Landowner Alert System 2-8-17

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in News, News & Events | No Comments

Click to view this week’s Landowner Alert System.   Articles include: Introducing Shane Neldner; SH 249; City Summit Re-examined: The Groundwater Debate

Highway 249 TX-DOT Project In Grimes and Montgomery Counties

Braun & Gresham has been talking with landowners about a new TxDOT project in Grimes County. The project is already funded with more than $140,000,000, and is being “finalized for construction.” The project will extend SH 249 by approximately 10 … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 1-24-17

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in News, News & Events | No Comments

Click to view this week’s Landowner Alert System. Articles include: Landowners, Aquifer Alliance Win Battle Over TCEQ Permit; Protecting The Drops We Drink: Who Owns Texas Water? Seller Beware: Understanding the General Warranty Deed

Landowner Alert System 1-12-17

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017 in News, News & Events | No Comments

Click to view this week’s Landowner Alert System Articles include: Texas Supreme Court Opinion On Denbury Green Pipeline Why Hire A Rural Real Estate Agent Ecolab: When Worlds Collide, Environment and Landowners Benefit

Texas Supreme Court Opinion On Denbury Green Pipeline

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Blog, Client Services, Condemnation, News | No Comments

On January 6, 2017, the Texas Supreme Court issued an opinion that will make it easier for private pipeline companies to condemn private land for their own purposes and not necessarily for the public good. Some highlights of this long-fought … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 12-27-16

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in News, News & Events | No Comments

Click to view this week’s Landowner Alert System Articles include: Texas Tax Conundrum Reminder: Check Your Beneficiaries! Harris County Judge Issues Summary Judgment in Texas Central Case

Establishing Access to Land-Locked Property

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

The rural landscape of Texas is becoming more and more fragmented as ranches are split up and sold to third parties or divided among family members. One unintended consequence of this fragmentation is that inadvertently land-locked properties are on the … Continue reading

Estate Planning with Blended Families

It is estimated that about 65% of remarriages in America involve children, making them what we have come to call “blended families.” These families face unique challenges in planning how to protect loved ones and pass on assets to the … Continue reading

Water Issues Every Broker of Rural Land Should Know

Margaret Menicucci is partnering with the Texas Association of Realtors to host an educational webinar for commercial realtors entitled, “Water Issues Every Broker of Rural Land Should Know”. This webinar will take place on October 29, from 10:00 am to … Continue reading

Farm Bill Update: The Agriculture Act of 2014 and Conservation

With the enactment of the Agriculture Act of 2014, known to most of us as the Farm Bill, landowners have more certainty about the availability of federal funds for conservation on farm and ranch lands. The Farm Bill provides up … Continue reading