Survivalist Forum

Advertise Here

Go Back   Survivalist Forum > Survival & Preparedness Forum > Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
Articles Chat Room Classifieds Donations Gallery Groups Links Store Survival Files



Disaster Preparedness General Discussion Anything Disaster Preparedness or Survival Related

Advertise Here
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-15-2012, 01:49 AM
usmountains's Avatar
usmountains usmountains is offline
Gitter Done!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Under a rock
Posts: 1,305
Thanks: 260
Thanked 1,838 Times in 646 Posts
Cool Dirt Cheap land for sale to bug out in (a list)



Advertise Here

Looking for a place to buy and bug out? Ready to ditch your house and just head for the hills (or desert)? Got a large family and no place to put them? Here is a small list I compiled over the last hour to help people find a spot to bug out in or at the least have an investment in.

List of cheap land for sale:

Good for bug out, letting the homeless stay on it, or an investment for selling later after the Revolution. =)

20 Acres for $10,000 in california
http://hotpads.com/land/California-C...-4ccqd91v2hb3g

20 Acres for $10,000 or best offer with $1,000 down in Arizona
http://mohave.craigslist.org/reo/3016731220.html

20 Acres for $30,000 in Colorado
http://www.eaglestar.net/srb.html

40 Acres for $42,063 in Montana
http://www.landandfarm.com/property/...ontana-484824/

20 Acres for $39,500 in Montana
http://www.landandfarm.com/property/...g_Blm_-381582/

21 Acres for $30,000 in Montana
http://www.landandfarm.com/property/...ontana-435184/

30 Acres for $45,000 in Idaho
http://www.landandfarm.com/search/?C...&Auction=False

Want to go really big??

160 Acres for $59,840 in Texas, whoa what a deal. $59,840 ($374/ac) with $1,840 down and the balance of $58,000 payable at $580/mo (amortized over 186 months with no prepayment penalties).
http://www.cheaplandinamerica.com/pr....php?a=2&b=475

281 Acres for $84,019 in Texas
http://www.cheaplandinamerica.com/pr....php?a=2&b=561

146 Acres for $49,494 in Texas
http://www.cheaplandinamerica.com/pr....php?a=2&b=574

100 Acres for $39,900 in Texas
http://www.discountlandforsale.com/l...exas-1116.html

643-acres for $199,943 in Texas for a Commune or a bus load of people to bug out in (LOL thats insane, man what a bargain).
http://www.cheaplandinamerica.com/pr....php?a=2&b=414

40 Acres for $89,500 in Georgia
http://www.discountlandforsale.com/l...sale-2622.html

20 acres in San Bernardino County,California-HomesiteLand for Sale Price-$18,997.0
http://landpie.com/California/San%20...y/land/49.html

20 acres in San Bernardino County,California- Land for Sale Price-$19,840.00
http://landpie.com/California/Boron/land/55.htm

20 acres in Ward County,Texas-Ranch & Farm Land for Sale Price-$18,625.00
http://landpie.com/Texas/Monahans/land/363.htm

20 acres in Douglas County,Washington-Land for Sale Price-$20,000.00
http://landpie.com/Washington/%20Bri.../land/392.html

20 acres in Douglas County,Washington- Land for Sale Price-$20,000.00 (I guess there are 4 of these lots for the same price).
http://landpie.com/Washington/Bridgeport/land/426.htm

South Dakota has too many to list here. So take a looksy.
http://www.cheaplandinamerica.com/pr....php?a=5&b=197

Nevada Listings
http://www.cheaplandinamerica.com/pr....php?a=5&b=296

Wyoming Listings
http://www.cheaplandinamerica.com/pr....php?a=5&b=199

Oklahoma Listings
http://www.cheaplandinamerica.com/pr....php?a=5&b=295


This was just a small list of what I found, but I hope this helps someone in their search for a cheap bug out area or even future investment for after SHTF. At these prices you can have your entire family chip in and move everyone over to a 100 acre lot.

