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Selling part of my land to neighbor

We have 3.5 acre (1.4 ha) land on our primary residence in Travis county area in central Texas. My neighbor has expressed interest in buying an acre (0.4 ha) from us that is backing out to them. We ...
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Protesting/Disputing Appraisal Increase on Unimproved Land

I live in Texas and own about 13 acres of (farm) land. The appraisal for the land went from ~$165K last year to ~$270K this year, an increase of about ~63%. There is nothing distinctive, either pro ...
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Can I use my lot as security on a credit line?

I purchased an empty lot next to my house. I'm very glad to have it, but I did naively think that perhaps that I could use this lot as something like a credit card. Using it as collateral for a ...
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How do I go about seeking capital/investment to develop/build a sustainable farm

I have been dreaming of building/developing a sustainable and regenerative farm (say in Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada or Colorado). I live in California. If I buy a piece of land that has 2 or more of ...
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How to sell property back to seller after 30 days

I purchased a lot with a condemned house on it from a friend for $27,000. I put down $1000 on it. They are financing for me. I no longer want the property and they are willing to reverse the sale or ...
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Cost of retaining right-of-way lawyer [closed]

I am currently discussing to purchase a lot at Prince George's County, MD. The original deed refers to a right-of-way deed with the state of Maryland for a small piece of that lot. I have a copy of ...
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Right of way (per deed)

Following image is from the plat of a lot I am interested to buy. What does it mean buy 30' right of way (per deed)? Does it mean that I will not be able to do anything with that part of lot although ...
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Do I have to install septic/sewer on Raw land I do not plan to build on?

I am looking to purchase a raw piece of land near a major interstate. I plan on buying this raw land and hold it and sell later in the future maybe 10-20 years from now. I don't plan on building a ...
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When the lease on the land on which one's house is located expires in China, how does the renewal work and how is its cost determined?

From my understanding, when someone purchases a house or condominium in China, they typically receive a 70-year lease for the land on which the house or condominium is located. The land is still ...
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Ways to make money off land without selling, leasing, developing, or farming?

What are some ways a company might make money off of land, other than selling or leasing it to tenants? I'm trying to solve a bit of a weird business puzzle. Part of it involves a person who says he ...
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How can I invest in mineral rights?

The USA is one of the few countries in the world with privately-owned mineral rights. Are there methods I can use to gain investment exposure to mineral rights? I know that I could buy land that have ...
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Property tax on land where you discover you can't build anything on?

California has a 0.77% tax on real estate, including land. California also has passed a bill that prevents developers and land owners from building on or near earthquake fault lines which essentially ...
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Do Mineral Rights stay with the original land owner through death or can the current land owner retrieve them?

My husband and I are looking to purchase a hundred acre property in Western NY. The current owner says the original owner is receiving payment for gas mineral rights associated with the 100 acre ...
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Present value of perpetual GROWING periodic payments

There are multiple sites that post a formula for the present value (PV) of a perpetual EQUAL periodic payment: PV = a / ((1 + i)^t - 1) where a (in $) is the value of the periodic payment, and t (in ...
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Land purchase: documentation and must knows

I am thinking about buying a lake front lot of land near my home town in Texas. The area is incorporated, but there are very few built houses around it. I am thinking about buying it as an investment, ...
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Argentina default warnings. Should I buy land?

Since my last question, things have worsened, and they will continue to do, so I diversified a little my savings, but now I'm thinking of buying some land. I have the opportunity to get some cheap ...
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How to convert land zoned as Agricultural to Residential in Massachusetts [closed]

How can I convert a multi acre land, termed currently as "Zone Usage: Single Family/Agriculture" in central Massachusetts, into smaller residential pieces. What all are the procedures, dues, fees, ...
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Should I be concerned about buying a piece of property in upstate NY without mineral rights?

I'm about to go into contract on a piece of property in Delaware county NY. My lawyer raised a red flag in that the contract stipulated that the owner may not own the mineral rights to the property. ...
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How do you subdivide land to sell parcels to your neighbors?

I am considering buying an investment property that has a small house and an acre of land attached. The shape of the parcel is very long and narrow, so the land isn't terribly useful except for ...
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How much does it cost to build a subdivision of houses on a large plot of land?

I am a potential first time home buyer in San Diego, California and like most buyers these days in Cali I find the market to be pretty expensive and I am trying to come up with innovative ways be able ...
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Money for land purchase

I own a house mortgage-free worth £180,000. I'm considering the purchase of a piece of land at around £125,000. I'm assuming the land will not be mortgageable? My question is, what are my options ...
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Is Grandfather's agricultural land sale sold as non-agricultural land taxable in Gujarat?

My dad has had a piece of land in Gujarat for 35 years, and now one company from India would like to buy it. Right now the land is a agricultural land, but the company would like to buy with non-...
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The investment land has too low a price?

I was thinking of investing in buying a land. I found one land that is weirdly too cheap($28k). The houses built around have the value estimated around ($300k). Location Ohio, USA. The Ad says: ...
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What is the land only value of my property

I'm looking to find the value of the land only, for my house in the UK. Is there a way to find this out? I have the cost to rebuild, and the current property value, is it as simple as subtracting the ...
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Refinance a land loan into a mortgage loan

If I obtain a 10 year land loan and but finance the build of a house with my own money will I be able to refinance that land loan into a conventional 30 year mortgage loan eventually?
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What's the tax on a hobby crop income? [duplicate]

Say I harvest crop as a hobby on my land, and it's less than an acre. What's the tax on the crop income?
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What does "sits on all four property lines" mean in Real Estate?

I recently read a listing that said, "The nearly 10,000-square-foot property sits on all four property lines, a rarity in Chicago," Apparently this is a good thing, relating to land and property ...
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