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I need to learn the basics in taking raw land, developing it

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I need to learn the basics in taking raw land, developing it into lots and selling the individual lots for buyers to build homes.
Typically what are the steps?
Is there someplace on the web that will walk me through it?
What is typically included? zoning? roads? sewer? electricity? gas? water?
What else?
I need to fully understand the process.
Thanks
Roger
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Irwin Law replied 1 year ago.

Good morning Roger. Typically, the basic steps are: 1. Acquire the land; 2. Zone the land; 3. Have an engineer design the development and plat the lots; 4. Have an attorney obtain plat approval from local officials; 5. Sell the lots. That's it in a nutshell. The devil is in the details. This might help: http://dev-tips.com/5-important-components-subdivision-development/ Good luck.

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