Charles Gilliland, an expert in property taxation, appraisal, and rural markets, will deliver a brief presentation followed by Q&A on buying rural land in Texas. Come armed with your questions related to various aspects of the land-buying process. Q&A participants will automatically be entered for a chance to win an ebook edition of Dr. Gilliland's forthcoming book, Buying Rural Land in Texas (Texas A&M University Press, 2012) before it goes on sale to the general public. Gilliland is clinical professor of finance, research economist, and Helen and O.N. Mitchell Fellow at the Real Estate Center in Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. Specializing in property taxation, appraisal, and rural land markets, he also writes regularly for the Real Estate Center's popular outreach magazine, Tierra Grande.