Chad Foster: I am a Land Specialist

Land is in my blood. It's my living—and my life.

spe • cial • ist | spe-sh(ə-)list noun
a person who specializes in a particular occupation, practice or field of study

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Chad Foster

Foster Farm & Ranch

Make things happen”

Where do you live? Uvalde, Texas

Where do you work? We currently have listings in over 20 counties in Texas. We are growing our geographic area but specialize in the Hill Country, South Texas and the Gulf Coast.

What drew you to ranch and recreational real estate? I always loved land. My Dad was in real estate growing up. The ranch business always fascinated me.

What makes the corner of the world where you work special? Texas is so diverse. I am lucky to see as much of it as I do, but the Hill Country north of Uvalde is one of my favorite areas. The amount of beautiful live water is what makes it so special.

What are the three most important tools in a ranch broker’s kit? iPad, binoculars, cell phone booster

If you could call anywhere on the planet home, where would it be? Why? I am going to stay loyal to Uvalde County. My family and I love it here. It is my wife’s hometown, so we have family here and it is a wonderful place to raise our son. We like small towns!

What’s the most profound lesson you’ve learned from the land or its people? Everyone/Everything has a story. Take the time to listen.

Listener or talker? Both.

If you had one extra hour of time per day, how would you use it? I would spend it with my son.

Would you rather be without Internet for a week or your phone? Not even close—without internet

If you could give one sentence advice about how to live life, what would that be? Work hard, play hard.

Describe your perfect work day. If I am showing ranches, I enjoy showing ranches to friends. So much of my time is spent with strangers, it is nice to spend a day in the truck with good friends. 

What is your most memorable deal to date? The most memorable deals are always the ones that don’t close. I have a few that never happened that I will never forget. 

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