As with any major buying decision, it’s important to ask the right questions if you are thinking about investing in timberland. A recent blog post on Land.com lays out a number of good questions to ask as you determine whether such an investment is right for you. Some examples: What are the advantages of buying… more Know Questions to Ask: Investing in Timberland
As the stock market bounces around, PotlatchDeltic’s real estate brokers are often asked how rural real estate with timber on the property fares as an investment. While no one can predict the future, it can be helpful to study past performance of timberland as an investment. Forest Research Group has studied timberland returns vs. inflation… more Timberland Returns have held up vs. Inflation
With the volatility of the stock market, many investors are finding their way into the woods for alternative investment options. And as part of this trend, more institutional investors are looking at timberland, says a recent story in IPE Real Estate magazine. As one example, the story describes how the State Investment Council of New… more Investors find their way into the woods
We asked Bob King – a frequent contributor and Accredited Land Consultant – here’s what he had to say: There are lots of reasons to invest in timberland but I’d sum it up with these three reasons: It enjoys strong returns with low volatility. It’s a great hedge against inflation. Having it in your portfolio… more Why Invest in Timberland?
…so can the value of the asset. And that’s more important to a majority of those who participated in the July 2015 LandThink Pulse that revealed that 65.1% of respondents would be more concerned with capital appreciation than immediate cash flow, if they were to invest in timberland. According to the article, “Timberland has become… more As the trees grow…