It can be an exciting experience to look for a new home in the country. But once you’ve found that perfect property, what are the next steps to “make it yours?” Here are a few steps to the home buying process and some specifics that may come in handy.
Leveraging the equity you have in rural property can provide the funds you need to buy additional acres, construct a home or barn, or remodel an existing structure. Patrick Coates, Farm Credit East Mortgage Specialist, shares few scenarios when tapping into this equity may be beneficial.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law January 4, 2011, and deals primarily with the prevention of food contamination. This Act is a significant overhaul of our nation’s food safety laws. Compliance, qualified exemptions, training and other guidance can be found in this summary.