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You're ready for country life... but your spouse isn't. These 7 strong arguments for going rural just might change the conversation.

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Dispelling the Myths

Don't let the challenges get in the way of your dreams! This month, we're tackling some of the barriers that can make people think twice about going rural and looking to the experts for the truth, from access to good medical care and internet service to finding high quality food and drinking water.

Do you have a question about buying or owning land? Email us at If you're looking for rural land, scroll to the bottom for a look at three featured properties from our parent company, Raydient Places + Properties.


Healthcare in Rural America: Can You Get Good Care in the Country?

You want to move to the country, but will your medical care suffer, or will rural doctors measure up to city doctors? Rethink:Rural talks to the National Rural Healthcare Association to find out. Read More.

Rural Internet options

Rural Internet Options: How to Connect in the Country

Looking for high-speed internet in a rural area? There are more options than you think in the country. We review four of the best methods to get connected on your rural property. Read More.

Eat Like a foodie

How To Eat Like A Foodie In The Country

Can you cook gourmet food when you live in a rural area? Of course, says chef Kristen Boye, who shares some of her secrets to getting those hard-to-find ingredients, even if you are out in the sticks. Read More.

The benefits of well water

The benefits of well water

Don't worry about drinking well water! One often under-appreciated health perk of rural living is unlimited access to this cleaner, more natural source of water. We look at the benefits as well as ways to test, filter and treat your well water. Read More.


How to Retire to the Country

Are you thinking about moving to the country when you retire? We literally wrote the book on how to do it! Get tips on planning ahead, hiring the right team to make your dream a reality and the "small print" to be aware of before you make your move.

Get your rural retirement eGuide here.

Iron Star

Iron Star

9 lots from 11.23 to 16.3 acres
Walker County, Texas 77320

Perfect for the country pioneer

We’ve got what you’ve been looking for! Excellent location, ample large acreage tracts to choose from, community water and electric available and best of all, you get to choose how you want to use your land; whether it be for your retreat to escape the city, your recreational adventure land, or your beautiful country estate.

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Iron Star

Hidden Hilltop

Hidden Hilltop

+/-58 acres
Polk County, Texas 75939

Your dream of secluded creek frontage is here!

Nestled in the piney woods of rural Polk County, Hidden Hilltop is the perfect escape from the rush of everyday life. Leave your stress behind and enjoy the beauty the area has to offer in this tranquil spot. This beautiful tract of hardwoods has a hilltop on the east side sloping down to the west border of a small creek.

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Hidden Hilltop

Hampton Mills

Hampton Mills

3 lots from 15 to 16 acres
Nassau County, Florida 32046

A place for you and your family

Get your saddles ready and dig out those dusty cowboy boots. Finally, we have what you’ve been looking for: a place for you and your family, and of course, all your animals, which may include a horse or two, to call home. Encompassing 47 total acres, Hampton Mills includes three 15 to 16 acre lots.

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Hampton Mills