Sell mineral rights using the shotgun approach

When mineral owners want to sell mineral rights they commonly take the shotgun approach.  What mineral owners don’t realize is that the shotgun approach to sell mineral rights is not your best option.    This free guide will show you how to avoid the shotgun approach and sell mineral rights for maximum value.

What is the shotgun approach to sell mineral rights?

The shotgun approach to selling mineral rights is when you contact multiple buyers on your own hoping to get the best possible price.

If you’re like most mineral owners you like to do things yourself.  You are happy to spend time figuring out the right way to get something done.  You take pride in getting things done the right way.   When it comes to selling mineral rights you treat it like anything else.  You spend some time figuring out the right way to get it done and you make it happen.

What many mineral owners don’t know is that the shotgun approach to selling mineral rights is literally shooting yourself in the foot!

Avoid the shotgun approach to selling mineral rights

The reason you should avoid the shotgun approach to selling mineral rights is simple.  You will make less money.

It seems counter intuitive at first.  Doing something yourself almost always yields the best results right?  When it comes to selling mineral rights you will end up selling far below market value when you do it on your own.  The reason is that you simply can’t contact enough buyers to get a fair price.

If you spent time reaching out to 10 buyers, you would be contacting less than 1% of the qualified buyers you could reach by selling mineral rights at US Mineral Exchange.  Most mineral owners end up selling after contacting less than 3 buyers. Yikes!

A better way to sell mineral rights

The best way to sell mineral rights is with US Mineral Exchange.  After listing your property it will be seen by thousands of mineral rights buyers registered on our website.   These buyers will compete to pay you the highest price.  They know they aren’t talking to you one on one and they will have to make a competitive bid.

Many mineral owners we talk to come to us after they have taken the shotgun approach.  They reach out to a few buyers, get some bids, then find our website.   After listing the property with us they nearly always end up getting a significantly higher offer.

The best part?  There is no cost to list mineral rights and no obligation to accept any offer you receive.  Did you already take the shotgun approach?  No problem, listing with us does not affect your current offer.

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Use a bigger shotgun

We understand the temptation to sell mineral rights using the shotgun approach.   We see mineral owners sell mineral rights using this approach every day.  They nearly always sell below market value.  The best way to sell mineral rights is to use a bigger shotgun!

We can help you avoid the hassle of figuring it out on your own and help you make more money in the process.  We guide every mineral owner through the sale from start to finish.   To get started simply fill out the form below.  We’ll respond quickly and help you sell mineral rights for maximum value!

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The more information you can provide about your property the better! We can give you a better idea about the value of selling mineral rights if you provide more information. The most important thing we need to know is the state, county, and net mineral acres owned. Any additional documentation you can provide is extremely helpful!
If you are just looking for information and do not want to sell mineral rights, fill out the form anyway! We’re here to help answer your questions. If you just want to better understand your mineral rights, we’re happy to help. We get inquiries every day from mineral owners with questions about the value of their mineral rights. We just hope you’ll remember us when you do decide to sell mineral rights!
Absolutely not! When you submit an inquiry form with information about your mineral rights, you are not obligated to anything. If you do end up deciding to sell mineral rights, you will never be obligated to accept any offers you receive! When you list mineral rights at US Mineral Exchange, you have the ability to see what the market is willing to pay for your property and then decide if you would like to sell with zero obligation.
We typically respond to inquiries in less than 12 hours and usually within hours of submitting the contact form. At US Mineral Exchange our goal is to be available to mineral owners as a resource so we pride ourselves on quickly replying and communicating with mineral owners.
At US Mineral Exchange, we take privacy very seriously. We will NEVER sell your information or use it without your consent. When you send us documentation or tell us about your property, that information does not go outside our company without your consent. Even when you list a property for sale on our website, we strictly control who has access to the information about your listing so that only legitimate buyers will be able to see property details.
Our goal at US Mineral Exchange is simple. We help mineral owners connect with a large network of mineral rights buyers who compete to pay you the highest possible price. What does this mean for you? When you list at US Mineral Exchange, you have the best chance of getting the highest possible offer.

Many mineral owners make the mistake of finding a couple buyers and requesting a quote. They then accept an offer far below market value because the buyers they found weren’t the ones willing to pay the highest price. When you list at US Mineral Exchange, it allows all the buyers to come to you which means more cash in your pocket. We frequently speak with mineral owners who have an offer in hand but want to know if it’s fair. After listing at US Mineral Exchange, they get a higher offer than the one they had almost every time.

The reason that so many mineral owners decide to sell mineral rights at US Mineral Exchange is access to our large network of mineral rights buyers. Our goal is to help you get top dollar for selling mineral rights by getting your property in front of a huge audience of buyers. This allows buyers to compete against one another which ensures you get fair market value for selling mineral rights.
There are absolutely no cost to list your property. In addition, there no obligation to accept any offer you receive. When you locate a buyer by listing your property with us, we are paid a commission directly by the buyers closing agent. This means you never have any out of pocket expenses ever.