Land Purchase Considerations

Posted on May 10, 2016 By

If you are looking to purchase land, there are several important items to consider. What is the cost of the land? If I pay $1,000,000 for 10 acres to build a shopping center does that cost fit within my budget? Or is $500,000 the most I can pay and still have a profitable project? Does…


How To Sell A House And Lot

Posted on May 9, 2016 By

There are times you think you are incompetent doing some things that are not your field or expertise. On this venture you come to prove something to yourself. Selling a property is crucial but if done with proper documentation, legitimacy, good faith and consent of both parties buyer and seller, transaction will complete in due…


How Real Asset Managers Approach Land Investments

Posted on May 6, 2016 By

Real assets of all kinds, including land, have performed well, years after the financial crisis. But managers of these assets need to know their category. Real asset managers are different from financial brokers in many regards. Chief among them are how they understand the assets themselves, beyond performance metrics. Rare antiques and art require people…


Property Easements

Posted on May 3, 2016 By

WHAT IS AN EASEMENT? Easements are one of those seldom thought-of items that when they do rear their ugly head can be a source of frustration and even litigation. The right of a third party-a person or entity-to access and/or use land that you own for a specific purpose, easements come in many varieties of…


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…


What To Look For In The Land You Are Purchasing

Posted on March 13, 2016 By

When somebody is in the process of buying and constructing a house, it is necessary to realize the importance of finding the right piece of land. Many development projects are coming up, which provide reliable places to invest one’s money in, but in case you are planning to buy a standalone piece of property, then…


Distinction Between A Lot and A Tract of Land

Posted on March 10, 2016 By

The terminologies “lot” and “tract” are often used to describe a certain area of land. Although they both refer to a part of land but these two terms are not synonymous at all. Lot is a word used to describe a legally defined portion of a property or real estate. Each lot does not have…