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LANDTHINK Pulse: When Buying Land in a Community, Location is Everything

LANDTHINK Pulse: When Buying Land in a Community, Location is Everything

Last month, we posed the question to our audience: If you were to purchase a homesite in a master planned community, which of the following would influence your purchasing decision the most? LANDTHINK.com, an authoritative online resource for advice, knowledge, opinions and trends related to land, is pleased to announce the March Pulse results. Our informal online survey, sponsored by SouthStar Communities, revealed that location means everything when people are considering a homesite purchase in a master planned community. Purchasing land within a master-planned community offers buyers a unique lifestyle in some of the most coveted areas of the United States. Premier developers, like SouthStar Communities, provide land for sale that offers customers peaceful country living with all the conveniences of the city. Typically, master-planned communities include a multitude of amenities and activities like golf courses, lakes, bike paths, jogging trails, wineries, boating and community clubhouses boasting pools and spas. A total of 41.0% of respondents felt that location of the community was of utmost importance when considering a land purchase in a master-planned community.

LANDTHINK subscribers, fans, followers and land industry professionals across the country voiced their opinion on what features of a master planned community would influence their purchasing decision the most. Here’s a breakdown of the final results:

LANDTHINK Pulse: When Buying Land in a Community, Location is Everything

41.0% said Location of Community
20.0% said Homesite Views (waterfront, mountain, golf, wooded)
17.4% said Price
12.5% said Amenities (golf, pools, nature trails, tennis courts, horseback riding)
9.1% said Size of Homesite

LANDTHINK.com has asked for participation in a series of questions, the LANDTHINK Pulse. Each month, we ask one, straightforward question, in an effort to gather interesting insight into the current land real estate market. Thank you to everyone who participated and shared the Pulse with friends and connections in the land industry. Since it debuted last May, interest and participation in the Pulse has grown exponentially each month.

LANDTHINK.com would like to extend a huge thank you to SouthStar Communities for sponsoring the March Pulse. We are pleased to have SouthStar Communities as a longtime LANDFLIP.com Professional Account subscriber and banner advertiser.

Congratulations to Forrest Meadows, the winner of the $100 Amazon gift card after answering the March Pulse question! Forrest is broker and owner of Forrest Meadows Homes & Land located in Montgomery, Alabama.

LANDTHINK is seeking sponsors for the May LANDTHINK Pulse and months thereafter. Sponsorship of the Pulse is an excellent opportunity for land industry businesses and professionals to receive significant exposure by leveraging our entire network of web and social media sites. Pulse sponsorships are offered on a first come first serve basis and are subject to certain limitations. If your business would be interested in sponsoring next month’s May Pulse question, please contact us soon.

How you would choose an agent if you were going to list land for sale? Tell us what you think- click here to answer the April Pulse question. All respondents will be automatically entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card!

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  • You should also include topography as a major factor influencing the purchase decision. Sometimes the cost is much higher to deal with topography issues. Also, in some areas, soil composition is a big issue. In our area, we have expansive clay soil on some home sites.

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