Contact Us & Receive Updates

Mirr Ranch Group Blog

Good News for Cattle Ranches: BLM and USFS Grazing Fees Lowered in 2019

There are 610 million acres of public lands in the United States, a majority of which are located in the West. Many of our clients operate cattle ranches that also rely on public land leases for forage for their cattle. … Continued

Snowfall at Vail, Beaver Creek, and East Lake Creek Retreat

2019 Snow in Colorado Ski Country: This Winter has been one for the books. We usually see most of our snow come down between January and February but this was a record March for Colorado, and the ski resorts at … Continued

Contact Us & Receive Updates

Ranch Broker Robb Nelson Recognized as a Top Producer

This month Ranch Broker Robb Nelson was recognized as a Top 20 Producer in the country at the Realtors Land Institute‘s APEX Awards. Membership in the APEX Producers Club requires a sales volume of over $4 million, which Robb exponentially … Continued

Touring Utah Ranches in Winter: A Day in the Life of Ranch Broker Mike McGarry

Winter and spring weather conditions on Utah ranches, as well as the entire Rocky Mountain West, can pose significant challenges to prospective ranch buyers’ abilities to tour ranches in the high country. “We will do whatever it takes to accommodate … Continued

International Conservation Series: What are National Parks Doing?

There is a lot we can learn from international conservation efforts and management practices like those seen in Africa and South America. While the hardships and circumstances may differ from region to region, the new methods being employed internationally can … Continued

As Seen on CNN: 2019 Ranch Market Update

This month, CNN Business reported ranch values are outpacing other real estate with an 11% increase in median asking prices for ranches for sale over 1,000 acres, according to Realtor.com. Our very own Ken Mirr was contacted for his ranch … Continued

12 Spectacular Ranches Near A Resort Town

Buying a ranch near a resort town is a whole different kind of ranch investment than buying ranch properties located elsewhere. As we reviewed last week, there are certain attributes about these kind of properties that you need to know. … Continued

Season’s Greeting from East Lake Creek Retreat

Season’s Greetings from one of the warmest, unique, and custom winter recreational havens in the Rocky Mountain West and one of our premier Colorado ranches for sale! East Lake Creek Retreat is located 30 minutes down I-70 from Vail, Colorado … Continued

6 Things to Know When Buying a Ranch Near a Resort Town

Mirr Ranch Group works with buyers and sellers of a lot of ranch properties across the Rocky Mountain West, often near famous ski resort towns like Aspen, Vail, Steamboat, Jackson, and Park City. Being in close proximity to such special places … Continued

Another Successful Elk Season at C Cross C Ranch

C Cross C Ranch, located just 25 minutes south of Steamboat Springs in the Upper Yampa River Valley, is a historic Colorado mountain ranch with thousands of acres of private elk hunting. The ranch is known for producing and holding impressive … Continued

Explore Patagonia Real Estate: 6 of Our Top Patagonia Properties

Mirr Ranch Group is pleased to offer some of the most sought after ranches in the Patagonia real estate market today! Unlike other brokerage firms, we have exclusive listing agreements with all our Patagonia clients and do not require buyer … Continued

Elk Creek Ranch – Fall 2018 Update

The market at Elk Creek Ranch, one of our Colorado ranches for sale, is heating up with multiple sales occurring over the past year. “Mirr Ranch Group has been proud to represent this elite fly-fishing and sporting community for almost … Continued

7 Steps to Take Before Booking Your Trip to See Patagonia Real Estate

If you’re going to buy a ranch in Patagonia real estate, of course you want to understand the terrain, and we recommend you book your travels well in advance. Consider doing this during Patagonia’s summer months in order to accomplish your … Continued

Top 16 Big Game Hunting Ranches for Sale

The leaves are changing, a chill is in the air, and we’ve seen our first snow of the season already. For many, the fall season means pumpkin spiced lattes, kids back in school, and prepping for the upcoming holidays. However, … Continued

