Selecting a Homestead Site

Get advice on what to look for when choosing a homestead site, such as climate, soil type, water supply, available space, length of the growing season, and more.



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See scores in various areas, such as climate and land use, for homestead land potention in the regions of the United States.
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As population grows, where are people moving to and from?
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Pretty Homestead
When looking at land to buy, see not just what is there currently, but the potential of what it can become with hard work and imagination.
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