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Hansen Land Brokers - Heaven to Hell: Surface and Mineral Rights in Alberta Land Ownership

Heaven to Hell: Surface and Mineral Rights in Alberta Land Ownership

There is a Latin phrase that applies to land ownership that has been around since the 13th century. That phrase, cuius est solum, eius est usque ad coelum et ad inferos, means "whoever owns the soil, it is theirs up ...
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Hansen Land Brokers - Everything You Should Know About Foreign Investment in Alberta Land

Everything You Should Know About Foreign Investment in Alberta Land

With its abundant natural resources and beautiful scenery, it’s easy to see why Alberta farm land for sale is such an attractive concept to many, including foreign investors. However, Alberta law offers explicit guidelines on the extent of land that ...
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Hansen Land Brokers - Selling and Purchasing Rural Property in Alberta

The Specialty of Selling and Purchasing Rural Property in Alberta

The Specialty of Selling and Purchasing Rural Property in Alberta Selling and purchasing Alberta acreages for sale outside of urban centers has additional challenges from those of in-town property, and it requires specific knowledge in order to facilitate the acquisition ...
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Hansen Land Brokers - The Fencing Act

The Fencing Act

The Line Fence Act The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly About Owning Fenced-in Land in Alberta A question that often comes up for landowners, or anyone interested in acreages for sale in Alberta, is the legislation surrounding The Line ...
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Hansen Land Brokers - To Buy or Not to Buy Land For Sale

Millennial Land Buyers: To Buy or Not to Buy – That is the Question

To Buy or Not to Buy - That Is The Question There’s a new trend among Canadian Millennials that might come as a surprise to some but makes complete sense in an era focused on greener lifestyles and a return ...
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Hansen Land Brokers - What Do Land Surveyors Do?

What Do Land Surveyors Do?

Land Surveying It is often said that the work of a land surveyor is never done. As long as there is land, we will need these helpful professionals to help sort out what our land really equates to. If you ...
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Hansen Land Brokers - Alberta Township System

Alberta Township Systems – What is it and how it works

What is the Alberta Township System? Alberta Township System is a land survey system used in Alberta to divide land into one square mile sections. It is based on the Dominion Land Survey (DLS) system that was implemented elsewhere in ...
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Hansen Land Brokers - Eminent Domain

Eminent Domain

Eminent Domain Expropriation legislation (the term used in Canada) is eminent domain. Eminent domain is where the government can seize property if it determines that the land is needful for expanding a roadway or whatever else it needs at any ...
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Hansen Land Brokers - Squatters Rights - Alberta

What You Need to Know about Squatter’s Rights in Alberta

Squatter’s Rights in Alberta In 1999, Robert Woodard of Southern Alberta bought ranch land in the Cardston region. Like any responsible landowner, he paid his taxes and didn’t imagine that 15 years later, he’d lose possession of 10 acres of ...
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Hansen Land Brokers - Reasons to Consider Auction

Reasons to Consider Auction

You did it, you made the big decision to sell! With the hard part of deciding out of the way, there are several options you can choose during the selling process that will make it work in your favour. Selling ...
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