Texas Hill Country

Breaking: Boot Ranch in Texas Hill Country Acquired by Terra Verde Group LLC, aka Windsong Ranch

By Candy Evans / August 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

I was sitting in Craig Martin’s office up at Windsong Ranch — if you haven’t seen or experienced the amazing Windsong Ranch in Prosper, then you don’t know  North Texas real estate greatness —  and he was telling me about this amazing ranch in the Hill Country just north of Fredericksburg. Boot Ranch I asked? I […]

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Texas Takes Four Spots in Kiplinger’s 10 Cheapest Cities You Want to Live in

By Joanna England / September 15, 2014 / 0 Comments

  I’m sure Augusta, Ga., is really nice and all, but do you really want to live there? Isn’t it a better place to visit? That’s why Kiplinger’s broke down it’s well-known list of “cheapest cities to live in” and spawned it’s list of “cheapest cities you want to live in.” That’s a pretty significant distinction, […]

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Vacation Home Week: Escape to Texas Hill Country Heaven at Boot Ranch’s Gorgeous Overlook Cabins

By Joanna England / August 20, 2014 / 1 Comment

Staying true to Vacation Home Week, we had to find a phenomenal property that would make a great spot to run to should you get the itch to get out of town. And of course, we love Boot Ranch, a gorgeous community in the Texas Hill Country with golf, scenery, and luxury accommodations. “Here you’ll […]

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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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A $7.9 Million Vacation Home Versus Barton Creek in Austin: I’ll Take 40 Years of Reservations…

By Candy Evans / May 17, 2012 / 0 Comments

Not that every vaca home has to cost this much, but when you get right down to it, would you rather pay $7.9 million for a fancy-pants second home and staff to maintain it, cater to your every whim, or would you rather just stay at, say, Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin? I […]

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Happy Thanksgiving: Should the Town of Turkey, Texas Change its Name to Tofurky?

By Candy Evans / November 23, 2011 / 0 Comments

One of the most charming things about Texas is the names of it’s towns. Gun Barrel City, Cut and Shoot,  Jot’Em Down, Fate, Dimple, Dripping Springs, all in Texas. I once made my husband drive through Oatmeal, Texas, down near Austin because I loved the name of the town and wanted to own property there. […]

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