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InThisIssueSpring2014Issue3-Volume2AQuarterlyInsightintoRecreationalRealEstateCoverstorycontinuedonpage2Coverstorycontinuedonpage4PAGE1WegetquestionsabouttherecreationalhuntingandtimberlandpropertieswesellallthetimeandoneothemostpopularquestionsisArethereadvantagestoworkingwitharealestateproessionalduringmylandsearchandinparticularaPotlatchbrokerThesimpleanswerYes.ThereareanumberobeneftstoworkingwithabrokerasyougetstartedwithapropertysearchandPotlatchPreerredBrokersoerdistinctadvantagesotheirown.1.WorkingwithaPotlatchBrokerearlyintheprocesswillsaveyoutimeandwillmakeyoursearcheasier.LookingorpropertiesinMinnesotaIdahoWisconsinorArkansasyoucouldeasilygetlostlookingatallotherecreationalpropertiesonline.Anexperiencedbrokerwillgetyoustraighttothepropertiesthatftyourneedsintermsolocationtimbervaluepriceandrecreationalopportunities.2.APotlatchBrokerwillknowtheinsandoutsofrecreationalpropertypurchases.ThebrokersonthePotlatchteamallhavedeepexperienceinsellingrecreationalpropertyandthisisimportant.Manyrealestateproessionalssaytheyareexpertsinrecreationalpropertybutarent.Thisexpertiseshouldcovereverythingromunderstandingtimbertoknowinghowapropertycouldftintosomeonesoutdoorpassionsuchashuntingorsnowmobiling.WantabetterlandbuyingexperienceStartwithabroker.WantabetterlandbuyingexperienceStartwithabroker.FinancingwithanIRAStateSpotlightMinnesotaDirectoryofPotlatchPreferredBrokersQuestionoftheMonthBrokerintheWoodsMarkKnightSeewhatyouvebeenmissingBeentoourwebsiterecentlyNoWellthenyouvemissedalotWeverereshedandupdatedourlookandalongtheway...madeiteasiertogetaroundoursitendyourpropertyquicklyaddednewinterestinginformationtohelpentertainyouincludedbettermapssoyoucanquicklylocatethelandyoureinterestedinandmadepropertysearcheseveneasiertouse.Wehopethatyoullenjoybrowsingfndingmoreowhatyourelookingorandsharingitwithyourriendsandamily.AndiwecanhelpyoufndaspecifcpropertyorprovideadditionalinormationpleaseemailusorcontactabrokerinyourneckothewoodsBoothvisitorsattheMarch2014BighornOutdoorAdventureShowinSpokaneWashingtonenteredorachancetowinaYeticoolerperectortheirnextoutdooradventure.PicturedwithourwinnerareBenBallardletPotlatchIdahoRealEstateSpecialistandRickMusickrightPotlatchPreerredBroker.FinancingwithanIRAIyourethinkingabouthowbesttofnanceyourrecreationalpropertypurchaseyoumaynotrealizethatyoucanbuyaninvestmentpropertythroughasel-directedindividualretirementaccountIRA.WiththistypeoIRAwhichisotenundedbyrollingovermoneyroma401kaccountyoudecidewhereinvestmentsaremade.AndiyouinvestinpropertysaysBryanCalderonoAccuplanBeneftsServicesinIrvineCali.therearenoimmediatetaxconsequencesiyoumakeincomeromtheproperty.NEW