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Category Archives: Land covenants

Land buying hints

When you are looking for land to buy, you should know the answers to these basic questions: What is the purpose for the land: primary home site, vacation home, weekend getaway, current recreation to be used for future retirement or . . . Important considerations for finding the right area for you: Waterfront View Distance […]

Deed restrictions and covenants

Should you be concerned about deed restrictions and covenants?  That depends on what you are looking for.  Most rural towns have limited restrictions; thus you can see a mobile home setting beside an elaborate home.  To many people that is a not a problem.  If you are one of those, then you should read any […]

Lot size

People frequently come to me saying that they want an “x” acre lot.  I like to rephrase it by asking what they are trying to achieve.  I do that because I feel it is important to know how your new home will “feel”.  Part of that will depend on the how large or small your […]

General items to consider when buying land.

These thoughts on what to look for when buying a home site are a broad brush look.  See future posts for more detailed thoughts. COST TO DEVELOP THE LOT – UTILITIES – Are the utilities you want (power, cable, etc.) on the road beside your lot?  If not, how much will it cost to bring […]

Land for sale for Retirement

Two categories of buyers that I often see are those who are looking for a place to build a house to retire to and those who are looking to build a 4-Season home that they will eventually retire to. I find there are a few common themes that go into those decisions.  Primarily they are: the […]

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