May 1, 2017
by Brenda Veseleny

Water Views by Boat of Lake Cove Seabrook TX

Seabrook’s waterfront community of Lake Cove

This community has several water front homes of varying construction age and quality.  The main canal leading from Clear Lake breaks off into several additional canals with homes lining them along the way.  Many water front homes have the ability to have a boat house that places you within a few short minutes to Clear Lake and Galveston Bay.

This is a boating view of what you will see as you come into Lake Cove’s waterfront community:


March 4, 2015
by admin

6513B Taggart-Inner Loop Beauty Close to Memorial Park

Do you have a love of the outdoors but enjoy the convenience of inner loop living? Then look no further. Tucked alongside a beautiful majestic Oak, discover this treasure that is ready to be called your new home. A few blocks away from Memorial Park, easy downtown access, shopping and restaurants. Well maintained and spacious, there is a lot to discover and love about this home.

February 10, 2015
by admin

Determining Texas mineral rights

How do you determine who owns the mineral rights of a property?

This issue is becoming more and more prevalent as I see multiple listings for parcels of land, particularly in the areas of San Leon and Bacliff along Galveston Bay, with a disclaimer in the agent remarks “seller to retain mineral rights”.  Increased drilling around our state has brought a heightened interest in mineral ownership. How many of us really know what this means and how to find out how it may affect your buyer or seller?oil111614

In an article recently published on February 10, 2015 by the Texas Association of REALTORS®,  Charles Porter, a Texas real estate broker, Texas REALTORS® University instructor, and member of the Addendum for Reservation of Oil, Gas, and Other Minerals form task force, explains what you should know about determining who owns mineral rights:

“Get a landman. A buyer or seller can hire a representative of the oil and gas drilling company, generally known as a “landman” or “petroleum landman,” to attempt to identify all owners of the minerals and holders of the executive rights. An oil and gas attorney is another resource for this task.

Know it may not be easy. Thanks to a long history of severed mineral estates, many sellers have negotiated to keep the mineral rights for future income, even when they no longer own the surface of the land. And those ownership interests don’t always stop there. For example, when minerals become part of an inheritance, the route to finding the true owner can become more complicated.”

Read more about this issue, plus recent changes in the mineral addendum, how to use it properly, and the basics of mineral rights in Porter’s article, “What you need to know about mineral rights,” in the January/February 2015 issue of Texas REALTOR® magazine.

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