Sentence Examples


  • They just aren't expected to stray too far from the homestead in the process – or get paid for it.
  • A hundred years ago, there had been a homestead known as Thistle Farm there, but no remnants remained.
  • A homestead not exceeding $1000 in value may be set apart, provided that it is recorded before the debt against which it was claimed was contracted.
  • No national lands in accessible districts are available for the application of a homestead law, and the farmer too often has no interest in the land beyond the growing crops, a percentage of the harvest being the rent charged by the owner of the property.
  • The homestead of a householder or head of a family to the value of $500 is, so long as it continues to be used as the homestead, exempt from levy or attachment other than upon causes existing at the time it was acquired and for taxes.

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