homestead land available

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by SpiritMountian, Dec 14, 2003.

  1. This website www.ozarkland.com might be a good place for some people to look into buying their homestaed property. The man who owns these properties in northern arkansas and southern missouri offers to sell raw land for just a down payment, then monthly payments normally well under $200 a month, no credit checks. I had a piece of his property a few years ago, it is legitimate. Maybe this can help some of you who are looking for land. I am thinking of buying another parcel/parcels and building a cob or strawbale home, or some type of alternative home and then selling to someone who wants to homestead. Hope this helps.

    Spirit
     
  2. RANDEL

    RANDEL Well-Known Member

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    ozarkland.com aka woods and waters, willow springs missouri. my eight acre parcel in laclede county missouri, which i paid off this past summer, was purchased from them. i found his descriptions to be honest and fair, his disclosures to be thorough, and they were very cooperative when i got behind in my payments....which was often since i was living in new mexico the entire time and the missouri property was "extra".

    but now it is paid off, and i am temporarily living in the nearest town of size, working on the property as i can. we plan to move out in spring, by cracky.

    anyway, i'd recommend woods and waters unreservedly to anyone.
     

  3. big rockpile

    big rockpile If I need a Shelter

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    Randel Argelle howdy neighbor!! We live in Dallas County across the river,on Woods and Water Land,bought 20 acres ten years ago.You moving down there by Mark.

    SpiritMountain What you are talking about would be a good idea but he is so over priced on his land that I would be afraid of reselling it and getting my money back out of it.Considering property is selling for $850 an acre,and Neil is selling it for $2,000 up.

    big rockpile
     
  4. I agree the land is a little higher than the surrounding area, but I am not to say how much Neil can charge for the parcels. He can charge as much as he wants and if I dont like the price I wont buy.
    I think he has a good deal for people because he lets anyone come in without credit checks and he is easy to work with if you are late on a payment. And a person can trade properties with him if they decide they want to live on a different parcel. His deal may not be pleasing to everyone in every aspect but at least people dont have to go through alot of hassle to be able to have land to build their homes on.
     
  5. big rockpile

    big rockpile If I need a Shelter

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    SpritMountain all I'm saying is are you willing to pay double the going price for property,put a house on it and sell it,and make a profit.

    I'm not saying it isn't easy to get property the way he sells it,there is several companies around doing the same thing.

    I bought property in October as close as you can get to Truman Lake,owner finance,good road and Electric.Problem is there is lots of restrictions,thats the only reason I didn't sell out and move up there.But Neil is getting the same type property here lately.

    If your wanting to buy property and build Homesteads,and resell.There is a 100 acres owner Finance,$850 an acre over by me.

    big rockpile
     
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  6. TeamBennett

    TeamBennett New Member

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    Where are you located big rockpile? Do you have a link or website I can check out? My husband are looking to homestead in Missouri...
    Misty~Team Bennett
     
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    FarmboyBill Well-Known Member Supporter

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    IF his inatials are NS Id run much faster than I can run now. He was crookeder than a dogs hind leg back in the 70s, and theres no reason to think hes got any better in 40yrs.
     
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    In The Woods Well-Known Member

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    This looks similar to how I bought my first piece of land in this area. I am not knocking the idea at all but would like to share some of the pitfalls.

    The subdivision I bought into were all 5-10 acre lots. It was a similar deal where an investement company owned the parcel and was selling the lots with their own financing. Back then in my 20's and struggling living in a city, this was my only way to get started on my dream of homesteading in the boonies.

    I did build a nice cabin by hand on the weekends and eventually quit my job and moved there. What an experience! Married with 2 small children with no job or prospects. We made it but were some tough times of course.

    After a while all the lots sold, and more and more buidlings were going up. Most of the property owners were from cities or suburbia 100 miles away. The weekends started to become like the wild west. 4 wheelers running all over the place, constant gunfire, and loud druken all night parties. And this was with a minimum of 5 acre lots. This Ozark outfit, after a quick glance, looks like a lot of very small lots (1 acre or less). I can just imagine what now looks like a peaceful serene area will be like once more and more people start living so close together.

    For me, I missed a key term when I bought my property - subdivision. If I ever buy property somewhere it will never be in a sundivision ever again.
     
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  9. Wolf mom

    Wolf mom Well-Known Member

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    There IS a Real Estate Forum here...........Just sayin'.
     
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