COMMON GROUND BLOG

Find trends and outlooks, education and more on financing rural America from Farm Credit Services of America.

Mar 11, 2022 | Country Living Homes

We have five tips to help you successfully finance a country home that fits both your lifestyle and your budget.

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May 19, 2022 | Country Living Homes

Managing New Home Construction Costs

As experts in rural home financing, our consumer lending officers advise homeowners on the best practices for controlling construction costs at every stage.

Mar 11, 2022 | Country Living Homes

How Much House Can You Really Afford?

We have five tips to help you successfully finance a country home that fits both your lifestyle and your budget.

Feb 5, 2022 | Country Living Homes

Secure a Home Loan and Avoid These Five Pitfalls

We have developed the following list to help you maintain or improve your credit worthiness.

Mar 18, 2021 | Country Living Homes

More People Seeking a Piece of the Country

Sportsmen, always on the hunt for land, want a quick and safe getaway during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kitchen counter commuters want a home that can accommodate work, school and home life.

Oct 30, 2018 | Country Living Homes

What Rural Home Buyers Need to Know About Zoning, Access and More

That’s why it’s important to understand the extent of any zoning laws, easements or access agreements before closing on your country dream home.

Jun 29, 2018 | Country Living Homes

Fulfilling Dream of Country Home -- Twice

Achieving the country home dream took patience and perseverance.

May 16, 2018 | Country Living Homes

Financing Options For Buying Now and Building Later.

With a home site loan, you can buy your land now, and build your dream home later.

Apr 4, 2018 | Country Living Homes

Dreaming of a Country Home? What You Need to Know Before Buying or Building

Use our checklist to avoid potential rural property pitfalls.

Feb 14, 2018 | Country Living Homes

Home Show Season: Learn About Financing Your Rural Home

We have a list of home shows where our consumer lending officers will be on hand to help explain our financing options for rural homeowners.

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