Defending a Homeland

  Defending a Homeland   The Lone Star State was home to hundreds of Native American Indians. The Apache dominated most of West Texas, and there were two groups among them – the Lipan and the Mescalero – that were hugely important to the growth of Texas.   Apaches were among the first to learn […]

Spotlighting the Texas State of Mind

  Spotlighting the Texas State of Mind   There are two ‘values’ when it comes to buying rural real estate: financial and intrinsic. The financial is obvious; land is a stable and reliable investment in this day and age. More important, many times, is the non-financial intrinsic value; a deep-rooted, innate, core value. It is […]

Land to Table: Texas-Grown Olive Oils

  Land to Table: Texas-Grown Olive Oils Brought to you by the Henry Family Growing olives in the Lone Star State is all about climate. “Even today people tell us that we can’t grow olives in Texas, but they are basing their opinions on a lot of antiquated information,” says Jim Henry of Texas Olive […]

Prestigious Land Brokerages Combine Resources

  Prestigious Land Brokerages Combine Resources to Form Powerful Team in Asset Class   Fay Ranches and Republic Ranches, two of the most successful land brokerage firms in the country, are announcing a groundbreaking strategic alliance that will create one of the most powerful brokerage teams in the United States and further expand each company’s reach […]

Land to Table: Shelton Vineyards

  Land to Table: Shelton Vineyards   Brought to You by the Shelton Family According to the 1840 Census, the state that led the nation in total wine production was North Carolina. Surprised? Thomas Jefferson wouldn’t be. In 1817, the author of the Declaration of Independence singled out North Carolina for producing “the first specimen […]

Land to Table: California Grass-Fed & Grass-Finished Beef

  Land to Table: California Grass-Fed & Grass-Finished Beef   The Piedra Blanca Rancho lords over the Pacific roughly halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Grassland, native oaks, and chaparral cover its gentle slopes. Coastal prairie extends from the foothills to the cliffs above San Simeon Bay. Rainfall runs up to 20 inches at […]

Oil & Gas in Texas and what it means for Land Values

  Oil & Gas in Texas and what it means for Land Values   It’s fun to think about J.R. Ewing out there with the smile, the scheme, and the Stetson – but in real life, the realm of oil and gas is a difficult one to understand. What many prospective landowners wish to know […]

NOTT-US RANCH

  NOTT-US RANCH 107 +/- Acres Guadalupe County, TX   This wooded southern Guadalupe County high fenced ranch is only 45 minutes from San Antonio and ten minutes from Seguin.  This ranch can make the perfect getaway, rural home place, or revenue generating ranch with exotic livestock and deer breeding infrastructure in place.  Includes 50% […]

Jeff Boswell of Republic Ranches: Increasing Return by Enhancing the Land

  Jeff Boswell of Republic Ranches: Increasing Return by Enhancing the Land   In the real estate realm, people will find just about everything. But when it comes to finding the right real estate brokers who not only know the area they represent, but are also true land stewards at heart, it is Republic Ranches […]

GREY DUCK HUNTING CLUB

GREY DUCK HUNTING CLUB 1,445 Acres Liberty County, Liberty, Texas   The Grey Duck Hunting Club is a wonderful duck hunting property located less than an hour from Houston and is complemented by good deer/hog and dove hunting to go with the superb duck property.   Approximately 850 acres of this ranch is leveed and can […]