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TEXT DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY FROM OUR WEBSITE BELOW
Located in the Town of Dannemora right by Chazy Lake, this lot sits amid the Adirondack Park just south of the Canadian border. Nestled in a beautiful, forested area, the surrounding landscape includes numerous state parks, mountains, lakes and forests.
“Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt, U.S. president
The lot has access via NY 374.
The property is about 3 minutes to Chazy Lake, 30 minutes to Lake Champlain and 1 hour and 20 minutes to Montreal. There are many recreational opportunities in the area, including numerous lakes, rivers and tributaries for fishing, skiing, swimming, boating, hiking, camping or virtually any other outdoor activity.
“Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate. More money has been made in real estate than in all industrial investments combined. The wise young man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate.” – Andrew Carnegie, billionaire industrialist
The property is located within the Adirondack Park, which controls zoning. According to our research, the property is in the Low Intensity District, which allows for single-family homes (including mobile homes) and RV use.
CASH DISCOUNT PURCHASE PRICE $14,999 + $495 DOCUMENT FEE
We accept payment via PayPal, wire transfer, ACH transfer, and Zelle.
SELLER FINANCING AVAILABLE
$1 down with a $299 document fee and $299 per month for 75 months at 0% APR. No prepayment penalty. No credit checks.
HOLD PRICE $25
For $25 we can hold the property for you for 72 hours while you decide whether you want to purchase. If you buy the property, this will count toward the purchase price.
TITLE AND USE
What you can or cannot legally do on the land is controlled by the local government, not by us or any seller. Please contact the county, providing them with the parcel number, to confirm zoning, access, and available utilities.
ABOUT CLINTON COUNTY
Bordered by Canada to the north, Lake Champlain to the east and the Adirondacks to the south, the county is in the heart of a region known for its natural beauty. Situated on the Canadian border, the county is one of the prime gateways between the US and Canada, and is only 45 minutes to the Port of Montreal, one of the largest trans-Atlantic ports in North America. The county also has a low crime rate and strong K-12 education.
According to the North County Chamber of Commerce, the county was listed as one of the “Top Ten Micropolitan Cities of the Future” by fDi magazine. On the economic development front, the Chamber of Commerce recently helped launched Norsk Titanium, a $250 million aerospace technology company in the county seat of Plattsburgh, and the North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment (NAmTrans) as well as the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing at Clinton Community College.
ABOUT LAKE CHAMPLAIN
According to the Champlain Basin Program, the lake’s “natural diversity includes significant freshwater wetlands, complex aquatic ecosystems, a world class fishery and abundant wildlife habitat. The waterways used by humans are also vital corridors and migration routes for animals including large mammals, fish and waterbirds. Many rare and endangered species of plants and animals also find habitat in the conservation areas and working lands of the Lake and Basin.
The Lake’s intricate shoreline, measuring over 587 miles, features rocky bluffs, sand and cobble beaches, deltas and a variety of wetlands. More than 70 islands dot the waters, and numerous inlets and bays add to the complexity of the Lake’s narrow profile. At its deepest, the Lake plunges down 400 feet, with an average depth of 64 feet. “
Assessor’s Parcel Number: 172.-1-2.2
Approximate Elevation: 1640 Ft
GPS Coordinates (approx.):
Please note that the GPS coordinates are approximate. They come from public assessor GIS data and are fairly accurate, but to find the exact boundaries of the property, it is best to hire a local surveyor.
Center: 44.7561, -73.8351
Annual Taxes: $387.24
Zoning: Low Intensity District
Time Limit to Build: None as far as we are aware.
Access: Improved Road
Power: There are power lines on NY-374, but power would likely need to be extended to the lot.
Water: A well would likely need to be installed.
Sewer: A septic system would likely need to be installed. Please note that a perc test has not been done.
Contacts: Town of Dannemora Code Enforcement Officer 518-492-7541 Extension 8 (Note: a Building Permit is required from the Town of Dannemora)
Adirondack Park Authority 518-891-4050 (Note: a permit may be required from the Authority, you can submit a Jurisdictional Inquiry Form to confirm)
“Buy on the fringe and wait. Buy land near a growing city! Buy real estate when other people want to sell. Hold what you buy!” – John Jacob Astor, real estate and business mogul
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I use the GPS coordinates to find the property in Google Maps?
Note: these are sample coordinates, please copy the GPS coordinates from this listing page.
Can I visit the property? Of course! There is no need to make an appointment – please feel free to visit the property at any time. Please also note that we won’t be able to meet you at the lot.
Does the property have an address? No, since the property is a vacant parcel of land, it hasn’t been assigned an address. However, you can plug the approximate GPS coordinates into Google Maps in order to locate the property (as shown above).
Has a survey been done? No, we have not had a survey commissioned, but if you would like to pay for a survey we would be happy to work with your chosen surveyor.
Can you build on the property? Because we do not know the specifics of what you may want to build on the property, we recommend that you contact the building and/or zoning department(s) for more information on the relevant zoning and building regulations and how to obtain a building permit.
Are RVs allowed? According to our research, there are no restrictions on RV use; however, you should give the county planning and zoning office a call to confirm all building regulations.
Are taxes up to date? We pay all tax bills as soon as we receive them, but you can always check with the County Treasurer to verify taxes have been paid.
Has a title search been done? Given the price point of our properties, we do not typically purchase a title search or title insurance when we buy a lot. However, we do our own research to check for title issues and liens and would never purchase a property that has a known title issue. We are also happy to work with the company of your choosing at buyer’s expense.
How does the closing process work? We try to keep the closing simple and straightforward. Please just send us the full name of everyone you would like on the deed, a mailing address and phone number, and whether you would like to purchase with cash or utilize owner financing. We will then send you an invoice for either the down payment plus the document fee or the cash discount price plus the document fee. We accept payment via Zelle, wire transfer or ACH transfer as well as PayPal for properties priced under $5000.
If you purchase with owner financing, we will then send the loan documents to you for your signature via docusign.
If you purchase with cash, we will then draft and record the deed transferring title to you. Once the deed is recorded, we will send you a copy for your records.
Do you work with a title company? Yes, we are always happy to work with the company of your choosing at buyer’s expense.
How does owner financing work? With owner financing, we will sign a land contract that gives you legal right to use the property; however, you won’t be able to pull any building permits during the loan term. Once the down payment and document fee are paid, we will send you a link to our third party loan servicing software, where you will make monthly payments for the length of the loan term. After the loan is paid in full, we will then transfer title to you.
What kind of deed will I receive? You will receive a special warranty deed, which means the seller is guaranteeing that the property wasn’t encumbered during the time of his/her ownership.
How many people can be included on the deed? You can have as many people listed on the deed as you would like.
Can the deed be made out to an LLC? Yes, the deed can be made out to an LLC or corporation.
Does the property come with mineral rights? We buy all of our properties assuming that we only have the surface rights. In order to determine whether a particular property has mineral rights, you will usually need to hire a title company to run a mineral rights search going all the way back to the original homestead.
“Buying real estate is not only the best way, the quickest way, the safest way, but the only way to become wealthy.” – Marshall Field, entrepreneur
We completed an extensive due diligence process on this lot, but we recommend you do your own research as well. Take the time to get to know your new property before purchasing – it could remain in your family for generations!
“Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.” – Mark Twain, writer and humorist
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