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 …

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 …

Beekeeping on private land in Texas: Pros and Cons

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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

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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

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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 …