The Cost to Build a House: The Price of Land or Lot

By |2019-03-27T16:57:10-04:00March 27th, 2019|

The location of your custom home is no doubt very important.  Many amenities can be upgraded in the future.  For example, if you decide that you don’t like a paint color or want a nicer light fixture, you can alter those details.  The placement of your home, however, cannot be changed.  Because of this, purchasing [...]

How to Find and Buy Land: Step 5 – Close on the Land

By |2019-02-28T15:38:09-04:00February 5th, 2019|

After all your hard work—finding and evaluating the property, plus negotiating the deal—it’s finally time to close on the land!  Well, almost… Step 5: Close on the Land Before you close on the land, there are several important steps that must take place.  They are as follows: Secure the actual land or construction loan, and [...]

How to Find and Buy Land: Step 4 – Negotiate Price

By |2019-02-28T15:45:02-04:00February 5th, 2019|

At this point, you've already secured financing, found property, and evaluated the land for its buildability.  Now, it’s time to negotiate price with the current land owner.  After purchasing land, you will want to build your dream home, and most likely, sooner than later.  So, be careful about spending too much and over-extending your finances [...]

How to Find and Buy Land: Step 3 – Evaluate the Land

By |2019-02-28T16:03:05-04:00February 5th, 2019|

You’ve jumped through all the hoops to obtain financing.  You've spent hours searching for the perfect piece of land in just the right location for just the right price.  Before you fall in love with the property; however, you must evaluate the land.  You have to figure out whether the land you’ve found is suitable [...]

How to Find and Buy Land: Step 2 – Find the Land

By |2019-02-28T16:09:50-04:00February 5th, 2019|

Once you know how you are going to pay for land, you can set to the task of finding the property.  (If you haven’t secured financing yet, please read “Step 1: Obtain Financing” for information about how to do this.)  This step, find the land, may seem obvious and even simple.  Finding the right piece [...]

How to Find and Buy Land: Step 1 – Obtain Financing

By |2019-02-28T16:15:20-04:00February 5th, 2019|

Step one to find and buy land for your dream home is to obtain financing.  It may seem obvious to state that you are going to need a way to pay for your land.  Many people, however, often think that they should find the land before worrying about how to obtain financing.  This, however, is [...]

How to Find and Buy Land for Your Dream Home

By |2019-02-28T16:22:19-04:00February 5th, 2019|

You’ve dreamed about finding the perfect piece of land, building your dream home, and creating an ideal lifestyle for you and your family.  You may have even driven around searching for property or scoured internet listings trying to find the right land for the right price.  So, how can you find and buy land in [...]