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Hello!

I currently live in Atlanta, Ga, and I am DESPERATE to find land around me (it can be outside of ATL, no problem), because I'm just feeling so stuck and want to build my earthbag/cob house/tiny house asap! I have a friend who also wants to build a little cob home with me, so we would build ours next to each other.

I am getting really discouraged because land is so expensive, but maybe there's a community nearby that has land for tiny homes and community eco-living, so I would appreciate as much wisdom as you can possibly give me.

This has been my dream for so long and I just don't know the next step to take on how to find land to build it on!

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this, I appreciate it so much.

Elise
 
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Hey Elise

I know exactly how you feel. Right now land is pretty expensive, the price of land is probably going to peak in a few years and then drop again. We purchased land in North Georgia near the border of TN. Its great land in a nice town. And the price has gone up $50k-$70k since we purchased.

We are looking to keep the land for as long as we can pass it on to someone who is looking to have a permaculture farm.
It has a 1940s home with several updates. And even a new roof and siding.

I hope this helps you get an idea of what youre into! Also if you have Instagram, let me know ill send you my username and i post photos of our farm on there! And we can keep in touch easier!

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Michelle

 
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Thank you so much for your sweet reply, Michelle! Yes, I would love to check your farm out on Instagram and see what you're up to!

My username is @eliseakin

I know it won't be easy, but I know the perfect land will pop up. Thank you again for reaching back out!

Elise
 
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