What is a Rural Home?
A rural home is different than typical suburban real estate. There is typically an amount of land that comes with the home. As well as fewer restrictions set in place.
What To Look For.
Buying a rural home shouldn’t be overly stressful. You are beginning the journey of finding our DREAM property to live your best life. So when thinking about what you would like to see around your rural home should be something you really think about.
If you like to hunt, a house surrounded by woods will make the most sense. If you are more a fisherman, a pond, lake, or river would be an amazing addition to have on your land. Depending on your interest in gardening or farming, you may want to look for areas with fewer hills. As well as less wooded area if you would like to avoid the work of taking the trees down.
What Not to Look For
In 2021, we know how important it can be to have access to the internet on a daily basis for many people. Always make sure to check the broadband in your area if it is a major concern to you. The same goes for cable television.
It is true that you should have fewer neighbors than you did before. But there can still be a people problem on rural land. That being unwanted trespassers coming onto your land or around your house. These people could be hunters knowingly hunting on your land illegally or simply hunters passing through. Regardless, you want to make sure that you don’t have to worry about trespassers. Here are a few steps to avoiding that problem
- Posts signs EVERYWHERE
- Meet your neighbors, so you know who to look out for and who not too
- Erect a fence if needed
Selling Your Rural Home
If you have stumbled across this blog in an attempt to sell the rural home you already own, then you are in luck! Base Camp Country Real Estate has a full staff of agents ready to sell your rural home no matter where you are. Get in contact with us today to get the best price on your home!
How Much Work Is a Rural Home?
As much as you want it to be! While overall maintenance will usually be higher than an average home, it is well worth it for most people. Some things you may have to do include…
- Pest Control, you will probably run into few more critters in a rural house.
- Predator Control, if you have pets make sure they are under a watchful eye. Unless you are certain, there are no predators in the area.
- Clearing growth and trees, living in nature comes with a few drawbacks. One is that nature is always growing, and it is a chore that will never end,
Is it worth it?
Yes! While the outdoor chores might be more intensive, you have many upsides. From immediate access to hunting and fishing to the chance to raise your own animals and crops! Buying a rural home is a great step towards living the life you want!