Tag: buying

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 […]

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 […]

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