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sam middleton broker profile

Sam Middleton: A Legacy of the Land

Reflecting on the W.T. Waggoner sale earlier this year, Middleton believes that the interest in the property speaks volumes for the investment stability of land ownership...you can’t beat the “romance and the legacy” of having a ranch.

Borker Spotlight: Ken Hoerster of Texas Ranches for Sale

Broker Spotlight: Ken Hoerster—Destined For Ranch Real Estate

Ken Hoerster, founder of Texas Ranches for Sale in Boerne, was destined to be a ranch real estate broker. “I can’t imagine doing anything else,” Hoerster said. “I have the privilege of helping people make some of the biggest investments of their lives… investments that can change people’s lives for the better.”

Mike Swan, Swan Land Company cover

Mike Swan: The Values of the Land

When Mike Swan’s father, George, taught him the values of responsibility, hard work and protecting the family name as they worked side-by-side on the family’s commercial cow-calf ranch in Montana’s Ruby Valley, it wasn’t in anticipation of a phone call from the actress Jane Fonda.

bill johnson broker profile

Broker Spotlight: Bill Johnson

Bill Johnson, owner of Bill Johnson and Associates Real Estate Co. in Bellville, became a real estate broker because of baseball and bird dogs.

Todd Renfrew, broker and owner of California Outdoor Properties

Broker Spotlight: California Outdoor Properties’ Todd Renfrew

Todd Renfrew, broker and owner of California Outdoor Properties, has his dream job—and he’s not interested in changing it.

George M. “Mitch’ West, of Phyllis Browning Ranch

A Legacy of Land: George M. “Mitch” West of Phyllis Browning Land & Ranch Company

George M. “Mitch’ West, of Phyllis Browning Ranch in San Antonio, is a sixth generation Texan, a dedicated family man and a very successful broker.

Gayle Harvey, Virginia land broker

Gayle Harvey: Sowing Relationships, Reaping Results

In the Harvey family, the apple didn’t fall far from the tree. Gayle Harvey spent more than 20 years working alongside her father, Clyde, in the family’s Central Virginia orchards and fields.

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.

deborah clark

Interview with Rancher Deborah Clark

Deborah is a self-described “flower child with plenty of business experience.” Emry is a lifelong rancher, whose family’s multi-generational ranching roots stretch from New Mexico throughout the Texas Panhandle into Palo Pinto County and beyond.

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.

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