Escaping from the big city is a dream that many of us have and one that we have been very fortunate to achieve. Buying land for your homesteading dream may be either far off, or very near. In either case, here are some helpful considerations for you based on our experience (both before and after our purchase).
The most important point that cannot be emphasized enough is that of patience! This process can be painstakingly monotonous, and sometimes downright disheartening. Throughout the course of your search, your highest priority should always be to maintain the dream. It can be all too easy to reduce such a huge decision into a dry, formless checklist that can turn the search for a homestead into a dreary, almost unending endeavor, so it is very important to keep the end goal always in sight. Keep in mind throughout the struggle that those who give up on their dream will never be rewarded with a lifetime of rewarding experiences of living on their own homestead. With this in mind consider the following tips:
There may be even more concerns in choosing land that I have overlooked in this article. It is my hope that although this may not be an complete and exhaustive list, these items will help you understand the complexities involved in buying land. It isn’t as simple as seeing a beautiful plot of ground and signing on the dotted line. Purchasing a future homestead should be entered into with deep consideration so that you end up with the very dream you have long anticipated.
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