The Consumer’s Advantage of Sourcing and Buying Locally

So today we have a great case study which falls in line with what we’re all about here at Rural Living – the net effect of applying the principles of minimising one’s impact on the environment with their lifestyle choices. We feature the story of how consumers benefit from the sourcing and buying of local services, which can naturally be extended to the purchasing of local products, of course. (more…)

Home Selling Myths and Truths You Need to Know

Once you find yourself selling a house, it’s pretty much the same as buying a car – it seems everyone’s got an opinion or advice. Unfortunately, not all ‘real estate experts’ are talking from experience. There are many home-selling myths that are perpetuated on and on. While there is a grain of truth in some of them, most of them are entirely unfounded. Before you list your home for sale, you need to separate fact from fiction. Here are the top six myths busted or confirmed. (more…)

Exploring the OTHER SIDE of a Legal Battle

Okay so the title may or may not be an over-dramatisation of the actual events, but there is no down-playing the magnitude of my involvement in what was essentially a technology-assisted legal hearing for a friend of ours who has since moved over to the United States. She found herself in the rather unfortunate situation of having to go the legal route in filing a claim to get some compensation in a legal matter that arose from her involvement in a car accident, a mere two weeks after officially taking up residence in the USA. (more…)