When buying a rural property, whether it is a large parcel of crop or timberland or an operating farm, more due diligence is necessary than buying a standard home on a lot. One important question to ask is: Does this property have a deed restriction?
Making a large purchase in life can be both exciting and a bit nerve-racking. Buying a farm is no different. In many ways, applying for a farm loan is quite similar to that of a home loan, but there are still some important differences you should be aware of when preparing for your purchase.
Finding the perfect plot of land for future home construction, agricultural production or other investment purposes is a once in a lifetime opportunity for many rural property buyers. That’s why, when the opportunity arises, you need a lender you can depend on to help guide you through the process.
Solar power is already a very clean, renewable energy source that serves an important role in reducing our carbon footprint. Yet, one forward-thinking farmer has found a way to make solar initiatives even more sustainable. This second post in our series highlighting innovation in Northeast agriculture explores the grazing of sheep on the grassy fields that lie below solar arrays.