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Legal Pitfalls to Avoid When Purchasing Land for a Bug Out Location


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Purchasing a piece of land to serve as a bug out property requires critical thinking. Here are a few legal items to avoid so you wouldn't have a headache.

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Legal Pitfalls to Avoid When Purchasing Land for a Bug Out Location

  1. 1. Legal Pitfalls to Avoid When Purchasing Land for a Location By Ken Jensen
  2. 2. Considering to purchase a bug out location? • Purchasing a bug out location might end to a “legal firing squad” • You also will not be able to manage the property as well as a local resident of the area.
  3. 3. Avoid Common Legal Nightmares on Your Property
  4. 4. Here are a few legal items to avoid when you purchase land. • Boundary Conflicts ▫ Fighting over property lines between neighbors.
  5. 5. • Multiple Property Sales ▫ People selling the same property multiple times.
  6. 6. • Illegal Residents ▫ Squatters or people staying on your property without permission.
  7. 7. • Property Destruction or Theft ▫ Vandalism or people stealing your stuff on the property.
  8. 8. • Livestock Disputes ▫ Fighting about who the livestock belongs to.
  9. 9. • Illegal Sales ▫ Many different ways that people can sale illegally, such as some short sales.
  10. 10. • Land Use and Resource Rights ▫ Getting legal use of your property, access to your property, and the resources on the property.
  11. 11. • Leasing of Land ▫ What rights you have, and actions you should take when improving leased land.
  12. 12. • Home Owners Associations ▫ Government in its lowest form. Always opt-out.
  13. 13. Don’t Get Stuck in These Situations • Avoid any of these items when purchasing a property. The items I listed are actually the most common cases brought to court, so obviously, are a big issue. • Just knowing that these problems exist and what they are should help you identify them and, hopefully, avoid them.