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Old 10-26-2008, 02:10 PM
 
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Hi there,

I am looking to buy a piece of land to put a mobile home on for a homeless person who is unable to work at a job that makes enough money for everything. We would like to purchase the land and the mobile home. The homeless would pay the utilities/food/tax on the property as that's all they've been able to earn enough for. I may even consider keeping the land and paying the money annually for taxes provided such land could be found.

I don't know where to go to find out what is for sale. Beside, I can't spend more than 10k total and the land must be within walking distance of places to work (retail, gas stations, car washes, or fast food... jobs that someone of low skill could work). It can be a couple miles away, but probably not more than that.

I can find the mobile home; but the land is the problem. Any help anyone could give would be appreciated. This is a new idea we hope will catch on, but first, I need to get this going. Thanks for any help one might give.
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Old 10-26-2008, 04:51 PM
 
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Gates, NC just over the boarder and pretty reasonable. Most of the mobile trailer parks around here, are being sold out under the tenants. We had a big news story on that a couple years ago.
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Old 10-27-2008, 08:04 AM
 
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I dont think you will find anything in the Hampton Roads area that you are looking for. The few mobile home parks that are left in the area the land is not own-able and would be something where you would rent a lot to place the MH on monthly. Most other sections of Hampton Roads do not allow MH's due to the zoning laws.......You might find something that would allow you if you were to place the MH on a permanent foundation but even then I think the land cost would be much greater then what you want to spend...Your best bet might be to look in the rural sections of VA and NC where the zoning laws are eased and the land is much cheaper but that may put you in a location where walking to work is out of the question or at least very limited.
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