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Farmland Investments Without The Work

This is Huntin’ Land, the podcast for landowners and land hunters; with how-to’s for habitat management and land investment. If you own, manage, or dream of owning land, this is the podcast for you. When investing in farmland, certain complications may arise.  Problems with identifying and managing tracts, sizable cost of transactions, insuring good returns, possible increase in investment risks, diversification, and more.  On this week’s show, we’re talking with Carter Malloy, CEO of AcreTrader, which promises a simplified platform for farmland investments. Carter discusses the problems with farmland investments that may arise and how AcreTrader helps mitigate or deal with those problems.


Topics Discussed Regarding Problems with Farmland Investments 


What problems does investing in farmland create? Examples:

  • problems with identifying tracts

  • problems with managing tracts

  • problems with the size (cost) of transaction

  • problems insuring good returns

  • problems with farmland that increase investment risk – microeconomic

  • problems with diversification – macro risks

  • what creates “troublesome areas”

How to Solve Problems with Farmland Investments

  • AcreTraders solutions to problems with identifying tracts

  • AcreTraders solutions to problems with managing tracts

  • AcreTraders solutions to problems with the size (cost) of transaction

  • AcreTraders solutions to problems Insuring good returns

  • AcreTraders solutions to Problems with Farmland that increase investment risk

  • AcreTraders solutions to problems with diversification

How can someone get started

  • Liquidity

  • Investor Communication

  • How has coronavirus changed investment outlook?

  • What happens if there is a business problem with AcreTrader?

Other farmland investment questions

  • What is the instrument of conveyance?

  • How do you treat hunting lease income?

  • Can an investor buy a controlling share in an LLC?

  • Can we 1031?


This week’s show has been brought to you by Joe Baya and Clint Flowers, members of the top producing team at National Land Realty, the fastest growing and most innovative land brokerage in the nation. With hunting season right around the corner and interest rates at historic lows, now is a great time to be buying or selling land. If you want to learn more, shoot us an email at or call us at 855-NLR-LAND.



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