Reservation Of Rights In A Deed (Timber, Mineral, Water Etc)

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There has been more than one time in history when a property owner has been awakened by the sound of drilling on his land or the noise of chain saws cutting down what he thought were his trees. Too late the property owner discovered that there was a Reservation of Rights in his deed. What…

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Property In a Flood Zone - Flood Insurance, Home Value, Risk

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In searching for Country or Homestead property it is important to know if the property is in a Flood Plain. The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) definition of a Flood Plain is: any land area susceptible to being inundated by flood waters from any source. We will look at: Why it is important to…

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High Power Lines⎜Helpful Guide To Safe Home Location

high power lines

There are general guidelines that are applicable to many situations. But the only way to safely know the distance is to have the amount of electromagnetic force (EMF) measured to see if a home site is a safe distance away from high power lines.

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Easement To Property (Legal, Recorded, Shared, Prescriptive)

Easement Access

An Easement to Property is the right to use land belonging to someone else. You do not own the land over which you have an Easement. How you may use the land is controlled by the Type of Easement you have.

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Owner Financing Explained⎜What To Include And Avoid

Pros & Cons of Owner Financing

If you do not understand the differences in a Land Sale Contract, also known as Contract For Deed and the more conventional methods of Owner Financing you could lose the property with no recourse other than suing for some of the payments made.

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40 Important Homestead Questions With Answers You Need To Know

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For years I was a presenter at Sustainable Preparedness Expos where I gave seminars on finding and purchasing country and homestead property. At the end of these talks I would give time for the attendees to ask different questions they might have about buying country and homestead property. I've compiled a list of the 40…

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Why Tennessee Is The Best Eastern State For A Homestead

middle Tennessee farm

Tennessee's tax structure and laws make it homestead friendly. Rural population density and cost of living is low. There are four seasons and plenty of time to grow a garden. Tennessee’s system of rivers and dams producing hydroelectric power gives some of the lowest electrical rates in the U.S.

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Why Idaho Is The Best Western State In Which To Homestead

Idaho horses & trees

The reasons include: More water availability than many Western States, Homestead friendly State, Varied choice of locations, Low incidence of destructive weather patterns, Low population density, Freedom friendly State and Abundant natural beauty.

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Best Way To Search For Homestead Property⎜Informative Guide

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The proper way to search for country or homestead property begins long before ever considering contacting a Real Estate Agent! Since the most expensive purchase one makes in their lifetime is to purchase a house and land it makes good sense to research all aspects of where you want to live before actually looking at…

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Where Are The Best Homestead Areas in Canada?

Okanagan Valley

The Okanagan Valley of British Columbia; The Canadian Rockies bordering Alberta and British Columbia; The Southern portion of New Brunswick; Portions of the Maritime Island Provinces.

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