Questions on Your Mind?
You'll have greater assurance that the acreage is what you expected and that boundary lines are properly displayed on the survey map with surveyed land. Without a survey, you can only estimate acreage and boundary lines. All Northern Acres land has current, staked surveys.
The title should be free of "liens, easements, and encumbrances." Look for a property on which clear title is guaranteed with a warranty deed. A warranty deed is included with all land sold by Northern Acres.
Taxes usually relate to the town's services and the tax structure of the state. It's important to know the tax amount in determining the carrying cost of the land. We can assist you with property tax information.
You'll want to know what services are offered by local government and public utilities to ensure your use requirements are met. Northern Acres can help you determine what services are available at each of our properties.
Each state, county, and town follow different regulations regarding subdivision and zoning. It's very important to find out what uses are allowed and if they will meet your requirements for the land before you make a purchase. Our land specialists are familiar with zoning laws and can help you determine if the parcel will meet your individual needs.
Title insurance is a guarantee that the insurance company will attempt to correct any title dispute. If the insurance company cannot resolve a title dispute issue, they will assume responsibility for any outstanding costs. All Northern Acres properties are available with title insurance for an additional fee.
Current Use provides a property tax incentive for landowners who keep their property in its undeveloped state. For more detailed information, visit SPACE, New Hampshire's Current Use Coalition. Maine's state offers a similar tax incentive on large acreage properties; they refer to this as "tree growth." You may also contact one of our knowledgeable land specialists to learn more.
There is a lot to consider when buying land, but armed with the right information, you can make an informed decision. Contact us if you have any additional inquiries. We'd be happy to help.