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Benefits of Living in a Rural Community

Benefits of Living in a Rural Community

A custom home offers the benefits of a rural environment.

When considering where to live, the world is open to you. In Maryland, one can choose from a diverse range of settings, from the coastal plains to the metropoles to the suburbs to the farmlands. Viking Custom Homes offers home seekers a unique design and excellent home construction on available sites or a site of your choice. With a custom home, you reap many benefits, and one of those advantages is living in a rural community.

Lower Stress

Living in a rural community has many advantages of its own. One of the greatest ones is that people experience lower stress and anxiety levels and have lower rates of mental issues like schizophrenia. Surrounding oneself with greenery, even if it’s just one’s view from a window, improves one’s wellbeing.

Lower Cost of Living

Another benefit is the cost of living. As a general rule, a dwelling is more expensive in a city than in the country. The more urban a region is, the higher it will cost. There is also less space, so a one-room apartment in one large city may be not much different from a small home in a rural setting in price. With lower costs and more space, you can afford to build a larger home for less.

Closer Community

Living in a rural community also includes the community itself. When you live within a smaller population, people know each other better. In this setting, you have more reliance on a tight network of neighbors. Everyone knows your name. If you’re a fan of close-knit communities, a rural lifestyle may be more to your liking.

Access to Organic Produce

Agriculture makes up a tremendous percent of Maryland’s income; besides the major cities of Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Annapolis, the state is also home to plenty of farms north, south, east, and west. The closer you are to these farms, the easier access you have to fresh, organic produce.

Higher Likelihood of Owning a Home

In the country, you are also more likely to own your home rather than rent. Most people, across all generations, wish to own a home rather than pay month to month. With a custom home, you can do just that. 

Let us be Your Trusted Maryland Home Builder

Are you ready to bring your dream home to life? Enlist the difference of Viking Custom Homes, Maryland’s trusted home builder of high-quality single-family homes for more than three decades. With over 30 years of experience and a reputation of excellence in over five Maryland counties, we offer the highest standard of customer service and quality assurance for your new home. If you are looking to build on one of our beautiful homesite offerings or on your own lot, we are eager to help you every step of the way towards building your dream home. Let us bring your dream to life by building a home where life unfolds! Contact us online or call today at 410-977-2188 to speak with a member of our trusted team. You can also visit our Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn for more information.

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