The urge to own, kick yourself into gear and to be finally buying land in Maine is a strong one.
The low prices on the property acreages is one reason. So is just the sheer size of what is for sale for land in Maine that pulls at a person's heart strings too. Underneath all is land, remember? Like Abe Lincoln, you too want your name on the title to the land deed you own outright, free and clear.
Land with good drainage, features like a view, water frontage, an open and wooded mix, terrain.
That does not require you to be a mountain goat.
And please, smack dab, right on the recreational trails if at all possible.
That is the obvious showing up on the wish list folks hold to describe their perfect piece Maine land property acreage.
Along with generous, attractive owner financing options for the Maine land to make buying it on installents easy.
But you have to have sure footing, a good foundation to build anything on. So the title, access, ability to build on the land acreage is pretty darn important stuff to discuss. So is the shape of it if you have teeny weeny frontage on the road, and it goes on and on for seemingly miles.
Spaghetti lots, bowling alley strips or dog leg jogs this and that way are not a land subdivision done right. They are a surveyor's nightmare.
Land in Maine has lots of purposes. Peace of mind to run away to it for fun or to regroup if city living is smothering youin a scary way. Land to retire on. To use for the all important raising a family, to have an investment to enjoy and that increases in the value of the Maine land.
Vacation property is the fun kind. Take a break, catch your breath. Unplug and recharge in Maine.
But tips for buying land in Maine. Like anything involving money, watch out for your wallet is good sage advice. But if you don't do it everyday there are red flags waving you don't even see. Even for a simple small parcel of Maine land used for seasonal recreation.