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The Joys of Living Off the Grid

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The Joys of Living Off the Grid

Off-the-grid living-- modern homesteading-- is true self-sufficiency. Growing or raising food, reducing consumption or carbon footprint, living off the land... there are many reasons why people embrace homesteading. We offer lots in many shapes, sizes and locations, many of them suitable for homesteading. Contrary to popular belief, you don't need a sprawling ranch with hundreds of acres to successfully live off-grid. Earthships, tiny houses, yurts and other imaginative shelters can be used (be sure to check zoning laws before building) and many folks successfully homestead within city limits. Please contact us if you have any questions about available lots.

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How to be a Smart Land Investor: Doing Your Homework Before Buying Raw Land

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How to be a Smart Land Investor: Doing Your Homework Before Buying Raw Land

Thinking about investing in raw land? It's a smart place to put your money-- but only if you know what you're doing. Today, we're going to be listing some of the ways you can become a smart land buyer and get maximum return on your investment. We have decades of raw land experience and own properties in Hawaii, California, Florida, Colorado, Wyoming, Texas and Nevada. Can you build? First, you should make sure that the land you wish to purchase is appropriately zoned. The local planning authorities will be able to tell you what kind of buildings may be constructed...

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Living "Off-Grid" In Costilla County

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Living "Off-Grid" In Costilla County

Costilla County is located in beautiful South Central Colorado, to the west of Trinchera and Culebra Peak and just north of the New Mexico Border.  Home to San Luis, the oldest town in Colorado and well off the beaten path, Costilla County is the ninth-least populous county with 3500 +/- Residents.  With a History this deep; there are plenty of historical sites to explore, activities for the outdoor enthusiast, as well as a place to lay down roots for those looking to live “Off Grid.” Some of the historical sites that can be visited are Fort Garland, an army fort...

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