Found 12 blog entries tagged as Texas Ranches.

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Average Precipitation Has Been Increasing Across The State

Average annual precipitation has been steadily increasing across the state, from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex to the Texas Hill Country. An increase in rainfall can be a temporary blessing for any rancher, but what if you could stretch the blessing to seasons of drought, too? Take advantage of rising precipitation levels by harvesting rainwater! 

Why Should I Collect Rainwater?

According to NOAA, most Texas regions have experienced a .50 - 1.0-inch increase in average annual rainfall. Victor Murphy, the climate service program manager for the National Weather Service’s southern regional headquarters in Fort Worth, explains that the “new normal” of Texas weather could create a…

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Why Are Off-Market Listings Surging Right Now?


The Real Estate Market is Booming 

The real estate market has been unusually hot this year, despite the COVID-19 related global crisis. Hyperactive buyers are increasing home prices, causing homes and ranches to sell faster than ever, and creating heavy competition in the housing market. Low supply and high demand have turned the real estate market upside down, and off-market properties have been surging like never before. An off-market property is a house that sells without being publicly advertised or listed. In this case, the seller either advertises the home privately to a select group of potential buyers or negotiates with the buyer directly. A plummet in supply, dozens of bids on a single home, people moving to Texas from out of state, and…

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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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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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Owning a ranch is hard, but not impossible.

Time, money, and energy are a rancher’s most precious resources; and how you spend them will make all the difference. Successful ranchers are more than willing to go against the grain (literally and figuratively) in order to run a healthy, thriving operation. If you want to learn how to increase your ranch’s profitability and longevity, there’s one truth you have to build your foundation on - Practicality always trumps luxury.

Build Your Ranch From the Ground Up

The richer your soil, the more you can produce and graze on your land. Rotational grazing is a simple way to improve soil health and increase plant diversity. Planting cover…

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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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Texas is Rich in Mineral Rights

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Texas's rich soil contains precious resources that can lead to profit or heartache for landowners, depending on who owns the mineral rights. Mineral rights are, quite simply, the legal ownership of mineral deposits beneath the surface of a property. In a completely efficient world, the one who owns the surface of the land would own the resources beneath. 

Doesn’t the surface owner always own the mineral rights under their property? In reality, mineral rights can also be owned by previous surface owners, corporations, or third parties. Mineral-rich states that have an abundance of oil, gas, coal, gold, silver and other precious minerals are also the…

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Indian Hill Lakes Ranch - +/- 570 Acres - Axtell, Texas

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One of four ranch tracts offered by Legacy Broker Group in McLennan County, Texas, Indian Hill Lakes Ranch offers approximately 570 acres of productive grazing pasture, quality hunting and several large lakes dotting the ranch’s beautiful landscape. Indian Hill Lakes Ranch provides an outstanding big city escape destination or location for your very own working cattle ranch.

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Located near Axtell, Texas,…

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Twin Pastures Ranch - +/- 218 Acres - McLennan County, Texas 

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Located near Axtell, Texas, with quick access to Waco, Twin Pastures Ranch is in an ideal location from an access, privacy, and production standpoint. Within 30 minutes to the Waco stockyards, and quick access to nearby feed and supply stores. Historically, the town of Axtell is deeply rooted in Texas railroad history, as the town was founded as a stop on the Cotton Belt Route, and named for the postmaster in the…

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Boerne Oaks Ranch - +/- 71 Acres - Boerne, Texas

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Offering approximately 70 acres of productive agricultural land suitable for horses, cattle or hunting, along with its world class improvements, Boerne Oaks Ranch is sure to satisfy any ranch enthusiast. Named for the abundance of oaks that scatter the property, this ranch is an ideal hill country retreat only minutes from the conveniences of city life. Boerne Oaks Ranch is a true example of a highly improved Hill Country gem offering commanding views, native oak trees, a custom 4,000 square foot home, workshop and world class…

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