Book Description: This absolutely unique, highly controversial, digest of the secrets of a forty year, billion dollar plus career of a land expert is both serious and humorous. Real-life success and failure stories are packed with little known essential truths affording rare lessons and valuable instruction on the spiritual and financial effect of today's uncertain banking system, and federal and state, political and tax climate on all facets of land and land based real estate - spiritual and financial. Regardless of size, use, or location - from 1/3 of an acre to thousands -- this book is loaded with professional secrets of purchase, sale, value, tax benefit, weathering the storm or using the tempest to one's advantage in these unstable economic times. Are you an owner of land of any size, type or location? A wanna-be owner searching for an inflation safeguard? A haven? Lifestyle change? Security? Nostalgic for the rural roots of your youth? Tax Advantage? Spiritual connection? Family legacy? Forced to sell? These volumes will instruct, entertain, and open your eyes to the danger of the powers that be. The book studies many previously taboo, or ignored subjects you need to know - all critical to your enjoyment of and profit from your land. · Why your banker says no--what's really happening behind the vault doors · This ain't your mama's appraisal - the rules have changed· When it's time for the seller to sign the dotted line - forget price - let's talk net· Looking under the rocks - due diligence and the "PPPPP Rule" can save a wreck· The government is not here to help you - and it might be on purpose· Mammoth real estate profits to banks, guaranteed--all from YOUR pocket (thank you) · Buying and selling smart--the silver lining in an age of upheaval · Conservation Easements - get paid to do the right thing - but be careful! Based on the experience and insider knowledge of fourth-generation land and cattleman, realtor and #1 best-selling, multiple award winning author, Reid Lance Rosenthal and his forty-year, $1.5 billion land career in multiple states, three countries and two continents. Reid's first non-fiction work is drawn from over five thousand transactions, Land for Love and Money is laced with true anecdotes of the good, bad and ugly with no-holds-barred, real time, hard-hitting facts critical to your heart and your wallet! The associated CD/DVD workbook, Green for Green, coming soon, is loaded with graphs, charts, checklists, unique contract provisions, and actual, highly unusual, but proven deal structures (many developed by the author). Land for Love and Money tells all--the good, bad and ugly--of land and land related residential and other improvements and operations. Balm for your heart, enhancement of your wallet. Land, for soul, for security, for you.