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Guns, bear spray and handsaws: These aren’t your average luxury real-estate brokers.

August 22, 2019 Candace Taylor, The Wall Street Journal

In a wide-brimmed straw hat, Tim Murphy walks nimbly across a fallen tree trunk suspended 6 feet above a creek, then turns and motions for me to follow. He has spent the past few minutes explaining where a guesthouse could be built on this wooded 10,600-acre property high in Montana’s Pintler mountains, but getting to the spot where he envisions the main house requires crossing the runoff-swollen creek. Eyeing the narrow trunk, I decide to take his word for it...

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Editorial and Opinion

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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Farm and Ranch Brokers Get Stuck

November 28, 2017 Bill McDavid

As a farm and ranch broker, it’s inevitable you’re gonna get the truck stuck on occasion. It just goes with the territory. When I first started in the business, I got five flats over the course of three weeks and since it’s been nothing but 10-ply tires for me. Our rigs take a lot of abuse showing remote properties.

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