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Questions To Ask When Buying Recreational Land

Posted by admin on November 11, 2019
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Investing in land can potentially be one of the greatest decisions you will ever make. Recreational property is a type of land which you are generally free to use as you best see fit with only minimal restrictions.   

Just as the name implies, this type of land is meant for recreational use. Recreational land can be used for outdoor activities that are not generally allowed on commercial or residential properties. While the possible uses of recreational land can be nearly limitless, so can the number of questions you may have regarding making this type of investment. 

The real estate professionals of Santa Cruz Properties are ready to answer any questions you might have before purchasing land so that you can make the right decision.  

How do I determine if the property is right for me? 

In order to ensure you are purchasing the right piece of land, you’ll want to answer a few questions. While initially purchasing property can be exciting, you have to consider long-term goals.

Notable questions you should consider asking yourself when researching property include:

  • Will the location and property be beneficial for what you would like to do?
  • How far out will you be from residential neighborhoods and important amenities?
  • Is there wildlife you will need to take into consideration?
  • What zoning regulations will you have to comply with?

What can I do with my property over the long-term?

One of the best things about owning recreational land is that you can do with it as you see fit. Whether you want to keep the property indefinitely for your family or develop it to eventually sell it, all these decisions are completely up to you. 

It should be noted that there are plenty of real-world issues that need to be considered when owning property. It is worth establishing who will take ownership of the land when it is time to pass it on.

Can I build on my property?

This is one question that should be answered sooner than later. Before you buy property, you should make sure that:

A). You are able to build on it without any restrictions.

B). The property is actually large enough to handle whatever structures you are considering building.

How can I add value to my land?

There are plenty of different ways that you can boost the value of your property including:

  • Adding Features

If you decide to add any structures to your land, consider adding trails, porches, docks or other such amenities that will add an aesthetic appeal that might catch the eye of any potential buyer.

  • Renting Your Land to Others

You can allow other parties to rent out your property for a certain amount of time. Allowing trusted visitors to rent out your property can be a good idea if you want to make a bit of extra money.

  • Resources

If your property has any type of resources that can be utilized for commercial purposes, this can easily add value to the property. You may want to consider conserving the resources until there is a great market demand for them. 

Santa Cruz Properties Has the Properties You’ll Love

When it comes to acquiring your dream property, the Edinburg land experts of Santa Cruz Properties want to ensure that those dreams are within reach. We work hard to deliver outstanding properties and offer owner-financing services so that you can purchase land without issue. 

Contact Santa Cruz Properties today at (956) 383-0868 to learn more about our properties.

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