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Building A Home In Maine, You Need Some Land For Sale Right?

Building A Home In Maine, You Need Some Land For Sale Right?

Building a home in Maine, for vacation or full time use on your own piece of land.

Maybe you are settling into retirement mode. Or the home designed to create the family space in a place to hold that quivver of kids you bring into the World.

That share your unique DNA. And like anything that grows up to be healthy, big and strong, needs to be guided.

To foster all the good elements to mix in, add to the child raising miracle experience.

For happy kids that still are as adults.

For the supportive environment, well thought out tailor made surroundings picked for the new built from the ground up Maine home.

Of sticks and bricks, the just so perfect orientation on the property acreage. To call your home sweet Maine home one a kind. That you built on just the right for you land, a new house paired with it in a classic blend.

What to look for or consider buying Maine land?

Well if it is long range, easy does it owner financing the Maine land might be needed. Before spreading out the blue prints of the Maine home in your head to make a reality on the property. Life is all about the timing. Juggling the many elements in the day to day. 

 And often the seller taking back a mortgage until your other house sells, or to work better as a bridge until the new Maine home is built is needed. To satisfy a bank loan officer’s completion expectations.

To take away the hurry it up will you scolding from a banker, lender, secondary mortgage market underwriter.

Which means added expense, stress and in the end not quite what your Maine home dream looked like in your head that di not actually transfered as planned to the spot on the lot.

Maine land, now that you have the square footage, floorplan and home design all squared away. snow sledders in maine winter land photoJust need a place to ker plop the Maine home you build from scratch.

Or hauled in piece meal to bolt together.

After the crane hoisting into place the levels, sections once the foundation has been poured for the new Maine home.

After the earthwork on the Maine land to get it ready to shift into the building a home mode. 

Lots of factors to consider with buying the Maine land for the new home. What do you like to do for fun so the land you pick is a dead ringer match for the home you will need to support those recreational options.

Or if you are raising a crop, critters, the terrain, type of Maine farm soil, drainage, how large an area is already cleared in fields and or pasture has to be studied.

How far from town is the Maine land for the new home if you have to work? How well run a Maine town is reflected in the spending habits, the how high the property taxes on the Maine land, the new home will be.

4th-1 july maine parade photoOr have little ones active in school, community events so travel time is a critical concern?

Unless you like being behind the wheel of the minivan pretty much constantly each day and into the night operating the shuttle bus. 

Even resale of the Maine land, the new home you build that has to consider the market it swims in.

If ever put up for a new house in Maine resale, to find a buyer to purchase it. Over improved for the area, filled with the wrong gotta have list items most of the local home owners scribble down as important?

It all adds up to end up hurting the property listing resale of the new Maine home built on the land bought specifically to complete a live long dream.

Location, location, location times three is so important in Maine real estate, in life. And never goes out of style or importance. As the good or the bad that helps or hinders a Maine real estate sale. Building your new home on Maine land, here to help if that is the real estate mission at hand.

I’m Maine REALTOR Andrew Mooers, ME Broker

207.532.6573  |  [email protected]   | 

MOOERS REALTY 69 North Street Houlton Maine 04730




Andrew Mooers

Welcome to our Maine real estate website. I am the father of four grown children, have listed, marketed, sold properties for over forty years. Lots of changes in the real estate industry over that many decades and daily we re-invent our job. I grew up on a Maine farm that I bought from by three older brothers. My youngest son continues in the tradition on that same Maine farm. Here to help with property searches for homes, farms, land, waterfront, multi housing rentals, small mom and pop business listings.

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