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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #120 on: May 13, 2016, 06:31:01 PM »
Foreigners are included in the free land offer, but they won't own it outright.


Communists seek to expand free land handover program from Russian Far East to Siberia

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The document provides for the free handover of 1 hectare (about 2.5 acres) of land to anyone who applies for the program. However, foreign citizens will only be allowed to utilize the land, not own it outright. Registration of full property rights is only possible after the naturalization of potential owners.

https://www.rt.com/politics/342891-communists-want-to-expand-free/
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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #121 on: May 16, 2016, 12:31:46 PM »
Foreigners are included in the free land offer, but they won't own it outright.


Communists seek to expand free land handover program from Russian Far East to Siberia

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The document provides for the free handover of 1 hectare (about 2.5 acres) of land to anyone who applies for the program. However, foreign citizens will only be allowed to utilize the land, not own it outright. Registration of full property rights is only possible after the naturalization of potential owners.

https://www.rt.com/politics/342891-communists-want-to-expand-free/

All I want to know is, how many 40sqm apartments can I build on that land?
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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #122 on: May 16, 2016, 12:40:08 PM »
Foreigners are included in the free land offer, but they won't own it outright.


Communists seek to expand free land handover program from Russian Far East to Siberia

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The document provides for the free handover of 1 hectare (about 2.5 acres) of land to anyone who applies for the program. However, foreign citizens will only be allowed to utilize the land, not own it outright. Registration of full property rights is only possible after the naturalization of potential owners.

https://www.rt.com/politics/342891-communists-want-to-expand-free/

All I want to know is, how many 40sqm apartments can I build on that land?

You are asking the wrong question. How many people want to move in? Perhaps you can entice some from Syria with a free month. Tell them they will get free snow shoveling lessons as a freebie.
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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #123 on: May 16, 2016, 12:44:03 PM »
Foreigners are included in the free land offer, but they won't own it outright.


Communists seek to expand free land handover program from Russian Far East to Siberia

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The document provides for the free handover of 1 hectare (about 2.5 acres) of land to anyone who applies for the program. However, foreign citizens will only be allowed to utilize the land, not own it outright. Registration of full property rights is only possible after the naturalization of potential owners.

https://www.rt.com/politics/342891-communists-want-to-expand-free/

All I want to know is, how many 40sqm apartments can I build on that land?

You are asking the wrong question.

Am I? If one wants 40sqm apartments then one is asking the right question.
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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #124 on: May 16, 2016, 01:37:24 PM »
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I don't know the exact locations of the land on offer, but, you should reckon that it will not be too near any large towns/cities.

Although though they have stated that they will put in electric, it may be a fair distance from the nearest sub-station, and may also be subject to larger than normal voltage fluctuations, and possible regular cuts/wire breakages.

You will most certainly need to build a canal and sewage/cess pit system, there may almost certainly not be any water supply to the place, so a well will be needed, and the chances of a gas pipeline to the property will be small..

Then you will need to build yourself (or pay someone else) a warm home on the property and work the land in some way or another..

There is also talk of other land in Siberia being made available..

HTH
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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #125 on: May 17, 2016, 06:23:13 AM »
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I don't know the exact locations of the land on offer, but, you should reckon that it will not be too near any large towns/cities.

Although though they have stated that they will put in electric, it may be a fair distance from the nearest sub-station, and may also be subject to larger than normal voltage fluctuations, and possible regular cuts/wire breakages.

You will most certainly need to build a canal and sewage/cess pit system, there may almost certainly not be any water supply to the place, so a well will be needed, and the chances of a gas pipeline to the property will be small..

Then you will need to build yourself (or pay someone else) a warm home on the property and work the land in some way or another..

There is also talk of other land in Siberia being made available..

HTH

Gipsy,

I wasn't being serious. However if I was I wouldn't be worried about electrical fluctuations or gas pipeline. Small generator and a small gas tank somewhere on the land would be just fine.  Nice Aga and log fires around the house too.

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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #126 on: May 17, 2016, 06:32:40 AM »
^
I don't know the exact locations of the land on offer, but, you should reckon that it will not be too near any large towns/cities.

Although though they have stated that they will put in electric, it may be a fair distance from the nearest sub-station, and may also be subject to larger than normal voltage fluctuations, and possible regular cuts/wire breakages.

You will most certainly need to build a canal and sewage/cess pit system, there may almost certainly not be any water supply to the place, so a well will be needed, and the chances of a gas pipeline to the property will be small..

Then you will need to build yourself (or pay someone else) a warm home on the property and work the land in some way or another..

There is also talk of other land in Siberia being made available..

