What is a 1-d-1 Appraisal in Texas?
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What is a 1-d-1 Appraisal in Texas?

A 1-d-1 Appraisal is Also Known as an Ag Exemption Most Texas landowners are familiar with the provision in the Texas Property Code  dealing with agricultural appraisal of Texas land. Article VIII, Section 1-d-1, Texas Constitution, and Chapter 23, Subchapter D, Texas Property Tax Code, provides for appraisal of open-space land. Under this provision Texas…

Sell your Texas Land | Find the Best Ranch Broker
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Sell your Texas Land | Find the Best Ranch Broker

Selling your Texas Land or Ranch When you’re ready to sell your Texas land, farm or ranch it’s important to know if the agent or broker you’re considering is up to the job of listing your property. It could be a miserable experience and a huge loss of time if your land or ranch listing…

The Hazards of an Overpriced Property
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The Hazards of an Overpriced Property

Overpriced Properties are Hard to Sell Well, well, well, here we are, many months after your property was listed and you’ve had no offers and very few showings. What could be the problem? Your property is in fantastic shape and better than anything else around. “My property is much better than the property that sold…

Tips for getting your Ranch or Land ready to Sell
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Tips for getting your Ranch or Land ready to Sell

How to get your Land or Ranch Ready to Sell Are you considering selling your land or ranch? First, contact Longhorn Realty, second you may want to consider some of the tips below to get your ranch or land ready to sell. If you also have a home you may want to read “Getting your…

Qualifying for a Texas Wildlife Exemption
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Qualifying for a Texas Wildlife Exemption

Texas Wildlife Exemptions This post briefly discusses the basic Texas property tax requirements for the qualification of agricultural land in wildlife management use so property owners can obtain a wildlife management property tax exemption. This is also more commonly referred to as a “wildlife exemption” and it allows a qualifying Texas landowner to have their…

What Does Purple Paint Markings at Property Lines in TX Mean
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What Does Purple Paint Markings at Property Lines in TX Mean

Purple Paint at Property Lines = No Tresspassing How many times have you driven through the Texas Hill Country, or any rural area in Texas for that matter, and seen purple paint on fence posts, gates, trees, signs and so on? This isn’t just bad taste in paint colors, the purple paint markings, found primarily around…

What are Texas Hill Country Wine Trails and Wine Tours?
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What are Texas Hill Country Wine Trails and Wine Tours?

Texas Hill Country Wine Trails & Tours While I’m no wine snob, I do have a passion for the Texas Hill Country. So here’s a one-off blog post that you wouldn’t expect to see on my site about Hill Country vineyards, wine trails and wine tours. I imagine most cities in most states has vineyards,…

Helpful Information for Ordering a Texas Land Survey.
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Helpful Information for Ordering a Texas Land Survey.

Please note: Longhorn Realty is not a surveyor. This is merely a land related article. We are a real estate brokerage that can help you with buying and selling. Helpful Texas Land Survey Tips A land survey should be provided for all Central Texas real estate transactions. Older, seller provided surveys may need to be…

Williamson County Texas Ag Exemption Information
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Williamson County Texas Ag Exemption Information

Ag Exemption Info for Williamson County TX In Williamson County Texas an Agricultural Exemption is actually a Special Valuation. All or a portion of a property may be eligible to receive an Agricultural Valuation and with the market value, the property owner will also receive a production value. You can apply for an Ag Exemption…