Season 1: Episode 27: 23 Questions to Ask Before Buying Rural Land | Homesteading | Farming [PODCAST]

When you search for rural land you’ll find all sorts of places that look promising. But how do you know if you’ve found your dream property? Today, I’ll share what we’ve learned and cover the 23 questions you should answer before buying that rural property.

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Welcome to Episode 27 of Self-Sufficient Life!   So, Liz and I have bought rural property twice now.

It’s both an exciting and exhausting time, but before you plunk down that deposit on the first rural property that screams your name, consider this: you are planning to make a move there for life.

accidental farmers audibleA new life, a better life and, perhaps, not only the rest of your life but a homestead that future generations will cherish.

So, yeah, it’s appropriate to take time and weigh the decision against criteria that are important to you and your family.

With that in mind, I’ve come up with a list of 23 important questions you should ask and answer when looking for rural property.

But, really, these 23 questions are more like 23 categories.

As you’ll hear in this episode, each question…or category…has many sub-questions, so it’s way more than 23 questions.

Listen into this episode as I walk you through the 23 Questions to Ask Before Buying Rural Land. And you can read the transcript of this episode word for word, right here.

So, if you’re looking for ways to tips and inspiration to become more self-sufficient, you won’t want to miss this. So grab some coffee and pull up a chair!


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