Before starting the search for a housing land, you should know these questions and information, write down your requirements, then start searching and looking at the offers made and the lands offered for sale. We will focus in this article buying land for the purpose of construction and housing.
There are factors that you must search for on the land you want to buy more important than the price of the land you want to buy for your home, namely:
Is the land suitable for housing and are there any barriers preventing construction?
Some lands are very bad and unstable so they may affect the building in the future. Also, there may be road blocks, road or anything that impedes construction.
Is the land square, rectangular, or irregular shape?
You do not receive the land except from the competent authorities, you may find an advertisement to cut 400 meters, then you think it is square, but after purchasing it you find it strange in a way that affects the shape of the building and not using the land correctly.
Is the land inherited?
The land that the heirs often have major problems , it is better to stay away from the land with problems between the heirs.
What is the permitted building system in the area?
You may want to build multi-storey housing that is not allowed in the area, or you may want to build a normal and not allowed house in the area, and even if it is permitted, you may be bothered by the neighbors who currently live or who will live in the future by looking at your house from above.
How deep in the area to dig wells?
The depth of the well does not concern many people who want to buy the land, but they collide with this problem after buying the land and the higher the price of the pits. The deeper the depth, the more the price of the pits will be many times more. In a better area.
Is the area safe and the neighbors good, or annoying, and what is the neighborhood’s reputation for?
Some neighborhoods have many crimes, and there are small gangs and troublesome neighbors with many problems. It is better to stay away from the area where these people live.
Are there places to sell building materials near the land?
You may find land at a good price, but due to the roughness of the road to reach it and moving away from the places of selling building materials from it, this will increase the construction costs a lot. It is better to walk around the area and stop in the houses, construction and talk to their owners and inquire about them.
Are there services in the area (electricity, water, telecommunications)?
Before you start paying a deposit or paying a price for a land that you have liked or advised by a friend or a broker, make sure that you have the basics of life in the area and they provide a water network, an electricity network, and telecom towers, and it is okay for the neighbors to ask about that.
Are there transportation methods (transportation, taxis, gas stations, car maintenance places)?
Some may buy land in a remote area for a low price to live in, but it may pay more than what it might pay for the rest of its life in money spent in renting small means of transportation and in walking long distances on its feet, even if you own a car or will own one in the future; If there are no roads and transportation to reach your home, many will not visit you and you will spend a lot of fuel to get the basic necessities of your life such as food, drink and others.
Are there near services (restaurants, schools, mall, hospitals, shops, etc.)?
This is one of the necessities of life, and if there is no or no evidence of its establishment in the near future, it is better to stay away from this land.
Do you want to live in a crowded downtown area, or do you want to live in a quiet area on the outskirts?
Some prefer to live in the city center and on the main street in the middle of traffic and others prefer to live in the neighborhoods and quiet areas on the outskirts of the city so determine where you want and what is your taste before you decide to buy this land.
Do you want to live close to your family, relatives and friends, or do you want to live far from them?
A lot of people like to live near their family, friends, ex-neighbors, and others prefer to stay away from their homes, as some want calm and do not prefer frequent visits and stay away from family problems.
Is the land close to places of disturbance and damage?
Some lands are close to restaurants, bakeries and commercial places that cause inconvenience to their neighbors due to the large number of workers ’movement in them or the sounds of the machines they operate in. They also cause correct damage, so it is better to move away from the land.