Heading into the first quarter of 2019, here's our quarterly roundup of the most expensive ranches and land currently listed for sale throughout the United States.
The Lands of America Comparable Sales database currently tracks sales information for almost 250,000 sales transactions dating back to 2003. This year saw sellers submit sales data for over 27,000 sold properties to our database, totaling some $11 billion in rural land and real-estate sales activity for the year.
Congratulations to the Ekdahl Real Estate team of John Ekdahl and Rex Detamore for their sale of 4,743-acre Patterson North Camp in Stonewall County, Texas.
This week's largest recorded land sale, according to data available through the Lands of America Comparable Sale program, was of a 5,362-acre timberland tract in Chambers County, Texas. Congratulations to Texas Home and Ranch's Greg Gonsoulin, who brokered the sale.
Listed as sold on November 12, 2018, Rancho Buena Vista occupies a landscape of rolling hills and long canyons in the rugged desert terrain of far-west Texas, about an hour east of El Paso.
Research economist Dr. Charles Gilliand reports on Texas land markets for the third quarter 2018.
Winchell River Ranch is a classic Texas Cross Timbers hunting and agricultural ranch that overlooks approximately two-and-a-half miles of the Colorado River between Brownwood and Brady.
Apache Creek is an exquisite ranch and a haven for whitetail and exotics. It has two lakes, frontage on Hondo Creek, gorgeous topography, cattle working pens, irrigated fields and a beautiful home.
Among over 85,000 new properties listed for sale in October 2018, an $81-million dairy operation in the country's biggest dairy-producing county plus a 58,000-deeded-acre Montana ranch are among the month's most notable new land additions.
Estancia on the Brazos is without a doubt one of the most breathtaking ranches in all of Washington County. This property is truly one of a kind. The ranch has long views of the Brazos River and surrounding countryside with a combination of rolling pastureland and heavily-treed areas for wildlife habitat.
The lessons learned in South Texas as border wall construction proceeds is an ongoing case study of federal taking for landowners throughout the nation.
Over the past 35 years, scores of individuals have established vineyards and wineries across Texas, some looking for an alternative crop for existing farmland, others pursuing a lifelong desire to operate their own winery.
We have a responsibility to steward and take care of the ground. For some this may be the yard at their house, for others it could be a 2,000-acre wheat pasture. For Chris Brundrett, it is the grape vines growing on his property in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.
The Lucky A Ranch, located six miles east of Navasota, is 388± acres of thoughtfully customized perfection about 72 miles from Houston.
Congratulations to Texas Ranch Sales, LLC, for their sale of 2,245-acre Rocking S Ranch in Schleicher County, Texas. Listed as sold on October 19, 2018, the low-fenced cattle and recreational ranch just outside of Eldorado sold for $3.7 million.
Among over 90,000 new properties listed for sale in September 2018, KB Carter Ranch stands out as an impeccable Texas legacy ranch, while over 29,000 deeded acres at Oregon's Horseshoe Bar Ranch include some eight miles of John Day River frontage.
One of the finest turnkey ranches in all of the Texas Hill Country, the historic 4,540± acre Faulkner Ranch is a haven for both native and exotic wildlife and is easily accessible with frontage on both Hwy 39 and FM 187 in southwestern Kerr County.
Congratulations to Whitetail Properties' Joey Bellington for his sale of the 4,922-acre TJ Del Rio Ranch in Val Verde, Texas. This Texas Hill Country ranch sale was recorded on September 21, 2018, through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.
Congratulations to Fred Stumberg with Kuper Sotheby's International Realty for his September 6th sale of 2,530-acre Lampasas Ranch. This sale was recorded through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.
Congratulations to Robert Dullnig, Dullnig Ranches/Kuper Sotheby's for his sale of 2,519 acres in Zavala County, Texas. The sale of the $7.2-million hunting ranch was recorded on August 23, 2018, through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.