If you're considering selling a farm or ranch, there are important tax and financial planning issues of which you need to be aware. We take a detailed look.
Todd Renfrew, broker and owner of California Outdoor Properties, has his dream job—and he’s not interested in changing it.
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.
Love of the land is encoded in Charles Davidson’s DNA.
Trey Hallmark and Kevin Meier have worked with—and learned from—Trip duPerier for more than a decade.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Four Sixes Ranch is part of the famous Burnett Ranches LLC, which is among the most storied family-run businesses in Texas history.
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.
The Lands of America team investigated all sorts of great new technologies and improvements for ranch-owners that are sure to ...