Man do I wish I had a million bucks right now. lol
The Following 18 Users Say Thank You to usmountains For This Useful Post:
Old 06-15-2012, 05:43 AM
Stillar's Avatar
Stillar Stillar is offline
Be Prepared
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 1,078
Thanks: 1,209
Thanked 1,392 Times in 568 Posts
Default

At first glance it seems the properties in Tx are in the middle of the desert. No trees and I'm guessing little water.
The Following User Says Thank You to Stillar For This Useful Post:
Old 06-15-2012, 07:45 AM
felicia's Avatar
felicia felicia is offline
Grevcon 10ⓖ & MGM20ⓜ
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: West Virginia
Posts: 5,627
Thanks: 10,954
Thanked 9,227 Times in 3,747 Posts
Default

The California land is also in the desert with no water.
Old 06-15-2012, 08:38 AM
oneeyeross's Avatar
oneeyeross oneeyeross is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: SW Washington
Age: 58
Posts: 200
Thanks: 4
Thanked 158 Times in 96 Posts
Default

That Grant County, WA land is down stream from Chief Joseph Dam. Not necessarily a great place to be... I'd have to see if it is above the high water mark of Grand Coulee Dam, since that is up stream of Chief Joe....there's a LOT of water that might be heading towards you if things went bad.
Old 06-15-2012, 08:38 AM
kb58 kb58 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 178
Thanks: 17
Thanked 159 Times in 81 Posts
Default

Of course it's cheap. Cheap land is cheap because no one wants to live there - supply and demand.

I got pretty annoyed at a friend who said the world's not over-crowded, it's just that people all want to live in the "good spots." He said if we were uniformally spread out there wouldn't be any crowding all. I asked if he was willing to move his family to a randomly-assigned location in the middle of the desert. No response.
Old 06-15-2012, 08:53 AM
kb58 kb58 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 178
Thanks: 17
Thanked 159 Times in 81 Posts
Default

It's disappointing how many real estate sellers are clueless about supplying lat, long coordinates so people can go right to it in Google Earth. Or maybe they do know... and withhold that info because they know the locations are undesirable.
Old 06-15-2012, 09:20 AM
MattB4's Avatar
MattB4 MattB4 is offline
Baal Sheeple
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 8,274
Thanks: 11,877
Thanked 13,728 Times in 5,245 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by kb58 View Post
It's disappointing how many real estate sellers are clueless about supplying lat, long coordinates so people can go right to it in Google Earth. Or maybe they do know... and withhold that info because they know the locations are undesirable.
You will find the RE sales people do not like to handle raw land. It does not produce much income for the effort put forth to sell it. The average realtor is in the business of home sales in urban settings.

Most of inexpensive land is that way for several reasons. Chief amongst them is distance from services. Followed by the cost of development to make the land livable. People seriously underestimate the cost, effort and time to take raw land and develop it. You have land clearing, roads, water, electricity/phone, sewage, permits, housing. Each one of those things can involve great expense. There is also the time factor for each to consider.

If you are able to do most of your own work it is possible. If you have to hire it all done, you better be rich. Just be aware that too many people build their castles out in the sticks to find out later that they can no way get back the price of building them. Many folks that want a castle in the sticks prefer building their own rather than buying yours.
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to MattB4 For This Useful Post:
Old 06-15-2012, 09:26 AM
kb58 kb58 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 178
Thanks: 17
Thanked 159 Times in 81 Posts
Default

Oh I understand that, my point is that regardless of the reason they decide to sell, why make it hard on potential buyers to find out about the land? Adding the lat + lon costs nothing but a little thought... oh wait, I think I found the trouble.
The Following User Says Thank You to kb58 For This Useful Post:
Old 06-15-2012, 09:45 AM
oneeyeross's Avatar
oneeyeross oneeyeross is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: SW Washington
Age: 58
Posts: 200
Thanks: 4
Thanked 158 Times in 96 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by kb58 View Post
... costs nothing but a little thought... oh wait, I think I found the trouble.
ding, ding, ding, we have a winner!
Old 06-15-2012, 12:01 PM
Angry Cow Angry Cow is offline
Hunter
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 1,250
Thanks: 77
Thanked 1,900 Times in 725 Posts
Default

