Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Our Company and Service


What is

Land And Building Sites - About Us and How We Make it Easy to Buy Affordable Land is a family-owned real estate firm, specializing in vacant land in rural communities across the United States.  We purchase vacant land, building sites, ranches, and other types of rural properties and then re-sell them at affordable prices, with a simple and easy purchase process.

Our website shows the properties we currently have for sale.

If you have questions, please reach out.  Feel free to Call or Text Us at (845) 287-0809.  You can also Chat With Us, using the Live Chat tool on the bottom right hand corner of this website.  Our sales team, led by Dan and Jose, would be happy to answer your questions.

Our listings change frequently as people buy properties.  To be among the first to hear about new properties as they’re available, join our Email List, using the sign-up box on the right side of this page.

To learn more about the locations and communities in which we have properties for sale, please check out our blog.  We post regular updates with information about the geography, culture, and recreational opportunities to be found near our properties.

We would love to hear from you! Feel free to contact us with any questions and follow us on social media: Facebook, Twitter (@LandBuildgSites), and YouTube.

The properties we list for sale on our website are owned by our affiliate firms: North American Real Estate Partners LLC and GRT Real Estate LLC.

What kind of land do you have available?

We specialize in land that is vacant in North America. Some of our properties may have utilities (i.e. sewer, water, power, etc.) and others may be completely raw (i.e. no sewer, water, power, etc.).

Should I visit the property before buying?

Yes, we strongly recommend that you visit and inspect the property before buying. You should also check with the county on the zoning and approved uses of the property. Particularly, the County Planning and Zoning Department will also be able to tell you about the current and future development plans for the area.

Are the mineral rights guaranteed for the properties?

We make no guarantees concerning mineral rights or the lack thereof. If the seller is aware of the lack of mineral rights, disclosure will be made in the disclosure statement of each of the properties. However, buyers should do their own research to find out if the property has mineral rights or lack thereof.

Are there any liens on the properties?

Every property listed on this website is either owned directly by our company or by an approved seller in our network.  Every seller has completed their due diligence when purchasing these properties, to check that the title is clear and free of liens.  We recommend that you do the same. makes no guarantees regarding the title of the property.  As with any real estate purchase, it is important that you do your own research before completing the transaction. We recommend that buyers obtain a title insurance policy or at least conduct a title search on the property.

Will there be back taxes on any of these properties when I buy it?

No, we make sure that all properties are current (paid up) on their property taxes before we record your purchase with the county.

Can I make a larger down payment?

Yes, making a larger down payment amount is acceptable and encouraged. Just let the real estate agent know what amount above the stated down payment you would like to put down and we will accommodate the contract for this.

Can I meet with a notary in my local area to complete the closing?

Yes, if you prefer to sit down with someone locally to complete your document signing, we could arrange for a notary in your local area to meet with you to facilitate the document signing.  This is optional, and your cost for this service would be $75.

Is there any penalty for paying off a property early?

No. You can pay off your property at any time with no pre-payment penalty whatsoever.

Who do I contact if I have questions about a specific property?

If you have any questions, please reach out in any of the following ways, whichever is most convenient for you:

  • Call or Text Us at: (845) 287-0809.
  • Chat With Us: Use the Live Chat tool at the bottom right corner of this website.
  • Submit your Question on this Page: Use the “Contact Us” form below.
  • Email us at: Info [at]
    • Note: We wrote our email address this way to avoid internet spam.
    • Just replace [at] with the @ sign when you send us an email.

What are the sources for the information, photos, and maps on your property listings?

We use a variety of sources for the information, photographs, and maps on our property listings.  Property information is sourced from the deed and closing documents pertaining to a particular property, along with the respective county’s real estate records, mapping tools, and index maps.  We get additional property information from real estate agents and aggregated data services, such as those provided by Black Knight Financial Services or other real estate data providers.

Pictures come from a variety of sources, including those taken by our company, real estate agents, or a property’s previous owners.  We use satellite imaging services including Google Earth, Google Maps, Bing Maps, and various other tools to get images of the property and the surrounding areas.  We make use of plat maps and aerial maps from the respective counties where our properties are located.  Finally, we also use pictures from photographers and sources such as: Larry Jacobsen, Lauren Topor, Jeremy Michael (2), Travel Nevada, US Bureau of Land Management, Mark Byzewski, Jeff B, David Herrera (2), Brian, Alan Levine, and BLM Nevada (2).  We alter pictures by adding text or captions and by cropping them to the correct size for this website.