While there are many older homes and new construction available in the city, there is also ample space to build and roam in Boulder, Colorado. Buyers can find land for sale that is perfect for developing small farms, as well as ranch properties, equestrian estates, and plots to grow beautiful gardens. You may also choose to buy a smaller parcel of land right in Boulder with the intention of building your dream home from scratch.
Purchasing land instead of a house has many advantages, including the fact that you're able to customize the property and the house to suit your needs. You can have flower or vegetable gardens, big shady trees, and still have room for your animal companions to run amok.
Because buying vacant land in Boulder involves a number of elements, it's very important to have a Boulder REALTOR® looking after your best interests. He or she can advise you of zoning laws, and make sure that you know exactly what you're getting into when you put in a firm offer.
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Buying a Boulder Property
Before you purchase Boulder CO property, be sure to do your research. You need to make sure that the land will be suitable for what you intend to use it for. The lot for instance, may be too hilly or damp to support a stable foundation. There are also zoning laws that determine what size and type of structure can be built on the property, so it's critical that you're informed before signing the purchase offer.
In addition to current ordinances, you must also find out what plans there are for future development in the area. Will a highway be built next door? What about a school or retail development? These plans may affect the land's value and salability in the future. Make sure that when considering a Boulder property that you ask for a natural hazard disclosure, and find out if any of the land is considered protected (and therefore not developable). It's also necessary to get a staked survey of the land to find out where its boundaries lie, and to get a warranty deed and title insurance.
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Listing information last updated on July 29th, 2014 at 8:27am MDT.