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[Cob] Cheap Land with no building restrictionsAbe Connally abe at abeconnally.com
Mon Jun 28 12:22:51 PDT 2004
No one enforces any sort of code out here. If you have less than 10 acres, there would be septic issues, but that does not apply to this land. You should see some of the house people buid out here! There is no inspection for electricty, but they do perform a survey to run the lines. I am not sure what mortage would be needed. I say, for only $8,000, you could own 40 big acres. Who needs the mortage? Abe -----Original Message----- From: coblist-bounces at deatech.com [mailto:coblist-bounces at deatech.com]On Behalf Of Amanda Peck Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 9:59 AM To: coblist at deatech.com Subject: RE: [Cob] Cheap Land with no building restrictions The question for me would be, what if I needed to sell and someone wanted to buy the house and property, but needed a mortgage to do so? Lenders might well want some sort of inspection, refuse to lend at all or only go for much less than the asking price if it didn't pass their standards. Friends here decided to finish their house after four years, needed to hire people to do a lot of the work, therefore needed a mortgage. All the companies that were interested in making the loan wanted a lot of things done or redone--wiring and plumbing were the big systems I think--before they would consider money for the roof and walls. Had to come up to utility company inspection on the electricity even though they were never planning to be anything except solar with a generator backup. And the minimum of electrical inspection is required here if you want mains--or grid--electricity. ............. Pat Newberry on the current thread about building codes: Not sure about Texas, but in Georgia there are no state building codes, thus if there are no local building code, there are no building codes. When I built my house there were no building code, but now the county has building codes but I am "grandfathered" in so at least I am safe. _________________________________________________________________ Watch the online reality show Mixed Messages with a friend and enter to win a trip to NY http://www.msnmessenger-download.click-url.com/go/onm00200497ave/direct/01/ _______________________________________________ Coblist mailing list Coblist at deatech.com http://www.deatech.com/mailman/listinfo/coblist --- Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). Version: 6.0.548 / Virus Database: 341 - Release Date: 12/5/2003
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