"Thanks... yeah I lucked out because I was old enough to move funds without any penalties, otherwise not sure what the outcome would be. Ran into the same thing when we sold my parents property out here in Oregon after they passed. We divided…"
"I agree with Mr. Sunday. Doing things legal and legitimate should be the way you do things. Your family should be happy that the interest have stayed in the family. If they chose to sell then that was their perogative. It…"
"Well, in an interesting turn of events, due to the amount offered, it enticed some of my Relatives to want to sell their interest if I would match the amount offered... and I did with a portion of my Retirement Fund, I now own an additional…"
"Julie is correct about their filling in the voids... as I started comparing the request to purchase surveys to the actual land holdings and the majority are our 'in-between' areas... meaning we have active leases or wells on our lands to…"
We did a deal with Cabot for all our family holdings in the county when they wanted some closer to town. This was about 2 months before the "rush" two years ago. We do not have all the minerals under that tract.
When are they going to rebuild the bridge crossing the bayou? My dad said his dad donated trees to mill into lumber to build the bridge "way back there" and that he (my dad) donated trees for lumber to rebuild it in the 1970s.
We are across the bayou from you. Most of that tract is on the north side of the dirt road but about 50 or 60 acres is south of the road directly across the bayou from the Lonnie Skinner place. That tract is about 350 acres all on the east side of the bayou.
Only come over to SA about once a month. I live 200 miles away. I don't know any of the county road numbers since that is all new since I moved away. Where is CR 3000? Our family has property about 3.5 miles south of 103 and also east of the old Lonnie Skinner place. I will post what I see when I am in.
As exciting as this is, we know that we have a responsibility to do this thing correctly. After all, we want the farm to remain a place where the family can gather for another 80 years and beyond. This site was born out of these desires. Before we started this site, googling "shale' brought up little information. Certainly nothing that was useful as we negotiated a lease. Read More