Ranch brokers in Texas are required to use contracts formulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission. The Farm and Ranch contract runs to 11 pages and with addendums and exhibits, can grow to 20 pages. Even at that, not every aspect of the land is addressed leaving a lot of questions. And, while calling in […]
Tag: Negotiating a ranch
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 […]
Brokers/agencies that advertise ranches represent the SELLER, not you. I can represent YOU at no cost, giving you the edge when looking, negotiating, and buying your ranch. Ranches are complex, made up of location, soils, vegetation, weather, history, improvements, minerals, and price. Everybody should have experienced advice when comparing ranches. With 35 years as a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In today’s digital age, having a broker represent you in a land purchase is more important than ever.
Determination, patience, and professionalisim pays off!