Buying Land

Investing in Land? Flesh Out Your Plan to Make it Happen

If you’ve made the decision to buy rural land, keep in mind that it’s not going to be a short-term project- there are many steps, tasks, and requirements. Buying land is a big undertaking and it will require a little bit of homework on the front end.

From conducting an audit of your personal finances, to securing financing, to evaluating factors to determine which area and type of land is best for you, there are many actions for buyers to take as they get ready to make a purchase.

In this video, Pat Porter, broker at RecLand Realty, provides a rundown of what you need to consider before you set out on your land-buying journey. Buying rural land requires a lot of time and effort, but following Pat’s suggestions can help make the buying process manageable and help you make the best decisions possible.

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About the author

Pat Porter

Pat is the owner / broker for RecLand Realty. RecLand specializes in selling hunting land, timberland, farms, & ranches in LA, AR, MS, TX, IA, & MO. See their company website at

Pat, his wife, and three boys are land owners and enjoy hunting, shooting, and an outdoor lifestyle. They live in northeast Louisiana and are usually in the woods somewhere several times a week.

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