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News. Trends. Helpful tips. Personal stories. If it’s about the recreational lifestyle – hunting, fishing, camping – anything outdoors, we’ll share it. Have a story to share with us? Recently purchased a PotlatchDeltic property? Just bagged the buck that you’ve been watching all season? We’d love to share your stories too. Email us

For land buyers, there’s no such thing as a dumb question

Sometimes, it might seem a bit overwhelming when you look to buy recreational property. The process can seem more complicated than buying a house, as you consider everything from easements to road access to timber values. But take comfort in a simple fact: There’s no such thing as a dumb question. “You don’t have to… more For land buyers, there’s no such thing as a dumb question

Now’s the Time to Buy Recreational Property, Before Winter Hits

So, you’ve been thinking all year about buying your own recreational property so you can have a home base for all your outdoor activities. But now it’s October, and the first signs of winter are coming soon. The good news? It isn’t too late to buy in 2017. “We can help buyers narrow their choices… more Now’s the Time to Buy Recreational Property, Before Winter Hits

Get to know our Minnesota Brokers: Close~Converse Properties

Meet Rod & Jody Osterloh of LandRadar.com by Close~Converse Properties in Brainerd, MN Close~Converse Properties is uniquely suited to help recreational property buyers in northern Minnesota, reflected by the fact that broker Rod Osterloh has received the prestigious Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation from the Realtors Land Institute. The brokerage has been helping land buyers… more Get to know our Minnesota Brokers: Close~Converse Properties

Don’t have your own Ice Fishing Setup? No Problem!

Up North, it will soon be Ice Fishing Time! When temperatures go below zero in northern Minnesota, it doesn’t mean fishing enthusiasts stay inside. Well, technically many are inside, but they’re in ice fishing shelters on one of the area’s many lakes, going after such types of fish as Northerns, crappies, walleyes and perch. Ice… more Don’t have your own Ice Fishing Setup? No Problem!

Assessing Wildlife on a Property You’re Buying

Check out this article released today on LandThink.com by Rod Osterloh about how to assess wildlife on a piece of property you may potentially buy.  It features Rod Osterloh, of LandRadar.com by Close~Converse Properties.  Rod has 30-plus years of real estate experience, and specializes in helping recreational property buyers in north-central Minnesota, he is also… more Assessing Wildlife on a Property You’re Buying

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