New Website Format
We continually look to improve based upon market conditions and lessee behavior. We have not made a major process change in 5 years and it is time to update our format to better account for what we have learned over the years. We will be migrating to a more Member's Only based format. This has come about for many reasons of which some are listed below.
- Due to the Covid Scare and resulting uncertainty we have had more issues with Lessee's trying to interfere with our landowner relationships. Member's, when registered, will have to accept our Terms of Service regarding this type of issue.
- Additionally, many people monitor sites like ours and message boards to watch for aerials of the land they have been hunting for free to get posted. They then harass the landowner or run to try and work out some type of quick deal, often still taking advantage of the landowner, thus depriving us and our Member's of an opportunity to elase it.
- Added security for our lessees due to the large number of direction requests we get to tracts of which we never hear from the inquirer again. This can lead to various types of trespassing when someone knows the location and that a tract is NOT CURRENTLY LEASED. It also allows a trespasser to NAME DROP when on a tract and allege that they have leased it. When registered we will collect all personal information and be able to use that to generally track who has asked for directions to a location.
- Having a small monetary fee to access tract information shows some type of earnest, legitimate effort to find a tract of land.
The new format will generally work as follows.
- We will in general respond to inquiries with generalities of what all areas we have leases and are generally active in.
- At times we may post specific information on a tract to let people have an idea of an opportunity.
- Any aerials, direction, etc. will require a Membership and Login to Access the Open Lease Page.
Other important information
- The Membership Price will be $150 and automatically renewed annually unless you cancel it on your end.
- We are using the same Member System so any current Member's Renew at the $100 rate as long as they keep it active.
- The changes are now in effect.
- We use these Member Fees to generally help our efforts to locate and find new lands for lease via various marketing strategies.
- All leases WILL BE REQUIRED to purchase insurance for 2021 of which it generally runs about $215 per year. You will be sent a registration link once we have received the lease.
- If you are a current lessee and are just renewing you ARE NOT required to become a member at this time.
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