HERE ARE THE FOUR EASY STEPS TO BUYING A PROPERTY
Step 1: Click the “Buy Now” Button
Once you’ve found a property that you like, click the ‘Buy Now’ button on any one of our listing pages. You’ll be directed to a secure payment form where you can enter your credit card information.
At this point you’ll be prompted to enter additional pieces of information, such as the name(s) you’ll want your new property recorded under, as well as the address for where the county will send the tax bill along with the best phone number and e-mail for us to contact you at. Once you’ve filled everything out and provided your credit card information, we’ll be alerted to your payment. If additional information is needed we will get back with you within 24 Hours.
Step 2: Creating The New Deed
Within 24 Hours we will reach out to you either by phone or e-mail to confirm we’ve received your payment and to discuss how best to proceed. Typically, once someone has paid for a piece of property it takes two business days before the money is deposited into our account. During this time, we will begin to create a new high quality deed as well as whatever county-specific paperwork is required to convey ownership from our company to you. While we will create the documentation during this time, we don’t mail anything until the payment has been fully processed.
Step 3: Sending Everything Along To The County Recorder
Once the two business days have passed and we’ve confirmed payment, we will sign and notarize everything on our end and mail it to the county for recording. All recording fees will be paid for by the Seller.
Step 4: Mailing You The Deed To Your New Property
Once the county records the deed, they will send you the recorded deed in the mail. This takes between two to three weeks. Once all of this has been completed, the property is yours to do with as you please.
What Kind Of Guarantees Can You Offer?
Can We Use Escrow To Close?
Sure, if you pay for it. Signing over a deed is really easy so I have a hard time paying someone else to do something I know how to do and have done many times.
Can I use bank financing to buy these properties?
We work with investors who buy in many different ways. However, we tend to work with people who can close the deal quickly, as many of our clients pay cash. However, if you are pre-approved with a bank and can close quickly . . . we’ll certainly consider all offers! If you need financing to buy a property you see on our site, contact us today because we often offer owner financing on some of our properties.
Do you charge any fees to buy or sell?
We don’t charge fees. We purchase properties at win-win prices. We believe in finding great deals, and passing those incredible savings on to our buyers! We turn a small profit on each property to keep our company growing, and we are proud to still offer rock-bottom pricing on all our properties! Truly, buying land from our company is a win-win for everyone!
Do You Have Any Pictures Of The Land?
Sometimes I hire someone to go take pictures, but I started noticing that someone often buys the land before I get the pictures from the person I hired to go get them. If you are touring my properties please take pictures. I will compensate you for good pictures. Try to get the road or lack thereof. The view in all directions and anything you think is noteworthy good or bad.
What form of payment do you accept?
We accept Cash, Cashier’s Checks, all major Credit or Debit cards.
What is the “Buy it Now” button?
This button allows you to buy property immediately! Plus, it cuts out about $500 to $1000 of closing costs. Some buyers are understandably uncomfortable with this, but rest assured–We have sold many deals using this simple and efficient method. Besides, we are always happy to give a full refund if you change your mind! Risk free! Our properties sell “first come first served,” so if you see a good deal, jump on it! Anyone could buy it at any time! Each property only allows one check out, so the “Buy It Now” button will disappear if the property has been bought.
Why are the properties discounted so much on this site? Wouldn’t you just keep the best deals for yourself?
You’ll find land investment properties on this site are discounted around 20% to 50%. We want repeat buyers who can make money re-selling the property themselves. The best way for us to do that is to offer a steal on every property we buy!
I don’t see an address for the property; how do I find it?
Every property has the coordinates listed in the ad. Use these coordinates like an address by entering them into Google Maps, or Google Earth, and it will drop a pin right on the property! Also, every ad on our website has a link to the GIS for the county. This will allow you to conduct due diligence research on the property.
When I look up the property on the county GIS, I see someone else’s name! Why is that?
Most county GIS sites take months to update when a property changes hands. We are fast-paced land investors, and we have often JUST purchased the property ourselves prior to listing it for sale.
Can you come meet me at the property?
Unfortunately, no! We are not always located in the same geographical area as the property you’re interested in. This is one of the reasons we can offer such good deals. you are welcome to go look at the property at any time you would like. No need to even get our permission!
How Do I Research Land?
Personally visiting and examining the land that you want to purchase is, of course, highly desirable. You should do so if it is practical. However, if there is a great distance involved, you can take advantage of online satellite mapping software, such as Google Earth, to see satellite photos of the property that you’re considering as well as the surrounding area.
You can easily obtain a lot of useful information if you know who to ask. Calling a property owners’ association, if there is one, can be extremely productive. Another great potential source of information that you should explore is to see if the county Assessor’s office has an online property search. Most county offices have a website, and if you go the the Assessor’s web page you can look to see if they have any kind of online property search. Usually if they have one there will be a clickable button that says “property search”, “public records search”, “online search”, “GIS mapping”, or something similar. If the county that you are interested in has one of these online searches, you can usually find out whatever information is available by typing in the legal description of the property or the parcel number into an online search form that they provide. The county Clerk/Recorder and the county Treasurer might also have internet search pages that can be useful to you. Be aware that when you search for a county office from an online search engine some of the results that come up will be for websites owned by private companies.
The first question you may have about a property is water availability. Is water available from a local utility or will it be available in the near future? If water must be obtained by well is a well feasible on the property you’re considering? How much is water likely to cost? Is a sewer connection available or will you need a septic system? If so what are the requirements and can your property meet them? If the county has a Department Of Planning & Zoning that is a good starting place in your search for information, or perhaps a Department Of Community Development or a Building Department. You may also be able to get information on zoning, general area development, access roads, and planned development. Failing those, maybe the County Assessor’s Office can either answer your questions or refer you to someone who can. If the land you are considering is near a town, you can try calling the municipal office and they might be able to tell you who can give you this information. You might be able to find local utilities if any, well drillers, and sewage/septic companies that are familiar with the area, by using an internet search engine.
Questions regarding electricity and telephone service availability can be answered similarly.
To verify land ownership, you will need the legal description of the property. Telephone the County Assessor’s Office, and tell them that you would like to find out who the owner of record is for the property. Write down the name they give you, and also ask them for the full parcel number of the property. Your next call, to the County Treasurer’s Office, is to verify that the taxes on the property are not delinquent. They will probably ask you for the parcel number. They can tell you if the taxes are delinquent, and they can also tell you how much the annual taxes are for the property. If you want to see a copy of the deed you can usually purchase one from the County Clerk/Recorder’s office. You will probably need to ask the Assessor’s office for the book and page number of the deed so that you can give that information to the Clerk/Recorder’s office, enabling them to find the deed.
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