The Right Piece of Land May Be Undeveloped

Whether you are looking to build a new home or build a business, you will need a piece of land. Some businesses can go into an existing building, but many people like to build from scratch. Many people like to buy undeveloped land for sale and then build their own home or business from the ground up.

There are a number of things to consider before you buy undeveloped land for sale. First are you looking for rural land or land in the city? There can be different requirements for each type of land. It is also important to consider the possible uses for the land. Some land can be bought and sold for a higher price depending on what it will be used for.

If you are purchasing rural land you will need to check the availability of water. The last thing you want is to buy a piece of land and have no water available. You also need to research how secure the land is. Until you are ready to develop the land it could be used as an illegal dumping site, people could illegally harvest timber or squatters could try and live on the land. It is also a good idea to have the land surveyed before you decide to make your final purchase. If you look at an older survey, it may not take into current issues that could affect the land’s value.

If you are buying land in the city, you need to make sure it is zoned correctly for your needs. If you are looking to build a home you would not want to buy a piece of land that is zoned for commercial use. Likewise if you are looking for undeveloped land for sale for commercial property you do not want to buy a piece of land that is zoned for residential use. Regardless of your intent do your research on a piece of property before you decide to make a purchase.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 6:41 am and is filed under Buying land. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.