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So you want to start a hunting ranch? Here’s how.

You’ve decided that you’re tired of renting out ranch stays for the weekend or asking your buddies if you can use their property to catch looks for a few big deer. Between the hours spent driving location to location and setting up stands and campouts, you’re so tired you couldn’t shoot the broadside of a…

HOW A HISTORICAL RENOVATION REVIVED A RUSTIC RANCH

In builder Richard Laughlin’s central Texas market, propane is vital to delivering the modern comforts that thrill clients — and the historical touches that set his homes apart. When award-winning homebuilder Richard Laughlin works with a customer whose current home is heated with natural gas, he shares a homespun anecdote to explain why they’ll probably…

Ranch hand interview questions.

Life on the wide-open range is much more than the glorified Old Western American dream with cowboys traversing a stunning mountain horizon. There’s a less dignified side to ranch life. And finding the right person to help you handle both the dreamy and the dirty work on the ranch can feel like looking for a…

Why moving to a ranch might just change your life.

Back in 2014, the Waggoner Ranch was for sale for a small fee of $725,000,000. Spanning over 500,000 acres, or 800 square miles, the ranch is the largest single-fence ranch in the entire United States. Let us say that again, it’s 800 square miles. To put it into perspective, you could fit both New York…

What to think about when buying a ranch?

13 Things You Must Consider You’ve got something few people possess… You have the spirit of someone who loves the one thing in this world that will never go out of style: nature.  (I know that because you’re reading this article) And that’s a big part of why you’re thinking about buying a ranch, isn’t…

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