Family of Greg and Shannon Fay walking by a lake in the countryside

The Effect of COVID-19 on the Land Brokerage Industry

In speaking with Fay Ranches agents located coast to coast in the United States over the past few days, each has remarked that their land investor clients are contemplating moving their families to their land to insulate themselves, to socially distance themselves.

Monarch Ranch

On the Cover: Monarch Ranch

The Monarch Ranch is located in a historically rich section of Val Verde County. Following Texas’ independence from Mexico in 1836, John Coffee Hays is the first American recorded to visit Val Verde County in an effort to establish a road from San Antonio to El Paso in 1848. During his time tracking the road, he renamed the San Pedro River the Devils River, to fit with the difficult terrain.

The Mayfield Ranch

Featured Listing: Mayfield Ranch

The Mayfield Ranch, situated near the beautiful foothills of Sierra Tinaja Pinta, encompasses just over 35,000 acres of deeded land and 35,000 acres of TXP lease land, making this ranch a little over 70,000 acres of pure seclusion and paradise.

James Pharaon Creative photo of house in the country

Photo-Ready Ranches

“I love landscapes, especially Texas landscapes,” Pharaon said. “I’m a Texas native and our open spaces are part of my soul. My job as a photographer is to capture images that inspire that feeling in other people.”

Property Improvements That Pay Off

Learn how to get more use and enjoyment from your property while increasing its value.

TWA Adult Mentored Hunting

Hunting Heritage 2.0

“The overall goal of Hunting Heritage is educating Texans about wildlife and the role that hunting plays in conservation through wildlife and habitat management,” said David Brimager, TWA’s Director of Public Relations and a Certified Wildlife Biologist®. “Through our new initiative H2, we’re combining our existing long-term programs with several new ones into one focused, integrated effort to educate Texans across the board and help funnel them into the field through mentored hunting opportunities.”

Brandon's great-great-grandfather and his wife

Brandon Bownds, Bownds Ranches: A Legacy of Ranching and Real Estate

Through Bownds Ranches, Brandon Bownds puts his multi-generation legacy of ranching and real estate to work on behalf of his clients every day. “It all goes hand-in-hand,” said Brandon, who is a fifth-generation rancher and a third-generation real estate broker based in Utopia. “You can read a book about something and figure out how to do it, but there’s no better way to gain knowledge—and no other way to gain firsthand knowledge—than by living it.”

Continuing to be a Ray of Sunshine Through This Unusual Year: LAND

Mainstream media has portrayed 2020 as doom and gloom for Americans; however, the rural land market continues to tell a different story.

Texas Two-Step: Winter 2020

From the pages of the Winter 2020 issue of Texas LAND magazine, here's our selection of two intriguing properties featured on the Land.com Network.

Winter 2020 Texas Holiday Gift Guide

Our annual gift guide curated especially for the discriminating Texas land aficionado. Gift ideas ranging from gifts for the home, foodies, book lovers and more!

Texas Land Markets: Post Remarkable Recovery from the COVID Pandemic

Research economist Dr. Charles Gilliland reports on Texas land markets for the third quarter of 2020.

Ways to Search on the Redesigned LandWatch

Advice for optimizing your land search experience on Lands of America and Land And Farm.

how to take great property photos

How to Take Land Listing Photos that Wow

When selling your property, especially land and acreage properties, your photographs represent the listing. The wide expanses, fields, and forests can be difficult to represent in a photograph, but here is how you can make these pictures really ‘wow’.

Advanced Mapping Functionality Now Available for All Land.com Network Sellers

As a Land.com Network seller, you can use our advanced mapping tool to help buyers visualize your property even more ...

when to sell your land: spring wildflowers

How to Sell Your Land & Rural Property in Any Season

Whether you are anxiously awaiting a buyer to submit an offer on your land, or you are in the planning stages of selling your property and want to establish a realistic timeline, it’s important to understand how the time of year impacts the offers that you get.

Trees in apple orchard

Is Your Land Orchard-Ready? (Plus: Thanksgiving Cider Suggestions!)

Virginia's Foggy Ridge Cider founder Diane Flynt pioneered the hard-cidery craft in the region over 20 years ago. Here, we talk to her about her favorite ciders and the steps you need to consider to turn your land into a producing apple orchard.

LANDscape: Fall 2020

From the pages of the Fall 2020 issue of LAND magazine, here's our selection of intriguing properties featured on the Land.com Network.

Lawson Ranch

On the Cover: Lawson Ranch

Lawson Ranch, homestead in the 1860s and once owned by the late Bing Crosby, encompasses just under 3,000 deeded acres and is located 45 miles north of Elko, Nevada. Completely reminiscent of the Old West, yet complete with updated modern conveniences—including your own private airstrip and large airplane hangar, a full ranch headquarters, six center-drive hay pivots, the ability to run over 600 pair of cattle and easy access to town—this is the quintessential turnkey ...

The Wild Side of Business: Financial Deal Structures Between Landowners & Hunting Outfitters

There are a few common arrangements that tend to define the basic financial arrangements between landowners and hunting outfitters.