Specializing in Hunting, Recreational & Ranch Properties in The Heart of Texas

About Us

DeBord Real Estate is dedicated to assisting sellers with satisfied transactions and buyers in finding just the right property with the highest of integrity. “Helping you find home” has real meaning for us. With over 30 years’ experience as a Broker and State certified general appraisal and a team with over 84 years in real estate we have the knowledge and expertise to handle all types of properties. We welcome the opportunity to be of service to others.

I am a broker and appraiser with many years experience in real estate, wildlife improvement, and ranching and we provide friendly professional service for both buyer and seller.

Our Team

Jerry DeBord


Phone: (325) 597-4357
Email:   jerry@debordrealestate.com

Jerry DeBord, Broker and appraiser along with wife Judy (co-owner) are lifelong ranchers. Jerry is a graduate of Texas Tech University with BS and MS Degrees. Following a career in research and Texas Agriculture Extension Service he entered the field of Real Estate. He and Judy have three children and several grandchildren.

Lisa Kidd


Phone: (325) 456-1276

Lisa Kidd is a professional Real Estate Agent who has been with DeBord Real Estate for over 22 years. Lisa and her husband, Jerry, own and operate several ranches in the area. Her knowledge of all aspects of the Real Estate industry is invaluable for buyers and sellers. Lisa attended Texas A&M University of which she is a strong supporter. Lisa and Jerry have one daughter who is a pharmacist.

Chris Leifeste


Phone: (325) 597-2255

Chris Leifeste has over 11 years in Real Estate. Chris Graduated from Tarleton State University and has been a school teacher, president of the local school board, owner and operator of wildlife supply stores and owns a ranch in Mason County. He brings a broad range of experiences to help all prospects and clients. He and his wife, Teresa, have two children and very active grandchildren who keep them busy.

Colt DeBord


Phone: (972) 679-4908

Colt DeBord is the newest addition to the team. He graduated from Dallas Baptist University and has been employed by UPS and a large architectural firm for 20 years. Colt is anxious to help others with their real estate needs. He is also the firm’s expert in computer technology, data analysis and drone virtual tours. He and his wife, Michelle, have three children and live in Brady.

Chad Halfmann


Phone: (325) 374-6116

Chad Halfmann is a college graduate who also owns, manages and operates large farms and ranches along with his family. Chad is a very progressive young man who works well with others. He is very active in the Red Angus Association and has completed an internship in Australia. He is an expert in many fields related to ranching, farming and wildlife. Chad has one Daughter and lives in Runnels County.

Gary Bates


Phone: (325) 396-2864

Gary Bates is newest agent for DeBord Real Estate. Gary brings a wealth of experience to help with real estate transactions. He is a graduate of Texas A&M with a degree in wildlife science and range management, a  Vietnam Veteran, farmer and rancher. Mr. Bates was employed with the USDA (SCS and NRCS) for 35 years and has 14 years as a Real Estate Agent. Gary also owns and operates a brush spraying business. He and his wife, Elaine, have 4 children and 6 grandchildren.

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