Wouldn't it be great to live with your horses far away from the crowd, in the peaceful serenity of your very own heavenly acreage?  In short, "NO!"
Not exactly.  There are some practical issues to keep in mind when you are in the process of considering which property-location might be best for you and your horses.  Maybe Roy Rogers wanted "a home where the buffalo roam, where the deer and the antelope play."  But he had … (2 comments)

satellite: ACCESS: FIVE MISTAKES TO AVOID IN BUYING HORSE PROPERTY - (Part-III) - 04/24/12 03:54 PM
by Lee Alley. Find your Black Hills dream home at Rapid City Search .com
ACCESS: Five Mistakes to Avoid in Buying Horse Properties (Part-3) Here are some tips for minimizing the risks of accident and property destruction from poorly planned "access" for your new hobby farm, ranchette or horse property.
Depending on the size of your trailer, you are going to need to be able to move it in and out of your property with ease, without putting fences or structures at risk, and without stopping in the roadway to work gates or try to maneuver so you can back … (0 comments)

satellite: FENCES! - FIVE MISTAKES TO AVOID IN BUYING HORSE PROPERTY (Part-2) - 04/24/12 10:54 AM
by Lee Alley. Find your Black Hills dream home at Rapid City Search .com
FENCES: Five Mistakes to Avoid in Buying Horse Properties (Part-2)
What's so dag burn difficult about just a "fence," for heaven's sake?  Well, if you're a spooked horse next to barbed wire, it could mean serious injury and expensive bills from the vet.  If you and your friend are checking out the mare and accidentally touch the electric fence, will his pacemaker survive the lightning jolt? The acreage you bought already had a fence for his cattle, so why not just use it for your … (0 comments)

 
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