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Surviving Doomsday: location, location, location

by: Andy Davis

Surviving Doomsday:  Location, location, location.

Why Preppers are running to the hills of Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, TENN. November 19, 2013 /PR Newswire/- Are you preparing for doomsday? Maybe not, but several of your neighbors, friends and family are doing just that.

Many Americans feel that the country is in a crumbing condition and are anticipating a doomsday scenario. This has them running to the mountains to seek the amenities of remote land. Owning land provides the potential for much of the necessary components of survival like food, water, security, shelter, and energy.

According to the book Strategic Relocation by Joel Skousen, the Cumberland Plateau is one of the safest areas of the country to live. This has more people interested in buying rural Tennessee land. Natural disasters, man-made events and global unrest can trigger panic and disrupt our social or political order without warning. Preparing for such emergencies can help you and your family survive if ever an event occurs.

On a daily basis we are speaking with people that are preparing for an economic or doomsday type of disaster. People are choosing our rural land and its many uses to prepare themselves and their families.”, said Don Busby, General Manager of Country Places, Inc.

For over 30 years, Country Places has been offering owner-financed land to those seeking a better chance at self-sufficiency and security without the barriers presented by banks and mortgage companies.

Prepping continues to gain popularity

With worldwide unrest, it is no wonder that prepping for emergencies including survivalist tactics currently dominates many blog comments and message board posts.

Survivalism used to be seen as an extremist practice but has moved more into the mainstream in recent years. A spike in sales by emergency product suppliers, camping retailers and army surplus stores is just one supporting indicator that Americans view this as a necessity of our lives.

Many people purchasing land, especially remote properties, do so while considering it as a retreat, or 'bug-out' property, for use during any abnormal event where fleeing to an alternate area is necessary. These survivalists, or preppers, realize there are a number of different scenarios, which will dictate exactly what will be needed and focus on a few key factors in an attempt to cover most all possibilities.

Country Places, Inc., based in Knoxville, Tennessee, has now improved several of their properties for those preparing for the worst. These properties will feature a strategically placed shipping container on a hillside location. Some properties will include improvements like terracing for growing food and raising animals. On these improved properties the company offers low down payments and affordable monthly payments.

Featured Land For Sale By Owner

Goose Creek Estates Tract E
Goose Creek Estates Tract E Sunbright, Tennessee

5.11 acres with nice views in Morgan County, TN

$33,700
Sugar Island Tract D
Sugar Island Tract D Sugar Island, Michigan

9.93 Acres on Sugar Island, Michigan - Land in a very secluded location with road frontage.

$29,700
Powell River Estates Tract 135
Powell River Estates Tract 135 Speedwell, Tennessee

242' of frontage on Norris Lake / Powell River. Great Fishing. Bring your RV or build a cabin!

$42,700
Cedar Shores Tract 1
Cedar Shores Tract 1 Harrogate, Tennessee

Great recreational land in East Tennessee with owner financing. This property fronts the Powell River and also borders a state wildlife management area.

$89,300
Paint Rock Creek Tract 7
Paint Rock Creek Tract 7 Huntsville, Tennessee

5.32 acres with massive rock outcroppings, power and great views!

$27,700
Cedar Shores Tract 4
Cedar Shores Tract 4 Harrogate, Tennessee

11 acres on the beautiful Powell River. Bring your fishing pole or set off on a kayaking adventure. This property would be an ideal recreational getaway that your family and friends can enjoy for (...)

$54,100
Morning Glory
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Morning Glory Oneida, Tennessee

69 Acres, Scott County, TN - If you'd like a large, private, self sustaining tract then this might be one of the best tracts out there. At 69 acres, this property is massive and its unique topology (...)

$165,000
Goose Creek Estates Tract 29
Goose Creek Estates Tract 29 Sunbright, Tennessee

Goose Creek - Tract 29

$38,700
Goose Creek Estates Tract H
Goose Creek Estates Tract H Sunbright, Tennessee

Goose Creek - Tract H - Pictures coming soon! Contact us before everyone finds out about these new tracts!

$31,700
Wildcat Ridge Tract 1
PENDING
Wildcat Ridge Tract 1 Somerset, Kentucky

Very private setting with a seasonal stream

$29,800
Sugar Island Tract A
Sugar Island Tract A Sugar Island, Michigan

9.88 Acres on Sugar Island, Michigan - Land in a very secluded location with road frontage.

$29,700
Norris View Tract 2
PENDING
Norris View Tract 2 Maynardville, Tennessee

5.56 acres with power in Maynardville, TN

$29,400
Goose Creek Estates Tract I
Goose Creek Estates Tract I Sunbright, Tennessee

Goose Creek - Tract I - 9.21 acres - Pictures coming soon! Contact us before everyone finds out about these new tracts!

