Why You Should Buy Land

By: Eric Leisy, ALC, GRI

Investing in real estate is always a wise decision, but have you ever considered investing in land? Land is a valuable asset that can provide a multitude of benefits. Here are some reasons why you should consider buying land:

1. Land is a Finite Resource

Land is a finite resource, which means there is a limited supply of it. As the population continues to grow, the demand for land will increase, and the value of land will also increase. By investing in land, you can take advantage of this trend and potentially make a significant profit.

2. Land is a Tangible Asset

Unlike stocks or bonds, land is a tangible asset that you can see and touch. This means that you have complete control over your investment and can use the land for a variety of purposes. You can build a home, start a farm, or even create a recreational area. The possibilities are endless.

3. Land is a Long-Term Investment

When you invest in land, you are making a long-term investment. Land is not subject to the same fluctuations as the stock market, and the value of land tends to increase over time. This means that you can hold onto your land for years and potentially make a significant profit when you decide to sell.

4. Land Provides Security

Owning land provides a sense of security and stability. Land is a tangible asset that cannot be easily stolen or destroyed, and it can provide a source of income if you decide to lease it out or use it for farming purposes. Additionally, owning land can provide a sense of pride and accomplishment.

5. Land is a Hedge Against Inflation

Land is a hedge against inflation because its value tends to increase with inflation. As the cost-of-living increases, the value of land increases as well. This means that investing in land can provide a safe haven for your money during times of economic uncertainty.

In conclusion, investing in land can provide a multitude of benefits. It is a finite resource, a tangible asset, a long-term investment, provides security, and can serve as a hedge against inflation. If you are considering investing in real estate, buying land is definitely worth considering!


About Eric Leisy, ALC, GRI

Eric Leisy, ALC, GRI is a top-producing land REALTOR®, Associate Broker, Graduate of Realtors Institute, and Accredited Land Consultant for Great Southern Land from Montgomery, Alabama, specializing in land sales throughout the black belt of Alabama. For more information, visit his website at http://www.alabamalandforsale.net/ Facebook account @EricLeisyLandRealtor / and Instagram account @ericleisygreatsouthernland.

About Great Southern Land

Great Southern Land, “Alabama’s Trusted Land Company Since 1974,” is a full-service land brokerage company that specializes in rural, recreational, hunting, plantation, timber, and transitional Alabama property sales. In addition to land sales, Great Southern Land offers consulting services including equitable divisions of inherited land among heirs.  Great Southern Land has earned the reputation of being a leader in the land industry by providing expert, personalized assistance and in-depth professional services to their clients. Their team of agents and brokers are committed to ensuring landowners get the most value for their land and they take pride in helping clients navigate the entire process of finding, buying and selling land.  For more information, visit GreatSouthernLand.com.