East Texas ranches

On SecondShelters.com: East Texas Ranch Roundup

By Amy Puchaty / July 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Saddle up folks, it’s time for our luxury ranch roundup! This week we found three sweet East Texas ranches that are among the best on the market right now. From a nationally renowned Longhorn cattle operation in Mineola, to a picturesque farm with bass stocked lake in Brenham, to an equestrian ranch with a reputation for breeding […]

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Timber Creek Ranch: The Quintessential Gentlemen’s Ranch in East Texas With Lake Cypress Springs Waterfront

By Candy Evans / February 21, 2018 / 4 Comments

Come March, a unique East Texas property will be available via auction, which is quickly becoming the best way to pick up big, beautiful real estate. The iconic Timber Creek Ranch in Winnsboro is up for auction, and CandysDirt.com is hosting a pre-auction preview and barbecue there this Saturday, February 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 […]

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From Oil And Gas to Farms And Ranches: Kathryn Roan Became a Realtor to Feed Her Passion For Horses

By Joanna England / January 9, 2014 / 12 Comments

Is there a more perfect last name for an equestrian than “Roan”? Seriously, we think Kathryn Roan, an Ebby Halliday Realtor with Texas Equestrian Properties, was made for this business. With only a year under her belt as a Realtor, Kathryn already has excellent perspective on the market.

You’ll be seeing more of Kathryn on SecondShelters.com, and occasionally on CandysDirt.com, too, as our farm and ranch correspondent. We’re thrilled to have this talented Realtor and horse-lover on our team.

Want to find out about this lovely gal? Our Q&A with Kathryn is after the jump!

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Developers Should Keep a Close Eye on Conservation, Says Dallas Addison

By Joanna England / December 17, 2013 / 2 Comments

SecondShelters.com hosts contributor Dallas Addison today to talk about how conservation strategies should benefit all developments in the long run. For his article, Addison uses Cross Pines Ranch, a 40-lot conservation-oriented second home community in East Texas, as an example of how keeping an eye on conservation can help preserve Texas land. “While there is a powerful […]

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Proposition 6 Passes: 73 Percent of Texans Vote "Yes," With Pockets in East, West, and Central Texas Against

By Joanna England / November 6, 2013 / 0 Comments

  The results are in, and while many agreed that Proposition 6 was the best plan available to secure the future of Texas water, it garnered 73.37 percent of the statewide vote — a considerably safe margin.  Among constitutional amendment propositions on the statewide ballot, Proposition 6 garnered more votes that Propositions 3, 5, and […]

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On SecondShelters.com: Our Ranch of the Week, Plus a Call For Your Summer Vacation Stories

By Joanna England / September 20, 2013 / 0 Comments

Doesn’t this porch look like the perfect spot to watch a storm roll in while you swap stories about your summer adventures? That’s what we want to do today. So check out our little write-up on this gorgeous ranch just east of Dallas on SecondShelters.com, and then shoot us a little ditty telling us all […]

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