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 In a typical year, January and February can be a slower market for rural property. Fast forward to 2021, the first two months of this year have seen an increase of showings and offers! There seems to be a growing market of buyers escaping the city for the peace & quiet of country living. With the excitement of rural living comes some added responsibilities.

Water – What type of water system (cistern, well, municipal) do I have?  Should I be doing a bacterial or minerals test? Do I need a water treatment system?

Sewer – What type of sewer system (mound, field, sand filter, multi-stage treatment, surface discharge) do I have? How do I treat it? When will it need to be replaced? 

Easements, Right-A-Ways – Are there any environmental or shared easements? Are there any utility right-a-ways on my property?

Compliance or Non-Conformance– Are the buildings and services on my property in compliance or non-conformance (grand fathered)? 

Knowing what to look for before viewing is very important! Being educated about the challenges of country living will make the transition smoother and the experience enjoyable. 

I have lived on both Agricultural and Country Residential Properties! Please consider our team in guiding you along your rural buying adventure.

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