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Greg Fay Featured in The Wall Street Journal

wsj-real-estateFay Ranches founder Greg Fay was recently quoted in the The Wall Street Journal. The feature, entitled “Conservation Easement Offers Tax Benefits for Ranch Owners,” details how conservation easements help not only the local wildlife by protecting their habitat from development and misuse, but also offers significant tax benefits to landowners who are willing to put in the effort and money required to implement them.

A Fay Ranches listing, the Dome Mountain Ranch in Paradise Valley, Montana, was also mentioned in the article due to its strong candidacy for a conservation easement, which are critical to the health of the Yellowstone National Park elk population. Read the full article here.

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About Fay Ranches

fay-logo-newFay Ranches founder Greg Fay began as a pioneer in the industry and Fay Ranches continues that tradition of innovation today. As ‘Fay Fly Fishing Properties,’ they were the first brokerage firm to focus on recreation and its contribution to the overall value of land. This aspect of the land investment arena has grown considerably since they first brought it to the forefront as a quantifiable value. Today, Fay Ranches specializes in the marketing and sale of large farms, ranches, timberland and plantations possessing exemplary sporting attributes, conservation values, and investment quality. They have a passionate desire to see land remain productive and managed in a sustainable way for the benefit of agriculture and fish and wildlife. For more information: fayranches.com

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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors | Land Investor Magazine

An article written by Rick Kusel, published in Volume 4 of the Land Investor Jean-Jacques Rousseau said, “The first man who, having fenced in a piece of land, said “This is mine,” and found people naive enough to believe him, that man was the true founder of civil society.”  Growing up with my grandparents on […]

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The Law of Prior Appropriations: Why its History is Important when Investing in a Ranch

An article by John Anderson, Broker, Fay Ranches As featured in Land Investor Magazine Vol. 4 There are two main types of water right systems actively used in the United States today: the Riparian system and the Law of Prior Appropriations. Many eastern states utilize the Riparian water rights system, which states that an owner […]