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 […]
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Buying Land? Get a Broker!
In today’s digital age, having a broker represent you in a land purchase is more important than ever.
Ranch Broker Writes Blog!
An old farts sojourn into social media; writing a blog for ranch buyers.
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 […]
Book Excerpt: When to Buy Your Ranch
Section III. Timing Your Purchase and Improvements Does it make any difference when you buy your ranch, when you high fence a ranch, when you dig a new stocktank? In this section, I provide some suggestions as to when to implement your plans, either for buying or developing your new ranch. Ch. 3-1: When to […]
An Old Farts Sojurn into Social Media
I had the pleasure of addressing a senior marketing class recently at St. Mary’s University. Subject of the class was how a “mature” businessman adjusts to social media and makes it effective in a small business. Lots of good questions from the class and suggestions for me to improve my public image. Best response of […]
Chapter 1-6. Actions before and After Closing
Once you have reached an agreement with the Seller and the contract has been receipted at a title company, there are several actions you need to monitor. First of all, ensure that a surveyor has been retained and has all the documentation possible to do his job. Even if the Seller is paying for the […]
Ruby Turns 3!
Sharing your life with a good dog is like having a non-judgmental best friend that just doesn’t talk much. Ruby is finally out of the puppy stage and has matured into a companion looking for ways to please.
Chapter 5: Making the Deal
After an exhaustive search, you’ve found a ranch located in the area you want, priced no more than 20% above your purchase limit, and has the soils, vegetation, and improvements that you desire. More importantly, you “like” this ranch. It is time to buy the place and get on with enjoying it. The Farm and […]