Be careful when buying land in the country. My latest column in the Statesman. https://t.co/ZBzptJxvn8
— Richard A. Oppel (@RichOppelSr) February 24, 2018
By Rich Oppel – Special to the American-Statesman
Updated: 1:39 p.m. Thursday, February 22, 2018 | Posted: 1:17 p.m. Thursday, February 22, 2018
BUDA — Gregory George, 41, is a former Texas General Land Office right-of-way agent. His wife Staci, 38, is a financial adviser in Austin. Until recently, they lived in a 1,400-square foot home in Manchaca.
In 2013, they bought 10.9 acres of land on FM 967 between Buda and Driftwood.
“Our dream always had been to buy a little piece of acreage in the country and raise our family,” said George….
Three days before they poured the slab on their new home in 2016, George said, his neighbor Jani Saliga paid a visit and announced she was converting her home – about 125 feet away — into a wedding chapel and special events venue.
On many a Saturday afternoon or evening, Garden Grove LLC – its main house, upper and lower greens, party barn and tent – fills with 200 to 300 celebrating guests….
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