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Texas Hill Country

Boot Ranch Draws Large Crowd in Dallas at Anteks: Home on the Range in Fredericksburg

By Candy Evans | December 30, 2013 | Comments Off on Boot Ranch Draws Large Crowd in Dallas at Anteks: Home on the Range in Fredericksburg

What three words all but guarantee a crowd and a good time, even during the craziness of the holidays? The Texas Hill Country and Golf!

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Boot Ranch Kicks Up Vacation Home Living to Luxury Levels in the Texas Hill Country

By Candy Evans | November 15, 2013 | 3 Comments

Golfing great Hal Sutton found himself in the Texas Hill Country about 12 years ago, with a stop in Fredericksburg. He might have thought he was in Tuscany, not Texas, because the terrain was so similar he wondered where the olive trees were. The idyllic German-esque community of about 11,000 in Gillespie County rests about […]

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Vacation Home Sales, Buyers Staying Close: Sweet Spot No More Than Four Hours Away

By Candy Evans | May 3, 2012 | 12 Comments

Gulf Shores. Destin (Watercolor, Seaside, Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach). Port Aransas — Cinnamon Shore. Galveston. Fredericksburg and The Texas Hill Country. South Padre. Lakes such as Cedar Creek, Cypress Springs and my newest passion, Lake Richland Chambers. Those are the favorite vacation spots for Dallas/Fort Worth, at least according to a recent piece in […]

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Former Dallas Mayor Steve Bartlett’s New Second Home in the Texas Hill Country

By Candy Evans | July 11, 2011 | Comments Off on Former Dallas Mayor Steve Bartlett’s New Second Home in the Texas Hill Country

Steve Bartlett, remember him? He was on the Dallas City Council from 1977 to 1981, represented some of us in Congress, and is now President and CEO of The Financial Services Roundtable, a lobbying group for several prestigious financial services companies. OMG, politics to lobbying, who’d a thunk it? Membership consists of 100 financial companies including Wells Fargo, […]

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Hill Country Real Estate News Second Home Report: Boot Ranch Kicking Back Into Sales Gear

By Candy Evans | March 24, 2011 | 2 Comments

Boot Ranch, a luxurious second home “ranching light” community in Fredericksburg, Texas, where you can play city slicker one minute, Arnold Palmer the next, says it’s back. I still have the press kit I received from Boot Ranch now some four years ago. It was the most beautiful kit I have ever received, and useful, […]

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A Second Home In Italy, Only Two Hours From Dallas/Fort Worth – Texas Real Estate News

By Candy Evans | March 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

Guest blogger Andrew Chalk says he has to get his fix of Italy and all things Italian. Or else! But that long jet ride and the limitation of luggage makes Venice, Rome or even Florence tough to do in a weekend. Luckily for us, Andrew has found Florence, Williamson County, Texas! It’s a 2½ hour […]

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