I was looking at land in Klamath County, Oregon. Most of it has no services such as power, and water is 1000+ feet underground. There's only ONE well driller in Klamath Falls, and he charges $30+ per foot. Nice guy, and very knowledgeable, in fact he was the guy who warned me away from much of the land for sale there. Always always make sure you talk to the locals before buying. Be careful of desert land, or land advertised with a plot map as the "photo". Much of that "cheap land" is in fact land scam land, the plots were laid out decades ago by land scammers who are now long gone, and the land has been sold and resold repeatedly, and the current scammer is some guy in a foreign country looking to make a few bucks. Hudspeth County, Texas, has a huge problem with these old lots, and they keep talking about erasing the old lots but the county's broke and can't do it. Elko County, Nevada, is another place that has a huge problem with old lots. I have yet to find really suitable land for sale.
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Angry Cow For This Useful Post:
Old 06-15-2012, 12:14 PM
mcdonnald mcdonnald is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 240
Thanks: 149
Thanked 254 Times in 116 Posts
Default

In PA, Ohio and WV you need to be careful about buying cheap land if the gas rights are being retained by the seller. The Marcellus and Utica shale booms have drastically changed land values. Land where the gas rights have been severed from the surface can be had relatively cheaply, BUT, if the seller who retains the rights signs or has already signed the wrong kind of lease, it gives the oil and gas companies free run of your land. Here's an example of property being sold without rights:

http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/reo/3079474402.html
Old 06-15-2012, 12:27 PM
Night Hawk's Avatar
Night Hawk Night Hawk is offline
Professional Lurker
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Oregon
Age: 45
Posts: 4,096
Thanks: 636
Thanked 4,108 Times in 2,223 Posts
Default

I've also looked into the land down in Klamath County, 15 acres for 10K..

My wife asked me what I'd do with land that was to far away to really enjoy or develop, I told her I'd have a helva camp/hunting site.

As long as you buy it knowing the restrictions you'll be ok, but if you buy it thinking, oh I'll just dig a well or have power brought in (5K a pole) then your in for a big shock.
Old 06-15-2012, 12:34 PM
Night Hawk's Avatar
Night Hawk Night Hawk is offline
Professional Lurker
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Oregon
Age: 45
Posts: 4,096
Thanks: 636
Thanked 4,108 Times in 2,223 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mcdonnald View Post


DAMN! I was looking at the real estate section there and I'd KILL to see home prices like that around here! In our area a 100 y/o house with 1/4 acre of land starts at $80,000
Old 06-15-2012, 12:41 PM
mcdonnald mcdonnald is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 240
Thanks: 149
Thanked 254 Times in 116 Posts
Default

There are definitely some good buys in Western PA but a lot of the really cheap stuff is in areas where you wouldn't want to live. Still, there's enough potentially good stuff to make it worthwhile. Nasty winters, though
Old 06-15-2012, 01:27 PM
Redneck Survivalist's Avatar
Redneck Survivalist Redneck Survivalist is offline
Recent Blog: The Get Out Bike
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Canada
Age: 36
Posts: 229
Thanks: 99
Thanked 222 Times in 100 Posts
Default

Ontario, canada where I live.

Lots of forest, lots of ground water, lots of lakes, and some pretty big properties for under $25,000

http://www.landandfarm.com/search/On...MaxPrice=25000
The Following User Says Thank You to Redneck Survivalist For This Useful Post:
Old 06-15-2012, 05:03 PM
SanTex SanTex is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 30
Thanks: 72
Thanked 28 Times in 17 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stillar View Post
At first glance it seems the properties in Tx are in the middle of the desert. No trees and I'm guessing little water.

