3 Benefits of Owning Property in Hudson Valley with Land

3 Benefits of Owning Property in Hudson Valley with Land

There are many benefits to owning land. First, land ownership gives the owner peace of mind. As a long-term, tangible asset, raw land doesn’t wear out or depreciate, and there is nothing that can be stolen or broken on it. It is a limited resource that is relatively inexpensive to own and requires little maintenance. In other words, it is a relatively hands-off investment. There is also little competition in the land market as most real estate investors are focused on investments such as rental and commercial properties.

Whether your future plans involve having a homestead that you can move into once you’ve saved up enough money, owning land means you have the ability to develop the property of your desires. If the property has quality land, you can eventually set up a home garden on your homestead. In time, you can even expand your garden into a farm once you’ve gotten the hang of managing your crops.

If you own land, you could have a source of income

While you’re saving up for your homestead, consider learning skills that can be used as a source of income. You can start a vegetable garden as a source of food for your family, with the excess crops preserved or sold fresh to buyers in the area.

Alternatively, you can learn how to care for animals. Depending on the size of your property, you can start raising chickens for meat and eggs, or larger animals like goats or cows for milk. Consider even owning the horse you always dreamed of riding on your own property.

If you own land, you can leave behind something priceless for your children

If you have children, they can one day inherit your property. While your children are young, you can teach them the value of hard work so they can grow up as capable landowners. Owning land is more than just learning survival skills; it also means investing resources like time and money into a way of life that will allow your family to live in peace and away from the troubles of the city.

What to consider before buying land

When choosing a location for your future homestead or if you're in the market for Hudson Valley land, look for something near a source of clean water. If this isn’t possible, factor in how you’re going to provide water for your homestead once you move in, such as whether or not you can dig a well.

If you're in the market for a little more land, maybe some acreage in Hudson Valley contact us. The Val Kerr Team provides exceptional real estate services for the Hudson Valley including East Fishkill homesBrewster properties and Hopewell Junction real estate among other surrounding neighborhoods. For more information on buying and especially selling your home, contact the team below.

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0.8
Acres
3
Days on Site
413422
MLS
Level cul-de-sac location to build your dream home. Has access to town water. Needs engineering for septic system. Priced to sell. Borders Route 84.
1.34
Acres
13
Days on Site
413228
MLS
Beautiful flat 1+ acres in executive neighborhood. Close to Beacon, I-84, convenient to shopping malls and restaurants. Seller will not sell property until adjacent, #40, is sold.
1.9
Acres
13
Days on Site
413229
MLS
Imagine your dream home in this 1.9 acre park-like setting with the Appalachian Trail in your sights! With its corner lot, proximity to the Taconic Parkway and convenience to NYC, the extensive...
8.25
Acres
18
Days on Site
413120
MLS
Finally a large, beautiful 8+ acre lot in Yorktown for a spectacular home and compound for extended family to reside OR subdivide the property into 2 four acre lots and sell one to build your own....
5.28
Acres
21
Days on Site
413082
MLS
Beautiful 5.28 acre lot, neighborhood setting, slightly set up from road. Arlington school district. Board of health approved for 3 bedroom home. Shale driveway is in, apron is blacktopped, well in...
1.02
Acres
24
Days on Site
413061
MLS
Commercial 1 acre lot with Board of Health Approval for a 3,000 sq ft building and parking lot located on Route 216 in Stormville. The property is flat and mostly cleared.
$125,000
Neighborhood: Apple
26
Days on Site
413021
MLS
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10.1
Acres
27
Days on Site
413008
MLS
BUILDER'S DREAM. Take a stroll through this wooded 10 acre forest. Many landscape stones ready for a new homesite. Property in a residential area. There was a 2 bedroom cottage at one time. Well and...
35
Days on Site
412935
MLS
$5000 is the buy in fee to live in this affordable mobile home park. The buyer at their expense needs to put up a home. Monthly fee after house is built should be about $400 a month. This is a co-op...
2.1
Acres
49
Days on Site
412827
MLS
Great lot to build your dream home in Lagrangeville within the Arlington school district and close to all commuter routes. Previously BOHA. Call today
0.42
Acres
53
Days on Site
412778
MLS
.42 acre parcel in Hopewell Junction.
$169,500
Neighborhood: Other - New Subdivision
2.16
Acres
53
Days on Site
412784
MLS
Stonegate Subdivision, a neighborhood of luxury homes in a private setting. Build your dream house on this quiet cul-de-sac, but only 3 miles from the Taconic Parkway for an easy commute. Use our...
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