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Due Diligence: How to make sure your land is buildable

The post-offer due diligence period can be as crucial as the search itself. We asked two land specialists for their tips on how to ensure your...

How Country Life Saves You Money

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

7 Ways to Convince Your Spouse to Go Rural

Are you dreaming of country life, but your husband or wife loves the city? We offer seven strong arguments for moving to the country.

5 unbelievable health benefits of playing outside

Research makes the case for the benefits of the outdoors for kids, from reducing ADD and ADHD symptoms to better eyesight. We look at the research...

How Earthing Could Change Your Health

What is earthing? Our health writer explains the practice that scientific and medical studies are showing could change your health for good.

Why kids need nature more than ever

Last Child in the Woods author Richard Louv argues the rising use of technology in education makes kids' need for nature even stronger.

Embracing the light: How the sun is good for you

Did you know sunshine fights disease and promotes spectacular health? It's time to embrace the light!

Country living = Spectacular immune systems

Health writer Kristen Boye looks at the latest scientific studies showing how rural living builds powerful immunity in people.

The benefits of well water

One often under-appreciated health perk of rural living is unlimited access to a cleaner, more natural source of water: well water.

How Rural Living Helps You Stress Less and Live Longer

Five ways living in the country can give you a huge boost in your health by reducing daily stress levels.