Remarkable Land® markets its properties on third-party websites too, and after researching our listing options as a company, we wanted to share the best sites we found with you!
Top 10 Land Websites
1 – Google: – With over 92% of global search traffic, Google is the dominant internet search engine. You can search organically for land for sale with as much or as little specificity as desired; the search criteria are limitless, and for that reason alone, it's hard to argue there's a better option.
But… what makes many of the sites below better is that they specialize in real estate that's for sale. Google doesn't index every single real estate listing online, let alone in real-time, and many property listings are not written for search engine optimization (SEO) and high search rankings; plus, property listings are not evergreen content, have relatively low pageviews, and are watered-down by competing and unrelated listings. Finally, you'll have to cull through the irrelevant “real estate” search results to find your property.
2 – Lands of America: Part of Costar's “Land.com Network,” Lands of America is arguably the #1 site online to browse land for sale. A defacto-MLS for rural properties, the best and largest farm and ranch brokers across America list their properties here. You won't find every piece of rural land for sale here, but you'll find most. And when you find a regional broker that specializes in an area, you can dig deeper on the broker's listing site to find other properties, not listed on Lands of America.
3 – LandWatch: Many Lands of America properties are syndicated to LandWatch, its sister-site, which similarly features rural properties and land for sale, including hunting land, timberland, farms for sale, ranches for sale, development sites and homesites for vacation, recreation, or investment purposes.
4 – Land and Farm: The third Land.com Network site, Land and Farm includes all forms of rural real estate including farms, ranches, residential land, recreational land, hunting land, timberland, auctions, and commercial property.
5 – Zillow: Zillow is the most visited real estate website in the United States. Having recently become a licensed broker in all 50 states, today, their property listings are primarily comprised of agent-listed properties, but if you know where to look, you'll find “for sale by owner” (FSBO) listings too.
6 – Realtor.com: Realtor.com is the official listing site of the National Association of Realtors. Here you'll find syndication of the various regional “multiple listing services” (MLS) properties. MLS-listings tend to skew towards single-family homes and urban vacant lots, rather than farm, ranch, and rural properties.
7 – Facebook: You'll find land for sale, apartment rentals, and home listings in Facebook's Marketplace and the various, regional “Buy-Sell-Trade” groups. The public and private groups are frequently administered by licensed real estate agents or other local service providers and tend to be geographically focused by city, county, or region.
8 – Texas Hunting Land: Texas Hunting Land is one of the largest and best-known farm and ranch brokerages, particularly for land for sale in Texas.
9 – LoopNet: LoopNet, also owned by Costar, is the most heavily trafficked commercial and industrial real estate marketplace online. In addition to the income-producing properties, you'll find undeveloped land for sale.
10 – United Country Real Estate: United Country specializes in country homes, farms and ranches, recreational property, and other lifestyle properties.
In order to find land for sale online, you'll want to search Land.com's three listings sites — Lands of America, LandWatch, and Land and Farm — plus other land listing sites that allow agent and FSBO postings. These listings will include land for sale with homes, barns, structures, and other property improvements, but you typically won't find as many single-family residences (SFRs) on urban lots.
- Homes & Land
- Land Broker MLS
Land brokers are licensed real estate brokers and agents that market ranchland, farmland, timberland, and other forms of rural land for sale. These brokers do sell homes too, but their primary focus is rural properties.
- Mossy Oak Properties
- Hall and Hall
- Whitetail Properties
- Hayden Outdoors
- Mason & Morse Ranch Company
- Fay Ranches
- Mirr Ranch Group
- Icon Global
- King Land & Water
- Republic Ranches
Real Estate Listings
These real estate listing sites are broader, similar to the MLS, and will primarily include home listings.
- For Sale By Owner
- Connected Investors
- Private Islands Inc
Real Estate Brokers
Most licensed real estate agents represent home buyers and sellers. The housing market is larger, more liquid, more homogenous, more discoverable, and more predictable than rural properties.
- Keller Williams
- Sotheby's International Realty
- Coldwell Banker
- eXp Realty
- Century 21
- ERA Real Estate
- Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
- Christie's Internaitonal Real Estate
- Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Commercial Real Estate Listings
Most commercial properties will be listed on Loopnet, but you may find other interesting properties on secondary commercial real estate listings sites.
Real Estate Classifieds
Harkening back to the days of newspaper classifieds, and despite its anachronistic interface, Craigslist is still in the Top 20 of most visited websites in America and a great place to find land for sale online. Facebook's Marketplace and smartphone apps like OfferUp continue are chipping away at its market share and influence.
Real Estate Auctions
The thought of buying land at a sleepy auction for pennies on the dollar is intoxicating and fantastical, but in reality, it rarely happens today due to reserves and competition. Nonetheless, there are deals to be found, particularly when absolute sales are forced by a lender or court of law.