Buying Rural Land

Many individuals who reside in the urban areas choose to buy rural land for added income or just have a place that you can run to away from all the chaos of the city.

Here are some of the most important things you must consider once you go ahead with your plans of buying rural land.

Be Decided With Your Location

This is the most crucial part for this is where the entire process starts. Do you want to buy a rural land that is near the urban section or not? You must also research about the place most especially about its weather patterns since you are potentially buying it for agricultural purposes. You must also prepare yourself for the very high prices that might meet you. The term rural may sound related to a very simple lifestyle but lands that are meant for agricultural purposes come with a costly price – considering the return of investment it can bring you.

Determine All the Details

A few of the important details you need to know would be the topography and the land acreage. This means that the farther the location of the land is, the lower its price gets. The kind of the terrain that the land has can also greatly affect its total selling price whether it is too steep or rough. You must also consider greatly the time of the year when you will buy it. For example, if you will buy land during winter time, then you would have fewer competitors in the buying market and even get to have it in a much lower price.

Determining Your Access to the Land

You must be able to understand and be familiar with your access routes to the land. It is this time that you also inquire about the roads and access routes to have in cases of bad weather. You must not hesitate to ask questions as with who maintains it and get the service of a professional and licensed surveyor. He will be the one in charge of verifying the boundaries of your soon to be property.

Inquiring on the Zoning Status

Majority of rural lands are considered as zoned agricultural. With this designation, you should be aware of the advantages and disadvantages it can bring to you. Some of the benefits you can get would be instant approval of multiple dwelling and much lower property taxes to pay. The drawbacks may include some limitation on the division of various livestock and crop requirements which you must double check with your state. It is also as important to check that you have sufficient and reliable water source in the area. This is very essential in the process of buying rural land.

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  • MALOBA G.M said on April 6, 2011


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