Start New and Build a House
Sometimes, when you are in the market to buy a house, there is nothing that seems to fit your needs. It is either the right location but the wrong house, or it is the right house but the wrong location. If that’s the case, maybe you should be looking for land for sale in Vermont so you can start new and build a house.
For some, building a house house has a lot of appeal. Others might choose to keep on looking. If you decide to start new and build a house, here are a few things I have learned as a real estate agent that will help you when looking at land.
3 Tips, Looking at Land for Sale in Vermont
- If you are somewhat artistic you can draw up a sketch of floor plans or exterior designs. However, if you are like me and your best sketch is a stick man, there are books, magazines and on-line resources to browse through for ideas.
- Write down those things that you remember liking in other houses.
- Devise a budget. This is critical. Speak to your bank or a bank that does construction loans so you can have an accurate idea of what you can afford. Remember that you need to include the cost of purchasing the land and any additional costs of the site improvements. These costs include bringing power to the house, water and septic, and driveway access, all necessary components of home building.
I presently have several parcels of land listed for sale. Here are photos of two different parcels located in Underhill Center.
109 Pleasant Valley Road is 24+ acres and has rolling meadows, views, a small river, and woodlands.
139 Pleasant Valley Road is an 18-acre lot, all wooded, with trails for walking, skiing, or biking, and a river running through the back of the land.
Do you prefer a more wooded setting offering more privacy or do you like a little more open land that lets in the sun? Would you like a river running through it? Do you want easy access? How do you feel about dirt roads? Whatever your preference, an organized approach can save you time and money.
If you want to start new and build a house in Pleasant Valley, Underhill, Vermont, contact me. I have several listings to show you.