A Little About BJRE


Welcome to Bill Johnson and Associates Real Estate Company. We’re located in Bellville, Texas…sixty miles west of Houston in the rolling hills of Austin County. Whether you’re interested in having your family become a part of this wonderful community, searching for a business location, or simply looking for a country property for that perfect blend of peaceful living and rewarding investment opportunity, we’ll be happy to provide you with a complete portfolio of our available properties.

We invite you to visit our Acreage, Farm and Ranch, Residential, Lots or Commercial pages for a complete selection of our huge inventory of properties. Information about our area’s community, schools, churches, hospital, and more can be found in our Area Information page.

If you would like specific detailed information on our professional, qualified real estate staff of agents, please visit our Agents page.

To receive more specific information on certain properties or a complete brochure of our huge inventory of property listings, please let us know how we can best provide you with this information. Our Contact Us page allows you to make us aware of the information that you wish to receive. If you’re in our area, keep an eye out for our signs, and feel free to drop by our office at 420 East Main Street in Bellville for more information. We are anxious to assist you with your real estate needs.

Again, thank you for finding Bill Johnson and Associates Real Estate Company and we look forward to providing you with a complete and professional real estate service.

Featured Listings


1092 White Loop Rd., Columbus, TX
$539,000.00 • 11.455 Acres • Colorado Co.
Built in 2007 with 2 Bedrooms and 2 baths, charming covered front and back porches, 1,512 sq. ft. of living area. The property is wooded, has a small pond, detached double carport with storage area, pavilion picnic area and idyllic covered bridge.

3940 Post Oak Point, New Ulm, TX
$875,000.00 • 29.380 Acres • Bellville Schools • Austin Co.
Rolling scenic property with Circa 1866 4 bedroom, 2 bath main home, spacious porches and a large screened room along with a guest cottage built in 2008 complete with kitchenette, 1 bath and Murphy bed. Property has in-ground pool, garage/workshop, stocked fishing pond, chicken coop and lush hay meadows. This property has it ALL!

Premier Ranch


7716 RED BIRD ROAD
$2,395,000 • 66.37 ACRES • AUSTIN CO.
The prestigious Michael Byatt Arabian horse complex is ideal for a buyer with a passion for equine. The property offers five large stables with 48 stalls, multiple tack rooms, wash areas and storage rooms. There are also 2 smaller homes, hay barns, a covered show arena, 2 uncovered arenas, two 4 horse walkers and various paddocks. The 5 large pastures are all fenced in 3 rail board fencing. This same fence can be found throughout the entire property. In addition to the horse amenities is a beautifully remodeled 1860s farmhouse. This two story home overlooks the main horse pasture. It has a large kitchen with an island and separate breakfast bar -which is connected to the living area. The downstairs also includes a stunning formal dining room, master suite, guest room and bath. One of the most unique features of this farmhouse is the abundance of windows allowing for plenty of natural light and expansive views. The home, the barns & stables and the grounds all provide the essence of quiet country living.

Agent Spotlight


Ian Bader
Cell: 979-885-9436 • Email: ibader@bjre.com
Ian was born and raised in Austin County and has Texas roots that start with Stephen F Austin’s “Old 300” settlers. He attended Bellville schools and graduated from Texas A&M University in 1975. His business career began with the local radio station as news reporter. He later joined the Bellville Abstract Company as clerk and escrow officer. In 1978 he entered banking with the Austin County State Bank and also became licensed to sell real estate under the Bill Johnson & Associates Real Estate Company.

Ian moved to First Savings Association of Brenham in 1983, serving as the Bellville Branch Manager. First Savings was later purchased by Guaranty Bank in 1990 and Ian remained as manager. He also was a licensed annuity and securities representative for Guaranty Brokerage. After more than 28 years in banking, investment, and real estate related professions, Ian went into full time real estate practice in 2004 with Bill Johnson & Associates Real Estate Company. Bader married Becky Finch in 1979 and they raised two sons, Reid and Will.
Bader’s long term experience and personal commitment to professionalism and service to his community makes him uniquely qualified to market your real estate.

Ian has been active in numerous community activities, serving as President of the Bellville Lions Club, Bellville Chamber of Commerce, and Bellville Library Board. He has been involved in the Austin County Veterans’ Monument Board, Texas A&M Club of Austin County, Agri-Life Extension Leadership Advisory Committee, Austin County Raising Academic Performance Board, Bellville Parks Board, LCRA Leadership Program, Texas Scholars Program, Bellville Historical Society, Bellville Little League, Bellville Youth Soccer, Bellville ISD Long-Range Planning Committee, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and many other civic activities.