Long story short, there's no room for old farmers north of Philly (for less than a grand a month).
Going back to see if my stuff's still there, and the cats are okay. All this would've been unnecessary, if the new owners would've just drawn up a simple 2-3 sentance rental agreement, nothing fancy, just some paper saying it's okay for me to stay there for a given period of time...
The old farm I left won't be destroyed right away, if at all. It could get flipped, permits denied/approved/delayed... but it's much better someone live there, to prevent dumping, arson or squatters from moving in.
Ambiguity is 90% of the problem, as it is most of the time.... hope to see you all soon.