Lanowners warned of sly buying practices
Assessor's Office reports example of "middle man" tactics
August 25, 2022
If you feel strongly that your ranch should forever remain a part of the agricultural community, the Crook County Assessor’s Office is recommending caution at this time if you are approached by a potential buyer.
All might not be as it seems, say Theresa Curren and Tracey Jundt, who recently handled what they describe as an eyecatching purchase on behalf of a development company.
The incident involved a 720-acre ranch within the county. The owners were approached by a developer with an offer to buy the land.
“There are a lot of ranchers who, if they sell, don’t want to see their land...