Gas companies are looking for mineral leases
By David Smith
(United Country - Homeplace Properties)
Gas companies are arriving and you need to seriously think about what you are doing. Traditionally the gas companies were working out in the North Central and Western parts of WV. Now they are starting to look for land to explore on here in the Potomac Highlands. If you decided to lease out the mineral rights to your property, that is your choice. Please in these cases make sure you have an attorney examine all paperwork before you sign the lease. What I want you to think about is the future. What do you plan on doing with the land 5, 15, or 25 years down the road. As a Realtor I have sold my share of land. The question I most always get before someone looks at land is, "Do the Mineral Rights come with the property?". Most of our buyers come from out of state and are looking fo...