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a person who specializes in a particular occupation, practice or field of study
Phillip Mason Hunt
Hunt Real Estate
You get to decide the legacy that you leave.”
Where do you live? In the Texas Hill Country, “God’s Country”
Where do you work? I proudly serve the Texas Hill Country and surrounding towns.
What drew you to ranch and recreational real estate? For many years I owned and managed a commercial cow-calf operation as well as a registered Charolais seed stock business. Today, I have realized my dream in the Camp Verde area and own an exotic wildlife/hunting ranch. Selling ranch real estate has allowed me to be surrounded by beautiful landscapes and good people grounded in hard work, humility and integrity.
What makes the corner of the world where you work special? The state of Texas and the Texas Hill Country in particular is full of multi-generational land owners which makes our relationships unique and special.
What are the three most important tools in a ranch broker’s kit? The first is a clear understanding of the values associated in all aspects of being a landowner; next is the ability to truly listen and hear what our clients are needing and work hard to meet those needs; lastly, to answer the phone and return calls promptly.
If you could call anywhere on the planet home, where would it be? Why? The Texas Hill Country! My ideal location is at or near Bandera, Medina, Comfort, Fredericksburg, Boerne. I have always wanted to live in the heart of the Texas Hill Country due to the sheer beauty and rich history.
What’s the most profound lesson you’ve learned from the land or its people? The lesson for my family is that we are only here for a short while and that we are privileged to be the caretakers of the land during our time here.
Listener or talker? I’d like to say listener, but the honest truth is I really can’t shut up!
If you had one extra hour of time per day, how would you use it? I wouldn’t miss another sunset.
Would you rather be without Internet for a week or your phone? I could give up the internet. . . I’m no good at Tik Tok!
If you could give one sentence advice about how to live life, what would that be? Always do what you say you’re going to do.
Describe your perfect work day. Successful closings that enable our clients to attain their goals or realize their dream
What is your most memorable deal to date? There have been many, but my most memorable and personally impactful was the day I closed my family’s multi-generational ranch just outside of Houston, Texas.
Contact Phillip at Hunt Real Estate by calling 713.725.6402