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Beauty, Ranch and Land

Will Ranch Prices Drop With the Price of Oil? {Video}


Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

With falling oil prices, investors are betting it will be an opportune time to buy Texas ranchland, according to a report by the New York Times.

Jay Ellis of Dallas-based Sporting Ranch Capital is raising $100 million from investors to buy “trophy ranches” that owners want to sell “quickly and quietly” – as their personal portfolios fluctuate with the price of oil.

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The Robbie Report: Ranches Bring the World to the Dallas Region


The historic Robinson Ranch, at Farm Road 962E in Round Mountain, was established in 1885 in the heart of the Texas Hill country in Blanco County. Listed for $23,162,500. Photo / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

A few days before we sat down last year to celebrate Thanksgiving, I was pleased to host 18 Chinese businessmen and investors in our Dallas office. They were here to discuss the growing global interest in land, particularly Texas farm and ranch land.

A few weeks before, I led a four-member team of international real estate experts on a 12-day, five-city tour of China to meet with Chinese bankers, real estate investors and corporate leaders to spark their interest in North Texas properties. In each city, we found Chinese businessmen, wealthy investors and professionals who have a strong interest in U.S. real estate. They want to buy homes. And they have a strong desire to own Texas ranches, farms and land.

The Chinese are not alone. I’ve made similar trips to Europe and India to discuss the worldwide interest in Texas ranches and farmland, and the Sotheby’s Dubai affiliate recently asked for information on every property Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty has access to in Texas because of strong Middle Eastern interest in the Lone Star State.
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Beauty, Dallas County, Tarrant County

Equestrian Dream Homes: Luxury Horse Ranches Across Texas


Any devoted horse enthusiast would dream of having the convenience of your very own horse facilities on your property. These luxury ranch homes below showcase some amazing horse stables and equestrian facilities with plenty of wide open spaces for horse back riding and training. 

The Celina Ranch in Celina, Texas | Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Celina Ranch, 8496 County Road 97, Celina Texas - Briggs Freeman Sotheby's Ranch and Land, Update Fort Worth 0

This incredible Texas Ranch, also referred to as a Luxury Gated Estate, sits on 314 acres and has over 15,000 square feet of main living space, as well as a seven car garage, heated pool, spa, wine cellar, three stock ponds, two arenas, one competing size, mare motel, ranch managers home, stall barn, equipment barn & much more! More. Continue Reading…

Beauty, Dallas County, Tarrant County

Beautiful Horse Farm in Dallas County


Lynnwood Farms, at 2802 South Country Club in Dallas, blends the best of both worlds Texas has to offer. A beautiful equestrian farm large enough to stable as many as a dozen horses, it has the feel of a rural setting but is only a few minutes from some of Dallas’ best shopping, restaurants and entertainment. And its seven-bedroom Colonial-style house is a showplace.

Sitting on a ridge overlooking its almost 9 acres, the farm has a 12-stable red barn equipped with a wash rack, hay loft, tack room and lighted riding arena. The farm and its 7,160-square-foot home is being offered by Christy Berry and Brenda Moerschell with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International RealtyContinue Reading…