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Whether you're an experienced business owner or an aspiring entrepreneur, investing in commercial real estate is a great way to build personal wealth.

Initial reports inside the auction industry may indicate a noticeable increase in bidder registrations and active participation.

Stimulus money can be put to good use if you’re one of those looking to buy your next property.

Despite a slow start this year due to rocky weather conditions hitting many states, the market for the remainder of 2019 looks clear.

With the call for “social distancing,” living in the country provides multiple benefits.

If you’re choosing to take the cautious route and stay home like most, there are many things you can do to stay productive.

With home prices high and interest rates low, now is the prime time for sellers to maximize the amount of money they receive for a home or property.

A new roof can make a big difference if you’re trying to sell your home and enhance the value of your property.

UC Ranch Properties is an enhanced platform for premier ranches. The brokers and agents involved all meet specific and demanding qualifications.

Here is a short guide to help you navigate what you’ll need to do financially in order to purchase your next property.

If the auction method is for you, here are 10 terms we think you should know...

There are plenty of ways to lower your utility costs that won’t cost a lot upfront. Learn what you can do now to help save money in the long run.

Imagine waking up every day breathing in fresh air, surrounded by nature and breathtaking scenery. Here are some reasons why you should invest...

The largest lifestyle and country property real estate franchise network, grew their network double digits so far in 2019.

Does your auctioneer auctioneer have the knowledge and experience needed to sell a specific type of property at auction?

If you’re thinking of making a career change for a more flexible schedule, the ability to be your own boss and limitless income, consider real estate.

Familiarize yourself with some common real estate terms to help the buying and selling process process go smoothly.

While there are obvious perks to using an agent like paperwork, negotiating and research, there are many reasons you may have not considered...

The cry of the auctioneer (or “the chant”) has always had a special allure to auction bidders, as they watch items sell at a rapid pace...

Finding the right buyer that is looking to live the country lifestyle depends on location, timing, and price point.

Selling a home is as much an art form as it is a science. Staged homes spend less time on the market than a house that's not in show condition.

Even if you never had plans of building a country home or residence, you should take advantage of your land and put it to good use.

Last year was a great year in real estate. Mortgage rates remained low, home prices soared and people were buying – giving sellers the upper hand.

If you’re thinking about buying real estate this spring, it’s a great time to start planning now...

Auctions create urgency, excitement and competition to all involved, making it easier to maximize results.

Even though we are heading into the winter, don’t let that stop you from looking for your dream property...

An auctioneer’s role is a lot deeper than just bid calling. If you’re thinking of buying or selling property via auction, it’s important to know...

Did you know you can increase your home’s value without breaking the bank? Actually, low-cost improvement projects actually produce a larger return...

One of the perks of living tiny is it allows you to move out of overcrowded, noisy cities. You can buy or rent a small piece of land in the country...

Although there are many reasons for purchasing a ranch or ranch land, let’s discuss the investment opportunities...

United Country Real Estate’s Auction Services (UCAS) recently launched their own podcast in an effort to educate and inform...

People want to know the motivation for someone selling a real estate investment. In our experience, there are three reasons people sell...

There’s no better way to liven up your home and make it feel more warm and cozy than to spice up your décor...

The auction method of marketing and selling real estate is the world’s oldest and most misconceived method.

It’s time to start sprucing up your exterior some much-needed spring cleaning. A clean home (and landscape) will be more inviting to buyers...

Throughout the years, land has been increasing in value and becoming a rare opportunity. It’s also extremely flexible in how it can be used...

It’s an age-old question, should I buy a home or should I rent? There’s really not a 100 percent correct answer...

We’ve just scratched the surface of 2018 so it’s time we look ahead to see how the real estate market will fare this year...

Selling a property during the winter months can be profitable and result in a faster than average sell time when buyers tend to have more urgency.

If you’re looking to sell quickly and for fair market value, an auction could be the best method. Before you look for an auctioneer, remember...

Investing in property with marketable timber can be a wise investment when time is taken to truly understand how timber appreciates...

Broker/Owner of UCRE | Ray Land Company Dustin Ray credits his experience, knowledge and working relationships for enabling him to help close the sale

Shawn Terrel, a 25-year veteran of the auction industry has been promoted to lead the United Country | Auction Services Division as President...

As the leader in all types of lifestyle properties since 1925, United Country Real Estate has always been at the forefront of innovative marketing...

While dogs and cats can be wonderful companions, they can cause a few issues when you’re ready to sell your home.

Today’s solar eclipse will mark the first time in 38 years a total eclipse of the Sun has been visible from the mainland United States...

We talked to United Country Auction Services Executive Vice-President, Shawn Terrel, to find out all of the ends and outs of online auctions...

Before making a decision to invest and/or own your own property or even to sell, it’s important to evaluate how the real estate market is performing..

How many times have you sat in a tree stand or blind on public or leased land and realized that you would hunt completely different if it was yours?

If an appliance goes out in your home, most likely it’s going to be a costly repair that can really take a toll on your pocketbook.

