Buy This Not That – What Makes a Quality Piece of Land

June 06, 2023

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Quality parcels of land always sell faster than properties that have issues.

But how do you know what is a quality property and what is not?

Our goal is always to buy quality pieces of land at a good price. When we’re able to do that, everything is so much easier.

The problems arise when we compromise and buy properties that have issues (even if they are cheap).
In this week’s episode of the Turning Profit podcast, Heather and I discuss what makes a quality piece of land.

We’re sharing with you the criteria we use to evaluate these properties.

We also answer some great questions from the Land Conquest community, so make sure to listen till the last minute!

Are you ready?

Key Takeaways:

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Why access is important (18:40)
  • Don’t forget your topography (23:21)
  • Minimal wetlands is always good (25:21)
  • Minimal FEMA flood zone is great (30:25)
  • As they say, location, location, location! (33:51)
  • Your neighbors can make or break a deal (37:23)
  • Let’s answer some questions (44:24)

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