Legal Pitfalls to Avoid When Purchasing Land for a Bug Out Location
Legal Pitfalls to Avoid When
Purchasing Land for a
By Ken Jensen
Considering to purchase a bug out
• 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.
Here are a few legal items to avoid when
you purchase land.
• Boundary Conflicts
▫ Fighting over property lines between neighbors.
• Multiple Property Sales
▫ People selling the same property multiple times.
• Illegal Residents
▫ Squatters or people staying on your property
• Property Destruction or Theft
▫ Vandalism or people stealing your stuff on the
• Livestock Disputes
▫ Fighting about who the livestock belongs to.
• Illegal Sales
▫ Many different ways that people can sale illegally,
such as some short sales.
• Land Use and Resource Rights
▫ Getting legal use of your property, access to your
property, and the resources on the property.
• Leasing of Land
▫ What rights you have, and actions you should
take when improving leased land.
• Home Owners Associations
▫ Government in its lowest form. Always opt-out.
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.