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Thinking of Moving to the Country? Here's How to Get Started

Thinking of Moving to the Country? Here's How to Get Started

 

A Landowner's Guide to Conservation Easements

A Landowner's Guide to Conservation Easements

Recently, American public lands have garnered attention across the media. For someone that lives in an urban setting, the idea that public lands...

How to Clear Land to Build a Homestead  Tips and Advice from a Florida Landowner

How to Clear Land to Build a Homestead — Tips and Advice from a Florida Landowner

A FL landowner shares his experience, advice and tips on what it takes to clear a wooded lot to build a homestead.

Why and How to Install a Gravel Driveway On Your Rural Land

Why and How to Install a Gravel Driveway On Your Rural Land

Consider a gravel driveway if you want to set your house back from the road. Gravel is an affordable option that gives your property some country...

top 10 land clearing tips from the experts

top 10 land clearing tips from the experts

Wooded lots or timberland can offer an ideal alternative to hard-to-find open land and a great return on investment. The key is knowing how to get...

How covenants, Conditions and Restrictions Help Protect Your Investment

How covenants, Conditions and Restrictions Help Protect Your Investment

If you’re buying rural land, you’ll want to become familiar with any covenants, conditions and restrictions (AKA: CCRs) that apply to your...

Tips for Selecting Deer Hunting Land (and why small acreage may be best)

Tips for Selecting Deer Hunting Land (and why small acreage may be best)

Looking for deer hunting property? Wondering what makes one property superior to another? Hunting and survival expert, L. Woodrow Ross, shares his...

How One Couple Built the Barn Event Venue of Their Dreams  Rethink:Rural Blog

How One Couple Built the Barn Event Venue of Their Dreams | Rethink:Rural Blog

Discover how one couple transformed their property by building a barn event venue for weddings and other parties, and their advice for how you...

The Painted Churches of Texas

The Painted Churches of Texas

Though unassuming from the outside, these four churches, less than a two-hour drive from Austin, boast awe-inspiring interiors.

Aunique Ranch: A Horse Ranchers Paradise in New Waverly, TX

Aunique Ranch: A Horse Rancher’s Paradise in New Waverly, TX

One couple shares their story of buying their dream property and turning it into a horse breeding and sales business, a haying operation and a...