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Is it possible to get free land and free houses in the U.S.?

December 17th, 2010

Episode 830 of 1069 episodes

In the 1860s, the Homestead Act provided free land to settlers. Is there anything like that in 2010? In this episode, Marshall explains why and how it's possible to acquire land and houses for free -- or really cheaply -- in the United States today.

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