Knipe Land Company
2012 Sales: > $100 Million
Who: Founded in 1944, this family-owned firm specializes in working cattle ranches and trophy ranches that boast premier hunting and fishing, plus high-yield producing farms and agricultural investments. Has published its own farm and ranch magazine for more than three decades.
Noteworthy: In addition to higher brokerage sales, the firm also earned more in private fee consulting and land management in Idaho and Oregon during 2012.
Insight: “We realize the value of face-to-face contact in developing and maintaining long-lasting relationships. Successful real estate transactions are based on relationships,” says Founder John Knipe, ALC.
Pictured Above: Overlooking the valley of Halfway, Oregon, an area rich in beauty, wildlife and history, Ponderosa Ranch features timbered mountainsides and an irrigated meadow. The property is currently operated as a cattle ranch.
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