Understand The Purpose of Your Farm Property PurchaseBy Marlena Cavanaugh
August 17, 2023
Before you purchase a farm property, it is important to understand what your purpose for buying it is. Read helpful tips on choosing the right one!
Understand The Purpose of Your Farm
When making a purchase as important as a new farm property,
long-term use will be the main guideline for locating the best piece of land.
Each farmer expects different conditions depending on what kind of operations
will be carried out and overall, how the farm is intended to be utilized.
Whether you’re focused on growing crops or raising livestock, having a clear
objective is an essential part of the buying process.
Assessing the Needs & Priorities
of Your Future Farm Property
The most crucial factor to assess when considering a farm
property to purchase is whether it meets the needs and priorities of your
farm’s intended purpose while staying within budget. These needs and priorities
will undoubtedly vary depending on what kind of operations will happen on the
property as well as its scale.
Zoning Ordinances & Your Farm
Agricultural zones can have both restrictions and
regulations about the operations performed on a farm property, especially when
it comes to building structures and keeping specific animals.
Evaluating the Location &
Accessibility of Your Future Farm Property
Assessing location and accessibility is a major aspect of
buying a farm property. If your farm produces agricultural commodities,
proximity to transportation infrastructure will be vital.
Defining a clear long-term growth strategy is the first
part of your farm buying process. The second would be putting trust in an
experienced land agent. This results in a much better outcome and delivers a
less stressful process. Brokers and agents at United Country are
some of the most educated and trusted land and farm experts in the nation. They
understand cattle, dairy, and crop operations and are knowledgeable in
everything from soil types to irrigation systems. Reach out to our local agents if
you are considering a farm purchase. Explore further into
how to assess your farms needs, zoning ordinances and location evaluation and
discover how leaders in land sales can help you find your dream farm today.