“The land broker dealing in farm, ranch, and investment property needs to possess a very unique skill set. Valuation and marketing of this unique asset are vastly different than any other type of real estate.”
Looking to Buy or Sell Land In Alberta?
You’ve Come to the Right Place.
With its acres of ranch land, adventurous landscapes, and beautiful surrounding metropolitan areas like Edmonton and Calgary, the attraction of Alberta for landowners is undeniable. Whether you are looking for acreage for your livestock as ranchland, or simply to live in one of the most beautiful places on Earth, we are your one-stop resource for land for sale in Alberta.
Located just twenty minutes south of Calgary – and with almost 30 years of experience in local land purchases – we are experts in buying and selling agricultural, development, investment, and transitional properties in Alberta. Our clients tell their friends and network about our land brokerage services because we understand the importance of being known as experts in the business. We pride ourselves on that fact and hope that our reputation precedes us!
Why buy land for sale in Alberta?
If you’re still not sure if buying land in Alberta is the right choice for you, consider some of these amazing benefits you’ll get as a landowner in the province:
- Alberta is the fourth largest province in Canada, with more than 600 lakes and rich mineral deposits.
- Alberta has seen a high rate of growth, partially due to its economy and interprovincial migration.
- If you’re wanting a location with multiple scenic benefits, Alberta is perfect, with its boreal forest situated near the majestic Rocky Mountains.
- At its southern boundary, Alberta offers a dry prairie landscape that grows excellent crops with sufficient irrigation.
- Farther north contains the most fertile soil, with ordinary rainfall sufficing for agricultural growth, especially among its aspen parklands.
When some people think about investing in Alberta land for sale, they focus on properties in Edmonton, Calgary, and the surrounding metropolitan areas. However, at Hansen Land Brokers, we offer auctions of multiple land-based assets, to provide you with an option to buy land for sale in southern Alberta or land for sale in Alberta. Having an expert consultant and broker on your side during your land transaction is the best thing you can do to ensure that the process goes as smoothly as possible.
Whether you’re looking to buy new land in the Alberta or southern Alberta area, or want to sell your existing land-based asset, we want to help. Contact us today to find out more information or to make an appointment to speak with one of our expert brokers.
History & Scope of Capabilities – Hansen Land Brokers Inc.
In 1992, Shawn Hansen earned his realtor’s licence and began working for Rural Properties Ltd (RPL). RPL was an agricultural real estate firm owned by the Highwood Livestock Market and Berrien Associates, an agricultural appraisal company.
Within a short time, Shawn became the managing partner and broker for the company and has been a Land Broker in the agricultural, development, investment and transitional land sectors ever since.
Shawn was the second land broker in Western Canada to achieve the Accredited Land Consultant designation from the Realtors Land Institute headquartered in Chicago Illinois
Hansen Land Brokers (HLB) has enjoyed significant success facilitating some of the province’s largest brokered land sales.
Over the past almost three decades HLB has brokered over a half a billion dollars in land sales. Some of these transactions include such notable sales such as the Tomahawk Ranch, a 13,500-acre ranch west of Edmonton that sold for more than $18,000,000, the FM2 Ranch on the Bow River that traded for $24,000,000.
HLB was privileged to work with Western Feedlots Ltd to help them market their High River holdings of more than 1800 acres along the Highwood River for north of $10,000,000.00.
Hansen has been fortunate to work with and along side some of Alberta’s most respected farm and ranch families up and down the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains. The Round Up Ranch located in the Porcupine Hills was one of these projects, selling 7500 acres for over $16,000,000 as was the Gardner Ranch west of Calgary that comprised of more than1400 acres and settled in at a sale price just over $33,000,000.
And the list continues…
Just as important is the prime farmland sales we’ve been a part of over the decades, helping land-owners market thousands of acres of good productive cultivated land, from a quarter section to large tracts, dry-land or irrigated lands.
We have assisted in marketing investment land, development land, and transitional lands along with recreational properties in all shapes and sizes.
In addition, Shawn has been involved in several of Western Canada’s largest “land auctions”, including the “Maurice King Estate”, an internationally publicized auction that sold 5000 acres of Southern Alberta’s Porcupine Hills, and the sale of the Historical Kirk Ranch at Radium, British Columbia. More recently, HLB saw a 100% sell out of 36 lake lots that were offered on the Auction block in the sale of West Lake Estate located at Gull Lake Alberta.
HLB continues offer the Auction method to market all classes of land based assets, a method of selling real estate that has seen an increasingly upward trend over the past number of years. No longer is it for the distressed and forced sale properties only, now sellers are realizing that the auction process is another option to sell their assets to realize and maximize market value.
HLB is Continually called in to consult with landowners, families and lawyers etc. on estate planning and asset sales.
Hansen Land Brokers Inc. offices are located 309-1st Street West High River, Alberta