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Sam Middleton, Accredited Rural Appraiser - Owner of Chas. S. Middleton and Son

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New Mexico Information About Brokerage Services

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New Mexico Information About Brokerage Services

Land Report Names Chas. S. Middleton and Son Best Land Brokerage 4th Straight Year in 2014 for Land Sales

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Land Report Names Chas. S. Middleton and Son Best Land Brokerage 4th Straight Year in 2013

The Land Report, the nations premier magazine for American Landowners, has once again named Chas. S. Middleton and Son as one of the nations top land brokerage firms. This honor began in 2010, and without a hitch has continued on for 5 straight years.


Broker Spotlight - Interview with Sam Middleton

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Chas S Middleton Team
Chas S Middleton Team
When looking for an example of a family run business, one would be hard pressed to find a better example than Chas S. Middleton & Son. Located in Lubbock, Texas, the company was founded by Charles Middleton in 1920. Almost a full century later, the company is thriving with a solid reputation as premier ranch brokers and land value experts in Texas, New Mexico, Kansas, Colorado and Oklahoma.

While some traits are inherent and consistent in each generation, like integrity, hard work and dedication, each generation has also brought its own contribution to the business, capitalizing on current markets, technologies and trends.

The Farm Credit Network - Lending Support for Rural America

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The Farm Credit Network - Lending Support for Rural America. Farm Credit is a nationwide network of borrower-owned lending institutions that provide farm loans, rural loans and other ag loans across the U.S.

Negotiating Transmission Line Easements

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Condemnation constantly threatens private landowners. Every year pipelines and power lines weave a tighter and tighter web across the landscape. (from Tierra Grande)

Wind Rights and Wrongs

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The state’s landscape is changing both physically and legally, especially in West Texas. Wind turbines appear on previously barren horizons, ushering in a new revenue source for landowners and new questions for attorneys. (from Tierra Grande)

Like-Kind Exchanges Under IRC Code Section 1031 For Ranch and Farm Land

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Like-kind exchanges have been a vital part of the Internal Revenue Code under Section 1031 for many years. A 1031 exchange allows an investor to defer capital gains when exchanging one investment property for another “like-kind” property.

Contrary to popular belief, Section 1031 is not a loophole or a tax savings vehicle. The capital gains tax is not avoided, only deferred, thus the more common name "tax deferred exchange".

Range Condition: Key To Sustained Ranch Productivity

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What is range condition? | How does range condition differ from forage condition? | Why is range condition important to me? | How do I determine the species composition of my rangeland? | What is range trend? | How do I monitor range trend? | How do I improve range condition? | How fast does range condition change? | What range condition class is best for me

2012 Land Report Best Brokerages: Chas. S. Middleton & Son

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2012 Best Brokerages
Chas. S. Middleton & Son

This fourth-generation family firm deals in the sale and appraisal of ranches, farms, and feed yards. Headquartered in Lubbock with licensed brokers in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, and Colorado.

2011 Land Report Best Brokerages: Chas. S. Middleton & Son

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Chas. S. Middleton & Son


This fourth-generation family firm deals in the sale and appraisal of ranches, farms, and feed yards. Headquartered in Lubbock with licensed brokers in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, and Colorado.