Energy-Efficient Home Upgrades That Can Attract Prospective Buyers

Marketing Your Home : What Does it Mean?

Add a Country Home to Your Bucket List

Traditional vs. Auction Method: Why People are Choosing the Latter

Spring Cleaning: Prep Your Home for Selling Season

Priceless First Impressions: Update Your Entryway On A Dime

Sell for Top Dollar by Making These Easy Updates

United Country Real Estate Brokers and Agents are #UnitedAndThankful in 2016

What to Expect When it’s Time for Inspection

Unique Homes Gaining Momentum as Buyers Gravitate Toward Sustainability

Insight into Increasing Your Home's Value

United Country Recreational Properties Highlighted by TV Show Trained Assassins

Advantages of Selling at Auction

Choosing a Real Estate Agent that’s Right for You

Spring Some Life Back into Your Home

The Housing Forecast – 2016

Making the Most of Your Mountain Home

Lift Your Land Sales with United Country

Purchasing a Property at Auction

Find Your Freedom Friday: Kevin Oldham

Find Your Freedom Friday: Joe Udoni

United Country Celebrates 90 Years of History

United Country Breaks Down Top Ten New Orleans Attractions

The power of continuing education and training in real estate

Interior design essentials when selling your home

Who is Buying Vacation, Second Home and Recreational Real Estate?

Now is the Time to Invest in Non-Urban Real Estate

Real Estate Trends and 2014 Outlook

Farmland Values Hold Their Value, Hit More Highs in Multiple States

Why use a Land Agent or Auctioneer to Sell your Land

Housing Remains Best Investment by Gaining Traction in 2013

Rural Housing, Land Market is on Fire

Jimmie Dean Coffey Named New Director of Business Development, Area Vice President

Happy Halloween from the nation’s lifestyle property experts!

Selling Land and Unique Properties

August Home Sales Jumped 8% Due to Potential Rate Hike

Recreational Land Buyers are on the Hunt Again

Investors, Idyllic-Lifestyle Seekers Flock to Non-Urban Real Estate

Farmland continued to gain value in 2012

2012 UC Top Office Announcement

United Country Pride!

In the heart of every Missouri boy resides the spirit of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn

Own not only a piece of the American Dream, but a piece of America itself

United Country Blog at Wordle

United Country Real Estate and Mason Morse Ranch Company Team up for Land Report two-page spread

A New Year!

Take Me Home Country Roads – Reflections of a Former Country Kid

United Country’s Kyle Shobe, World Champion Auctioneer Featured on NBC Action News in Kansas City

Celebrate United Country’s Heritage with our 85th Anniversary Commemorative Print – All Proceeds Benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital

One Small Act of Kindness = Monumental Results

The Top United Country Listings of the Holiday Season

United Country Helps Raise $120,000 for National FFA

United Country Real Estate Launches the First Lifestyle and Rural Real Estate Search Application for iPhone

Focus on the ‘Public’ in Public Relations by Paying it Forward

Increase in Online Searches for Real Estate Indicates Strong Buyer Interest

Timeless Real Estate Advice: Excerpts from United’s Blue Book

Looking Back: The Year of 1925 Was a Big One!

Celebrating milestone sales the United way

The nation’s first real estate catalog

Celebrating 85 Years of Real Estate Innovation

Find Your Freedom Friday: Rich Kruse

United Country Auctioneers Honored at National Auctioneers Association Convention

Find Your Freedom Friday: Peter Gehres

Find Your Freedom Friday: Myers Jackson

From the Home Office to Local Affiliates, United Country Wins Marketing Awards

Got Talent? – Lessons from a Reality Show

United Country Real Estate Named among Nation’s Top Military Friendly Franchises

Find Your Freedom Friday: Michele Frisby

Ducks Unlimited and United Country Real Estate Launch Recreational Real Estate Search Engine

Find Your Freedom Friday: What I Learned from My Dad

Find Your Freedom Friday: Chris Roth

United Country Real Estate Named among Nation’s Top Military Friendly Franchises

Find Your Freedom: Dave Ober

United Country Has Record Breaking Traffic

Freedom and Philanthrophy

Real Estate Tips from The Office

Former REALTORS® Land Institute President Joins United Country

Sharing Expertise in Specialty Property Types

Find Your Freedom: Donna Billy

Remembering Alvin Beadles

United Country Family Works Together in Flood Aftermath

Taking the Search Out of Online Real Estate Searches

Find Your Freedom: Shawn Terrel

Environmentally Conscious Homebuyers Have Many Options for Green Living

United Country Named America’s No. 1 Auction Company by The Land Report

Find Your Freedom Friday: Mike Jones

Find Your Freedom Friday: Karen Richards

Find Your Freedom Friday: Patrick Gibson

United Country is Official Auction Company for Ducks Unlimited Convention

Find Your Freedom Friday: Ollie Oviedo

Are You Building a Cathedral?

Auctions & Asking the Right Questions

Technology Update

Five Digital Marketing Tips that Drive Buyers to Your Property

Find Your Freedom Friday: Dan Duffy

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