Research just out from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M by Dr. Charles Gilliland indicates that the recent buying frenzy is dying down and ranch buyers are becoming more selective. https://mailchi.mp/mays/reporttexas-rural-land-buying-frenzy-wanes What is the take away from this? It means buyers once again have the luxury to be more selective, taking their time to […]
Bobwhites are Pairing Up!
I am getting reports that pairs of Bobwhites are showing up all over South Texas so with eternal optimism, I pray for a great hatch. Last season was very bad over most of Texas, even in areas where the birds normally do well. As usual, I get reports of pairs where people say there simply […]
Stress Driving Buyers Out to the Country
The last 18 months have been increasingly stressful for Texans. This seems to have resulted in a “land boom” for country tracts. In a very interesting article from Bizjournals, Dr. Charles Gilliland from the Texas A&M Real Estate Center reports a 28.9% increase in rural land sales. I have experienced this surge here in Medina […]
Doom And Gloom? Not So Fast; South Texas Ranch Prices Six Months Into Covid
Readers of my blog will remember that I addressed Covid and it’s potential effect on ranch prices at the onset of the pandemic. I postulated that the crisis would have a similar effect as that of the 2008 financial crisis and it appears I was correct, so far. In a recent presentation, Dr. Charles Gilliland […]
Uncertain About the Economy? Covid Got You Spooked? Buy a Ranch!
Below are my sales for the last several years. I deal in ranches from 200 acres and up, and work with buyers who primarily want their ranch for wildlife enjoyment, with or without extensive management. The buyers come from all walks of life; some pay cash, some use financing, all variations with wildlife as the […]
The New “Normal”
Life goes on in spite of the Corona Virus. Nature is a great balm for a troubled soul.
An Investment You Can Eat On
We are unfortunately living in times of great uncertainty. Concerns about our health, our finances, and our families and future are at the forefront of everyone’s thoughts. I am blessed to have a small tract of land near the house and can drive out and escape the craziness on the web and on TV. Should […]
Showing a Ranch Using Bluetooth
Adapting to “social distancing”, I offered to show the 544 in Medina co. without getting near the client!
Buying Land? Get a Broker!
In today’s digital age, having a broker represent you in a land purchase is more important than ever.
1,700 Acre Bee Co. Ranch Closed!
Determination, patience, and professionalisim pays off!