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Subdividing Land: Tips for Landowners from a Developer (Part 2 – Lessons from the Field)

Are you a landowner who is thinking about subdividing your land into residential lots? In this second of three articles on the topic, you can learn about subdividing land from the real world experiences of a real estate lawyer and developer. Be sure to check out the first article in this series that describes the common benefits and risks of subdividing your land. As noted in that article, some of the benefits may include: Increasing the total value of your land, Providing you the flexibility to keep your home, but still get income from selling your extra land, or Boosting…

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Seven Land Buying Nightmares to Avoid

Whether you’re buying a lot or land either as an investment or if you want a site to build your new home, you know that land buying comes with its own set of pros and cons. In most cases, you’ll simply need to weigh your property needs against any drawbacks in order to reach a buying decision. However, keep your eyes open for these seven big land buying nightmares. Avoiding these nightmares when evaluating land for sale will both help your purchasing experience and can help ensure that your new residential lot is worth every penny that you spend.  …

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Subdividing Land: Tips for Landowners from a Developer (Part 1 – Evaluate)

Learn to evaluate the risks and rewards of subdividing land into residential lots. In this first of three articles on the subject, a developer and real estate lawyer provides landowners specific items to evaluate when considering whether or not to subdivide land. Come back for the next articles in this series that provide insights for landowners based on the author’s real world experiences with the subdivision process, as well as a hands-on description of the steps landowners should take when subdividing land. Why Subdivide My Land? Sub·di·vide (v.): to divide into several parts; especially: to divide (a tract of land) into building…

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Top Online Resources for The Real Estate and Land Industry

We like to share our favorite things, so today we’re sharing our favorite blogs and websites for some of the best real estate resources around. They range from land and housing market news, to homebuilding industry insights, to mortgage trends, to technology tips and news. There certainly are more academically-oriented sites out there, and those that are backed by industry associations, but we feel like this list of accessible real estate resources can be helpful for keeping you up-to-speed on some of the latest real estate, homebuilding, lot and land industry news and trends. Without further ado, here are LotNetwork.com’s top…

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Build a Home with the Help of a Smartphone and these 8 Apps

Build a home with your Smartphone? Well, not exactly, but you can find some useful resources in Smartphone Apps that can help you in the home planning and construction process. This article describes a few Apps that we have found that are great for homeowners or home buyers. But here’s a tip…these Apps can be useful for the pros out there too, like all of you real estate agents and homebuilders who work with these potential homeowners and buyers.  Your clients and customers will be impressed when you use technology to find an answer for them, or if you just…

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List Now & Sell Your Property with these 3 New Year’s Resolutions

If you want to sell a property, the first thing you must do is actively and aggressively market it. To find the right buyer, you have to have the right exposure. But it’s amazing how many people don’t properly market their properties or simply fail to list them at all. Whether you are a real estate agent, a homebuilder or an unwilling property owner, you are missing out if you have not recently reviewed your marketing efforts and created a targeted online listing to sell your lot, land or other property to the right type of buyer. It’s not too…

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Social Media for Real Estate Professionals

The online world – and particularly social media – have revolutionized the Real Estate business. The study The Real Estate Industry and Social Media Use confirms that 84% of real estate professionals have used social media to increase sales and build a name for their business. Facebook is a big player in this field, with 79% of professionals using pages and posts to reach out to customers, while YouTube and a video strategy are proving to be beneficial when connecting with community. Through social media, real estate professionals can monitor and manage a brand reputation, building customer loyalty and a…

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Use Real Estate Professionals: Tip #8 for Buying Residential Lots and Land

All of the 8 Tips for Buying Residential Lots & Land for a New Home play an important role in evaluating a lot or land for sale, but it’s possible that the single most significant tip is to make sure you are working with experienced, knowledgeable and helpful real estate professionals. The A-Team Successfully identifying and purchasing that “right” property often requires the help of professionals with whom you work very closely – like an agent, home builder and architect. These primary contacts for buying lots or land for a new home are your A-Team. Choosing a good A-Team can…

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