Rural Land Financing Center
Frequently Asked Questions About Rural Financing
How do land and home mortgages differ?
What mortgage products are available to rural real estate buyers?
How do I go about financing a country home?
What are the main sources of rural financing?
How does owner financing differ from a traditional mortgage?
What should I look for in a rural lender?
Tips for Buying Rural Property
Americans are flocking to buy rural recreational and investment property more than ever. But buying rural property is not the same as buying property in the city. There are different tax angles, infrastructure concerns, and environmental factors to consider. Do your homework before you make an offer.
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The Loan Application Process: What Do Loan Officers Look For?
When it comes to financing property, the better prepared you are, the easier the process will be. In the credit world, what you donï¿½t know can hurt you. Realizing what a loan officer looks for, and understanding how credit decisions are made, can help ensure you get the credit you deserve.
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Country-Home Loans: What You Need to Know Before You Buy
Owning a home in the country is the dream of many city folks. But buying and financing a country home is much different than buying a home in the city. Before making that move, take time to research how country-home loans are made.
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Second Homes: The New Investment Option
If you are considering buying a second home, whether for weekend visits, vacations or as an investment, you are not alone. A record 2.82 million second homes were sold in 2004, up 16.3 percent from 2003. But before you buy, learn about your financing options.
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Are You Protected?: The Lowdown on Landowner Liability
As a landowner, you face liability risk from all sides. This article will assist you in being aware of these risks.
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What is Farm Credit?
What is Farm Credit?
Is Farm Credit a government entity?
Who owns Farm Credit lending cooperatives?
Is Farm Credit regulated?
What makes Farm Credit different from other lenders?
Are Farm Credit interest rates competitive?
Do Farm Credit loan officers have any special qualifications?