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Planning to build?

So you are planning on building a new home.

Do you know he rules?

Before you even purchase the land you need to know...


Minimum square feet of the home.

Maximum size of any out buildings.

Type of septic.

Possible depth of the well.

Are farm animals allowed?

Is hunting allowed?

How about firearm shooting?

Can more than one home be built on the land?

Is the above is yes, do you need separate utilities?   (well and septic).

Do you need a survey?

How about a wetland delineation?

Are there requirements of type of siding and roofing.

Does the driveway need to be paved?


And the list can go on and on.


Just remember...it is not all cut and dry



This deer calls this wooded area home, can you make it yours also?

Comment balloon 5 commentsWilliam Feela • April 26 2018 11:34PM


It is very important for prospective home builder to understand any restrictions that may curtail any ideas they may have.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) over 2 years ago

Hi William,
Building is a very involved process.  One must definitely due their research so they know the options and restrictions.  

Posted by Carol Williams, Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager (Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.) over 2 years ago

I am working with several people that are in the process of building. It isn't a quick process and there should be no corner cutting.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties, The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730 (Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070) over 2 years ago

Great list Bill.  Therre are a lot of need to know items before you purchase the land.

Posted by Vern Eaton, Realtor 651-674-7449 over 2 years ago

Great list of reminders that there is a lot to think about when getting ready to build a home.

Posted by JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate (Coldwell Banker) over 2 years ago