What rural land buyers want

What rural land buyers want

Posted by Tiffany Wilson on September 21, 2015

With over 50,000 acres of rural land in the real estate inventory of TerraPointe LLC (the company that owns Rethink:Rural), it is important to know exactly what potential rural land buyers want.

Do they want huge, sprawling properties, or just enough land to build a house on? How far are they willing to be from conveniences like stores and doctors' offices? And why do they want to move there? Is it the freedom of getting out from under a Home Owners Association's strict guidelines? Is it the fresh air? The peace and quiet?

Raydient Places + Properties, the company owns Rethink:Rural, decided to find out with the help of FGI Research, a marketing research firm. They tracked down more than 400 people who are seriously looking into buying rural land. Here is what those people said mattered to them:

The perfect property for rural land sales

Tiffany Wilson

The editor of Rethink:Rural, Tiffany Wilson has been passionate about writing - and country life - since childhood. She grew up in a log house in the hills of a small town in Upstate New York. She previously worked as a newspaper reporter and hospital communications coordinator. Today, she lives with her husband and children in Yulee, Florida, and in her free time maintains a popular blog for parents in the Amelia Island area.

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