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8 Ways to Finance a Land Purchase: A look at the Pros and Cons

We talk to the experts to weigh the pros and cons of 8 ways to buy land, including cash, owner financing, buying with a partner, land loans...

Finding the Right Price When Buying or Selling Land

How do you set the right price for buying or selling land? A real estate expert gives her advice for finding the right amount to offer on property.

How Far from Civilization Should You Buy Land?

When buying land, how close do you need to be to civilization to ensure distance isn't a problem? A land broker offers advice to help you choose...

15 Ways an Appraiser Determines Land Value

An experienced land appraiser explains how he investigates a property to understand what makes it valuable and what detracts from its value.

Advantages of Owning vs. Leasing Land

Are you debating whether to own or lease property?

7 Funding Options For Small Farms

Whether you’re a hobby farmer dabbling in organic produce or looking to launch a full-scale operation, these government-backed loan and grant...

Land Buying Tips: Practical Advice For First-Time Buyers

In celebration of our 2nd birthday, we're highlighting the best 2 tips we've received on some of the most important land buying topics.

13 Jobs You Can Do in the Country (that aren’t farming)

Thanks to a growing telecommuting industry, working rural is becoming more accessible than ever.

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...

Buying land: What the experts have taught us

We're looking back at some of the best expert advice we've received about buying rural land in celebration of Rethink:Rural's one-year birthday.