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Farm Mortgage Tips

Farm Mortgage Tips

If you have a farm, or are getting a farm, that you want to take out a first or second mortgage on, you’re going to need to apply for a farm mortgage; and that will require some special considerations. While the lines between the two are becoming more blurred all the time, farm mortgages are not classified as residential mortgages and so, the process and what will be required of you will be slightly different than it would be for a conventional mortgage. This thought is enough to send many farm owners into a panic; but don’t run just yet. Follow these farm mortgage tips, and you’ll be well on your way to reaping a fine harvest, and financing it too.

The first thing you must do when getting a farm mortgage is know what type of mortgage you need, and what type of mortgage lender you need to work with.

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Rooftop Farming: A Way To Bear Fruit

Rooftop Farming: A Way To Bear Fruit
Time to get out the farming tools. Maybe you’re ready to pick some yummy tomatoes that have just ripened or want to work on your strawberry patch. Maybe you have to tend to the wheat and oats you have growing. All you have to do is head upstairs, and you’re ready to work. Upstairs? Yes, where else are you going to grow your fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, and other plant life in the middle of the city except for the roof of your building?

As the movement for sustainable urban design continues to grow, many building owners have dedicated their roofs to urban gardening and farming — putting a whole new meaning to “soiled.” While the practice isn’t new (it’s been around for a long, long time — try thousands of years), the concept’s popularity is recently growing in modern metropolitan centers. Places like Seattle and Minnesota’s Twin Cities region are only two among many where organized efforts have been put underway to put good rooftop space to use growing food.

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