Buying a Home with Land in Clarksville TN
Often home buyers want a little bit of land when they buy their new home. Land can offer space, privacy and a place to spread out for a garden, pets or a place for a swimming pool. It isn't as easy as you would think to find one acre or more with a suitable home on it. The selection of homes varies but if you are willing to drive up to 30 minutes to town you will increase your chances of finding the right home.
Buyers need to know that all of Montgomery County is under one school system, the Clarksville Montgomery County School System. When you live in the county expect the school system to provide bus service. You will also be protected by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department and Fire Rescue. When in the city limits, Clarksville Police and Fire Departments respond and protect you and your property.
Most of Montgomery County has public water with very few homes requiring well water. Clarksville Gas and Water provides services in some parts of the county but at a higher rate. Most of the county properties need enough room for a septic system and a back up location on the property in case the first septic system fails.
If you are buying in the county you still may have restriction to follow in regard to raising horses, cows or swine. Your neighbors may be fine with it but county regulations may not.
Home with an acre or more are in different price ranges.
When buying a home with land make sure you do your due diligence. These are the areas you need to check out before your complete your purchase in Clarksville TN.
- Know where the property boundaries are and don't necessarily take the word of the owner. Don't be reluctant to pay for a professional survey.
- Easements and restrictions may apply to properties especially if they are in a subdivided area.
- Check out your water source and your sewage disposal options. Get them inspected..
- Insurance coverage in the county can be more expensive so find out what you are getting int first.
- Green Belt properties got government tax saving exempts that may be subject to recapture if the property isn't retained as a farm into the future. Check with the tax authorities.
- Check to see if there are easements or land leases that will pass with the title.
- Zoning can affect the way you want to use your property. Make certain you are satisfied with the zoning or can change it to suit your needs. Remember your neighbors can also apply for zoning changes and your pastoral view might end up being a big subdivision of new homes.
To search for a home with an acre or more, contact your Clarksville Tennessee Real Estate Agent, Debbie Reynolds to begin your home search. 931-320-6730
2130 Wilma Rudolph Blvd.
Clarksville, TN 37040
it would be my pleasure to assist you!
"The Real Debbie Reynolds"
931-771-9070 Office | 931-320-6730 Cell