Get The Maine Land First, Then Build, Pay As You Go House.
Unless you like the idea of struggling with a twenty, thirty year or longer mortgage on your new home, buying just Maine land could be an option to seriously consider.
The secondary mortgage market hoops and hurdles to jump through, clear all add up when buying a Maine house.
So if you have carpentry skills, or are willing to roll up your sleeves and call in some help from family and friends, think just Maine land.
No Maine house. Yet.
The building of your own Maine home on your special parcel of property, land can become a reality.
From the ground up. Outside walls in. Top to bottom. But in pay as you go, can fashion.
Lots of folks make the leap from high cost urban city living that is expensive and too fast paced, not so safe to keep it simple Maine.
The Maine home buyer that is not flush with cash but can scrape enough together to buy the land.
Often Maine land that already has the well, septic system, power, driveway and even lawn established. Just missing the Maine home, house that has already been built in the buyer’s head. Carried around for too long.
Framing up a house in Maine that is weather tight has to be done by a land owner who is very patient. Determined to peck away, construct bits and pieces at a time. And with home grown passionate builders that have a sense of humor. Can live with a table saw set up in the living room. So what if the insulation is showing in the cathedral living room for a spell.
Or sub floors are the way we roll for awhile. Before the real deal gets layed down, locked in place. Just wear your slippers to avoid the splinters kids.
Where the money for the v match knotty pine finished walls, final floor covering has to wait. IThe llimited funds diverted to the duct work for the heating system.
A bigger priority that nags, calls out with the approach Maine winter weather. That drives the “build it yourself” Maine home owner inside.
For a reach in the job jar of home projects on the inside of the structure. But shifting to outside ones when the sunshines brighter, stronger, longer.
And temperatures allow outdoor Maine home building operations to take place, resume.
There is a time, a season for everything we are all taught as young grasshoppers.
Applied to the build from scratch Maine house on land project for your growing family to call home. With an eye on the weather channel to seek out windows of opportunity.
To decide are you working outside, staying inside tomorrow? Or later on today when the black, dark clouds open up. When a shift is necessary. Where no daylight is wasted, you are on your own clock. Where you are never idle for long. But like a marathon do take breaks to enjoy the surroundings of Maine, Vacationland.
The staging, tools, long extension power cords and materials inside the Maine home under construction.
That roam, get parked here and there. Eventually all around the interior of the structure, collection of rooms that slowly take shape. Turning a house to into a home in Maine. Built with pride, with the financial resources and skill set of the Maine land owner named on the deed.
Who does not want to buy an existing Maine home that needs to be undone, redone and overhauled.
That may still leave lots to be desired in the final analysis after all the expenditure.
And total satisfaction is missed, lost in the expensive process that someone else started differently than you would have.
Building a home in Maine on land as you can afford.
Determination needed. Piece meal construction, with two thirds of the job cost being labor. So you supply, bring your own like a pot luck supper, covered dish. Fashioned like the years ago lifestyle of bartering, trading skills. Helping the Maine farmer down the road get his barn built this weekend thinking. With the favor exchanged on your patch of dirt at the end of the next week. Where your neighbors extend, exchange the same courtesy, favor in return. Tit for tat.
The move to Maine is for simple living. All the way around. From spending too much in the concrete jungle to watching your pennies. Not spending unless you have too and when you do with impulse control.
Gaining real value, quality or waiting. To keep looking or decide you did not need what you were after anyway.
Or found another option, route to take that is better.
That is Maine where money is not the end all, not used to impress.
But for practical living with good business practices used in the day to day.
Where we enjoy the outdoor natural beauty that comes for free with the Maine land purchase. Your spot to explore, discover.
Building a Maine home on land that already has a head start on the process. With a well, septic, utilities if you are not planning to live off grid, off the land in Maine. It is fun to watch the process unfold when we list Maine land with some features, options already in place.
Do you have any “do it yourself” bones in your body?
The luxury of time and enjoy slowly creating something that is uniquely yours, not a rubber stamp replica of what someone else thinks you need for Maine house? Then let’s connect. Let’s discuss buying Maine land with owner financing terms in place too. To fit your budget, to avoid a Maine home bank loan all together. Do it all the time in our Maine real estate list, market, sell (repeat) process.
Let’s talk, exchange email back and forth, to visit in person. Watch and listen to Maine land videos to get the creative juices flowing. Have seen many from the ground up Maine homes built very slowly. Where the home owner takes years to get to the finish line of house construction.
Pay as you go thinking applied to building your home on the Maine land.
With as little as $400 a month in materials but the sweat of the brow, bend of the back and a little outside help to keep the creation process moving, turning.The Maine home on your own land becoming a reality from the nailing of sticks and stacking of bricks.
207.532.6573 | [email protected] | MOOERS REALTY 69 North St Houlton ME 04730