PAGE3PAGE2PotlatchPreerredBrokerMarkKnightgrewupduckhuntingwithhisolderbrotherintheMississippiRiverDelta.NowhesdelightedtosharehisloveohuntingwithhistwosonsSpencer11andJackson8.Bothboyshavegonedeerandduckhuntinghesays.Thisyearmyoldestshothisrstduck.ItwasanincrediblemomentNowitssomethinghereallylooksorwardto.WhileKnightenjoystherelaxingstillnessodeerhuntinghissonspreertohuntduck.Theylikedclimbingupintothedeerstandhesays.Buttheydiscovereddeerhuntinginvolvesalotosittingstillandbeingquiet.Duckhuntingismoreactive.Youcantalkwiththeguyswhiletheducksareworking.Andtherestheunowadingintochestdeepwatertopickupthewaterowl.OneohisavoritehuntingspotsistheWhiteRiverNationalWildlieReuge.TheReugeoersexcellentwaterowldeerandturkeyhuntingopportunities.InadditionKnightsaysSomeoourPotlatchpropertynearFelsenthalisinagreatduckhuntinglocation.Knightalsoownsacabinon40acreswherehisboysarereetoroamdosomeshingandenjoytheoutdoors.Itsgreatbeingoutonthewaterorinthewoodswatchingthebirdsfyoverhesays.Ihopeitssomethingtheboyswillcontinuetolookorwardto.Huntingisanactivityyoucanenjoyallyourlie.MarkKnightoutinthewoodswithhissonsSpencerJacksonromletMinnesotaRodOsterlohClose-ConversePropertiesBrainerdMinnesotaSometimesthebestthingaboutbeingaPotlatchPreerredBrokerisuncoveringhiddengemsinthelocallandscape.OsterlohsaysOneothemostpleasantdiscoveriesIvemadewhileworkingwithPotlatchpropertiesisinWadenaCounty.HuntersvilleisasmalltownnestledalongtheCrowWingRiver.ItsatthecrossroadsojustabouteverythingyoucandoinMinnesota.Youcanseecanoesontheriverwhilemotorcycles4-wheelersandhorsessharetheroad.Itsadelightulplaceandhasbecomeamust-seestopwhileshowingPotlatchproperties.ArkansasJDNeeleyUnitedCountry-NeeleyForestryCamdenArkansasNeeleysharesthatoresterJoshBarkhimeroncehadtoperormadogrescuewhileshowingaproperty.HesaysLastyearJoshtookaladyouttoviewa30-acretractandshebroughthersmalldogalong.Theyletthedoginthetruckwhilelookingaroundanoldhouse.ThedoggrewtiredowaitingandputhisrontpawsuponthewindowedgeandaccidentallylockedthedoorsItwasinthesummerandgettinghotast.ThankullyJoshwasabletondaclotheshangerandprythelockopen.IdahoBobCrawfordCrawfordOlsonRealEstateMcCallIdahoCrawordtellsthestoryotheoneandonlytimehetookhisyoungestsonwithhimonasitevisit.Kellenwasandinactstillisaveryoutspokenboy.Whenhewas4yearsoldasluckwouldhaveitIhadnochildcareoptionsonthesamedayIhadaclienteagertogetoutandlookatrealestate.WithKellenonboardinthebackseattheclientjumpedinthecarandwewereo.Thewomanhappenedtohaveredhairandaratherlargehairdo.Aswedrovearoundthingsweregoingamazinglywell.Kellenwasuncharacteristicallyquiet.Theclientseemedtoenjoythetourandwasndingpropertiesointerest.ThetourcametoanamicableendbutbeoretheclientletthecarItemptedateturnedtomysonandsaidcheerullySoKellenhowareyoudoingKellenthenpointedtothelargeredhairdointherontseatandpronouncedDadIdonotlikethiswomanIgentlytriedtoredirecthimbutheinsistedDADIDONOTLIKETHISWOMANAnicychillcameoverthecar.Theladyawkwardlysaidgoodbyeandlet.Ineverheardromheragain.Mysonhoweverisnowan18year-oldhighschoolseniorandIdostillhearromhim-requentlyQuestionotheMonthWhatsyourfunniestormostunusualinterestingsitevisitstoryBrokerintheWoodsMarkKnightThiscanprovideawaytodiversiyyourportolioCalderonsaysandsincetheIRAistheownerothepropertytherecanbesignicantadvantagesromataxandeeperspective.BearinmindthatpropertyboughtinthismannercannotbeuseddirectlybytheIRAownerorbytheownersspouseparentschildrenorgrandchildren.Thatsaidweseepeopleusingthismethodorapassiveinvestmentortheymaybuypropertyandallowriendscousinsorsiblingstouseit.Calderonwhoworkswithpropertybuyersaroundthenationisseeingthistypeopurchasebeingdoneorinvestmentsinarmsbuildingsandrecreationalproperty.Sincerulesdontallowsomeonetouse401kundsorpropertypurchasesbyusingundsromasel-directed401ktoundanIRAandthenmakingthepurchasethroughtheIRAapropertyinvestmentispossible.Andaterthepropertyispurchasedthelandcancontinuetoprovidedeerraloincomeandgainsinsidethe401k.CertainlythistypeoinvestmentisntoreveryonebutitisworthlookingatasyouareconsideringwaystopurchasepropertyCalderonsays.IyouarewonderingaboutothernancingoptionsavailableagoodplacetostartingettingmoreinormationiswithaPotlatchPreerredBrokerwhowillhaverelationshipswithlendersthatcanhelp.FinancingwithanIRAContinuedfrompage1NEWNEW StateSpotlightMinnesotaPAGE3Minnesotaisheadquartersto19othe2013Fortune500companies-aactthatmaysurprisesomebutthestatesappealisobvioustoPotlatchPreerredBrokerNatalieCowartoUnitedCountryRealEstate.IwasbornandraisedinMinnesotaandmovedawayaterhighschoolshesays.ButitdidnttakelongormetoreturntotheonlyplaceIcallhome.Sometimesyoudontrealizethebeautyowhereyourelocateduntilyouleave.ItsnowondersomanycompanieschoosetomaketheirhomeintheLando10000Lakes.InCowartsareaoPineCountyagrowingnumberosmalllightindustriesareenjoyingthebeneftsolowerrealestatecostsandtheproximitytotheTwinCitiesandtheTwinPorts.WereintheheartowoodsandwildliebutcloseenoughtothecitytogettherewhenweneedtosaysCowart.Andthosewoodedareasareincreasinglypopularwiththoseseekingtheirownpieceopropertywhetherortimberinvestmentorrecreation.AlmostalloourPotlatchtractsarenearstatelands.Weresellingorest-managedpropertiesintheareatooCowartsays.IndeedMinnesotasorestproductsindustryisranked8thnationallyinitspercapitacontributiontoGrossStateProduct.PotlatchPreerredBrokerCharlieChernakoBearIslandLandCo.alsoknowsthelureoMinnesotawell.HesaysThereslotsowoodslotsowaterandthatequatestolotsohuntingfshingandeveryaspectorecreation.HisbusinessinElyMinn.isneartheSuperiorNationalForestandtheBoundaryWatersCanoeAreaWildernesswhichhecallsthecrownjewelsoMinnesota.PotlatchpropertiesarescatteredacrosstheSuperiorNationalForestsaysChernak.TheForesteaturesanintricatesystemogroomedsnowmobileandcross-countryskitrails.Minnesotanativesandnewcomersareentrancedbytheplentiulareasountouchedbeautythatsurroundthem.ChernaksaysAlotomyclientsarelookingorpropertyothegrid.Anadditionaldrawisthepromiseoourdistinctseasons.PotlatchPreerredBrokerRodOsterlohoCloseConversePropertiessaysTheressomethingtoenjoyabouteveryseasoninMinnesota.ForexampleThePaulBunyanTrailrunsthroughthestatewith112milesopavedtrailoeringbikinghikingandrollerbladinginthespringthroughallandsnowmobilinginthewinter.OsterlohsaysspringistheperecttimetogetoutonyourPotlatchpropertyandseewhattreesmaybereadytoharvestortoscoutoodplotareasorwildlie.Duringthesummerthewoodsattracthikersandour-wheelerswhilethewaterdrawsboatersandkayakers.Winterbringsouttheicefshermenandwintercampingisbecomingpopularaswell.ButautumnisOsterlohsavoriteseason.Minnesotaisawonderulplacetobeintheall.Coolcrispnightsandbrilliantlysunnydays.Nottomentiongreathuntingopportunities.Pheasantturkeywhite-taildeerandbearabound.ThedesiretohavetheirownhuntingpropertyandtheproximityosomuchpubliclandleadsmanyprospectivebuyerstocontactPotlatchPreerredBrokers.TheunspoiledbeautyoacresoorestedlandmakesMinnesotaahiddengem.OsterlohsaysProbablythebestthingaboutthisstateisthattherestotheworldhasntdiscoveredityet.Wereintheheartofwoodsandwildlifebutcloseenoughtothecitytogettherewhenweneedto.