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38 Stratton Lane, San Antonio, TX, 78257

38 Stratton Lane, San Antonio, TX 78257



106 River Mountain Drive, Boerne, TX 78006



530 Horseshoe Falls, Bandera, TX 78003



101 and 111 Stieler Valley Road, Comfort, TX 78013 (Custom Home Site in Falling Water)


90 Brooks Crossing, Boerne, TX 78006 (Presented by Legacy Broker Group)


7998 Highway 16,

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Mineral leasing is the act or process of granting the rights to extract minerals (including gas and oil) from the owner of those rights, to a third party, usually a company.

Mineral leasing can be a daunting and complicated process but has its opportunities, specifically the significant profits for mineral rights holders for minimal risk and effort.

Read on to learn about some of the issues involved in mineral leasing Texas land or ranch properties. Our mineral leasing tips for beginners are below...

Step 1: Look at All Your Options

If a company approaches you with an offer for leasing minerals off your land, be sure and consider the fact that if one company is interested, there is a high chance that they aren’t the only ones.

Look for

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The Numbers 

2020 is set to have the highest annual income for farms since 2013 when the market peaked at $139.1 billion. Following that year, the market crashed and this upcoming year is expected to have the first upturn in profit since. This year, it is projected that US farms will bring in a total of $96.7 billion, a 3.3% rise from last year. 

Though this gap between 2013 and now seems large, if this prediction is correct the net income would be $5.1 billion more than the average from 2000 to 2018. Steady growth in the farm industry is a very good thing at this point following 2014’s market decline.

Since Texas provides a massive proportion of United States agriculture, this is great news for Texas landowners who farm or for those who

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In the past century, cotton acreage in the United States has fluctuated immensely. From 46 million acres set aside for cotton in 1925, to only 10.8 million acres in the mid-eighties, the amount of cotton within the United States has definitely seen its ups and downs. 

As of 2019, there were approximately 14 million acres across the country dedicated to cotton, about 6 million of these acres within Texas alone. Now though, there is a fear that in the upcoming years cotton acres will begin to plummet.



How big of a decline will that be?

Professor John Robinson, who teaches at Texas A&M University and specializes in cotton marketing, has predicted a decline of 2 or even 3 million acres within the next year. This would bring the size of the

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A view of the Texas hill country near Tarpley, Texas

Escape From the City to Your Very Own Texas Ranch Property

You know you have thought about it: a place away from the hustle, bustle, lights, congestion, and noise. A place to relax, unwind, commune with nature, maybe hunt, maybe just stare up at the stars in a dark sky.

Something far enough away, but not too far. Close enough to make the trip enjoyable, but far away enough to provide you space to unwind as you travel.

Use Drive Time to Identify Your Destination

Legacy Broker Group has now integrated Drive Time into it's search console. Drive time enables you to identify properties within a specified amount of travel time, from your address, arriving at a time you specify. For example, if you want to identify all potential Texas land and

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Britt Loudermilk of Legacy Broker Group

Adding to Legacy Broker Group's Service Areas

Legacy Broker Group continues expanding its market area throughout Texas with the addition of Britt Loudermilk. Britt will be serving our land and ranch clients in Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Eastland, McCulloch, Mills, and San Saba counties. Britt's addition to the team will bring bring Legacy Broker Group's unique set of marketing tools to 8 west central Texas counties.

Brown County, Texas Roots

Britt was born and raised in Brownwood. After graduating from Brownwood High School in 1975, he began his career with GTE, working to expand communication to the ranches of the Texas Hill Country and into Oklahoma.

In 2000 Britt became co-owner of Cen-Tex Adjusters, where he worked in

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Often you will hear people argue against eating meat based on the treatment of animals and the negative environmental impacts that some companies make while producing their livestock. There has recently been a greater push for purchasing sustainably-sourced products, including beef and other meats, as opposed to vetoing meat entirely.

Here are some reasons as to why you should sustainably raise cattle as well as ways that you can do so within Texas.

What Does it Mean to be Sustainable?

From the definition as determined by natural scientists, to be sustainable means that you are living, or in this case producing, without draining the environment of its natural resources. This means taking steps to reduce waste and keep the ecological damage to

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Zachary Biermann, MBA, Legacy Broker Group

Legacy Broker Group names new managing partner

After an incredible year with Legacy Broker Group we are proud to announce that Zachary Biermann's promotion to managing partner.

As the top sales agent in 2019 with our firm Zach has brought incredible relationship skills coupled with his BBA in Marketing and MBA to give our firm an incredible competitive edge. Zach's energy, insight, and strategic business approach assures the continued success of Legacy Broker Group and its associated companies.

Please help us welcome and congratulate Zachary Biermann as our newest managing partner and owner of Legacy Broker Group.

Deep Texas hill country roots

As a 4th generation rancher in Comfort, TX, Zach Biermann has grown up around ranches and

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33 acres, 1300 feet of Medina River, Bandera County in the Texas hill country. Features a 3700 square foot main house, 600 square foot guest casita. Barns, pens, and outbuildings for your livestock, horses, and hobbies.

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Medina River in Bandera County, Texas

Property Summary

7.2 miles northwest of Bandera, Texas and one hour from San Antonio, Texas, the 33 acre Cross Gate Ranch is now available for sale. Located off Hwy 16 North, Cross Gate Ranch offers solitude, privacy, and easy access to Bandera, Kerr, Kendall, and Bexar counties. Ideal for families and hunters seeking solitude within easy reach of San Antonio, Bandera and Medina; Cross Gate Ranch offers quintessential Texas hill country settings, views, topography, and live water!


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