harVestco - Real Estate Marketers and Managers


In today's society there are more people than ever before who are able to schedule recreational activities into their daily activities. Many individuals and families are looking for locations that provide the openness for outdoor activities. They are looking for properties that allow them to get away from the hustle and bustle of the busy daily routine and enjoy some quite time in the country enjoying nature. There is no better example of this than the increasing demand for recreational properties in Illinois.

As an investment, recreational properties have been outperforming most other segments of the real estate market since the early 1990's. There are several reasons for this. One, there is a limited supply of land, two, urban sprawl and, finally the continued development into rural areas.

Many investors today find recreational real estate a good addition to their portfolio. This type investment is particularly good for those who enjoy outdoor activities. No matter what cycle the stock market may be experiencing, the investors in recreational property still enjoy the rights of land ownership and the enjoyment of fishing, hunting, camping, trail riding, etc. on their property. harVestco's research and analysis of this market segment concludes that recreational properties will continue to appreciate in value. In 2005, a property that previously sold for $300-$400 per acre in the early 1990's is now approaching $3000 or more per acre.

One of the contributing factors to this extraordinary investment growth is the explosion of the archery deer hunting industry in Illinois. Over the last few years, Illinois has quickly gained the reputation of being one of the best (if not the best place in the world) to harvest a record whitetail deer.

If you're looking for a place to hunt large white tail deer or simply a place to enjoy the beauty of nature, contact us for more information.