Most of the properties are located in Loving County, the least populated county in the state. Nothing there but mesquite trees and oil wells. Hotter than hell and very little water. The others are along the U.S./Mexico border; you don't want to be there.
Would not consider any of them other than possibly the 20 acres listed in Ward County.
The Following User Says Thank You to SanTex For This Useful Post:
Old 06-15-2012, 05:13 PM
Sooner_Will_Survive Sooner_Will_Survive is offline
Survivor
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 7,119
Thanks: 4,533
Thanked 3,621 Times in 2,335 Posts
Default

watch out buying some of that land. allot of the cheap stuff is land locked. have no access to water. on top of solid granite preventing the ability to push a well or the water is so deep its more expensive to put in a well.
The Following User Says Thank You to Sooner_Will_Survive For This Useful Post:
Old 06-15-2012, 10:39 PM
The Machinist's Avatar
The Machinist The Machinist is online now
Making chips
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: North Texas
Posts: 748
Thanks: 563
Thanked 743 Times in 333 Posts
Default

Most of those properties seem to be reminding me of the old saying "out of the frying pan into the fire".
Old 06-16-2012, 12:45 AM
Mesquite Mesquite is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: NW Texas
Posts: 189
Thanks: 116
Thanked 164 Times in 75 Posts
Default

We live around 30 miles West of Loving, TX and I'd consider long and hard before jumping on a "bargain" of cheap land there or actually anywhere West of there, either. Water is scarce or non-existent on unimproved land unless you want to haul it in or can wheedle a deal to get a water tap which will cost major bucks. Also, checkout the weather in this area the last few years - drought, especially last year, took out so much growth and the ranchers/farmers are just now trying to get their operations running again.
The soil quality is sandy and is really poor and will need to be built up quite a bit before even considering gardening.
We knew we'd probably be living out our lifetimes in this area (around Olney) and a few years ago, found acreage - not good enough for farming but we raise a few head of cattle, which would be an option for anyone looking at the Loving properties. Will have to build back the pastures, though, because last year even killed out bermuda grass and other forage plants. Be prepared to till into the soil plenty of manure, plant matter, other materials to build up the soil before planting grazing fields like wheat, haygrazer or coastal (which is quite expensive). Also, know that the heat and wind will try their best to destroy what you're doing to the land by burning up and blowing away all matter you've worked into the soil. Just a fact of life. When wheat is baled, we till under the stubble then plant haygrazer for another round of hay and to hold the soil in place, then wheat again for the Winter.
On the other hand, Loving isn't all that far from decent shopping (Wichita Falls, Graham, etc.) and even Possum Kingdom Lake. And I can attest to the fact that you won't find a better quality of friendly, down to earth folks than in this area.
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Mesquite For This Useful Post:
Old 06-16-2012, 04:58 AM
Angry Cow Angry Cow is offline
Hunter
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 1,250
Thanks: 77
Thanked 1,900 Times in 725 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Night Hawk View Post
I've also looked into the land down in Klamath County, 15 acres for 10K..

My wife asked me what I'd do with land that was to far away to really enjoy or develop, I told her I'd have a helva camp/hunting site.

As long as you buy it knowing the restrictions you'll be ok, but if you buy it thinking, oh I'll just dig a well or have power brought in (5K a pole) then your in for a big shock.
My BOL will have solar power. Difficult sometimes in the winter, but doable in most places in Klamath. I'm looking at land near the Williamson River, well depths are 100 feet, and it's not floodplain. The problem is that it's on top of the old Mazama lava flow, so ground is pumice and cinder. I don't plan on growing much, just potatoes and corn, but I'll need raised beds. And I'll just be feeding me. I will also have chickens. Lots of people buy land off US 97 and use it for hunting.
Reply

Bookmarks



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cheap land in ozarks. eric_banks32 Looking for - want to buy 5 08-28-2014 06:56 PM
Cheap Land in the US? trolling4dollars Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 97 10-11-2013 11:56 AM
Buying cheap land online offgridmontana Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 80 02-19-2013 07:55 AM
Cheap Land and Methheads 2 x C Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 39 05-18-2012 07:50 PM
Where can I find cheap land? digdug18 Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 42 08-08-2010 10:51 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:01 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright Kevin Felts 2006 - 2012,
Green theme by http://www.themesbydesign.net