Editorial and Opinion

Elk Hunting on Nebraska Ranches

October 10, 2018 Mark Johnson

Nebraska is well known for the Sandhills.  It is also well known as a great cattle producing region and is home to the top three cattle producing counties in the United States.  However, little is known about Nebraska’s elk hunting. Hidden within the river valleys of the Sandhills and Pine Ridge area of western Nebraska is a population of elk that are flourishing. With the combination of crops and cover, Nebraska is growing them big.

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The Next Generation of Ranch Owners

October 1, 2018 Jim Taylor

Hall and Hall has been around for nearly 75 years and we operate day to day building relationships and helping our clients and their families with the concept in mind that we are going to be around for another 75 years, hopefully working with the children and grandchildren and friends of our current clients.

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Defensible Space Helps Safeguard Against Wild Fires

August 17, 2018 Randy Shelton

With many parts of the West at risk from wildfires, it has become more and more common for potential buyers as well as current sellers to ask how their improvements can be safeguarded from fire destruction. The most effective prevention is maintaining a defensible space.  Defensible space is an established area around your house that creates a defensible position for firefighters to do their job. 

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What’s in a Rain?

August 8, 2018 Tyler Jacobs

Rain is one of those things that we often take for granted until we don’t get enough of it or inundated with too much. It is elusive, yet common. It is something that we have absolutely no control over, and so we must learn to adapt. Rain is one of those subjects that unites people of all walks of life, particularly those with rural backgrounds. It is almost without exception that rain is always the initial topic to start a conversation.

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Beachfront Paradise on Oso Peninsula of Costa Rica Hits Market

August 7, 2018 Bill McDavid

Years ago, I spent three weeks in Costa Rica exploring its interior and west coast from the Nicoya Peninsula all the way south to the Osa Peninsula right next to Panama. At the time, I was simply on a personal quest to see another land and wasn’t thinking at all about real estate. I was fascinated with and had never seen (and still haven’t) so much diversity packed into a relatively small country.

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