$43,400
Golf Course Lot. Fairfield Glade
Golf Course Lot. Fairfield Glade Fairfield Glade, Tennessee

Golf course lot in Fairfield Glade community. Cul-de-sac lot overlooks fairway of golf course. There is also a stream flowing through this property.

$29,700
Paint Rock Creek Tract 35
Paint Rock Creek Tract 35 Huntsville, Tennessee

This is a beautiful 5.02 acre tract nestled deep within a mountain hollow. The property has Paint Rock Creek running through it. The terrain is fairly mountainous and would be an amazing setting for (...)

$41,700
Burrville Rd. Tract 6
Burrville Rd. Tract 6 Sunbright, Tennessee

This 1.95 acres is located on Burrville Rd just a few minutes from Sunbright TN. This property is hilly with some level places. This property is completely wooded. Mobile Homes and Modular Homes are (...)

$23,700
Goose Creek Estates Tract 33
Goose Creek Estates Tract 33 Sunbright, Tennessee

Goose Creek -Tract 33, is a property suitable for campers and tiny homes. This property can also be used for homesteading and farming. It is off grid, well-hidden and remote. Please contact us to (...)

$25,555
Paint Rock Creek Tract 36
Paint Rock Creek Tract 36 Huntsville, Tennessee

This is a beautiful 5.14 acre tract nestled deep within a mountain hollow with a small pond. The property has Paint Rock Creek running through it. The terrain is fairly mountainous and would be an (...)

$42,700
Keel Mountain 12.57 Acres
Keel Mountain 12.57 Acres Gurley, Alabama

12.57 Acres - Nice Alabama land for development off of Range Rd on Keel mountain. Plenty of usable land and has been pre-engineered for a 34 lot subdivision. This property sits very nicely and has (...)

$176,500
Goose Creek Estates Tract G
Goose Creek Estates Tract G Sunbright, Tennessee

Goose Creek - Tract G - Pictures coming soon! Contact us before everyone finds out about these new tracts!

$30,200
Grimsley Hills Tract 22
PENDING
Grimsley Hills Tract 22 Grimsley, Tennessee

Mobile Homes and Modulars of 700 square foot are allowed. City water and electric at road. Approved for septic. Level and wooded on a dead end road.

$9,700
Belgin's Run Tract 1
Belgin's Run Tract 1 Bull's Gap, Tennessee

Belgin's Run Tract 1 - 10.3 Acres

$43,700
Collinwood Tract 13
Collinwood Tract 13 Waynesboro, Tennessee

Lots of road frontage on state hwy, possible commercial location.

$29,700
Goose Creek Estates Tract C
PENDING
Goose Creek Estates Tract C Sunbright, Tennessee

5.03 acres ideal for homesteading and an off grid life with nice views of surrounding ridges. This land has a good amount of level terrain near the road and rolls back to where it drops down to a wet (...)

$33,700
Rebel Farms Tract 7
PENDING
Rebel Farms Tract 7 Sneedville, Tennessee

5.29 Acres - Private, wooded land with great views, a small spring and power.

$29,800
Burrville Rd. Tract 7
Burrville Rd. Tract 7 Sunbright, Tennessee

This 1.05 acres is located on Burrville Rd just a few minutes from Sunbright TN. This property is wooded and on a hillside. Mobile Homes and Modular Homes are not permitted. There is no minimum (...)

$16,400
White Creek Acres Tract 16
White Creek Acres Tract 16 Deer Lodge , Tennessee

White Creek Acres is a gated community located along the rolling hills of the Cumberland Plateau. This restricted 5.75 acre tract has over 100 feet of road frontage at the end of a road that ends in (...)

$59,500
Goose Creek Estates Tract 34
Goose Creek Estates Tract 34 Sunbright, Tennessee

Goose Creek -Tract 34, is a property suitable for campers and tiny homes. This property can also be used for homesteading and farming. It is off grid, well-hidden and remote. Please contact us to (...)

$25,555
Goose Creek Estates Tract F
Goose Creek Estates Tract F Sunbright, Tennessee

5.34 acres in Morgan County, TN.

$33,700
Cedar Shores Tract 3
Cedar Shores Tract 3 Harrogate, Tennessee

18.32 acres on the beautiful Powell River. Bring your fishing pole or set off on a kayaking adventure. This property would be an ideal recreational getaway that your family and friends can enjoy (...)

$69,800
Bear Valley Tract 2
Bear Valley Tract 2 Sevierville, Tennessee

Bear Valley lot 2 is a .884 acre lot located in Sevierville,TN. This property has a septic system for a 1 bedroom. This property is very hilly and has mountain views. Located on a dead end road in (...)

$29,700
Burrville Rd. Tract 5
Burrville Rd. Tract 5 Sunbright, Tennessee

This 2.04 acres is located on Burrville Rd just a few minutes from Sunbright TN. This property is wooded and on a hillside. Mobile Homes and Modular Homes are not permitted. There is no minimum (...)

$21,500

We Have Plenty Of Properties Not Currently On The Website!

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