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View Poll Results: Where Can I Buy Cheap Land
Online 1 33.33%
In Person 1 33.33%
Through a Real Estate Agent 1 33.33%
None of the above 0 0%
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Old 11-21-2017, 02:53 PM
 
Location: The Natural State
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Not an expert by any stretch, but I would think the swampy areas that border Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana would be cheapest for land.

Nope, that's high $ duck hunting country
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Old 11-21-2017, 02:59 PM
 
Location: The Natural State
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Is KIMMY870 a troll. There has been no response to any of the suggestions
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Old 11-22-2017, 10:18 AM
 
Location: Lakeville, MN
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Nope, that's high $ duck hunting country
Thanks for proving that I am indeed no expert, Fossil.
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Old 11-23-2017, 09:48 AM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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To tag on to his post, would it be much wiser for me (or anyone else) to buy some wooded acreage with an existing single family home (or newer mobile home), OR buy the raw land you want, then bring in utilities (and likely well and septic), construct the home (or foundation for the mobile home), install a drive-way and anything else that comes up building new?

Obviously new construction allows you to tailor-make the home to suit your needs, but are the headaches worth it? BTW, my dear late father was a home builder, and I saw first-hand all of the hassles new home construction comes with (especially if they're high-end, custom homes like Dad built.)

Another concern: have there been complaints of fracking in NWA? I know Oklahoma has seen a big jump in earthquakes as a result of it. I've also heard some people's wells being contaminated and/or going dry.
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Old 11-23-2017, 11:14 AM
 
Location: Ozark Mountains Arkansas
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To tag on to his post, would it be much wiser for me (or anyone else) to buy some wooded acreage with an existing single family home (or newer mobile home), OR buy the raw land you want, then bring in utilities (and likely well and septic), construct the home (or foundation for the mobile home), install a drive-way and anything else that comes up building new?

Obviously new construction allows you to tailor-make the home to suit your needs, but are the headaches worth it? BTW, my dear late father was a home builder, and I saw first-hand all of the hassles new home construction comes with (especially if they're high-end, custom homes like Dad built.)

Another concern: have there been complaints of fracking in NWA? I know Oklahoma has seen a big jump in earthquakes as a result of it. I've also heard some people's wells being contaminated and/or going dry.
Usually, it will cost a little more for you to build you own home and setup the property unless you were able to do most of the work on your own. It is more of a headache but in the end, you got exactly what you wanted so for some, it may be worth it, for others it isn't. I would say it's best to get the location you want first, then go from there. If you can't find what you're looking for in an existing home for sale, then look into vacant land.

No fracking concerns in AR.
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Old 11-23-2017, 11:30 AM
 
Location: The Natural State
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To tag on to his post, would it be much wiser for me (or anyone else) to buy some wooded acreage with an existing single family home (or newer mobile home), OR buy the raw land you want, then bring in utilities (and likely well and septic), construct the home (or foundation for the mobile home), install a drive-way and anything else that comes up building new?

Obviously new construction allows you to tailor-make the home to suit your needs, but are the headaches worth it? BTW, my dear late father was a home builder, and I saw first-hand all of the hassles new home construction comes with (especially if they're high-end, custom homes like Dad built.)

Another concern: have there been complaints of fracking in NWA? I know Oklahoma has seen a big jump in earthquakes as a result of it. I've also heard some people's wells being contaminated and/or going dry.

As Hollynia posted, "No fracking concerns in AR". There have been some "quakes" but they have been more of a distracting irritant with no damage, than anything else.

Last edited by Old Fossil; 11-23-2017 at 11:35 AM.. Reason: correction
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Old 11-23-2017, 12:33 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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^^^^ Thanks people!
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Old Today, 12:12 PM
 
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I tried to post my reply a few days ago, but it would not let me login.
Thanks for the responses.

I don't want east coast.
Either Central or Western USA.

If you have any sites, just let me know what they are.

Only list the sites if they meet these requirements:

1. Owner Financing
2. Land Under $10,000 Total
3. Land in Central or Western USA (not east coast)
4. Preferably sites that accept debit or credit cards


The other sites I posted before are good.
All I was seeking was more sites.

To answer someone else's question for land use,
is that it does not really matter as long as it's
regular for using a house. I do not want the land
use for a business use. Make sense?

Last edited by Kimmy870; Today at 12:13 PM.. Reason: TYPO
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Old Today, 04:20 PM
 
Location: Ozark Mountains Arkansas
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I tried to post my reply a few days ago, but it would not let me login.
Thanks for the responses.

I don't want east coast.
Either Central or Western USA.

If you have any sites, just let me know what they are.

Only list the sites if they meet these requirements:

1. Owner Financing
2. Land Under $10,000 Total
3. Land in Central or Western USA (not east coast)
4. Preferably sites that accept debit or credit cards


The other sites I posted before are good.
All I was seeking was more sites.

To answer someone else's question for land use,
is that it does not really matter as long as it's
regular for using a house. I do not want the land
use for a business use. Make sense?
Why would a site need to accept credit cards? What would you be paying for? Also, no such site exists that will only show those things. You will just need to filter searches so that it only pulls up those listings. Owner financing is what is going to be the hardest to find.
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