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Real Estate Appraiser Numbers Keep Falling

    Real Estate Appraiser Numbers Keep Falling By Burt Carey When the housing bubble burst in 2008, lawmakers, bankers and mortgage company executives collectively pointed fingers at each other and at real estate appraisers. In response, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Protection Act of 2010, which limited direct contact between mortgage […]

Housing Sales Increase but Questions Remain

Housing Sales Increase but Questions Remain By Burt Carey   Big bankers and mortgage lenders like Bank of America and Merrill Lynch say changing demographics are fueling a first-time home buyers market in 2015 that may be short-lived. Real estate, it seems, is heating up – at least for value seekers. At the current rate, […]

Supreme Court Raisin Decision Could Affect Market

  Supreme Court Raisin Decision Could Affect Market By Burt Carey   By an 8-1 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court this week found in favor of a family of California raisin farmers, ruling that the Fifth Amendment’s Taking Clause applies to personal property just as it does real estate. At issue were the actions of […]

Researchers: Private Wealth Continues To Grow

Researchers: Private Wealth Continues To Grow By Burt Carey   Rising stock markets and real estate helped the United States add a half million people to the list of millionaires in 2014, and globally the number of millionaires spiked sharply upward, according to new research released by the Boston Consulting Group this week. The total […]

Stocking a pond is not only necessary and adds value to your property

  Stock the Pond with the Most Popular Forage Fish   Stocking a pond is not only necessary and adds value to your property, but it’s also one of the most entertaining ‘jobs’ for the landowner/manager. Creating the perfect ecosystem begins with a detailed plan for the pond.   Many points need to be taken […]

Medina Vista Ranch

  Medina Vista Ranch The Medina Vista Ranch is an exceptional high fenced ranch in Medina County, Texas offers the new owner wildlife management, hunting, other recreational and agricultural opportunities. The ranch has exceptionally beautiful topography and consistent with its location where south Texas meets the hill country, the ranch exhibits a variety of habitats […]

Chicken Ranch

  The Chicken Ranch is an excellent timber property and deer hunting ranch just East of Athens. It has dynamic topography, professionally-managed timber resources, and well-built improvements including an approximate 4,500 s.f. custom home, large airplane hangar, and several other barns and lodge facilities that provide key assets for developing this ranch with several different options. Learn More; http://dld.bz/d6ZTZ Original […]

The State of Texas Helps Landowners Protect the Oak

  The State of Texas Helps Landowners Protect the Oak   More and more, landowners, land managers, ranchers – not to mention, all who work in the reforestation and environmental protection industries – have been dealing with issues that range from killer beetles to the drying up of ponds to the adjustment of crops with […]

An Overview of Texas Crop Production

  An Overview of Texas Crop Production   For the farmers, ranchers and investors out there who are wanting to purchase property in the Lone Star State, the knowledge of crop production and the market trends of that production, play an important factor in judging what land to buy and where. Landowners are dealing with […]

Business, Science & Agriculture Cross Lines for Today’s Agricultural Producer

  Business, Science & Agriculture Cross Lines for Today’s Agricultural Producer   It is important to take note of the constantly transitioning world of the farmer and rancher. With more and more buyers interested in scooping up land in the state of Texas, the data and knowledge necessary to produce a successful farm or ranch […]