Real estate has a particular appeal for many retirement investors. It is considered a long-term investment, which tends to match the longer time horizons of retirement savers, and investors can use IRA dollars to fund real estate transactions. All it takes is working with a custodian that allows you to self-direct your IRA funds into
According to the Labor Department, the median age for farmers and ranchers is 55.9 years…” During the last three decades, “…the average age of U.S. farmers has grown by nearly eight years, from 50.5 years to 58.3 years.” There is widespread retirement planning concerns within this community. This article looks at several ways to take
Homes in Oregon are customized to suit their makers, whether or not the neighbor sees the structures as fabulous or a folly. Oregon is known for a wide array of scenery, of varied topography and everything from Tiny Homes to urban lofts, sprawling golf course estates and more. The Oregonian has recently presented the Most Expensive
Stunning Cascade Mountain Views from NW Style Home on 4.93 acres minutes from Bend. The Sun Forest Custom Home has been completely updated in the last 3 years. The home features: 4325 sf, 3 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, living room with vaulted ceilings, stone gas fireplace. The gourmet kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, center
Oregon boasts n array of crops throughout the varied regions. This video explores the top 20 most valuable commodities.
The Tumalo Irrigation District was awarded $1 million Thursday for a piping project designed to conserve water and increase flows in Tumalo and Crescent creeks. The federal money through the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is one funding component for piping about 5,500 feet of the Tumalo Feed Canal, which diverts water from Tumalo Creek to
2016 produced the largest ranch sale in farm and ranch sales history with the acquisition of the half-million-acre Waggoner Ranch in Texas. Several other significant ranch listings have hit the market this year. Lands of America explores ten of the biggest ranches currently listed for sale across the country, comprising a vast and beautiful diversity of terrain
The precise definition of hobby farming can vary depending on factors including the hobby farmer’s business objectives and the size, makeup and output of each specific hobby farm. Numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2012 Census show that almost 40 percent of farms in the country generated annual incomes of less than $2,500, with over half of