Back to Blog Home

Tag: land

Share this:

Photos Sell Real Estate: Tips for Great Photos for Lot & Land Listings

Whether you’re selling doodads on EBay or property via a real estate listing website like LotNetwork.com, it’s well known that photos will dramatically increase your ability to both connect with a buyer faster and attract a higher price. And with real estate, pictures not only are worth more than a thousand words…for a Seller they can be worth thousands of dollars. Yet it is amazing how many people that desperately want to sell a property do not include any photographs in their online listings. Zero. These blank property listings fail to get the attention of buyers, delay a sale and…

Read more

Donating Land to Charities…and a Charitable Offer from LotNetwork.com

Charitable giving is big business in the U.S. It is estimated that $316.23 billion was donated in 2012 by American individuals, corporations and foundations. Americans donate money, clothes, food, their time, household items, cars, boats, homes, and…land. In fact, 2-3% of charitable donations involve land, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Land, whether a residential lot or large acreage, is often donated: 1)      to help a greater cause, 2)      as part of a family or corporate legacy, or 3)      for tax benefits or other financial purposes (or a combination of these motives). Land owners with unwanted property sometimes decide to…

Read more

Reach More Lot & Land Buyers: Upgrade Your MLS Listings on LotNetwork.com

Real estate agents…if you’ve got residential lot or land listings on MLS, do you find that they’re lost in a sea of listings for homes? Homes with beautiful bathrooms and updated kitchens?  LotNetwork.com’s “Auto-Upgrading” feature makes it easy for you to more successfully reach active lot and land buyers – because MLS may be great for selling homes but it’s not so great for selling lots and land. With the Auto-Upgrading feature you can automatically upgrade any of your syndicated MLS listings that are on LotNetwork.com to Premium or Featured Listings. It takes just seconds and you do not have to…

Read more

9 Benefits of Working with a Licensed Builder

There are many benefits of working with a qualified, licensed builder when building a new home. It’s safe to say that building a new home – possibly one of the biggest investments you’ll make in your life – is one place that you want to be very careful about cutting corners. It’s true that the economic downturn has caused just about everyone to look for ways to save money. Whether it’s haggling for the best deal or even coupon clipping, there may be ways to save money with anything you buy. But what if you are planning to build a home?…

Read more

7 Land Investment Trends to Watch

Trends in the land investment market are providing some interesting opportunities for investors… Land is finite. Like any finite resource, land becomes more valuable when it’s scarce. Land in desirable locations can command tremendous prices and provide excellent investment returns. By definition, land investors have a goal of making a profit by investing in land. But consider that land investors can have a variety of backgrounds and purposes, whether they may be individuals looking for property to build their dream home (and their nest egg), investors seeking a portfolio of parcels to land bank or real estate developers buying a…

Read more

Top Apps for Builders & Developers – Build Homes with a Smartphone

  If you’re a homebuilding industry pro, there are some great Apps that can help revolutionize your project management, bring client presentations to a new level, access a wealth of construction information and generally make your life easier. These Apps literally bring the tools to your fingertips. We reviewed hundreds of Apps to find the best Apps for builders and developers, to help you and your clients 1) evaluate land for new homes and development projects, 2) manage the construction and homebuilding process and 3) build a “Digital Toolbox” for handling tasks while on a site. The good news is…

Read more

A Builder’s Guide to Reviving Zombie Developments

The zombies are here, and this can be a good thing if you’re a home builder – zombie neighborhoods and developments that is. Everyone’s talking about zombies these days, whether they are on popular television shows or cult classic horror movies. Likewise, some builders and developers are finding that picking up zombie developments at a good price, completing and updating infrastructure and then re-selling or building out can be a great way to meet their need for lots and gain a relatively quick return on investment. There’s still an opportunity for big profits from zombies, especially for local and regional…

Read more

How to Sell Lots and Land (and Why it’s Different from Selling Homes)

Selling a house in a changing real estate market can be challenging. Selling dirt can be even more challenging…in any market.  In this article we provide tools for landowners and real estate professionals about how to sell lots and land, and why your strategy with vacant residential land needs to be different from selling a home. What to Expect:  The Land Market & Why It’s Different Many people expect the market dynamics for lots and land to be the same as the market for existing homes.  They are not. You’ll be better prepared to sell your home lot or land…

Read more