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Real Estate Blog & Resources

The Best Social Media Networks for Buying Land

As a real estate professional, it is extremely important to connect with potential clients and share your expertise with the public. One of the easiest ways to do this is to take advantage of the many free social media networks on the Internet. Get yourself noticed! Below are some of the top social media networks for real estate professionals:

Buying Land and Property Taxes

With tax season fast approaching, you might be curious to know what kinds of taxes are associated with buying land and building a home. In the U.S., local governments use revenue from property taxes to fund public services like schools, construction and law enforcement. Any piece of land that is not owned by the government is taxable.

What to Look for in a Homesite

The first step in buying land and building your dream home is finding the perfect homesite for you and your family. Whether you’re looking for a community near the water or in the hill country, Southstar Communities has a wide range of homesites available. It is smart to know what is most important to you when planning your future.

When you set out to do your first homesite search, bring along a wish list of features that you hope your homesite will include. Consider if you want to have neighbors or if you’re interested in a more secluded spot in the neighborhood. Also take note of the natural elements surrounding your house including trees, streams or ponds and how it is affected by the weather. Analyzing these features will allow you to plan how you will lay out your house and can help you financially later down the road when it comes to insuring your home.