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Your raw land book was definitely worth its weight in gold! If just one of your "watch out for's" relates to a potential purchase - it could save a starry eyed buyer from losing $$ thousands of dollars! Thanks for sharing you knowledge and educating us!
If building on that new land is in your future, be sure to also read Home Building Simplified.
Home Building Simplified is informative, very well written, and even funny to read! I especially liked the part about contractors.
AND - If you're right now planning your new home, be sure to check out my Kindle book:
"21 Dumb Mistakes to Avoid When Planning Your New Home"
Your Dream Property
Could be a Nightmare in Disguise!
"Don't Sign the Closing Papers...
...Until you've read this e-book"
What You Don't Know WILL Hurt you in a Land Purchase.
Mr. & Mrs. E. wanted the seclusion of 5 acres in the country. They found a treed parcel with a
sparkling little brook running across one corner. It was a dream come true. That is, until they
started trying to get a home construction loan. After months of trying to correct the problems they
faced, they sold the parcel at a loss and gave up the dream.
Look what happened to these land buyers...
Mr. G. spent about 2 years getting signatures on a petition to the County to allow him to build on
the expensive parcel he'd purchased. It didn't help. The County denied his appeal and he sued his
real estate agent. Rumor has it that he did get his money back, but by the time all was said and done,
he'd wasted over 5 years of his life struggling with an unpleasant and stressful situation
Mr. & Mrs. S. thought they'd gotten a great bargain on their new home site - until they found out that
all they had was an expensive camp site. In their case, there was nothing they could do that would satisfy
the County and allow them to get a building permit.
These are all real people, and all of their problems could have been avoided if they'd
asked the right questions and insisted upon the answers before they purchased their land. Sadly,
until you've lost money or witnessed disasters, you don't even know what to ask.
In each case,
the seller should have known and the Realtor should have known. Were they deceitful or simply negligent?
I can't answer that. I can only tell you that these things happen, and if you as a buyer don't ask the
right questions, they can happen to you.
So that you will know the right questions, I offer you my e-book:
The Land Buyer's Guidebook
Read it before you go land shopping. And if you happen to be a new agent, read it before
you write your first land offer.
It will help keep you out of court - and ensure that your reputation stays intact and your clients come
back again. Remember, if you're selling someone else's listing to a buyer client, the responsibility
My intent is to remove a huge element of risk from your life, so of course, your satisfaction is
fully guaranteed. If you read The Land Buyer's Guidebook and believe that it won't help
you in your next transaction, simply write: firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll issue a full refund.
Approach your next land buying transaction like an experienced land baron.
With all the important questions at the ready, you won't be fooled by appearances, and you won't
settle for vague or incomplete answers.
Here's just part of what you'll know:
Be safe - ask the right questions. You'll find them, along with a handy check-list, in
- Why you must read the Covenants and Restrictions, Page 5
- How to uncover hidden problems that will cost you thousands, Page 13
- Information about the land that your agent is forbidden by law from telling you, page 28
- How to choose the right Realtor to aid your search, Page 29
- Regulations that could prevent you from ever using the land you buy, Pages 14, 15, 18, 23
- What to look for on the preliminary title report, and why you must insist on seeing it right away, Page 25
- When to use seller financing and when to avoid it, Page 28
- Contingencies you MUST include in your purchase and sale agreement, Page 31
- And much more...
The Land Buyer's Guidebook
Save 1,000 times the cost of the Guide...
The Land Buyer's Guidebook is priced at only $17.00. One thousand times that - $17,000 - could be only a fraction of the amount at risk. With land prices skyrocketing in many parts of the country, a mistake in buying land could easily cost you $50,000, $100,000 or more.
or even more!
What if you pay $150,000 for 20 gorgeous acres in the country with intentions of building a dream home... only to discover that you won't be allowed to build on that parcel?
What if you pay $50,000 for that parcel, build your home, and only then discover that it isn't safe to let your children outside to play?
Those are but two of the many problems you can encounter when you don't ask the right questions. So don't take chances with your finances or your future.
Your investment of $17.00 today can easily save you a thousand times more than the price
in your next land transaction. The kinds of problems you'll avoid are expensive, and they're YOURS once you sign the final papers.
Remember! Your satisfaction is guaranteed. If you're not happy with The Land Buyer's Guidebook, you can contact me for a full refund.