Six Great Tips For Buying Land

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Investing in a vacant land can be a formidable way to create and shape your perfect house and business! Finding your dream home might be complicated, and buying land might give you the perfect opportunity to build your own home.

However, before your dive head first into the world of land development, there are a few dos and don’ts that you should be aware of!

First and foremost, you need to work with a real estate agent who knows land and how to negotiate land deals to avoid making mistakes.

Make sure you figure out what the zoning is on your land: residential, commercial, industrial etc. Don’t assume that you will be able to rezone your property and know the limitations of your plot before sealing the deal.

Don’t neglect to do an environmental survey! Make sure the soil isn’t¬†contaminated from previous use, the land isn’t prone to flooding, that the boundaries of your property haven’t been accidentally or not used by the neighbors, etc.

Make sure you understand what utilities are available! Does your property have access to water, electricity, sewer, gas, phone etc.?

Make sure you assess the value of the properties in the neighborhood. Buying land gives you the opportunity to build your dream house, but it needs to go along with the tastes and value of the neighborhood.

We understand that you might want to talk to residents of the area and potentially make friends with your neighbors, but we recommend you restrain from doing so. Chances are, your neighbors might not be so keen on knowing a construction site is going to replace the empty land.

Don’t hesitate to contact us for more advice on property development!