Mid-April 2024 TRFS Update



NEW! An exceptional opportunity to own stunning raw land – Clear View Ranch is in-close proximity to Fredericksburg, Texas. The ranch rests on a nice hilltop with several build sites to choose from. The property has been well-maintained over the years and the vast majority of the cedar has been removed, resulting in a park-like setting. The terrain on the ranch is gently rolling. A large selection of native grasses is present and there are many post oak and shin oak trees. An Ag Exemption is in place and underground electric is available.

NEW! Great opportunity for a weekend getaway or permanent residence - Midwaters Ranch is 43.51± acres situated within the Headwaters Ranch subdivision. The ranch offers nice views, an ideal habitat for wildlife, an 80'± of elevation change, and access to various cities. Plentiful hardwoods and native grasses add to the allure of the ranch, including live oaks, post oaks, Texas persimmon, mountain laurel, and cedar. The ranch is ready for the upcoming deer season with an 880± sf cabin, a cleaning station, a water well, and three hunting blinds. Paved-road access at the end of a cul-de-sac and abundant wildlife are an added bonus!

JUST SOLD! Impressive hilltop views with beautiful valleys – Browder Ranch is 387± acres located in one of the more sought-after areas of Gillespie County. There are multiple build sites to choose from with incredible vistas. The ranch features 2,300’±of paved county road frontage. Improvements include a 2,451± sf ranch house with four bedrooms and three bathrooms with a spacious master suite. Just 25± miles from Fredericksburg and 9± miles from Stonewall!


We're pleased to report positive news on Texas drought conditions. Recent rainfall has significantly improved the situation, with exceptional drought conditions now at 0.00% statewide! Extreme drought conditions are at 2.05%. This is excellent news for the moment! Stay informed about current water conditions.


You can see the latest ranch news articles under “Resources” then go down to the “Ranch Articles” tab. The latest article discusses the Texas Right to Farm Act and why record-keeping is critical for agricultural operations as they may be required to prove when certain activities began on their property in the event of a lawsuit. Read more. These articles are also featured in our bi-weekly email newsletter.


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Ken Hoerster

Boerne, Texas - Specializing in the Hill Country , South Texas and West Texas Areas

Ken grew up working a family ranch in Mason, Texas, where his parents still reside. After graduating, he attended Stephen F. Austin State University and obtained degrees in finance and real estate. Ken became a licensed agent in real estate in 1989 and as his career progressed, he realized the need for a truly professional ranch marketing company in the Texas Hill Country, South Texas, and West Texas areas. With one vision in mind: to create a real estate firm that excels in its field. Ken utilized his experience in ranching and his work in commercial and ranch real estate to establish Texas Ranches For Sale in 2001. The foundation of the company developed as Ken gathered valuable insight into the experience and expertise of seasoned ranch brokers through the years.

Today, Texas Ranches For Sale continues to grow with a focus on a single goal is to maintain a reputation as the most professional land marketing group in the area. Dedication and client commitment are important factors in reaching this objective, with overall success.

Ken is married to his lovely wife, Lauren. Lauren works as a local veterinarian and also as the Client Concierge for Texas Ranches For Sale. Lauren shares a love for animals and has rescue dogs, as well as horses, and cattle.

Together, Ken and Lauren are involved in a multitude of local charitable organizations and church-related activities. They frequently provide contributions and volunteer assistance to youth associations such as FFA, livestock auctions, and stock shows.

From time to time, they enjoy visiting Lauren's family in Colorado and Ken's family in Mason, Texas.

Currently, Ken and Lauren reside on their ranch near Fredericksburg. They spend most of their free time outdoors, hunting, riding bikes, riding horses, and kayaking.

Organization Affiliations

  • San Antonio Board of Realtors Joseph M. Cullinan Farm and Land Specialist of the Year - 2019
  • San Antonio Business Journal - 2013 - 2022
  • Top 5 Agents - Farm and Ranch Sales
  • The Land Report 2013 - 2022 America's Best Brokerage
  • Farm and Ranch Magazine Premier Broker
  • Platinum Top 50 - San Antonio PT50 Real Estate Agents and Brokers
  • Member of National Association of Realtors - NAR
  • Member of Texas Association of Realtors - TAR
  • Member of San Antonio Board of Realtors - SABOR
  • Member of Kerrville Board of Realtors - KBOR
  • Member of Central Hill Country Board of Realtors - CHCBOR
  • Member of Corpus Christi Association of Realtors - CCAR
  • Member of Austin Board of Realtors - ABOR
  • Lifetime Member of Texas Wildlife Association
  • Member of South Texans Property Rights Association
  • Kendall County United Way - Past President/Board Member YMCA of Boerne - Past Board Member (2004 - 2008)
  • Big Brother Big Sister (Past Board Member)
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