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Where to Find Recreational & Ranch Land in Texas

Posted: September 7, 2010 at 6:11 am One Comment

Recreational Texas Land

Buying Recreational and Ranch Land in Texas

If you are looking to buy ranch land or property for recreational usage, Texas is a great location. Real estate prices have always tended to be more realistic in Texas, providing you with an opportunity to get some beautiful land for a good price. Whether you are looking to start your own ranch, or want to own property for hunting, fishing or other recreational purposes, there are a number of areas in Texas that could be the perfect choice.

Hunting Property in East and Northeast Texas

The east and northeast areas of Texas will provide many choices if you are looking for quality hunting property. For example, Bowie County is only about a two hour drive away from Dallas, but you’ll find great hunting tracts and secluded properties if you wish to create your own rural get-away. The area is rich in wildlife, including deer, wild hogs, turkeys and ducks. Many properties will feature creeks, ponds and sloughs, providing ample fishing opportunities as well as hunting. You’ll find everything you’re looking for, including small lots of land and large tracts consisting of over a hundred acres, plus everything in between.

Recreational Property in Northern Texas

If you are looking for recreational property for hunting, fishing, horses or ranching, you’ll find plenty of options in northern Texas. Areas such Waxahachie, which is the seat of Ellis County, are beautiful, hospitable, and full of country charm. The area could be the perfect location if you wish to raise horses, start a hobby farm, or operate your own ranch. The area would also be a great choice if you are looking for a location to build your future retirement home. Many people save money by purchasing land in Texas to use for recreational purposes such as hunting today, while planning to build their retirement home on the property in the future. Using this method, you’ll be able to acquire your property at today’s real estate prices, while still getting value out of the property before retirement. Some people also prefer to buy a large tract of land, with the intention of building a home on one portion while using the remainder as recreational property.

Ranching in West Texas

The area in west Texas near Big Bend National Park is a great location if you are looking for scenic ranch property. You’ll find large expanses of land in west Texas which are perfect for horse ranching, cattle ranching, or for use as a hunting ranch. The area is a sportsman’s paradise, due to the abundant wildlife, so it’s also a great area if you are looking to buy hunting property. You’ll be able to find some great deals on property in this area, regardless of your intended usage.

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One Comment »

  • John Tiller said:

    Good evening! Thank you for allowing us on your site.

    We have two properties, one in Meridian Texas and the Other in Heath Texas. We have put up a website, http://www.fairmarketmanagement.com, to give some idea about these places. hey are a little unique.

    Because of the crazy market and banks not offering jumbo loans we are trying the “For Sale by Owner” route and 100% owner financing. We own the proporties outright so we really don’t have to deal with the bank BS. Anyway, all of our contact info is on the site and if there is a right or wrong way to do this, I am all ears.

    Please feel free to offer any feedback or suggestion of a better way to sell these properties. We are not relator people by any means, and frankly I am a little miffed at one who thought I was interested in putting 75k down for marketing up front, plus the 3% with a 2 year exclusive. I will not mention her name but I am sure others know. Aaaannnyywwaayy. Please take a look and thanks again for the cool site.


    John Tiller
    Dallas, Texas

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