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The Leader in Rural Lending

Being the rural lending experts means living out here, too. We know what it takes to finance the rural property of your dreams—because we’ve done it. With specially designed financing and expertise from loan officers who live in your communities, Rural 1st can help you live Closer to What Matters®.

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Construction loans

Maximize the financing for your home build.

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Home loans

Fixed-rate options for homes on acreage.

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Land loans

Financing for your outdoor adventures with fixed-rate options.

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Lot loans

Secure land for your future home build.

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Why Rural 1st?

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We know rural property financing

From home loans, to land loans, to construction loans, our lending experience and rural focus help us offer financing packages tailored to your specific needs.

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About our company

Rural 1st was founded to secure the future of rural communities. We help people finance the country living they’ve dreamed about.

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Rooted in rural communities

We live where you live. See how we support and celebrate the rural lifestyle every day.

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Customer stories

Our sole focus is helping people achieve their goals of owning rural property. Here’s what they had to say about working with Rural 1st.

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“Rural 1st was great. Everything was laid out and clearly explained to us.”

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Philip Veirs

New Haven, Kentucky

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Rural lending resources

Every rural loan is different. We’re here to help through every part of your journey.

Customer Stories

Pilot Realizes Country Dream

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Calculate Your Monthly Payments

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Interest Rate Locking and How it Works

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