Selling Properties with Live Water

Selling Properties with Live Water

Selling Properties with Live Water

Why Use a Live Water Broker

Connecting Land with the People Who Value It

Our approach is “client-centric.” We have been recognized as one of the top ranch brokerage firms in the world by The Land Report for seven years in a row. We are not cattle guys first and recreational brokers second. We are not local brokers who try to be ranch brokers. We understand the value that recreation brings over a pure income-producing working ranch, we can speak to the value in detail, and we can provide comparable market analysis to prove it. We were founded on those principles in 2001.

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Why People Choose Live Water
Professional Presentation: Our marketing is crisp and sophisticated. We believe that visually telling each ranch’s story engages the user and attracts buyers to your property. While there is no replacement for actually being on the ranch and seeing the ranch, our marketing program will bring them as close to that as possible.
Efficiency: We streamline the marketing and sales process to minimize your own time and effort.
Information from One Source: We provide the key pieces of information such as sales data, valuation analysis, title review and resolution if necessary, market trends, tips for better property showings, etc.
Network: From our complete network of ranch brokers and area real estate agents to our database of over 40,000 high net worth individuals, we reach the right people for you.
Negotiation: From a Buyer’s financial qualification to small psychological advantages to imperative timeline structures in purchase contracts, we will position you to achieve your goals.
Digital Media: Our digital campaigns are aggressive, and we work closely with experts in these fields to maximize results.
Email: Our database or high net worth individuals has consistently led to sold listings. Our emails enjoy an open rate that is 53% above industry average and a click through rate that is 245% over industry average.
Networking: Many of our sales come from existing relationships. We sponsor events throughout the country and our network spans across numerous groups and associations.
Print Media: We place advertisements in a national, regional and local publications that have proven effective for producing qualified buyers.
Public Relations: Our PR campaigns continue to grow and we have seen placements in local publications and national media including The Week, Robb Report, Cowboys & Indians and Wall Street Journal.
Social Media: Social media is an effective tool for keeping our ranches top of mind with our audience, announcing new listings, and targeting new audiences.
What People Say About Live Water
  • “I began working with Hunter as I contacted him regarding a nice gentlemen’s farm that he was the listing agent on in North Florida. Although after visiting the property it wasn’t a fit for me, I had such a good experience with Hunter I decided to utilize him to list my smaller tract of property in North FL, that I wished to sell, as well as have him assist me in finding my future property. In 6 short months he sold my property for 94% of the asking price. One month later he assisted me in closing on a new tract in Southern GA. I had been looking on and off for over a year for the perfect next tract, but it was through his help that I found it…”

    Mike Clark
  • “When it came time to sell our 1,500-acre Montana fishing ranch we knew we would have to find a broker who understood the beauty and uniqueness of this special place. We found that in Jeff Shouse, of Live Water, and his 35 years of market knowledge. Jeff’s expertise in how to position this property and his understanding of who the buyer would be, led to an efficient process and excellent final sales price. Jeff’s friendly, pleasant and easygoing manner made for a wonderful experience!”

    Vickie Seller of Canyon Ranch
  • “A family client asked me to interview and hire a ranch broker to sell a very unique recreational ranch property. After numerous interviews with all the known brokerages and being in the ranch brokerage business myself in Texas, the choice became a no-brainer after meeting Brian Hartley. Brian understands the product as well as anyone I’ve met with. He also understands how important these rare assets are to the families that own them. I look forward to many more successful sales with Brian and give him my highest recommendation!”

    Wright Monning Cow Creek Ranch
  • “Thank you to Hunter Brant, who recently listed and sold our 600-acre property in Baker County, Florida, which contained a large custom-built home on the St. Mary’s River. Hunter handled every aspect of the sale of our property with professionalism. He personally oversaw every detail for the Seller and the Buyer that at times was complicated. We look forward to doing business with Hunter again. He has also become a trusted friend.”

    Tina & Tom Rhoden
  • Now that we are fully moved and settling in, Carolyn and I wanted to thank Matt and Live Water Properties for the diligence, patience and expertise. Moving 1,800 miles while vetting easements, multiple water rights, land trusts and public land access (on top of the usual issues with any real estate purchase) could have been overwhelming. By making this process efficient and bringing clarity, Matt was key to us realizing a dream. We could not be happier with our purchase!

    Randy & Carolyn Taylor Homestead Draw
  • When listing Huckleberry, I asked only two things of Hunter… I wanted him to communicate with me regularly and work hard. Being in the Real Estate industry for many years, I understand buyers can’t be fabricated, and he would have an arduous task ahead. His marketing, including the use of drone photography and social media, have paid off for our listing. Hunter is very knowledgeable and up to date on the opportunities that exist in the timber and hunting land market, and he is willing to spend time with seller and buyers to make the sale successful for each party. I highly recommend Hunter Brant, would use him again, and feel as though I have made a lifelong friend.

    Moi Monroe Seller, Huckleberry Farm Waycross, Georgia

The auction method of sale is proven to generate time certainty and fair market value for sellers and buyers, exposing each property to many potential buyer candidates in order to create a competitive environment with “the market” present and actively bidding on auction day. We have strategic partnerships with the experienced auctioneers to offer our clients this useful service.

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