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Buying the Perfect Bugout Property

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While its not always feasible for many people to invest in a bugout property we always thing about it. Preppers are looking for that perfect chunk of land that they can both start a new life on and hide from the apocalypse.

Some preppers find that land and move there under the guise of homesteading. They travel further to work but the benefits are extreme because they are living the life they wish. The turn the bugout location into a home and a new lifestyle.

If you find yourself in position to buy a piece of property, what would you look for? Have you considered that?

Location, Location

Obviously the first and most important consideration is where you are located. You want to be prepared for the storms to come and you want a bugout location to be far away from the madness of cities and highly populated areas.

Fertile Land

If you have a bugout location during something like a collapse you are going to need a method to grow some sort of food. So this means that a home on the top of a mountain might not be a great location if you don’t have some fertile land to grow on.

Wild Life

You want your property to have some forms of wildlife on it. It doesn’t have to be filled with giant elk. In fact, its arguable that a property with lots of small game for trapping could be better than having to go hunt big game.

Water Sources

You should at least have one option in terms of water sourcing. Whether that is lake or stream or a method of catching water, you need one of those.

Sun Light

Sometimes you find a piece of land with all these things but you don’t have any sunlight. Without sunlight you can forget about growing and you can forget about that solar power option. So be sure you consider how much sunlight you have.


Finally the ability to defend your property is so important. If someone comes to take your property you should be in the best position to assure that doesn’t happen.