Know Your Zoning When Shopping for Land for Sale

Posted on April 25, 2016 By

If you’re looking at land for sale with a thought of buying, you’ll want to understand the property’s zoning. In the United States, federal, state, or local governments have a say in how land can be used. Depending on your plans, this information is essential as you consider the purchase. Generally speaking, property can be…


Real Estate and Property Rights

Posted on April 11, 2016 By

As a child I received a piece of advice from my mother. She told me never sell your mineral rights or your water rights on a piece of real estate you own. She also said don’t buy a piece of land where those rights don’t convey. This may not be the kind of advice little…


Land Squatters

Posted on April 7, 2016 By

Adverse Possession – Protect Your Forefather’s Land Many years ago, my great-great-grandfather was given several acres of land with the distinct understanding between him and the seller that the property is never to be sold. No one warned my generation to refrain from “neglect.” The land has been worked year after year and yields a…


Factors To Consider When Buying Land

Posted on April 2, 2016 By

Land is very important in real estate. When buying land to construct a house you need to consider a number of factors. Some of these factors include: Zoning Requirements Here you need to check with the local authorities and determine the zoning ordinances. You should also find out if you are allowed to construct the…