-NatalieCowartTheMinnesotaPotlatchPreferredBrokerTeam-CharlieChernakKateDaviesleftBearIslandLandCo.NatalieCowartcenterUnitedCountryBanningJunctionRealEstateandRodJodyOsterlohrightCloseConverseProperties 3.Understandingthetimberpartofapurchaseisimportantandrequiresspecialskillsandexperience.Aveteranrecreationalbrokerwilleitherknowabouttimberqualityandvaluesrompersonalexperienceorwillhaverelationshipswithexpertswhocanprovidethisinormationquickly.ForestersandlocalrealestateproessionalsseamlesslyblendtheirworkingknowledgemakingthePotlatchteamsecondtononeonthispointinthemarketplace.4.Arecreationalbrokerunderstandsthemarket.BybeingpartothePotlatchnetworkPotlatchBrokersexchangeinormationandknowledgewitheachotherhelpingthemastheyassistbuyerswithsuchquestionsasWhatlendingoptionsarethereorrecreationalpropertyinmyareaHowdoIfgureoutiIcangetutilitiestoacertainpropertyOrwhatimpactmightzoningregulationsorCCRshaveonapropertyIamlookingat5.UsingaPotlatchBrokercoststhebuyernothing.TheeesrelatedtoaPotlatchBrokerstimesellingPotlatchpropertyiscoveredbythecompany.PotlatchonlysellspropertythroughitsPreerredBrokerNetworkmeaningthattheseextremelyattractivepropertiesinMinnesotaArkansasWisconsinandIdahoareonlyavailablethroughourbrokers.WanttolearnmoreaboutthePotlatchteamReadproflesoneachoneobrokersatourwebsiteseetheareaseachrepresentorstartyoursearchtodaywithacallore-mailtothePotlatchBrokerwhoworksintheareayoureinterestedin.Contactinormationorourbrokerteamsislistedbelow.PAGE4WantabetterlandbuyingexperienceStartwithabroker.Continuedfrompage1ARKANSASUnitedCountryNeeleyForestryServiceInc.J.D.Neeleyjdneeleyneeleyorestryservice.comCamdenAR870-836-5981ucneeleyorestry.comKingwoodForestryServicesPetePrutzmanpprutzmankingwoodorestry.comMonticelloAR1-800-308-3831kingwoodorestry.comDavisDuboseKnightForestryRealEstateMarkKnightmknightdavisorestry.comLittleRockAR1-888-695-8733orestryrealestate.comIDAHOUnitedCountryMusickSonsRickMusickrickmusickauction.comGrangevilleID208-983-0069ucidaholand.comCrawfordOlsonRealEstateServicesBobCrawordbobcrawordolson.comMcCallID208-634-6927crawordolson.comWISCONSINLakelandLandCompanyRyanHansonryanhlakelandlandcompany.comMinocquaWI715-358-LAND5263lakelandlandcompany.comMINNESOTAUnitedCountryBanningJunctionRealEstateNatalieCowartnatalieunitedcountry.comMooseLakeMN218-485-0229mooselakerealestate-mn.comCloseConversePropertiesJodyOsterlohjodycloseconverse.comBrainerdMN1-866-403-LAND5263landradar.comBearIslandLandCompanyCharlieChernakcharliebearislandland.comElyMN218-365-2800bearislandland.comPOTLATCHPREFERREDBROKERNETWORKLetusshowyouwhyyourPotlatchPreerredBrokeristheonlynameyoullneedtoknowwhenitcomestobuyingproperty.Pleasecontactthebrokernearestyourareaointerestorvisitusatwww.PotlatchLandSales.com.Welookorwardtohelpingyouwithyourpropertysearchwww.PotlatchLandSales.comCORPORATEOFFICE601WestFirstStreetSpokaneWA99201509835-1500