Selling

Texas Hill Country region explodes with sales amid pandemic land rush

It’s a sure sign that city dwellers are hunting for quieter, more isolated environments during the coronavirus pandemic: The region encompassing Austin, the Hill Country, and Waco represented 28 percent of the dollar value of the state’s rural land sales last year....

Finding and Choosing a Residential Real Estate Agent

MATCHMAKER, MATCHMAKER FIND ME A HOUSE By Jenny Jurica When deciding to sell a home or looking to purchase, finding a real estate agent is typically the first step in this emotional process. For many, the knee-jerk reaction is to reach out to the first person you know...

Rule this Texas fairytale castle for a princely $6.5 million

A five-story fairytale castle on Lake Whitney that easily could be a fixture at Disney World or along the Las Vegas Strip just hit the market for $6.5 million. The 10-bedroom, 15-bathroom Parsons Castle — complete with a drawbridge and moat — is just north...

4 Projects to Finish Before You Sell

Are you ready to make the transition to a new home? Or at least take a few steps to get there? If so, you’ll need to think about selling your current property, and you’re probably hoping to get the best price possible.  Renovations can be a great value booster....

Best Time to Buy a Home

Knowing exactly when to buy a home can get overwhelming, here are some resources to make the process easier for you.

Massive 15-acre parcel of San Antonio near Pearl hits the market

A massive piece of San Antonio is hitting the market. A 14.7-acre parcel of land next to the popular Pearl mixed-use development is now on up for grabs, real estate firm JLL Capital Markets, who is overseeing the sale, announced last week. The land is prime for...

Appealing to the Target Buyer Gets Homes Sold in San Antonio

Conventional staging wisdom dictates neutralizing the palette to appeal to the widest range of buyers. We wholeheartedly agree! It is a delicate balancing act, but at the same time, BY Design will profile the potential buyer in San Antonio and...

Country radio legend's Texas horse ranch lassoes $8.2 million price

For 25 years, country music radio icon Bob Kingsley and his wife and business partner, Nan, made their home at the legendary Bluestem Ranch, southwest of Weatherford. More than a year after Bob’s death at age 80 after battling bladder cancer, his widow has put their...

Texas philanthropist’s ranching empire commands $340 million price

When Fort Worth rancher, horse aficionado, art collector, arts patron, and philanthropist Anne Marion died in February at age 81, she left behind a Texas ranching empire about one-third the size of Rhode Island. Now, all three of Marion’s ranches are on the market for...

Rare South Texas ranch shoots onto market for $7.9 million

A hunter’s, rancher’s, and fisherman’s paradise in South Texas where the deer and the antelope really do play can be yours for more than $7.9 million. The 2,264-acre El Tecolote Ranch, located 21 miles northwest of Raymondville and roughly 200 miles southwest of San...
Texas Hill Country region explodes with sales amid pandemic land rush

Texas Hill Country region explodes with sales amid pandemic land rush

It’s a sure sign that city dwellers are hunting for quieter, more isolated environments during the coronavirus pandemic: The region encompassing Austin, the Hill Country, and Waco represented 28 percent of the dollar value of the state’s rural land sales last year....

Finding and Choosing a Residential Real Estate Agent

Finding and Choosing a Residential Real Estate Agent

MATCHMAKER, MATCHMAKER FIND ME A HOUSE By Jenny Jurica When deciding to sell a home or looking to purchase, finding a real estate agent is typically the first step in this emotional process. For many, the knee-jerk reaction is to reach out to the first person you know...

Rule this Texas fairytale castle for a princely $6.5 million

Rule this Texas fairytale castle for a princely $6.5 million

A five-story fairytale castle on Lake Whitney that easily could be a fixture at Disney World or along the Las Vegas Strip just hit the market for $6.5 million. The 10-bedroom, 15-bathroom Parsons Castle — complete with a drawbridge and moat — is just north...

Texas Hill Country region explodes with sales amid pandemic land rush

Texas Hill Country region explodes with sales amid pandemic land rush

It’s a sure sign that city dwellers are hunting for quieter, more isolated environments during the coronavirus pandemic: The region encompassing Austin, the Hill Country, and Waco represented 28 percent of the dollar value of the state’s rural land sales last year....

Finding and Choosing a Residential Real Estate Agent

Finding and Choosing a Residential Real Estate Agent

MATCHMAKER, MATCHMAKER FIND ME A HOUSE By Jenny Jurica When deciding to sell a home or looking to purchase, finding a real estate agent is typically the first step in this emotional process. For many, the knee-jerk reaction is to reach out to the first person you know...

Rule this Texas fairytale castle for a princely $6.5 million

Rule this Texas fairytale castle for a princely $6.5 million

A five-story fairytale castle on Lake Whitney that easily could be a fixture at Disney World or along the Las Vegas Strip just hit the market for $6.5 million. The 10-bedroom, 15-bathroom Parsons Castle — complete with a drawbridge and moat — is just north...

4 Projects to Finish Before You Sell

4 Projects to Finish Before You Sell

Are you ready to make the transition to a new home? Or at least take a few steps to get there? If so, you’ll need to think about selling your current property, and you’re probably hoping to get the best price possible.  Renovations can be a great value booster....

Best Time to Buy a Home

Best Time to Buy a Home

Knowing exactly when to buy a home can get overwhelming, here are some resources to make the process easier for you.

Massive 15-acre parcel of San Antonio near Pearl hits the market

Massive 15-acre parcel of San Antonio near Pearl hits the market

A massive piece of San Antonio is hitting the market. A 14.7-acre parcel of land next to the popular Pearl mixed-use development is now on up for grabs, real estate firm JLL Capital Markets, who is overseeing the sale, announced last week. The land is prime for...

Appealing to the Target Buyer Gets Homes Sold in San Antonio

Appealing to the Target Buyer Gets Homes Sold in San Antonio

Conventional staging wisdom dictates neutralizing the palette to appeal to the widest range of buyers. We wholeheartedly agree! It is a delicate balancing act, but at the same time, BY Design will profile the potential buyer in San Antonio and...

Country radio legend's Texas horse ranch lassoes $8.2 million price

Country radio legend's Texas horse ranch lassoes $8.2 million price

For 25 years, country music radio icon Bob Kingsley and his wife and business partner, Nan, made their home at the legendary Bluestem Ranch, southwest of Weatherford. More than a year after Bob’s death at age 80 after battling bladder cancer, his widow has put their...

Texas philanthropist’s ranching empire commands $340 million price

Texas philanthropist’s ranching empire commands $340 million price

When Fort Worth rancher, horse aficionado, art collector, arts patron, and philanthropist Anne Marion died in February at age 81, she left behind a Texas ranching empire about one-third the size of Rhode Island. Now, all three of Marion’s ranches are on the market for...

Rare South Texas ranch shoots onto market for $7.9 million

Rare South Texas ranch shoots onto market for $7.9 million

A hunter’s, rancher’s, and fisherman’s paradise in South Texas where the deer and the antelope really do play can be yours for more than $7.9 million. The 2,264-acre El Tecolote Ranch, located 21 miles northwest of Raymondville and roughly 200 miles southwest of San...