Investing in Land- A Hidden Benefit

Real Estate Agent with C21 Alliance Realty Group

Land- A great investment "They aren't making it anymore"-

There are many reasons that investing in land makes sense. Beyond development- there are other purposes for investing in land. When you live in the city or suburban areas, land is a rare commodity, but there are certainly many areas of the country that has beautiful undeveloped areas that can be used for your enjoyment.

We own land in the Town of Butternuts New York.

Originally purchased as an investment we have come to know that the land can be enjoyed. My husband being a hunter knew from the start what he would use the land for but the rest of us took up Quad riding. We made trails through the meadows and forest.

The terrain is mixed with everything from rocky ledges, a stream, dense forest and meadow.

The rock walls still exist that once divided properties.

The stream bed is a favorite for getting wet... and muddy!

The handcrafted bridge is for the faint of heart.

The silence of the woods is serene.... a great place to sit at the "thinking tree" and reflect on the land and the abundance of life.

Land..... a great investment for many reasons....

Barbara Carter Becky Cook

Mother Daughter Team Realtors

Exit Realty Services

New Paltz New York

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Barbara Carter NYS Licensed Associate Broker

Century 21 Alliance Realty Group
Route 9 Wappingers Falls NY
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Comments (12)

Mike Saunders
Lanier Partners - Athens, GA

Barbara - a great investment just for the joy of being out on it. Great pictures, looks like a section I would really love. Glad you folks are enjoying it.

Aug 26, 2008 07:23 AM
-- Casey Brischle
Columbia Bank - Spokane, WA
Spokane Home Loan Mortgage Professional

Wow, it looks like you guys got a nice low of land up there.  Beautiful pictures.  Thank you for sharing!

Aug 26, 2008 08:15 AM
Barbara Carter
C21 Alliance Realty Group - New Paltz, NY
Serving Your Real Estate Needs in the Hudson Valle

Hi Mike- We love it! The land prices are great in this area!

Casey- Thank you for visiting- It is beautiful! Stop back again.

Aug 26, 2008 09:17 AM
Paddy (Patricia) Pizappi
Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty - Pine Bush, NY
Real Estate Associate Broker Hudson Valley NY

Beautiful Barbara.  My husband would be out every day on the quad.  I might even join him.  Sounds like you have a great time there.

Aug 26, 2008 11:55 AM
Barbara Carter
C21 Alliance Realty Group - New Paltz, NY
Serving Your Real Estate Needs in the Hudson Valle

Paddy- Who would have thought I would love riding the quad- It is lots of fun and.. quite a workout. The kids each have their own so it was either be left out or join in- So I got my own and we have so much fun!

Aug 26, 2008 02:26 PM
Jennifer Fivelsdal
JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 - Rhinebeck, NY
Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection

Barb - That is a beautiful piece of property.  Yes land ownership is usually a great investment especially if you happen to pick a great location.

Aug 26, 2008 05:24 PM
Laura Watts
Positive Properties, LLC - Laurinburg, NC
Barbara-What a wonderful way to spend quality funtime with your family. Alot of people by land and just hang on to it until the price goes up and then sell it. They never experience the beauty of the land and what they could do with it. They also cut the trees off of it. I am glad your family gets to enjoy yours. The pictures are beautiful. Thank you for sharing.
Aug 26, 2008 05:38 PM
Barbara Carter
C21 Alliance Realty Group - New Paltz, NY
Serving Your Real Estate Needs in the Hudson Valle

Jennifer- The location of our land is remote amid farms and a few college towns scattered about.

Laura- We have had offers to lease the land for logging purposes and oil well drilling!

Aug 26, 2008 11:45 PM
Becky Cook
EXIT Realty Services- New Paltz, NY - Highland, NY
Ulster County, NY- New Paltz, Highland, Marlboro, NY Real Estate

Butternuts.. who lives in Butternuts?!?  LOL  You're right- when you guys told me you were buying 27.7 acres down the road from the cabin, I couldn't figure out what you were doing- but now that I've gotten to enjoy for the past 4 summers, I understand!!!

Aug 27, 2008 11:12 AM
Barbara Carter
C21 Alliance Realty Group - New Paltz, NY
Serving Your Real Estate Needs in the Hudson Valle

Becky- It is a peaceful retreat- for us all to reconnect, refresh and regroup!

Aug 27, 2008 12:33 PM
Harold "Hal" Place
A1 Connection Realty, Inc. - Sun City Center, FL

Morning Barbara,

Property in its natural setting offers a calming like no other. My first home was situated on 22 acres. Originally a tenant house constructed of plank more then 100 years old when I made the unsuspecting purchase. The field-stone fireplace sold me. It was a challenging house, however, one of the best parts of my life. We ultimately used it as a summer home. The land was soul soothing. We sold it last fall, after more then 40 years ownership, to a young couple. We hope they enjoy it as much as we have.

Good for you and your family. Having a get away place that everyone enjoys.

Aug 28, 2008 12:56 AM
Barbara Carter
C21 Alliance Realty Group - New Paltz, NY
Serving Your Real Estate Needs in the Hudson Valle

Hi Hal-

Soul soothing- I like that! You are absolutely right! Thanks

Aug 28, 2008 03:09 AM