Real Estate

The unintended consequences too much regulation

By From page C3 | April 16, 2012

My first land development was pretty easy. Two buddies and I purchased 100 acres of grazing land from an old rancher back in the 70s. We hired a surveyor who divided (paper platted) the property into four equal parcels. Then we filed the new plat map with the Recorder’s Office and received four new parcel numbers. We then sold the individual parcels to folks who wanted to move to the country and they built their new homes. Everyone ended up in a better position. Even the county gained with the increased property tax revenue.

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