A Place of Your Own Part Nine: Land Buying Mistakes

A few years ago, I put together a list of the top ten mistakes that I think most first time land buyers make. It was sort of an attempt to provide a “cheat sheet” for first time land buyers to avoid some of the pitfalls of the land buying experience. Here are a few of the more “expensive” land buying mistakes: Buying More Than You Can Afford I have seen folks buy 200 acres they couldn’t afford, because they could borrow the money, when they should have paid cash for 20 acres they could afford. If you are buying property for recreational … [Read more...]

A Place of Your Own Part Three: Get a Plan

It is a simple, undeniable fact that most of us aspire to own land. We all want a place in the country, a get away, a retirement retreat, a legacy to leave the kids. And while most of us want, unfortunately, most of us won’t. We all have the desire. We all have the ability to dream big dreams that start out, “Someday I’m going to own…..” So, why is it that most people never seem to get past dreaming about land ownership and actually pull the trigger? Is it fear? Is it lack of knowledge? Is it lack of finances? Maybe, but I think the … [Read more...]

A Place of Your Own

Tomorrow we will begin a new series entitled, "A Place of Your Own" which you find in my blog each week.  We have all read articles on how great land investment is and how it has out performed other investments over the course of the last fifteen years....but how many times can you say those things?  At the Greenwood Project, we believe our mission is to not only tell you what a great investment land and the latest news regarding investment issues but to help you get there.  In this series, we will go step by step through the process....of … [Read more...]