Landowners Hidden Value of Solar Rights

Hidden Value of Solar Rights

Learn about the very lucrative government incentives for solar rights and how to capture their value. Do you think the most valuable solar rights are in the sunniest places? This is a common misconception. In fact, the District of Columbia and Massachusetts have the most valuable solar rights. Why is that? To determine the true …

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Industry Overriding Royalty Interest Explained

Overriding Royalty Interest Explained

Here at LandGate, we welcome every call and online inquiry. 90% of the oil and gas-related calls we receive are from mineral rights owners that want to know what their minerals are worth or want us to market their minerals for lease or sale. Last week, a caller wanted to know if we could tell …

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Industry Solar Energy – An Economic Opportunity for Landowners

Solar Energy – An Economic Opportunity for Landowners

Property Owners can sign million-dollar deals marketing their solar resources. Landowners can now potentially earn millions of dollars from lease options, rental payments and cash bonuses paid by solar developers. In some examples, a property owner with 40-acres can generate a total of $1.2 million dollars over the life of a utility scale solar project, …

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Industry LandGate’s open marketplace enables the buying and selling of land resources and automated valuations available from small parcels to large assets.

LandGate’s open marketplace enables the buying and selling of land resources and automated valuations available from small parcels to large assets.

By Mary Holcomb, HartEnergy.com Historically, there has been a disconnect between energy companies and landowners regarding the valuation of land resources. On one hand, landowners do not know what their mineral, solar, wind, and other property rights are worth. They do not have access to the resources required to value their asset, so they are …

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Industry Understanding Oil and Gas Mineral Lease Bonus

Understanding Oil and Gas Mineral Lease Bonus

At LandGate, our clients often ask if they should demand a higher oil and gas mineral lease bonus payment or a higher oil and gas royalty when negotiating an oil and gas lease. That’s a great question. Not all mineral rights owners are in the same financial situation. So, although this is a lease bonus …

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Industry Rosehill Resources Valued at $350 Million

Rosehill Resources Valued at $350 Million

On July 26, 2020, Rosehill Resources Inc. (“Rosehill”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as the company pursued a restructuring plan with its creditors. Rosehill quickly announced on September 8, 2020, that the company emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy with a plan to give its creditors control of the company. According to the announcement, “all of …

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Mineral Owners Understanding Oil & Gas Mineral Royalties

Understanding Oil & Gas Mineral Royalties

At LandGate, our clients often ask if they should demand a higher oil and gas lease bonus payment or a higher oil and gas royalty when negotiating an oil and gas lease. That’s a great question. Not all mineral rights owners are in the same financial situation. Although this is a royalty discussion, lets first …

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Mineral Owners IRS 1031 Property Exchange- Consider Deferring Your Tax Bill By Selling Your Minerals

IRS 1031 Property Exchange- Consider Deferring Your Tax Bill By Selling Your Minerals

At LandGate, we have clients constantly asking if they should lease their minerals or sell them. That’s a tough question, as not all mineral rights owners are in the same financial situation. And with the price of oil at $39 per barrel, oil companies are not actively leasing. Mineral buyers, however, are definitely spending a …

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Brokers How to Broker Mineral Rights

How to Broker Mineral Rights

When someone wants to sell their home, they locate a real estate agent or broker. But when a mineral rights owner wants to sell their minerals, who do they call?  These days, they google “what are my minerals worth” and 10 or 15 companies appear on their computer.  But how are you supposed to choose …

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Industry How Do I Find Out If I Own the Minerals Under my Land?

How Do I Find Out If I Own the Minerals Under my Land?

Here at LandGate, we get many calls from property owners concerned that their neighbors are being paid for their mineral ownership, but they aren’t. The caller might say something like their family has owned this property for over 20 years and they want to know how to find out if they own the minerals. There …

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