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InThisIssueSpring2013Issue2-Volume1AQuarterlyInsightintoRecreationalRealEstateHowwillyouuseyourRecreationalPropertyIsthesalespricefairStatebyStateUpdatesQAwithJoshBarkhimerNeeleyForestryServiceBrokerSpotlightMusickSonsDirectoryofPotlatchPreferredBrokersCoverstorycontinuedonpage4PAGE1BLOGFollowPotlatchatwww.PotlatchLandandHunt.comWhenyourelookingforrecreationalpropertyitsimportantthatyouthinkabouthowyouaregoingtouseit.AreyougoingtohuntWillyoubebringingthekidsregularlyDoyouplantobuildasecondhomeonthepropertyTherearesomanychoicesinpropertiesyouwanttofocusonndingaplacewherethepropertymatchesyourinterestssaysEdPatriasPotlatchsRealEstateManagerfortheMinnesotaregion.WiththatinmindherearesomethingstothinkaboutrelatedtothreepotentialusesforarecreationalpropertyHuntingProximitytowaterandtofoodsourcesisessentialforqualitywildlife.Considertheneighbors.DoyouadjoinpubliclandwhichcoulddramaticallyincreaseyourhuntingoptionsAndifnotareyounexttoownerswhopracticeresponsiblelandmanagementWhattypesofwildlifeareyouinterestedinhuntingAgoodbrokerandoryourstategovernmentsexpertsonnaturalresourcescanidentifygeographicareasthatmatchwhatyourelookingfor.Anage-oldquestionIsthesalespricefairItsoneofthemostcommonquestionsaskedbyrecreationalpropertybuyersAmIpayingafairpriceTheanswerisntnecessarilysimple.Eachrecreationalpropertyisuniquemakingittougherthanifyouwerecomingupwithwhatyouconsiderafairpricebylookingatcomparablesalessayinasubdivision.NatalieCowartofUnitedCountryBanningJunctionRealEstateinMinnesotapartofthePotlatchPreferredBrokernetworkrecentlywroteacolumnonthistopicofferingsomethoughtsonwhatbuyersshouldthinkaboutastheyevaluatethesalespriceofaproperty.AmonghertipsMakesureyouworkwitharealestateprofessionalwithdeepexperienceinsellingrecreationalpropertyanddontwaitaroundforthedealofthecenturyonadistressedpropertybecausetheyarefewandfarbetweeninrecreationalrealestate.ToreadNataliescolumnvisittheLandThink.comwebsiteorclickhere.HowwillyouuseyourRecreationalProperty UNITEDCOUNTRYMUSICKSONSAUCTIONREALESTATESERVICESBrokerSpotlightRickMusickUnitedCountryMusickSonsAuctionRealEstateServiceshasbeensellingpropertyinIdahosince1977butthecompanyishardlyoldschool.Withastate-of-the-artofceteammembersembracetechnologywithcomprehensivepropertydatabasesandonlinemeetingsoftwareallowingthemtoshareinformationandholdremotemeetingswithclientsfromanywhere.AtMusickSonsaPotlatchPreferredBrokerforIdahoitsallaboutnarrowingdownselectionsbasedonaclientswishlistthencheckingoutpropertiesvirtuallywithclientsbeforetheyvisittotourinperson.WecanelectronicallyshowclientsapropertytheyvecalledaboutonthespotsaysBrandiSpenceraRealtorwiththeNampa-ofceofMusickSonsandthenieceofRickMusickthepresidentofthefamily-runrealestatecompany.Usuallydiscussionsleadtootherpropertiesthatmightttheirgoals.Andthegreatthingisthattheycanpreviewseveralparcelsonlineinjustafewminutes.WhileRicksthreesonsrunthecompanysNampalocationintheBoiseareaRickisintheGrangevilleofcewithNitaMusickhiswifeandthecompanysco-founder.WhenIdecidedtomovebacktomyrootsinGrangevilleitmadesensetostartanewofcehereRicksays.Thiscommunitywithitscountrylifestyleandbeautifullandiswhatwereallabout.AsafamilybusinesswerededicatedtoourclientsandtoeachotherBrandiSpencersays.NearlytheentirefamilywasbornandraisedhereinIdahosowehavecommongoalsandenjoysharinginthesuccess.InmuchthesamewaythattheirfamilyreputationhastiedintothebrokeragessuccessthecredibilityandqualityofthePotlatchnamehashelpedthecompanyRicksays.ThePotlatchlandselectioninIdahoislikeabigstoreforbuyershesayswithsomethingforeverytaste.Forexampleabuyermightpreferpropertythatsclosetothewaternearatownorwithcompleteprivacy.TousandourclientsPotlatchlandtranslatestountouchedgroundRicksays.Ithasvalueandmeaningandhasbeenwell-managedandcaredfor.FormoreinformationaboutMusickSonsAuctionRealEstateServicesoritsPotlatchlandlistingscontacttheteamat208-983-0069orvisitwww.ucidaholand.com.WecanelectronicallyshowclientsapropertytheyvecalledaboutonthespotPAGE2AtletthenewestofcewhichopenedlastJulyonMainStreetinGrangevilleID.RickMusick State-by-StateMinnesotaRodJodyOsterlohAroundMinnesotatheCampRipleyareaisknownforsomeofthehighest-qualitybucksintheregionandforoneofthebest-knownarcherydeerhuntsinthecountry.Andnowhuntingenthusiastsareabouttogetanopportunitytoownpropertynextdoor.Potlatchisworkingoncreatingfourrecreationallandparcelsforsale190-350acreseachthatfeaturebiggameuplandbirdsfoodplotsandtrails.Thepropertylocatedlessthan20milessouthwestofBrainerdisofferedthroughClose-ConverseaPotlatchPreferredBroker.FormoreinformationabouttheopportunitycontactJodyOsterlohat1-866-403-LAND5263.IdahoBobCrawfordPeoplelookingforrecreationopportunitiesaroundthetownofMcCalloftendontknowwheretogoforalistofthingstodointhearea.Certainlytherearedifferentwaystogetthisinformationbutonewebsitethatcanbeextremelyhelpfulisathttpwww.gonorthwest.comIdahosouthwestMcCallactivities.htm.ThesitepartoftheGoNorthwestgroupoftravelguidesforthePacicNorthwestlistseverythingfrombiketrailstohuntingouttterstogolfcourses.ArkansasBenBallardSeveralSouthernforesteconomistshaveexpressedtheopinionthatpinesawtimberstumpagepriceswillincreaseslowlybutsteadilyforthenextfewyears.Meanwhilehardwoodsawtimbermarketshaveremainedstrongdrivenbyanincreasedneedforrailroadtiesaswellasathrivingexportmarketforthebestgradesofhardwoodlumber.Foresteconomistspointoutthattimberreturnsaredrivenprimarilybythebiologicalgrowthoftreescoupledwithtimberprices.BottomlineEnsurethatyourtimberisgrowingatitsoptimumratetoreachyourgoals.BenBallardaforesterwithKingwoodForestryandamemberofthePotlatchPreferredBrokernetworkwillbegladtoeldanyquestionsfeelfreetocallhimat1-800-308-3831.JOSHBARKHIMERWhattypesofservicesdoesNeeleyForestryprovideWeworkwithPotlatchonbrokerageandrealestatebutourrmhastwootherspecialtiesaswellcertiedgeneralappraisalsandtimbermanagement.Timbermanagementiswhereourrmgotitsstart35yearsago.Wehaveabout180000to200000acresundermanagementandthatcouldbeoverwhelmingifwedidnthaveaGISgeographicinformationsystem.ThistypeofsystemincludesGPSbutisntjustformappingithelpsusmanagethelandwhetherfora100-acrefamilyfarmorforalargerprivately-ownedparcel.HowhasthistypeoftechnologychangedthewayyoumanageandshowpropertiesYearsagowewouldhavetodigthroughalingcabinettondinformationaboutacertainpieceofpropertybutGISkeepsinformationatourngertips.Thiseldstartedwithlargertimbercompaniesbuthasreallyevolvedoverthelast10yearsthankstotechnologycompanieslikeEsrithathavemadeitaffordableandusableforprivatelandowners.Wecanretainahistoryofwhatsgoingonwithapieceoflandnomatterwhattheintentionofalandownerinvestmenthuntingorrecreationinacoupleofclicks.UsingGISmanagementalsohelpswithhistoricaldatafortimberlandtrackingthingslikeacreagetreeplantingtimberharvestingandsalesandwildlifeandhabitat.WhattypeofwildlifeispopularinyourareaofArkansasInsouthArkansasmostofthepeoplegettingintoahuntingleaseorpurchasewanttocreateadeerhuntingcamp.Whilewhitetaildeerhuntinghasalwaysbeenpopularinourstateturkeyhuntinghasgrowninpopularityoverthelast15years.Smallgamehuntingincludingsquirrelhuntingisalsomorepopular.Moderndeerhuntingusuallyendsinmid-Decemberbutsquirrelhuntingallowshuntersalongerseasonwithtwoorthreemoremonthsofenjoyment.Withalargergamepopulationpeoplewithanylevelofhuntingexperiencecantryitatamuchsmallerexpense.PAGE3NeeleyForestryServiceTheMusickSonsbrokeragewasrecognizedforoutstandingachievementatthe2012UnitedCountryConvention.FromLtoRDanDuffyCEOUnitedCountryNitaMusickRickMusickandMikeDuffyPresidentUnitedCountry.QAQAQAOutstandingAchievers2012UnitedCountryConvention BringingtheKidsIfyouplantohuntandthekidsareinterestedinhuntingthatsterric.Butifnotyoushouldthinkaboutotherthingsforthemtodo.Ifyoudonthaveopportunitiesforrecreationonsitethinkaboutwhetherthereareareasnearbysuchasskiareasbiketrailsoralakeorriver.Manyfamiliesenjoyfour-wheelingtogetheranditcandonesafely.Ifthatsofinterestthinkaboutthepossibilityofcreatingtrailsontheproperty.BuildingaSecondHomeFirstmakesurethelocalgovernmentalentitywouldgrantabuildingpermitfortheproperty.Thatisntalwaysthecase.Seeifpowerandotherutilitiesareavailableandwhatsinvolvedinbringingthemtoabuildingsite.Inlocationsthathaveheavysnowfallinthewintergureoutwhatsnow-plowingaccessroadswillinvolve.APotlatchPreerredBrokercanhelpguideyouthroughthisthoughtprocessmatchingyouwiththerecreationalpropertythatisthebestftoryou.PAGE4HowwillyouuseyourRecreationalPropertyContinuedfrompage1ARKANSASUnitedCountryNeeleyForestryServiceInc.J.D.Neeleyjdneeleyneeleyforestryservice.comCamdenAR870-836-5981ucneeleyforestry.comKingwoodForestryServicesBenBallardbballardkingwoodforestry.comMonticelloAR1-800-308-3831kingwoodforestry.comDavisDuboseKnightForestryRealEstateMarkKnightmknightdavisforestry.comLittleRockAR1-888-695-8733forestryrealestate.comIDAHOUnitedCountryMusickSonsRickMusickrickmusickauction.comGrangevilleID208-983-0069ucidaholand.comCrawfordOlsonRealEstateServicesBobCrawfordbobcrawfordolson.comMcCallID208-634-6927crawfordolson.comWISCONSINLakelandLandCompanyRyanHansonryanhlakelandlandcompany.comMinocquaWI715-358-LAND5263lakelandlandcompany.comMINNESOTAUnitedCountryBanningJunctionRealEstateNatalieCowartnatalieunitedcountry.comFinlaysonMN320-245-2502banningrealestate-mn.comCloseConversePropertiesJodyOsterlohjodycloseconverse.comBrainerdMN1-866-403-LAND5263landradar.comBearIslandLandCompanyCharlieChernakcharliebearislandland.comElyMN218-365-2800bearislandland.comPOTLATCHPREFERREDBROKERNETWORKLetusshowyouwhyyourPotlatchPreferredBrokeristheonlynameyoullneedtoknowwhenitcomestobuyingproperty.Pleasecontactthebrokernearestyourareaofinterestorvisitusatwww.PotlatchLandSales.com.Welookforwardtohelpingyouwithyourpropertysearchwww.PotlatchLandSales.comCORPORATEOFFICE601WestFirstStreetSpokaneWA99201509835-1500