Robinson Creek Ranch, owned by the same family since 1949, is a land of gently rolling hills with trees and grassland in Lipan, TX. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Just over the horizon, within an hour to two-hour drive of Dallas-Fort Worth, is a vast expanse of rural land that is attracting its own growing number of buyers from around the world.

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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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Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty currently has listings of more than $1 billion in rural properties. The 111-acre Shooting Star Ranch is at 1600 Historic Lane in Cross Roads, TX.

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The Texas residential market is white hot. Buyers far outstrip sellers, creating bidding wars for high-quality homes in great neighborhoods.

Just over the horizon within an hour to two-hour drive is a vast expanse of rural land that is attracting its own growing number of buyers.

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The 951-acre Moon River Ranch in Falls County is listed for $7,900,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty 

The Texas residential market is white hot. Buyers far outstrip sellers, creating bidding wars for high quality homes in great neighborhoods.

Just over the horizon within an hour to two-hour drive is a vast expanse of rural land that is attracting its own growing number of buyers.

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Bitter Creek Ranch in Donley and Hall County is listed for $33,861,275. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

With gentleman’s ranches, cattle operations, state-of-the-art breeding ranching, reining and cutting farms and more, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty brings the best of the West’s wide-open spaces right to your computer or mobile device.

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An updated contemporary homes sits on this 122.19 acre equine facility in Valley View, Texas. Listed for $1,695,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Small land sales increased by 20.69 percent year over year, according to the new Texas Small Land Sales Report released by the Texas Association of Realtors.
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Garner Park Ranch in Stephenville, Texas, was originally known as Garner State Park and Stephenville State Park.

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The park was built in 1933 by the newly established Civilian Conservation Corps, which employed construction workers to build public works projects throughout the United States during the Great Depression.
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In historic Glen Rose, the 4B Ranch at 3343 FM 56 North combines a convenient location, great design and breathtaking views of Dinosaur Valley. Listed for $4.2 million. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Historic Glen Rose, one of the area’s most scenic towns, is often described as the start of the Texas Hill Country. This popular ranching and farming community, close to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, is home to the 1,800-acre Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, the Dinosaur Valley State Park with its famed dinosaur footprints in the Paluxy Riverbed and the well-known downtown amphitheater.

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On the eastern border of the state park is the 4B Ranch, a 360-acre working ranch that includes an elegant rock and cedar finished home completed in 2009 with more than 6,200 square feet of living space and more than 10,000 square feet under roof.
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Enjoy breathtaking views at Bitter Creek Ranch, listed for $33,861,275 or $950 an acre. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Charles Goodnight, the “father of the Texas Panhandle,” is a legendary figure who inspired the popular Lonesome Dove novels and films and whom historian J. Frank Dobie said “approached greatness more nearly than any other cowman of history.”

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With Oliver Loving, Goodnight drove cattle north in 1866 on the Goodnight-Loving Trail. He invented the chuck wagon and established the Panhandle Stockman’s Association to improve cattle-breeding and fight rustlers and outlaws.

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A decade later, to take advantage of available grass, timber, water and game, Goodnight joined Irishman John Adair in founding the JA Ranch in Palo Duro Canyon, the Panhandle’s first ranch.

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Today the Bitter Creek Ranch, with 35,643 acres, was once the mare pasture of the historic JA Ranch.
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Large properties such as the historic Robinson Ranch in Blanco County are attracting interest from international investors. Listed for $10,395,625. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

This week, Robbie Briggs, President and CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, travels to Hong Kong to meet with investors who favor the legacy and opportunities found in Texas land.

Robbie and Ben in Beijing

“Throughout the region we find businessmen, wealthy investors and professionals who have a strong interest in U.S. real estate,” said Briggs, who recently lived in China for three years. “They want to buy homes. And they have a strong desire to own Texas ranches, farms and land.”
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