Christmas in October, I know it sounds uncanny, but if you really think about it, it’s actually quite brilliant! What better time to bring the family together than before the holidays consume all of our time? This year’s CLB Company Christmas party took place at the Coors Cowboy Club and included a wonderful steak dinner and some very competitive games. George Clift presented the 2018 Sales Awards to the following Sales Associates:
Top Sales Agent – Sheldon Snyder, ALC
Top Auction Sales – Bryan Clift
Largest Transaction – Sheldon Snyder, ALC
Most Transactions – Eric Turpen
Ten Million Dollar Club – Hadley Perkins
Twenty Million Dollar Club – Sheldon Snyder, ALC
Thanks to these Sales Associates for all of their hard work in 2018, and Congratulations!
(pictured from left to right: Hadley Perkins, Eric Turpen, Bryan Clift)
Sales Associate, Brady Cowan of Amarillo attended the World Wide College of Auctioneering this past September in Denver Colorado. He, along with 37 others, had an intense week of hands on training, covering all phases of auctioneering. Brady successfully completed the course of instruction and received his diploma in All Phases of Auctioneering, as well as being a Certified Bilingual Auctioneer. He has earned the honorary title of “Colonel” and we would like to congratulate Brady on his accomplishment. Please feel free to call Brady and congratulate him at 940-733-9608.
We received the press release from the WRCA announcing their new agreement with the City of Amarillo to keep the 2019 and 2020 World Championship Ranch Rodeo at the Civic Center in Amarillo. We are a proud sponsor of this event each year and encourage you to come out to see us this year November 8-11, 2018. Read the press release here.
Greg Good (back row), CLB Sales Associate and Perryton Branch Office Manager, recently attended the Realtor Land Institute LANDU Education Week in Arlington, TX.
June 11, 2018 (Chicago) – The Realtors® Land Institute (RLI), an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors®, is proud to announce a record-setting number of land real estate professionals in attendance at their annual LANDU Education Week. Fifty attendees from fourteen states gathered in Arlington, TX, last week to gain top-notch expertise through RLI’s Land University (LANDU) Education Program. Twenty-one of those students completed all 6 courses being offered towards the elite Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) Designation. READ PRESS RELEASE
Greg Good (Perryton) and George Clift, ALC attended this year’s RLI National Land Conference in Nashville, TN. It was a great conference, offering lots of good information for Land Brokers. We are looking forward to next year’s conference in Albuquerque, NM.
George Clift is in Kansas City, MO attending the National Association of Farm Broadcasters 2017 and helping out in the Realtors Land Institute booth with Chuck Wingert.
September 5, 2017 – Amarillo, Texas
The Land Report magazine recently announced their 2017 America’s Best Land Brokerage Firms in their Summer 2017 issue, and for the sixth year in a row, Clift Land Brokers made the list. According to the magazine, each year the editors of the magazine select the Country’s leading real estate firms specializing in Land.
Clift Land Brokers’ 21 agricultural land sales associates exceeded the $50M mark in land sales in 2016, primarily in the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles and New Mexico. In the same report, Clift Land Auctions was named one of the 2016 Top Auction Houses. Clift Land Auctions works closely with Clift Land Brokers to offer landowners a full range of marketing options for their farms and ranches. “In 2016, Clift Land Auctions, broke into the Online Auction scene, and it has been a great success for our auction business as well as for our clients,” said George Clift. “In October, we are blending the two auction methods together by offering online bidding and live streaming at our live auction in Kiowa County, OK.,” George added.
Never Buy Land Without an ALC…. 4 reasons from an article on Land.com written by Luke Worrell, ALC
This article outlines 4 of the reasons you should never buy land without an ALC (Accredited Land Consultant)…..Trust….Skill….Knowledge…Connections.
“When it comes to selling land, I am absolutely convinced that ALCs are the best in the business. For starters, you can only become a designated ALC after you have proven yourself in the field.”
Read the entire article here.
New Logo…New Location
They call us “movers and shakers” in the Land Business. Now we really are moving.
Clift Land Brokers and Clift Land Auctions are moving to our new location in the Wells Fargo Bank Building at 905 S. Fillmore St., Suite 102 in downtown Amarillo.
We are excited about relocating to this great location in the heart of Amarillo’s business and economic activity. We are also sporting a new logo for Clift Land Brokers.
The address and logo are all that are changing. Our focus remains the same. We still specialize in farm and ranch real estate, and are still dedicated to providing a complete package of real estate services and top-notch customer service to our clients.
Come by our new office anytime for a visit. We appreciate your business and friendship.
George Clift, ALC
Amarillo, TX – On Saturday evening, April 1, 2017, George Clift, owner of Clift Land Brokers and Clift Land Auctions here in Amarillo, received the Graduate of Distinction Award from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK. “This award, presented annually since 1949, recognizes graduates with a B.S. degree in Animal Science at OSU who have compiled outstanding records of achievement and service.” (okstate.edu).
George has been involved in Agriculture for over 40 years. After graduating from Oklahoma State University in 1979 with Animal Science and Agribusiness degrees, he went to work for the Ralston Purina Company, where he spent 18 years working in the livestock feeding industry. In 1997, George began his real estate brokerage business in Amarillo, specializing in farm and ranch real estate and land auctions. George is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Colorado. In 2005, he earned the Advanced Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation from the REALTORS® Land Institute. In 2015, George received the Institute’s most prestigious honor, the 2015 Land Realtor of America Award. Of the OSU award George said, “It is truly an honor to be recognized by my alma mater in this way. I have dedicated my career to helping farmers and ranchers across our region achieve their business goals.”