3 Things You Need To Know About Buying A Lot

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Building your dream house is something that many people look forward to. Although they may buy an existing home, the thought is that they will at some point be able to build the home that they want that perfectly fits their needs. One important part of building your dream home is getting the right lot. Here are some things that you need to know about choosing the right lot for sale.

1. Have The Floor Plan In Mind Before You Purchase The Lot

It is vital that before you go lot shopping that you already have an idea of what kind of house you want. Do you want a rambler or a two story? Are you hoping to have a large yard or deck, or do you want most of the lot to be a house? These questions are important because the lot that you choose will limit what you can do. The city will have certain restrictions as to how big of a house you can put on the lot and how much yard you need on each side and between you and the next house. If you just buy a lot without thinking of these things, you could be frustrated down the road because the lot that you purchased can't fit the house you want.

2. Scout Out The Neighborhood

The neighborhood is as important as the actual house itself. Before you go lot shopping, you should have a list of things that you want in a neighborhood. Are you looking for a quiet place to retire or an exciting neighborhood with lots of children to raise a family? In some cases, the place you choose will just be an open field where many people are looking to build, so it may take some imagination, but you need to consider what kind of neighborhood you are moving into, not just the property itself.

3. Choose A Builder

In some cases the city will sell lots to private buyers, and then after you have purchased the lot, you choose the builder you want to use to build your house. However, more commonly, builders will actually buy the land from the city and then they will build on the homes. Thus, you buy the lot from the builder and then it can only be that builder that creates your home. This is why it is important to know what builder you want to use before you go lot shopping.

By considering these things you can be confident that you are getting the right lot for you. 


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