Tag: Ranch

Kevin Meier & Trey Hallmark, Trip duPerier cover

Broker Spotlight: Trip duPerier’s Kevin Meier and Trey Hallmark

Trey Hallmark and Kevin Meier have worked with—and learned from—Trip duPerier for more than a decade.

Patrick Bates

Broker Spotlight: Patrick Bates

In 1970, Patrick Bates, the man who is widely considered the dean of western ranch real estate, began his industry education. He was a wide-eyed novice with no immediate ties to agriculture who seized an opportunity.

Paul and Toni Burns

In the Spotlight: Dr. Paul and Toni Burns

Two seemingly ordinary moments inspired the couple to restore their Brown County ranch, a piece of property that has been in Paul’s family since 1873 to its pre-settlement condition.

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John Ed Stepan: Steward of the Land

John Ed Stephan, of Ranch Investments in San Antonio, has a room full of trophies, a lifetime full of experiences, an abundance of anecdotes and an admirable intellect.

Joey Burns

Joey Burns: Doing the Right Thing

Joey Burns sells ranches. Big, fancy ranches to fabulous people in breathtaking locations. Joey Burns is also married to a woman he has loved since the sixth grade, a frequent flyer for those less fortunate and a father of five. But, more than all of those things, Joey Burns is a man of integrity, ethics and balance.

Tammy and James King

Kings of the Mountain: Interview with James & Tammy King

What do you do when your life derives from a legend? You listen to that legacy. Add in your own flavor. Stand at the top of your own mountain. And, share it with the world. James King, great, great, great grandson of the legendary Captain Richard King, founder of the King Ranch, is doing just that.

Larry Jacobs profile

Larry Jacobs: The Definition of Success

Webster’s Dictionary defines success as, “the correct or desired result of an attempt.” Using that definition, Larry Jacobs of Jacobs Properties in Montgomery, Texas may just be the most successful man I have ever met.

Don’t Bet the Ranch on the Weather

If you own ranch property in the Lone Star State, you understand this too well. Every county in Texas was plagued by drought at least one out of the last five years. And in 2011, parched pastures led to a historic reduction in Texas cattle numbers, as ranchers reduced their herd size in order to cut their losses.

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Increase Rural Property Income With Wildlife-Based Recreation

Continued growth of urbanization provides an opportunity for ranches to increase income through wildlife based recreation offerings to the public. Some landowners are currently taking advantage of these opportunities; but there are still unmet market needs.

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History of Texas’ Legendary Four Sixes Ranch

The Four Sixes Ranch is part of the famous Burnett Ranches LLC, which is among the most storied family-run businesses in Texas history.

Chas S. Middleton & Son

All in the Family: Interview with Sam Middleton

When looking for an example of a family run business, one would be hard pressed to find a better example than Chas S. Middleton & Son.

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Top Ten Gifts for the Ranch Owner with Everything

The Lands of America team investigated all sorts of great new technologies and improvements for ranch-owners that are sure to ...