Texas Land Rush

The Modern Texas Land Rush

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It’s no secret that Texas is a huge state. In fact, it’s so big that it’s almost impossible to explore it all in one lifetime. And while Texas has always been known for its wide-open spaces and ranching culture, the Texas land rush of the 21st century is a very different kind of race.  In recent years, Texas has seen …

Texas Land and Ranch

The Texas Land Rush

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The Texas Land Rush – Why Californians are Flocking to The Lone Star State There’s no denying that Texas is a hot market right now. People are flocking to the Lone Star State in droves, and it’s not hard to see why. One of the most significant segments of transplants is Californians moving to Texas. Texas is one of the …

Buying a Ranch in Texas

Buying a Ranch in Texas – 5 Things to Look For

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It’s no surprise why so many people dream of buying a ranch in Texas. It’s a great investment, and the open spaces offer numerous intangible benefits from outdoor recreation to an opportunity to truly live off the land.  If you’re considering buying a ranch in Texas, there are some key things that you’ll need to look for and these are …

Texas land for sale

Preparing Your Texas Land to sell

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Preparing your Texas ranch or land to sell can be complicated and time-consuming if you don’t have the right help and guidance.    The first thing you’ll want to do to make your sale go as smoothly as possible is reach out to real estate professionals with plenty of experience. Every ranch and piece of land is different, and Texas …

SA-based Ruple Properties enters partnership with Compass Ranch & Land Sales

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San Antonio-based Ruple Properties — a rural real estate firm — has joined the ranch and land division of a national, public real estate giant. The firm led by Garrett Ruple announced Tuesday it had entered a partnership with New York-based real estate tech-company brokerage Compass Inc. (NYSE: COMP), an industry giant with over 25,000 agents and a presence in some …

Texas Timber Rights

Everything You Need To Know About Texas Timber Rights

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When it comes to buying and selling properties, one of the most commonly misunderstood concepts is timber rights. The official definition of timber rights is “the rights to fell, cut, remove, sell and dispose of growing or dead trees, whether standing or fallen, and any part of such trees, and any other vegetable growth, and includes the right to remove …

Everything First-time Rural Land Buyers Need to Know

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So you’re in the market to buy some rural land — First of all, you couldn’t be making a better decision. As we all know, land is one of the most solid investments you can make — And in the Great State of Texas, this is particularly true!    But for all the benefits, there are still some important things …

Preparing land for Spring

Preparing Texas Farm and Ranch Land for Spring

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Texas leads all other U.S. states in the number of private farms and ranches, so as soon as the weather starts to warm up, private landowners in Texas are getting to work to prepare their land for spring.    Texas farmers are busy preparing to plant cotton, corn, feed grains (sorghum, milo, etc.), rice and wheat, peanuts, sunflowers, sugarcane, and …

Owning Private Land in Texas

Benefits of Owning Private Ranch Land in Texas

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“Benefits” of owning private ranch land in Texas are much more than the amazing sunsets, rolling green hills, or majestic landscapes that private ranch landowners in Texas get to enjoy.  We don’t need to sell the natural beauty that comes with owning Texas farmland… it’s self-evident to anyone who’s ever seen it. Instead, we’re going to talk about benefits like …

What to know about Private Farm and Ranch Roads in Texas

Private Roads vs. Public Roads: What to know

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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 …