Top 4 Considerations When Buying a Big Game Hunting Property

Mirr Ranch brokers are often called upon by seasoned hunters to help them find the best big game hunting property for sale in the region. Whether they are an archery or rifle hunter, we know a thing or two about … Continued

6 Things to Know When Buying a Ranch with a Public Land Lease

One of the greatest benefits when you buy a ranch in the West, is the availability of grazing leases on public lands. There are over 610 million acres of public lands in the United States and a majority of that … Continued

Find Your Equestrian Property for Sale: 7 Breathtaking Ranches

Many horse lovers have the dream of someday finding an equestrian property for sale to purchase and call their own. Our equestrian buyers are looking for wide open meadows, trail systems, adjoining public land, and nice improvements to board their … Continued

4 Steps: Access Issues When Buying Land for Sale

A consideration unique to buying farms, ranches, and land for sale is access. When we think of residential and commercial real estate in town, access to the property is almost always assumed. However, when dealing with rural real estate, access should … Continued

Top Cattle Ranches on the Market

For working ranch buyers, finding economically viable, as well as ecologically sustainable cattle ranches for sale is the name of the game, as we noted in our article last week on what to consider when buying a cattle ranch. Here … Continued

Top 5 Considerations When Buying a Cattle Ranch in the Intermountain West

When it comes to cattle ranches for sale in the Intermountain West, ranch buyers have different considerations than ranchers residing on the plains. At the end of the day, every rancher’s goal is economic viability and sustainability. So what goes … Continued

Recreational Properties with Exquisite Improvements

Many of our recreational ranch buyers prefer land with unique or luxurious improvements. These properties are a getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and allow landowners to pursue recreational pursuits such as fly-fishing, horseback-riding, hiking, trophy hunting, … Continued

Mirr Ranch Group Presents the First Rockies Edition of The Land Report

Mirr Ranch Group is proud to present the first Rockies edition of The Land Report, the magazine of the American landowner. The issue is a guide and resource for landowners and ranch buyers in the American West, and features photography … Continued

8 Incredible Tracts of Land for Sale with Ecological Values

When dealing with land for sale, we throw around a lot of terms like conservation and ecology to describe the ranch. These terms can be confusing. So what is the difference between conservation values and ecological values? We draw a … Continued

7 Considerations When Buying a Ranch Encumbered by a Conservation Easement

When buying a ranch, buyers are often concerned about the impact a conservation easement (CE) will have on the land. What should a buyer consider in evaluating an easement? Beyond the conservation easement tax deduction, how will a conservation easement … Continued

Top 20 Ranches for Sale: Best Vistas of the West

Nothing beats a gorgeous view on or from your property. It’s no secret that some of the best views are on ranches for sale in Montana, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, and Nebraska. Here is a round-up of available Mirr Ranch Group … Continued

Top 7 Factors Affecting Ranchland Prices

The valuation of ranches and finding the price per acre is substantially different than other types of real estate. While residential and commercial real estate prices typically rely on MLS data based upon numerous transactions within a defined market area … Continued

11 Iconic Properties Adjoining Public Land

As we’ve discussed before, adjacency to public land, such as a National Forest, National Park, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land, state land or wilderness areas, adds incredible value to a ranch. Neighboring public lands can give you private access … Continued

Preparing to Sell Your Land in 6 Steps

Upon making a decision to sell land, make sure you update and organize all pertinent property records and upgrade the property to avoid signs of deferred maintenance. Making smart improvements, and having information readily available to buyers, brokers and attorneys … Continued

12 Outstanding Fly-Fishing Properties on the Market Today

One of the most highly sought after features of a ranch or recreational property is water for fly-fishing. While some just want a small fishing hole, others are looking for high-end river frontage. Here is our round-up of top fly-fishing … Continued

What to Look For in a Fly-Fishing Property

When searching for a western property with private fly-fishing, there are many considerations to keep in mind. Evaluating a truly premier fly-fishing ranch requires a comprehensive look not only at the attributes inside the boundaries of the property, but also … Continued