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Many of us have dreams of buying a cabin or a home on acreage, but if you haven't been able to afford your dream property, take heart. There may be factors you are unaware of.
Get Your Land For Free!
Yes, you heard right! Places like Beatrice, Nebraska: Curtis, Nebraska: Marne, Iowa; and rural land dotted throughout Kansas are being offered for free in an attempt to infuse sagging populations. If you are not shy of open spaces with few amenities, and you are willing to pre-qualify for a home loan, or build a home within a certain time-frame, it's time to do an Internet search to see what's available.
It's likely this trend will continue as small towns seek to draw new blood. So, what's the catch? With each new student, these struggling communities receive increased revenue from the government for schools. They also stand to increase their coffers with property and (Read More....)