On November 4th, 2015, Texas’s Statewide Proposition 1 for homestead exemption passed with 86% of the vote. Thanks to strong ...
When owning a ranch, or second home, it is fun to invite others to your special place, but there are some things to consider before opening up your home.
You don't have to travel far to take in the phenomenon of fall foliage. All across the U.S., From New England to the Pacific Northwest, deciduous trees put on their dazzling display of color.
The central message of the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES®) is that any landscape—whether the site of a large subdivision, a shopping mall, a park, an abandoned rail yard, or even one home—holds the potential both to improve and to regenerate the natural benefits and services provided by ecosystems in their undeveloped state.
It’s no wonder real estate is complex and buyers are discerning in the state of Colorado. Regional farm and ranch markets are vast and values vary considerably depending on a multitude of factors, perhaps most significantly, water.
Many land buyers are avid recreational hunters interested in creating their own game parks, while some enjoy exotic animals on their ranch for their beauty.
Before "cashing out" on wind rights, beware of the pitfalls involved with the severing of wind rights for both the landowner and the wind energy developer.
Owning land in Texas means different things to different people. For some who have inherited land, it is an opportunity to maintain their family’s heritage. For others who have recently purchased recreational land, it is a chance to create a legacy of their own.
There is a subtle, but critical difference between optimizing habitat and maximizing habitat.
Here is some expert advice from Texas A&M live stock specialists Rick Machen and Ron Gill about getting into the cattle business.
You don’t have to sit in a Texas coffee shop very long until the conservation turns to oil or water. ...
Written by Greg Simons and Ruben Cantu, Wildlife Biologists | Wildlife Consultants, Inc. “Measure twice, cut once” is good advice for carpenters—and for ...
This is a season of regeneration at Calumet Farm, Lexington’s sprawling 91-year-old thoroughbred nursery. In the three years since billionaire landowner Brad Kelley’s Calumet Investment Group paid $35.9 million for the operation, Kelley has pumped money—and horses—into restoring a property many consider the crown jewel of the bluegrass.
While Webster’s New World Dictionary defines a ranch as “a large farm, especially in the Western U.S., for raising cattle, horses, or sheep,” the fact is that this traditional definition of a ranch only scratches the surface of what transpires on many of today’s larger western properties.
In the heart of the Santa Maria Valley Wine Country and on the northernmost edge of Santa Barbara County, California, lies the famous Bien Nacido Vineyards.
Written by Tim Cobb There comes a time in the life cycle of agriculture property when it has become fragmented ...
Although the Texas population is expected to double in size by 2050, the state’s water supplies are expected to decrease by 19 percent in that same timeframe.
George M. “Mitch’ West, of Phyllis Browning Ranch in San Antonio, is a sixth generation Texan, a dedicated family man and a very successful broker.
We take a look at some of the properties in the Field Sport Concepts portfolio.
A look a regional farm and land values for spring 2016