Buying Land

Tools and tips to make buying land easier

Where to buy cheapest land in America

Best Places to Buy Cheap Land in America

Whether you’re dreaming of buying land to expand your farm or have big plans for a vacation home, finding affordable land is the first step in making your land-owning dreams a reality. Buying land isn’t about finding the cheapest lot, it’s about finding the lot that is going to work the best for your particular endeavor while also making financial sense.

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Listing of the Week: Vineyard for Sale on Colorado’s Fertile Western Slope

The Garrett Estate Cellars in Olathe, Colorado, is among one of western Colorado's favorite wineries and vineyards. The winery has state-of-the-art winemaking equipment capable of producing up to 7,000 cases of wine a year, with award-winning varieties such as Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and white varieties of Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, and Gewrtztraminer.

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Texas Land Markets 2018 Through the Second Quarter

Research economist Dr. Charles Gilliland reports on Texas land markets during the first six months of 2018.

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What You Need to Know About Mineral & Surface Rights on Your Land

If you are planning to buy or sell land, it’s essential to know exactly which rights are included. As a landowner, you clearly control the fields, forests, ponds, buildings, and other things on the surface, but what about what’s below ground?

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Listing of the Week: Scenic Rural Retreat in Virginia’s Bath County

Virginia's River Ridge Ranch Estate occupies a scenic perch that movie buffs may recognize from the 1993 Richard Gere/Jodie Foster flick, Sommersby. This well-manicured property shares a boundary with the region's sprawling George Washington & Jefferson National Forests and overlooks the meandering Cowpasture River.

Fall 2018 Texas Spotlight Properties

From the pages of the fall 2018 issue of Texas LAND magazine, here's our selection of intriguing properties featured on Lands of America.

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Listing of the Week: Blue Mountain Ranch, Texas

Located between Uvalde and Knippa, Texas, this awesome high-fenced 2,280± acre ranch offers incredible commercial hunting opportunities.

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On the Cover: Texas Hill Country’s Sussex Farm

This 146-acre farm in kerr county provides a glimpse of the English countryside in the easily accessible heart of the Texas Hill Country.

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Listing of the Week: Ghurka Founder Marley Hodgson Lists His Colorado Guest Ranch for $8.3 Million

A stunning wilderness property nestled within a valley of the West Elk Wilderness of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Smith Fork Ranch was assembled and designed by Ghurka leather goods founder Marley Hodgson.

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The A to Z of Land Uses: Understanding Land-Use Specifics

Understanding land-use specifics will set you up for success when it’s time to finally buy that vacant land you’ve had your eye on. Here's our guide to the most important land-use classifications.