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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…

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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…

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Syndication: What We Do Differently & How We Protect Agents

Over the past few months, there’s been a lot of thought given to syndicated listings: In blog posts and Tweets some real estate industry professionals have worried about inaccurate or outdated listing information, paying for leads and competing professional advertisements. Many experienced agents know that syndication can be instrumental in boosting a listing’s market exposure to a range of active buyers. This exposure is critical, especially in today’s market, but only if the information is handled properly. Here at LotNetwork.com, we are committed to being good stewards of all syndicated listing and agent contact information. In light of the concerns…

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The Site Visit: Tip #4 for Buying Lots and Land

When you’re buying a lot or land for your new home, the level of excitement builds when you think you may have found that “right” site. In Tip #3, our previous post about 8 Tips for Buying Residential Lots and Land for a New Home, we discussed due diligence, computer research and the Spaghetti Test as initial steps to eliminate properties that do not meet your requirements. Now we dig deeper into the due diligence process. The Site Visit So if you think you found property that might pass the Spaghetti Test, then you absolutely, positively have to do a…

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LotNetwork.com Creates a Better Way To Buy And Sell Residential Lots and Land

Launching Today Nationwide: Internet’s largest Website, Listing Service and Networking Venue Focused Solely on Lots and Land for Homesites or Development More than 250,000 Listings Searchable for Free. CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — LotNetwork.com, the first nationwide listing service focused solely on residential lots and land, launched today featuring more than 250,000 properties for sale across the country. LotNetwork.com is designed to help provide buyers and sellers of land for homesites and residential development with a targeted, easy-to-use, and economical way to connect with each other, while addressing the unique challenges of marketing these types of properties. As the effects of the…

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Check from Satellite to Street: Tip #3 for Buying Lots and Land

So you’ve put some thought into the style of your neighborhood, the general area where you want to live and the type of builder you will consider using to build your new home. Now the fun begins! You can start to actually locate the specific building lot or land where your new home will live. Due Diligence:  It’s a Process If you’ve done some online searches on LotNetwork.com, you likely have found several building lots for sale that you think could be the perfect lot for you. Now you must determine if a particular lot really is what you want…

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8 Tips for Buying Residential Lots and Land for a New Home

So you’ve decided you want to build your next home from the ground up. We’ve got eight “must-dos” before you buy that residential lot.  These are the highlights; we’ve explored each point more thoroughly in a series of posts as noted in the links. Decide your community style:  Just like buying an existing home, think up front about the kind of community and location that suits your style.  Whether you want sidewalks, bike paths, schools and shopping within walking distance or the nearest neighbor a mile away, no other path to home ownership gives you as many options as buying…

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Builders’ Corner

If you are part of the homebuilding industry, the Builders’ Corner is the place for you to learn more about LotNetwork.com and what it can do for you.   Ready to move some dirt and start building your new residential construction project? LotNetwork.com is the only website designed for the homebuilding and development industry that provides more than 250,000 lot and land listings…any of which could be the opportunity you have sought for your next homesite or development project. As the market dynamics start heading in the right direction, LotNetwork.com is the resource to help you find the right piece of dirt for your next project. Ready…

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