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Hi all, I'm in Canada and have decided to make the move to an off the grid homestead in two years. I figure that should be enough time to plan and learn. I'm hoping some people can help point me in the right direction.

1. I'm looking to purchase 15+ acres and spend $10k or less. The farther east you get the cheaper land is so I'm wondering where you would recommend I look for a piece of land? I'm also really confused about townships and being allowed to live off the grid, is it best to by land that is not part of a township? Where do I start to look?

2. When looking for land I assume I want to make sure I have surface rights, mineral rights, tree rights, etc, correct?

3. Where should I buy a solar and wind setup from? Google searches bring up a bunch of companies, what is recommended?
 
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Make sure the soil is good for growing
 
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This may be helpful to you.

"...a simple property pre-purchase checklist to assist in land evaluation for most any purpose follows" From fellow permie Rob Rock.

https://permies.com/t/88711/simple-property-pre-purchase-checklist
 
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Thanks for the answers ... although they wern't related to my questions ...
 
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Here are some ideas about things you might not have considered:

Property Purchase Guide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYe8ds64Bek
 
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Thanks for the video link, again though, really not related to my questions. I know I'm new here any no one owes me any answers but if any future replies could actually address my questions I'd appreciate it.

 
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