Articles

Successful Land Broker Bolsters Colorado Team, Adds Experienced Coloradan to Lead Effort

Denver, CO – Fay Ranches has announced the acquisition of John Watson and his Colorado real estate brokerage. Watson has been a Colorado ranch broker for the past twenty years, directed a national real estate practice and handled land transactions in 12 U.S. states.

Last year, Fay Ranches closed approximately $200 million in sales across 5 states, assuring hundreds of thousands of acres of important working landscapes remain in production.

“John knows me and the Fay team well, we have a great history of both collaborating and competing on assignments,” said Greg Fay, founder of Fay Ranches. “We are aligned in our passion for the land, John fits into the culture of how we do business at Fay Ranches, and with his experience in ranchland, farmland and timberland transactions it complements our people-driven expansion to added geographies and land asset classes.”

John Watson has over 25 years of cross-industry real estate experience and has completed land transactions in 12 U.S. states, which include many record regional sales. John is an expert in working with families and landowners with high expectations of service. Additionally, he has led real estate assignments for land resource funds and serves clients in the natural resource, energy, and environmental sectors.

“Joining Fay allows me to focus on what I do best, which is working with international buyers to identify and vet direct land investments, and serve landowners in the marketing and sale of best-of-class ranches and other land assets,” said John Watson.

About Fay Ranches
Fay Ranches provides the highest quality ranch and sporting real estate brokerage services in the country and represents the finest ranches for sale in the American West. Its commitment to investment value, sporting pursuits, family and conservation has guided over 20 years of growth and success and served as the basis for the relationships it builds and the quality of the business it executes.

COVID Land Market Update Fay Ranches Land Investor

How Long Will This Market Last?

By Greg Fay, Founder, Broker September 2021, Volume 7 It’s early September 2021 on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend. I’m sitting on the porch at our ranch in Madison County, Montana. We’re baling our second cut of hay this week. I just took my two Llewelyn Setters for an upland bird hunt for Hungarian […]

montana ranch land for sale eagle rock ranch on the wise river

Conservation Focus | Western Rivers Conservancy Buys Eagle Rock Ranch on the Wise River

By Kimberly Lowry, Broker Associate for Fay Ranches, Licensed in Montana The deep roots of the current Split Diamond Ranch registered Angus seed stock operation began somewhat humbly in the scenic Wise River corridor in the 1970s. Owner Steve Buckner fell in love with the stunning property at the base of “Eagle Rock,” adjacent to […]