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The real estate business has always been tied to the economy. Just about the time the market becomes over run with high rise luxury condos, the economy tanks. That great bedroom community that used to be full of up and coming professionals is suddenly vacant with foreclosures. In either case, the value of the real estate isn’t going to hold. What’s a safe bet these days? Land. It’s more likely to hold its value.
Where To Find a Good Land Deal
Let’s take a look at a state like Texas that has a huge amount of open space. When thinking about finding a good land deal, it’s best to go in the opposite direction of everyone else. For instance, properties west of Austin are over-crowded and expensive. During a drought, people literally have to have their water trucked in. Today, Austinites would do better to look east. The property values are holding steady because it’s not as over populated. Many Houstonians have been purchasing properties in this area for years, and it has proven to be a good buy.
The Heart of Texas Real Estate
If you’re really serious about a good land buy, check with a real estate agent who is familiar with places like Fayette County, Texas. There are hundreds of properties for sale. Some already have great homes on them, and some are perfect for development. Many of the properties still have the original two-story homes that were built by the Czech and German immigrants. Due to low property taxes and a healthy local economy, these homes are a perfect buy. You’ll definitely get your money’s worth.