Mark Andersen wrote:I can't speak for anyone else, but the offer from your post seems like this:
-Agree to drop everything on short notice to move to an undisclosed location
-Have plenty of cash
-Pay to build a home and infrastructure out of my pocket, or build someone else's home with their money and my labor
-Pay the taxes on the land
-Once all that is done, at some distant point in time I may be allowed to have partial ownership of the land and buildings.
While it's certainly tempting to work and pay taxes on land someone else owns, with the possibility of someday being able to 'own' what I built, it doesn't exactly seem like a dream arrangement based on what you've written.
On the other hand, if someone wants to come work on my land for a few years I'll also think about someday letting you be a part owner.
Phil Shenke wrote:
Instead of assuming the absolute worst, perhaps ASKING questions instead of ASSUMING you know what then situation is might be more prudent.
A number of folks have contacted me directly about this,. They see it for what it is. a POSSIBLE opportunity worth ASKING about, and exploring. If it goes nowhere, they've lost nothing but a few minutes of their time by asking.
But when you assume the worst, all you see are the negatives, and you loose sight of the opportunities. But each to their own.
Phil Shenke wrote: Unfortunately, I cannot divulge any more info at this time due to a number of reasons, some of them contractual in nature, others due to proprietary reasons.
Devin Lavign wrote:Not knowing if it will be located in Idaho or Missouri can be a huge thing.
Fredy Perlman wrote:I hope Phil did not take his ball and go home.
But a friend of mine who has been on a few misadventures, with his young family, that started like this would look askance.