HTH

Gipsy,

I wasn't being serious. However if I was I wouldn't be worried about electrical fluctuations or gas pipeline. Small generator and a small gas tank somewhere on the land would be just fine.  Nice Aga and log fires around the house too.

I know you were not being serious..

btw, you would also need a chain saw and an axe..   :ROFL:

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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #127 on: May 17, 2016, 06:36:44 AM »
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I don't know the exact locations of the land on offer, but, you should reckon that it will not be too near any large towns/cities.

Although though they have stated that they will put in electric, it may be a fair distance from the nearest sub-station, and may also be subject to larger than normal voltage fluctuations, and possible regular cuts/wire breakages.

You will most certainly need to build a canal and sewage/cess pit system, there may almost certainly not be any water supply to the place, so a well will be needed, and the chances of a gas pipeline to the property will be small..

Then you will need to build yourself (or pay someone else) a warm home on the property and work the land in some way or another..

There is also talk of other land in Siberia being made available..

HTH

Gipsy,

I wasn't being serious. However if I was I wouldn't be worried about electrical fluctuations or gas pipeline. Small generator and a small gas tank somewhere on the land would be just fine.  Nice Aga and log fires around the house too.



btw, you would also need a chain saw and an axe..   :ROFL:


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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #128 on: May 17, 2016, 06:41:36 AM »
^
I don't know the exact locations of the land on offer, but, you should reckon that it will not be too near any large towns/cities.

Although though they have stated that they will put in electric, it may be a fair distance from the nearest sub-station, and may also be subject to larger than normal voltage fluctuations, and possible regular cuts/wire breakages.

You will most certainly need to build a canal and sewage/cess pit system, there may almost certainly not be any water supply to the place, so a well will be needed, and the chances of a gas pipeline to the property will be small..

Then you will need to build yourself (or pay someone else) a warm home on the property and work the land in some way or another..

There is also talk of other land in Siberia being made available..

HTH

Gipsy,

I wasn't being serious. However if I was I wouldn't be worried about electrical fluctuations or gas pipeline. Small generator and a small gas tank somewhere on the land would be just fine.  Nice Aga and log fires around the house too.



btw, you would also need a chain saw and an axe..   :ROFL:


Incase of crazy Evgeni's and Ivan's?

Nah, for them you need a pump action shotgun....   :bow:
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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #129 on: June 01, 2016, 01:06:10 PM »
After reading this, I think the winters might be just a bit too cold for my liking.

Russia gives away first free land in Far East

https://www.rt.com/business/345022-russia-far-east-free-land/
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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #130 on: September 09, 2016, 03:12:17 PM »
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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #131 on: September 13, 2016, 03:54:18 PM »
Free land program gathers pace in Russia's Far East

http://rbth.com/business/2016/09/09/free-land-program-gathers-pace-in-russias-far-east_628575
I was literally just reading this before seeing your post, this seems like such a great idea to entice investment into what appears to be an under utilised part of Russia.

I do wonder if foreigners can apply, I know there are reports that you won't own the land but you can work it and I wouldn't mind that personally if it suitable for agricultural use.

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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #132 on: July 07, 2017, 03:17:28 PM »
95,000 Russians Have Already Applied for Free Land in Far East Under Russia's Homesteading Act

http://russia-insider.com/en/politics/95000-russians-have-already-applied-free-land-far-east-under-russias-homesteading-act
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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #133 on: July 11, 2017, 06:07:33 PM »
95,000 Russians Have Already Applied for Free Land in Far East Under Russia's Homesteading Act

http://russia-insider.com/en/politics/95000-russians-have-already-applied-free-land-far-east-under-russias-homesteading-act

BUT, according to the OP, they expected 30 million ... I would think the first 95,000 might get all the good plots.

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Re: Russia is giving away free land.
« Reply #134 on: July 12, 2017, 02:27:34 AM »

BUT, according to the OP, they expected 30 million ... I would think the first 95,000 might get all the good plots.

Which 'OP' do you mean?

Think for a second. What is the population of Russia? Do you REALLY think that 30% of the population (men, women, children, pensioners, sick and infirm) are going to up sticks within a year to go live in Siberia?

The ACTUAL, non imagined, not fantasy, goal is that by 2035 the population of the region will have doubled to  11.2 million from today's 6.2 million. Most of the earliest applications come from people who already live and farm the region. Next will come those who want to build summer homes in the area and then will come 'the rest'.

1 hectare is not a lot of land, not enough for a farm. It will add on to existing developments or become the seed of a larger development. However there's no fear that 'all the good plots will be taken'. Russia, Siberia, is not a small area like the United States and it took quite a time to 'fill up' the Wild West with settlers, yes?

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