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Texas Land Markets 2018 Through the Second Quarter

Research economist Dr. Charles Gilliland reports on Texas land markets during the first six months of 2018.

Fall 2018 Texas Land & Lifestyle Trends

Our snapshot of the latest sporting goods, gear and more for Texas land aficionados, from wildlife prints and tea towels to Texas honey and custom cowboy boots.

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Celebrating Hunting and Habitat: Texas Big Game Awards

Since 1990, the Texas Big Game Awards (TBGA) has set itself apart from “big buck” contests by showcasing the vital relationship between hunting and habitat.

Fall 2018 Texas Spotlight Properties

From the pages of the fall 2018 issue of Texas LAND magazine, here's our selection of intriguing properties featured on Lands of America.

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A Good Sport: Texas Coach Leon McNeil Inspires Youth with Outdoor Adventures

Leon McNeil’s passion for the outdoors and especially for passing it on to the next generation made him an obvious choice as an ambassador for Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation’s “We Will Not Be Tamed” campaign.

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Keys to Success in the Hunting Business

What are the most important aspects for making your hunting business a success? Our wildlife expert Greg Simons shares his advice based on his decades of experience.

Tracking the Trend in Land Values

Have you wondered what your land is worth? The only way to truly know its value is to have hard data on market trends. Fortunately, that kind of information is available thanks to a friendship forged over 50 years ago.

Laborcitas Creek Ranch Receives 2018 Leopold Conservation Award® for Texas

At a time when Texas wild places face threats such as land ownership fragmentation and non-native invasive grasses, Laborcitas Creek Ranch shines as a beacon.

Texas Land Markets First Quarter 2018

The strong trends established in the second half of 2017 steamed ahead in preliminary first quarter results.

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Ready, Aim, Fire

Strategic planning for your land sales business boils down to a few simple steps: set clear, written goals (ready), identify the specific activities to get you there (aim), then execute the plan (fire). Top agents who do take time to strategically plan have a more predictable business and, consequently, they operate with more clarity.

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Listing of the Week: Hook, Dine and Linger at Bluffs Landing

A sportsman's dream in Corpus Christi provides a unique opportunity to own a significant piece of Texas Coastal Paradise.

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The Pleasures & Treasures of Owning Rural Lands in Texas

With some 96 percent of the Texas landscape being held by private ownership, let’s look at some of the pleasures and treasures that are reflective of today’s interest in owning a piece of Texas.

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Summer 2018 Texas Land & Lifestyle Trends

Our snapshot of the latest sporting goods, gear and more for Texas land aficionados, from bow sights and custom flies to small game cookbooks and game mounts.

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Fish It Forward: Meet Veteran Angler Chuck Naiser

Chuck Naiser has fished coastal waters for more than 50 years. His passion for his sport, and for the coastal resources he loves, has evolved into a fierce determination to make a difference for the next generation who will enjoy these waters long after he is gone.

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The Border Wall: Protecting Our Country or Dividing Our Interests?

Because the far-reaching impacts of the proposed Border Wall can’t be accurately distilled into a sound bite, a headline or a Tweet, the Texas Wildlife Association is hosting “The Wall: Protecting Our Country or Dividing Our Interests?”

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Putting Clients’ Needs First: Republic Ranches

The Republic Ranches team puts the clients’ needs above every other consideration. They live it and breathe it—every day and in every situation.

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The Quest of McKenna Quinn to Make the Perfect Upland Shirt for Women

Meet Amber Haynes, founder of women's upland fashion shop McKenna Quinn. Starting with shirts, the company is expanding into hunting pants and style accessories for ladies who love to hunt game birds and shoot clays.

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Quail Fellowship: A Discussion with Phil Lamb

A discussion with Phil Lamb, a man with a passion not just for the outdoors, but for taking care of and stewarding the resources as best he can.

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What the New Tax Law Means for Agriculture & Rural Landowners

The largest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in three decades went into effect this year, impacting farmers, ranchers and other rural landowners in a variety of ways. For the most part, financial experts anticipate benefits for these groups.

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Livestock Insurance Helps Protect Against Weather and Market Risks

Raising livestock can be a rewarding but sometimes risky business. One risk management tool available to producers is livestock insurance, which can pay off both financially and in terms of peace of mind.