Buying Land

Must-Know Tips for First-Time Land Buyers

Being a first time land buyer is both exciting and overwhelming. While buying land can be a great decision, there are quite a few steps from where you are now to the moment you can relax and enjoy owning it. Whether you’re buying land for investment, recreation, residential use, or something else, there are certain factors that you need to consider.

A successful land buying experience is all about getting the details right from start to finish. While it’s impossible to predict what will happen when you begin your land buying journey, there are a few steps you can take to make the process less daunting. Listen as Pat Porter, owner and broker at RecLand Realty, and Jonathan Goode, associate broker with Southeastern Land Group, share what land buyers should think about and expect as they head into a rural real estate purchase.

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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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