Surface Rights Vs. Mineral Rights In Texas

Kyle W. M. Graham Uncategorized

Ruple Properties has partnered with  https://www.saussyburbank.com/  and James Hausma to discuss Surface Rights vs Mineral Rights in Texas.  James is a licensed Senior Property Tax Consultant at Assessment Technologies.  Enjoy the information! Buy Land. Live Well. SURFACE RIGHTS VS. MINERAL RIGHTS IN TEXAS U.S. property owners have rights not only to the surface of their land and all structures, but also …

What to know about Private Farm and Ranch Roads in Texas

Private Roads vs. Public Roads: What to know

Elaine McCampbell Uncategorized

Not all Texas homes and ranches are accessible from public roads. In cases where no public roads provide access, private roads and driveways are used. Is your rural Texas land accessed by private road? Or are you thinking of buying a farm or ranch that’s only accessible by private road? There are some important things to consider when it comes …

Farm and Ranch Agent

Residential Agent vs. Land Agent

Elaine McCampbell Uncategorized

Looking to sell land in Texas in 2022? When it comes to choosing a real estate agent, it’s important that you choose one who is an expert in the type of property you’re selling, whether it’s residential property, rural land, or commercial property. So how do you decide between a residential agent vs. a land agent? People are flocking to …

Deed Restrictions

Deed Restrictions: What to Know Before You Buy

Elaine McCampbell Uncategorized

Before you buy a parcel of land in Texas, you should understand the limitations applied with deed restrictions to some properties that dictate how land can be used. Deed restrictions are written documents governing the use of a lot or parcel of land. The document is recorded with the county register where the property is located. Here we explain everything …

How to choose the right utility vehicle for your ranch

How to Choose the Right Utility Vehicle for Your Land

Elaine McCampbell Uncategorized

A utility vehicle is an essential tool for any one who owns a ranch or a large piece of property. Thinking about purchasing a utility vehicle for your farm? Here are some tips to consider when searching for the right utility vehicle for your ranch.  How is Your Terrain? The terrain impacts the type of utility vehicle you need. For …

Beekeeping on private land in Texas: Pros and Cons

Elaine McCampbell Uncategorized

Many Texans are discovering the joy of beekeeping on their rural land. Not only does it provide an interesting pastime, but also helps address the decline of the honey bee population—a critical member of our ecosystem, and an asset to the health of your land or ranch. On top of this, beekeeping can qualify Texas landowners for an ag exemption. …

Prescribed Burning

Prescribed Burning: What to know

Elaine McCampbell Uncategorized

In Texas, the Outdoor Burning Rule prohibits outdoor burning anywhere in Texas, with a few exceptions including prescribed burning. Prescribed burning is an age-old method designed to improve habitat for deer and wildlife, but it does take special steps, training, and timing to make it safe and effective. Here are some things to know about prescribed burning in Texas.  What …

Maintaining a pond on Texas property

Maintaining a Pond on your Property in Texas

Elaine McCampbell Uncategorized

Maintaining a pond on your property in Texas requires ongoing maintenance to remain healthy. Without the proper pond maintenance, you can experience several issues including loss of fish and severe damage to your pond’s ecosystem, and in turn, your livestock or wildlife that live on your land may suffer. Here are a few tips on maintaining a pond on your …

What Types of Trees to Plant on Your Ranch

Elaine McCampbell Uncategorized

If you want to plant trees on your property to improve the appearance, add some privacy, or attract local wildlife there are many species that make excellent additions to your landscape. Here we look at what types of trees are suited for specific purposes and a few to avoid near pastures. What Trees Are Best For Privacy Along a Rural …

Your Guide to Maintaining a Water Well on Your Property

Elaine McCampbell Uncategorized

In Texas, landowners have certain responsibilities for groundwater management. This is to ensure your private water well doesn’t interfere with local water quality and quantity. Here we offer a guide to maintaining a water well on your property. Inspect your Water Well The best way to avoid issues is to inspect your water well often. This includes checking: Casing: The …

Leasing your Land for Hunting

Elaine McCampbell Uncategorized

In Texas, landowners can create hunting lease agreements allowing hunters to use their land to hunt specific animals during a specific time of year. It can prove to be a lucrative arrangement for landowners because hunters prefer private land where they don’t have to worry about competing hunters. Here’s everything you need to know about hunting leases and how they …