The north east Texas land and ranch market area includes the following 52 counties in Texas:

Anderson

Angelina

Bowie

Camp

Cass

Cherokee

Collin

Cooke

Dallas

Delta

Denton

Ellis

Fannin

Franklin

Grayson

Gregg

Harrison

Henderson

Hood

Hopkins

Houston

Hunt

Jasper

Johnson

Kaufman

Lamar

Marion

Montague

Morris

Nacogdoches

Newton

Palo Pinto

Panola

Parker

Polk

Rains

Red River

Rock Wall

Rusk

Sabine

San Augustine

Shelby

Smith

Somervell

Tarrant

Titus

Trinity

Tyler

Upshur

Van Zandt

Wise

Wood

 

Winter in Texas

As December fast approaches, winter weather will follow soon. The fall season is the perfect time to winterize your ranch and stock up on essentials before the cooler temps hit. There are a few key ways you can ensure your livestock operation is prepared to weather the cold. Keep reading for your Ranch Winterization Checklist:

1. Protect Your Barns, Stables, and Outbuildings

Barns, stables, coops, and other ranch buildings shelter your ranch’s most valuable assets, so make sure they’re in optimal condition before temperatures drop. These structures protect your livestock, feed, and equipment; so if they’re not properly protected from the elements, they won’t be able to shield your assets well.

Winter in TexasCheck on your buildings’ roofs, insulation, and…

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Jason Jarvis Jason jarvis joins Legacy Broker Group

Legacy Broker Group continues to grow with the addition of Jason Jarvis, a well respected North Texas land and ranch real estate agent. 

Learn the value of your Ranch at our Ranch Valuation Tool. 

About Jason Jarvis

With an extensive background in sales and service; and highly trained in one of the nation’s most successful customer service models, Jason brings a standard of excellence and a relational approach to every transaction.  

Jason Jarvis

Deeply rooted in the agricultural life and lifestyle, Jason brings hands-on experience with the farming and ranching culture; including experiences in collegiate and professional rodeo events, equine training, and all things cattle. Jason has a deep passion for the…

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Why Texas Land and Ranch Sales Are Surging in the Pandemic

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Texas land and ranch sales have been skyrocketing since March of 2020

According to data from the Texas A&M University Real Estate Research Center, over half a million acres of rural Texas land traded hands last year, hitting a record $1.69 billion for the market. This growth is expected to continue for the year, as more landowners seek safe investments and country getaways.

Sick Of The City: A Move Towards Safety

City-dwellers have been hit the hardest by the pandemic. Congested regions have faced the strictest lockdowns, the highest caseloads, and the most anxiety over the unknowns of the pandemic. Living in highly populated areas has less and less appeal as the pandemic ebbs…

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NEW AGENT: Wade Arrington

Wade Arrington joins Legacy Broker Group

Legacy Broker Group's team just got a little bit bigger with the addition of Wade Arrington, a North Texas and Panhandle Land and Ranch real estate specialist.

Learn the value of your ranch at our Ranch Valuation Tool. 

About Wade

Born in the Texas Panhandle and raised on his family ranch there, Wade developed a passion for all the things the great outdoors has to offer while spending his spare hours hunting game and fishing on the banks of the Washita River along with his brothers. 

Life on the ranch along with a generational legacy of farming and ranching in the area refined and developed Wade’s work ethic, stewardship, respect for the land; and deepened his understanding of the monetary and…

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What You Need to Know Before Starting a Custom Build

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Building your own home can come with a lot of perks. Having total control over the architecture, materials, and design sounds ideal; but that many decisions can come with a ton of stress! When you’re ready to begin designing your dream home, here’s how you can avoid the most common mistakes people make in their custom builds.

Prepare For Decision Fatigue

Starting from scratch with your dream home means that every component of your home is up to you, and only you. From the cabinet materials to the window style, you get to make the final call on each and every detail. Making the final call on your home’s most finite details can be exhilarating and exhausting. Stay focused by making a…

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NEW AGENT: Kathleen Blanks

Kathleen Blanks joins Legacy Broker Group

Legacy Broker Group's Team has grown more with Kathleen Blanks, a Northeast Texas Land and Ranch expert

Learn the value of your ranch at our Ranch Valuation Tool. 

About Kathleen

As an avid, lifelong hunter and angler...thanks to her dad and her grandpa, Kathleen Blanks has honed her fishing and hunting skills all over Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Kansas. Ducks, geese, whitetail, bass, catfish, and everything in between are all animals that Kathleen has experience with. These experiences and this heritage has deepened her appreciation for land and the life outdoors, and inspired her to study Wildlife Biology at Texas Tech University. Following graduation, Kathleen married the man of her…

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Spring Cleaning Around the Ranch

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Spring is in full swing in Texas!

Now's the time to give your ranch a fresh start with some spring cleaning. A little shredding, replanting, and organizing can make a huge difference for the rest of the year. Every season, you likely deep clean the house, donate unwanted belongings and tidy up your exterior. The same concept can easily be applied to your farm and ranch, albeit on a much larger scale.

Tend to Livestock Enclosures

Whether you raise horses, cattle, sheep, or chickens, it’s time to give their homes a little extra attention. Drain and clean out any built-up gunk in your troughs, and restock any food supplies in bulk, if you can. It’s easy to let storage areas get…

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Riddle and Bukowski

Riddle and Bukowski Join Legacy Broker Group


Boerne, TX - Legacy Broker Group is proud to announce the joining of Charlie Riddle and Mark Bukowski to their team. As partners, they will continue to uphold the ideals of this technology-powered, marketing-oriented land, ranch, commercial, and residential real estate brokerage in Boerne, Texas. 

“Real estate is more than listings and showings, and especially in Texas,” said Riddle. “In our experience, real estate is passionately and creatively helping our clients reach their personal and financial goals. For us a Legacy is the imprint a person leaves on the world which lasts long after that person Is gone. “Dirt/land/bricks” are one way to create a legacy for your family. Mark and I are honored to…

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With its beautiful ranch properties, rolling hills and hardy pine forests, Texas is an ideal place to buy land.

But finding the perfect property is just the beginning of the land buying process. In order to know how to buy land in Texas, there are a number of state-specific trends and regulations to understand.

Here are the answers to some common questions Texas land buyers ask:

What does rural land in Texas typically cost?

It's wise to keep in mind that land values can vary vastly depending on features of the specific property you're considering, such as location, access, special amenities and natural features. However, the Real Estate Center of Texas A&M University has a website dedicated to data on purchasing rural land in Texas,…

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A blight on the land of most ranch-owners in Texas is feral hog overpopulation. This post is an overview of wild pigs and their effects on the land you own or are looking to own.

Not only do they tear up the land, but feral hogs can spread E Coli and other diseases to humans and other animals, kill native species, and contaminate water sources. This invasive species can thrive in 79% of Texas and their population continues to increase exponentially. A study from 2004 estimated that Texas had around $52 million in damages annually resulting from feral hogs. Now, that estimation reaches as high as $1.5 billion nationwide. Needless to say, their presence within Texas is detrimental to ranching and landowning.

To get an idea of the scope of the…

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