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…

Getting a Ranch or Land Loan
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Getting a Ranch or Land Loan

Please note: Longhorn Realty is not a lender. This is merely a land related article. Follow the link below to view our land lender referrals: Lender Referral Link Helpful Land Loan Information Residential properties for sale in hot markets, such as in the Austin area, can result in multiple offers, meaning a buyer should be…

Cow-Calf Operation Basics
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Cow-Calf Operation Basics

Ready to Start a Cow-Calf Operation? A cow-calf operation is an excellent way for a ranch owner to generate income and at the same time maintain their ag exemption. A cow-calf operation is a ranch operation where cows and bulls that are bred to produce calves.  Calves are often raised and sold to the beef…

The Most Hated Tree in Central Texas?
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The Most Hated Tree in Central Texas?

Pros & Cons About Cedar Trees If you guessed mesquite tree, it’s not the most hated tree, but maybe close second. The Ashe Juniper, aka “cedar tree”, is probably the most hated tree in Central Texas. Anything in Texas that involves fire, water issues and allergies can’t be good, right? From an allergy standpoint most…