Tag: marketing

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 […]

Ranch Prices and the Covid Virus

As coffee shops across Texas reopen, talk will center on the effects of the pandemic on the economy.  Closer to home, my conversations with friends and clients often focus on how Covid will affect ranch prices.  A common hope among sellers is that it will have little effect while among buyers, the hope is for […]

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 […]

Return to School

Today I returned to St. Mary’s University to speak to seniors in the Greehey School of Business.  The visit, as it was last year, is a chance for two-way communication between a decidedly seasoned businessman and the best and brightest new marketing consultants soon to be released into the real world. Primary topic was my […]

Are Ranch Brokers Obsolete?

For many years, residential property sales were dominated by the agent.  The listing agent listed a house, a buyer’s agent brought a buyer, and after some negotiation, the sale went through, over and over millions of times a year across the U.S..  In the Digital Age, that scenario may be on the way out as […]

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