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RodJodyOsterlohPAGE3CloseConverseMinnesotaQAQAQAPAGE2CloseConversewasnamedoneoAmericasBestBrokeragesbytheeditorsoTheLandReport.CanyoutellusalittleaboutthisawardThisisthethirdyearwevebeenrecognizedbyTheLandReportandwearesograteul.Wevedonewhatwedoor30yearsanditsanhonorthatourtimeenergyandpremierservicetoourclientsisrecognizedthisway.Withlargertractsolandbecomingdesirableandattainableagainweveenjoyedbeingapartothemarketreallybouncingbackaterachallengingperiodinlandsales.Therecognitionreallyisanendorsementoourhardworkanddedicationtowhatwebelieveinruralland.HasCloseConversehadarecentsalethatrefectstheimprovingtrendsinlandsalesWewerethrilledtosella1000-acretractnearCampRipleytoalocalbuyerabout60milesromouroce.Thissaleshowedusthatpeopleouttherearelookingtodiversiytheirholdingsandputtheircashintoaninvestmenttheycanreallyenjoy.Soasmuchasthemarkethasbeeninfuxthelastewyearsthetrendsareshowingtheredenitelyarebuyersoutthereortheselargetractsotimberandrecreationalhuntingproperty.Wehaveanotherlargetractwereputtingonthemarketthisspringorearlysummer-1000acresinClearwaterCountynorthoDetroitLakes.WithtractsthislargedobuyersusuallykeepthepropertywholeorsubdivideitWerequentlyseethemsubdivideparticularlythoseinvestorswhopurchasealargepropertytoenjoynowandultimatelysharewithamilyasalegacyyearsromnow.Itcanbenearlyimpossibletondsuchlargetracts.Soweencouragebuyerswhoareinterestedinlargertractstocontactusevenitheydontseealistingorone.OtenwecansearchthemarketandcombinedwithPotlatchpropertieswecanpulltogetherseparatetractstocreatealargerpieceopropertytotabuyersneeds.State-by-StateMinnesotaPotlatchbrokerNatalieCowartlovesexploringthestatesnaturalbeautywithheramilyandhasdiscoveredmanywonderuljumpingopointswithinthemorethan14000acresoMinnesotasexceptionalwildliereuges.TheMinnesotaValleyNationalWildlieReugehastwomainvisitorcentersthataregatewaystowildlieandrecreationaroundthestate.TostartsomesummerexplorationbeyondyourhomesteadamapotheseandotherreugesinMinnesotaandaroundtheU.S.canbeoundattheFishandWildlieServiceswebsite.ArkansasThoseplanningavisittoTheNaturalStatecanrequestareeArkansasAdventureGuidepublishedbytheArkansasDepartmentoParksandTourism.ThistravelkiteaturesinormationonhikingtrailsoutttersshinghuntingwildernessareasandjustaboutanytypeooutdoorrecreationsharesMarkKnightwhospartothePotlatchPreerredBrokernetwork.Visitorsmayrequestacopyordownloadthe2013TourGuideatwww.Arkansas.com.OutdoorenthusiastscanalsoexploreArkansassstateparksandeventsatwww.ArkansasStateParks.com.IdahoPotlatchPreerredBrokerRickMusicksharesaneasyandaordablewayoramiliesinIdahotoenjoythestatesbeautiulparksthissummerandyear-round.Atacostoonly10theIdahoStateParksPassportisavailableorpurchasewhenresidentsregistertheirrecreationalorpassengervehicleonlinebymail-inrenewaloratanycountyDMVoce.Out-o-statevisitorscanalsopurchaseasimilarpassorsignicantsavings.ThepassoersIdahoresidentsaccessto30IdahoStateParkswithboatlauncheshistoricalsitesandhundredsomilesotrailsplusdiscountsoncampinghesays.Forthosewholovetheoutdoorsandwanttoexplorebeyondtheirownlandthepassisquiteabargain.Formoreinormationaboutthispassportgoonline.Sora-SummervisitorinMinnesotawatersheds