The advantages and considerations when investing in land

Buying land is just as important as buying any other property, you need to take it easy and look for the best option. We tell you some tips and benefits of making this decision.

If you are thinking of investing in land, there may be many reasons, the important thing is that you do it because you want to do something with it in the future and that it is in a place that you like and that catches your attention. Although there is not a house there yet, soon there may be and it could be your new home. And since buying land also has its points to consider, let's go back a step and we will tell you why it may be convenient to acquire this or that property and some things that you should set.

Reasons to invest in land
Although the real estate market behaves in a changing way, investing in land has proven to be a safe and fruitful future. Besides that if you do not decide to build, outside of a fence, you will not do other maintenance costs.


Buying a plot of land on the outskirts of a city represents a much smaller expense than buying a property or land on urbanized land. It does not mean that it is cheap as such, but it is less expensive, in a shared way. Investigate how is the trend of that area, will it be urbanized in the future ?, so you can make a calculation of its value and sell it later if you want it.

When you buy your land you have the possibility of building a house at your own taste and pace, so that the people you want can live there comfortably.

More than housing
The uses of a land can go beyond the housing, for example, you can create a business, say a parking lot, a field of cultivation or one of raising animals.

What to consider before making the purchase
Although the land area is not yet urbanized, it identifies how easy or difficult it is to access the nearest urban centers.
Choose a land with a regular form, these allow you to make better use of the space of the property.
Use a browser like Google Maps to identify from another perspective how far away the terrain is from other points that you know or that are important to you.
On the land it is also necessary to make a purchase-sale contract, so when closing the deal, if you do not have this, you should not give money.
Although it seems logical, do not forget to visit the land. Go accompanied to imagine the dimensions once it is built, since there is nothing there (or around), what looks great can end up looking small once there are walls.

Would you encourage yourself to buy land in another state? That could be your house in the future, the heritage of your children or your vacation home! In Mercado Libre you can find land, so if you did not know, you already have a reliable place to find it.


Transcribed from: Mercado Libre Ideas.