Edwin “Happy” Broussard has been finding solutions for farmers’ and ranchers’ real estate and insurance needs for over 35 years. An avid horseman, Happy has owned farms and ranches throughout the south and west in Louisiana, Mississippi, Colorado and Texas. He has owned commercial and registered cattle and horse ranches plus rice, sugar cane, and crawfish farms. In addition to farm and ranch experience, Happy has owned and managed a pine tree plantation, a commercial haying operation and has experience in oil, gas and uranium leases.
Originally from southern Louisiana’s Gulf Coast (Cajun Country), Happy attended University of Southwestern Louisiana and Louisiana State University where he played rugby and still holds an intramural track and field record. Happy managed a highly successful insurance agency for many years and served on the board of directors of the oldest bank in Louisiana for a number of years prior to his career in real estate.
Happy holds four designations in the real estate industry: The prestigious ALC designation (Accredited Land Consultant), ABR designation (Accredited Buyer Representative), CNE designation (Certified Negotiation Expert) and a GRI designation (Graduate Realtor® Institute). With an extensive background in land investments, farm and ranch management, water and mineral rights, forestry, conservation easements and 1031 exchanges, Happy has the first-hand experience and expertise to meet the diverse needs of ranch real estate clients.
Professional Affiliations and Achievements:
Real Estate Licensed in Colorado & Texas · Graduate REALTORS® Institute (GRI) · Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) · Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE) · Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) · Manager, Farm Bureau Insurance Agencies · Member, National Association of REALTORS® · Member, Colorado Association of REALTORS® · Member, Douglas Elbert County Association of REALTORS® · Member, National REALTORS® Land Institute · Member, Colorado REALTORS® Land Institute · Member, Rocky Mountain Horse Association · Member, Colorado Cattlemen’s Association · Member, Texas Alliance of Ranch Brokers · Member, Texas Equestrian Trail Riding Association · Member, Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) · Member, Farm Bureau · Member, Texas Association of REALTORS®
Adjoining national forest on two sides, this Central Louisiana property consists of mostly wooded recreational property just waiting for the right outdoor enthusiast. It enjoys creek and road frontage, as well as access to public utilities. This property is ready to access either as a private development or an off-the-grid escape.
This 3,870-acre historic Texas cattle ranch is 15 minutes from the entrance to spectacular Big Bend National Park and 30 miles south of Marathon, Texas. Traversing through the ranch and supplying water to the ranch is Maravillas Creek, a wet weather creek that runs just under the surface during dry times. Surrounded by large ranches, Rincon Ranch has been carefully wildlife managed over the years resulting in high quality mule deer hunting. This ranch has much to offer with outstanding hunting, 360 degree scenic views, spectacular sunrises and sunsets, easy access and good water.
Located just minutes from Colorado Springs, Colorado, with spectacular views of the Pikes Peak Mountain Range and the Front Range, this 40-acre income producing horse ranch is both a turnkey business and residence. The residence is beautiful stucco 4,318 sq.ft. living area home and other improvements include 5 barns, shelters with 23 stalls or paddocks, an outdoor and indoor arena. The property is fenced and cross fenced for horses and the owners have an established equestrian boarding business as well as overnight horse hotel along with a bed and breakfast. Within a short distance of the property there are many horseback, hiking and bicycling public trail heads with miles of trails. Please contact Happy Broussard for details.
35-ACRE PARCELS AVAILABLE FOR $135,000
The Tanin Estate SOLD in 6 parcels to 6 separate buyers.
The 303.85-acre Tanin Estate, with beautiful views of Pikes Peak and the Colorado Front Range, is located in Elbert County, the southeast direction of growth of Denver. The gently rolling farmland, currently used for wheat production, has been divided into 35-acre parcels and would also make an excellent horse ranch or prime residential development land. All 35-acre parcels have county road frontage and mountain views. Conveniently located between Elizabeth and Franktown, downtown Denver is an easy 45-minute commute and Colorado Springs is 30 minutes. Denver International Airport is within a 45-minute drive.
COMPLETELY REMODELED! Located just north of Colorado Springs in the area of the Black Forest this 35.16 acre recreation and horse ranch
has beautiful views of Pikes Peak and the mountain ranges from Colorado Springs to Denver. The property is an easy 20 minute drive to Colorado Springs or north 45 minutes to Denver. The home has 3,847 sq. ft. of finished living area, completely remodeled in 2014.
This exceptional 1,143-acre property provides adventure, seclusion and scenic vistas of the Wichita Mountains. The North Fork of the Red River runs through this Oklahoma hunting ranch and offers good fishing with approximately 3/4 mile of frontage and two spring-fed 3-acre lakes that are stocked with fish. Deer and turkey are plentiful and the ranch also has antelope, dove and quail. The property offers structures for living quarters and equipment storage plus electrical power and community water. This land is suitable for both grazing and hunting and has potential to be developed into a commercial hunting facility. Opportunities abound for other outdoor recreation such as 4-wheeling, horseback riding, hiking and camping. Please contact Happy Broussard for details.
392-acre working ranch, equestrian ranch and wildlife preserve 20 minutes from Durango with centerpiece 12,700 sq ft lodge/main residence, 130 acres of pastures and hayfields, and 262 acres of high-fenced wildlife preserve. Seller will subdivide the ranch.
60-acre turnkey horse ranch for sale in El Paso County near Colorado Springs with a 5,900 square foot ranch-style stucco and stone home, seven-stall barn and heated indoor arena: A horse lover’s dream with outstanding facilities and breathtaking views of the Front Range.
Composed of 3,647 acres, Elk Park Ranch is located in Park County, the geographical center of the State of Colorado. This beautiful high country ranch has fantastic views of many well-known mountain ranges and has 360-degree views at the top of most of the ridges on the property.
Consisting of 356 acres, The Old Ranch is the ideal sportsman’s lodge and residential retreat. An active operating Texas cattle ranch and residence often used as a hunting ranch and entertainment retreat, the Old Ranch includes a fully-furnished 2,852 sq. ft. ranch-style lodge.