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How Country Life Saves You Money | Rethink:Rural

Six ways moving to the country will save you serious cash.

How a forester created wooden decor from a piece of history

When Billy Lipthrott found the remains of a pre-Christopher Columbus era tree, he had to preserve it and put the rustic wood on display. He...

How to Repurpose Wood You Clear from Your Acreage

Clearing your land means you are well on your way to building your dream rural home. But what will you do with all that timber?

Where to build your house on your land

You’ve bought the land. You have your house plans. All that remains is to choose the best location on your property to build your home. Nothing to...

Why hire a land agent rather than a residential Realtor?

What's the advantage of working with a land agent when purchasing land? We walk you through the special expertise - and connections - land agents...

How investing in land pays off

 Land broker Ryker Carter explains how investing in land can pay off, both in the value of the land, itself, and in the ways you can use the land...

How to get access rights to land

Don't buy a property if you can't get the right of access you need. A land agent explains different types of land access and how to get access...

How to know your soil type - and why it's important

When you own land, it's critical to know what kind of soil you have. Find out how to know your soil type and how to properly collect soil for...

How to turn a forest into a farm

The Land Show's Dave Milton offers advice about converting timberland into farmland, and factors to consider before trying to turn a forest into a...

How to find the right contractor for your land

You found your dream property, and now you're ready to build your homestead. But how do you find a good contractor? We get expert advice.