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Iconic South Texas Ranch has Sold

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West and Swope Ranches is excited to announce the sale of the Covenant Ranch.

 The Covenant Ranch is 8,988 +/- acres in South Texas and is known for having the largest privately owned lake in South Texas when full and is famous for its wildlife and hunting [...]

Maximizing the Value of your Farm or Ranch, A guide for Texas Land Sellers

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Selling a farm, ranch, or large real estate holding can be a significant and emotional decision for many individuals, families, or companies. The property may represent their single largest asset and hold sentimental value, making the process of letting go a difficult one. That is why it is crucial to approach the process thoughtfully and [...]

San Antonio Board of Realtors Farm & Ranch Realtor of the year 2022

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San Antonio Express News -

"San Antonio Board of Realtors Announces 2022 Real Estate Winners 

Every year the San Antonio Board of Realtors honors those who have gone above and beyond in the real estate industry, and this year was no exception. Winners were nominated by their colleagues, then by a committee. Here's who excelled in their business this year--

The Texas Hill Country

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The Texas Hill Country

The Texas Hill Country is in the eastern part of the Edwards Plateau Ecological Region covering approximately 24 million, predominantly limestone hills and mountainous acres.  Covered by relatively shallow soils, the area is dominated by Ashe juniper, oak (sp), persimmon, agarita, sumac, hackberry, mesquite and [...]

Getting Your Dog Ready for Hunting Season

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Getting Your Dog Ready for Hunting Season 

By Kirk Moody, Associate at West & Swope Ranches

Featuring Eric Harrison and Joshua Creek Ranch

Photos by Terry Allen Courtesy of Joshua Creek Ranch

I visited Joshua Creek Ranch over the summer to learn from the professionals about getting your dog ready for hunting season. I interviewed Eric [...]

Holiday Gift Guide for the New Texas Ranch Owner

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Holiday Gift Guide for the New Texas Ranch Owner


2022, has been a year we have seen many ranches trade hands from the Covid buyers wanting to leave town and spend more time outdoors to an influx of out of state buyers, to the folks who always dreamed of owning a Texas ranch for their family and decided now is the time to pull the [...]

West and Swope Agent Spotlight – Jaxon Riebesehl

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 I would say the most important things to look for in an agent is someone that is a great
communicator, and always available for their client no matter the circumstances. They have the
client’s best interest in mind, and is willing to go the extra mile to represent the clients fully and
find answers to all questions that may arise.




Learn more about our Associate in this Q&A below

Q: Where do you live?
A: San Antonio, TX

Q:  Where did you grow up?
A:  Johnson City, TX


Q:  What drew you to ranch real estate?
A:  Some of my favorite memories have been spent outdoors with my family and friends. Ranch real
estate allow me to help other people buy or sell land and knowing that they will have [...]

West and Swope Ranches sells 2,050 Acre Ranch North of Austin

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       The 2,050-acre Pecan Ranch in Williamson County has officially sold. The property, listed by West and Swope Ranches in the first quarter of 2022, went under contract soon after hitting the market. The Pecan Ranch is located north of Austin in Jarrell Texas. Louie Swope, Mason Trull, and Mitch West, of West and Swope Ranches, [...]

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