b'PROPERTY PERSPECTIVESummer 2019|Volume 8 |Issue 240 acres near Blueberry Pines Golf Course near Menahga, MNExclusive listing with Close~Converse PropertiesNEW TO BUYING RECREATIONAL PROPERTY?FIRST, ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS. Ifyouveneverboughtrecreationalpropertyandwefindthatmanyimprovements like fencing, food plots and selective clearing.recreational buyers are new to thisthe process can seem a bit overwhelming.Its important to work with a real estate broker who understands forestry After all, what if you dont know about how to value timber, how to thinkand can work with experts to get you an idea of the timber potential of a about road access, or how to determine whether a tract has quality wildlife? certain property, Rod says. To get started, it helps to break things down by first answering some key3 What will your plans be for the property long-term?questions. With the help of Rod Osterloh of Close~Converse in Brainerd,Before you buy, determine your plans for ownership. Will you own Minnesota, one of the experts in the PotlatchDeltic Preferred Broker Network,the property alone, or will you share ownership with your children? here are five questions to answer that will help you organize your thinking: You should plan to go ahead and put the property in your will, so its clear who would inherit it.1Make sure everyone in your family is clear about the ownership and How will you use the property?Will you use it as a hunting camp? Do you plan to build a cabin? Will you be bringing the kids or grandkids to the property? And if yourehow and when the property will be used, Rod says. This will prevent a hunter, what are your expectations for the quality of wildlife either on thedisagreements, which can make the whole experience unpleasantand property or nearby? thats the last thing you want.2somerecreationallandbuyers,sellingtimberoccasionallyis4 Does timber value matter to you? Do you plan to build on the property someday?ForThis is a question you should answer now, because it would be a nice bonus to owning a tract. For others, selling timber will befrustrating to buy a property and then realize later that it isnt the important in generating cash flow that can be put back into the property forbest acreage for your retirement cabin.Continued on Page 4IN THIS ISSUE So many ways to connect with us!> New to Buying Recreational Property?First, answer these questions.> Featured Community: Chenal Valley> Real Estate Showcase> Directory of PotlatchDeltic Preferred Brokers Want to share your PotlatchDeltic experience with us? Take our survey now or email us.Wed love to hear from you!1'