Pushing wheelbarrows full of home-equity or low-interest mortgages, more people all across America are heading for the countryside - to raise animals, to experience life in the rough, sometimes even to grow a crop or two.These rural areas have huge potential for growth.
This new move to the land is different from back-to-nature trends of the past, real estate and agriculture experts nationwide say. And the people driving it are not New Yorkers moving to now-barely-exurban retreats in Bucks County. They are baby boomers mostly, and many are willing to pay developers to build rural spreads for them.
Sunday, August 28, 2005
The Philadephia Inquirer says the trend isn't urban:
Posted by Steve Bartin at 8:35 AM