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5 things to consider before buying a piece of land

Before you buy any land, there are many things to consider in order to avoid buying the wrong land.

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Are you looking forward to investing in real estate and want to start by buying a piece of land? If your answer is yes, then this article is for you.

Before you buy any land, there are many things to consider in order to avoid buying the wrong land.

Here are five things you'll have to consider before you buy a land.

1. Availability of legal papers

First and foremost, any piece of land you are buying must have its legal papers ready. You must ensure that the land you want to buy is genuinely registered. It is also important you involve a lawyer in the transaction between you and the landowners to avoid problems in the future.

2. The topography of the land

You also have to factor in the physical feature of the land before buying. The land could be flat or sloppy but flat land is the best for whatever you want to do with it. Besides, if the topography of a piece of land is poor, it could cause flooding, which is not good for your building.

3. Security

It is important to consider the security of the area where the land you intend to buy is located. The essence of this is to ensure you are buying a land in an environment where hoodlums will always disturb you.

4. Location of the land

It is also very important to consider the location or the environment of the land when looking forward to buying one. Of course, plots of land in urban areas are more expensive than those in rural communities.

If you are considering lands in rural areas because they are cheap, you will also have to consider the rate of development in the area.

5. The size of the land

Before you buy a piece of land anywhere, make sure the size of the plot or acre is accurate. You can invite a surveyor to help with the measurement if you don't understand how lands are measured.

For a list of lands t=you can buy in your location visit privateproperty.com.ng

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