Landowner Alert System 2-23-21

Posted by on Feb 23, 2021 in Asset Protection, News & Events, Property Tax | No Comments

Utilities & the Winter Storm: With the recent Texas February 2021 power outages, many issues are being raised related to Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and the wholesale power market. Going forward Texas leaders, including the Governor, Attorney General, … Continue reading

RM 620 TxDOT Project Updates: Community Webinar

Posted by on Feb 8, 2021 in Condemnation, Events, News & Events | No Comments

Winning Fair Compensation for Businesses & Landowners Impacted by Road Improvements: Braun & Gresham has organized webinars on March 23rd, 2021, for landowners impacted by the “RM 620” TxDOT project in Travis County. This webinar will outline the process of … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 2-2-21

Posted by on Feb 2, 2021 in Estate Planning, News & Events | No Comments

Estate Planning: Estate planning is especially important for owners of rural land. Passing rural land to family members requires careful consideration of who may want the land, how to make similar gifts to those who may not be interested in … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 1-19-21

Posted by on Jan 19, 2021 in Conservation Easements, News & Events | No Comments

Agricultural Conservation Easement Program: The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) of Texas recently announced the deadline for submitting applications for the 2021 funding cycle for its Agricultural Conservation Easement Program. Applications are due March 1, 2021. The entire state … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 1-7-21

Posted by on Jan 7, 2021 in News & Events, Property Tax | No Comments

Property Tax: As the beginning of 2021 kicks off, there are many important dates and considerations you should keep in mind as it relates to property taxes. On January 31st, all property tax bills are due for 2020. All exemption … Continue reading

Avoiding Common Property Tax Pitfalls

By Cassie Gresham, Principal, Attorney & Counselor My work on behalf of landowners often involves helping them fix a problem or get out of a bind with their local appraisal district. Through the years, I have seen some common mistakes … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 12-17-20

Posted by on Dec 17, 2020 in Condemnation, News & Events, Property Tax | No Comments

Introducing Chris Bell: While 2020 has been a year of change for us all, we are excited to announce that Attorney & Counselor, Chris Bell, joined the Braun & Gresham law firm in October of this year. Chris helps landowners … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 12-8-20

Conservation Development: As everyone who works and lives in Hays County knows, we are experiencing rapid growth. The population in 2025 is expected to be 229,100 and increase to 633,000 in 2045. How do we plan for this rapid growth … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 11-17-20

Water Rights: As the Texas Hill Country and surrounding communities grow, municipalities face complicated issues, including wastewater discharge. Sewage with its nutrient pollutants can cause algae growth, which arguably reduces property and recreational values. While the Texas Commission on Environmental … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 11-3-20

Posted by on Nov 4, 2020 in News & Events, Water Rights | No Comments

Aggregate Production Operations: Aggregate Production Operations (APOs) include rock quarries, gravel pits, borrow pits, and similar aggregate production operations. These facilities are in the spotlight as landowners and regulators grapple with the impacts on neighbors and the environment. APOs are … Continue reading

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