Frequently Asked Questions

We’re a technical team with answers for your questions.

We get lots of questions everyday about land, deeds, warranties, and legal topics. We hope to make the process of purchasing your ideal property and put some of those answers to specific questions right here in the “FAQ” section.

Take a look around and if you have a topic that we’ve not covered let us know.

Also, click the link to the right and we’ll send you our RLW’s Land Buyers Guide. It’s a helpful guide we designed to help answer many of the questions we get from property customers all across the United States.

Why should I buy from you instead of others on Craigslist or eBay?
TRUST, experience, price, quality, and ease. In fact, many sellers on other forums are re-sellers of our properties. Why not buy directly from the source.
Are mineral rights included?
Mineral rights are not included. However, the areas have been geologically investigated and nothing of value has been found. We have never found this to be an issue with any of the properties we have sold.
Can I raise crops or animals on the property?
Most likely, yes. Please check with the county regarding permitted property use. You can usually do almost anything you would like, including installing a manufactured home or trailer.
Does the property have utilities?
Unless indicated in the description, the rural properties we represent do not have utilities. They’re perfect for a solar or wind-powered “green getaway.”
Why is the property so inexpensive?
We purchase properties at very large volume at discounted rates so we can sell to you at wholesale prices.
How do you work with customers from out of state?
We love working with customers who are here in Texas and all across the nation. Just shoot us a note and we will get in touch and see if we’re a good fit for you and your family.
How much are property taxes?
The property taxes are typically current unless otherwise stated and will vary from parcel to parcel. Please see the tax information section in each individual listing.
If I am not in the land business can I purchase from you anyway?
Absolutely! Although we primarily sell to established real estate investors, we have found that some of our best customers are new to this business. Please feel free to email or call us to talk about your interest in rural land.
Do I need an attorney or real estate agent?
We’ve simplified the buying process with straightforward, easy-to-read contracts. Of course, we encourage you to hire a professional if you think it’s necessary but we’ve done our best to make the process easy for anyone to understand.
Why should I buy from you instead of a real estate agent?
Real estate agent’s fees can range from 2% to 10% of the purchase price. We eliminate the middleman, saving you even more.
How do I plan a site visit?
Each property is unique. Some require 4 wheel drive and GPS to locate while others have “drive right up” access. Please contact us if you need any assistance with maps, coordinates, etc.
Is title insurance available?
Yes, in most of our financed properties we will buy for you a title insurance policy in your name and close via First American Title Company unless otherwise stated.
Do you offer owner finance?

Not at this time. 

Will you take payments?

Not at this time.

Land Loan Financing

How do I do off grid Solar energy DIY style?

Check this youtube channel out:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcMfCkN1juSa49DJFYltOTw the guy builds batteries out of really cheap components he buys off ebay and places like there. I have been binge watching his projects and thinking I should cut the cord to my house using his techniques. His info could really help you buy land in the middle of nowhere and use it.

How do I do off grid Solar energy DIY style?

Check this youtube channel out:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcMfCkN1juSa49DJFYltOTw the guy builds batteries out of really cheap components he buys off ebay and places like there. I have been binge watching his projects and thinking I should cut the cord to my house using his techniques. His info could really help you buy land in the middle of nowhere and use it.

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What is the size of the property?
We try to get the size of the property in acres posted in the listings. These numbers are coming from databases usually based on county records and believed to be accurate. Sometimes they are off. Sometimes they misplace a decimal and are way off. Other numbers come from formulas programs use to figure out the property sizes based on county data. To be really sure where the property lines are and the actual size of the property please hire a licensed surveyor to show and tell you what they figure out. It might be a good idea to check with the local building codes to see if and when you need a survey to get permits and what that survey needs to include. The local building code office may provide a list of the local licensed surveyors to choose from. Another way to find one especially out in the middle of nowhere is to call the county and ask for the county surveyor. Lots of these rural counties the guy might only be in the office one day a week but if you can get him on the phone he will usually tell you about which surveyors are active in the area. They know the land markers and usually have the field notes to go off of. When it comes down to it real estate is transferred by legal description. Its not transferred by acres or GPS coordinates or maps(unless the surveyor is drawing them to very specific guidelines). We use GPS to help you find the land, we use maps to help show you what we think it looks like and lays out like on the land. The actual legal description of the land is what transfers the land. The legal description is a written description of the land. There are a couple different styles. Some go off of the public land survey system and some are from this rock to that hill style descriptions. We copy that legal description from the old deeds transferring the land to whomever we bought it from and every owner before them did the same thing since the property was first drawn up and sold or split off of a bigger one. The acres, GPS and or maps are not in the deed transferring ownership just the legal description like it has been since the start of private land ownership in America.
Can I build into that hill?

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AND FINALLY…

We have spent a lot of time and energy making this as simple and easy for our customers as possible. Contact us so we can establish a relationship.