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ME,VT,NH: Looking for towns with no building inspections that also have decent internet

 
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Hello all. I am looking to buy some land to buy and self build on. I am trying to find towns/areas that meet two specific criteria:

1.) Land owners can self build without having to deal with inspections to build their own primary home. I am fine with plumbing, electrical, and septic inspections, but I would like to be able to "self inspect" the rest, and not have to jump through tons of hoops to get the occupancy certificate.


2.) The area/town has to have access to decent internet. I work from home so I need to be able to use Teams without issues.

Feel free to PM me if you do not want to advertise any "hidden gems".
 
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I saw this topic in the Zero Relies Topic.

My best suggestion would be to look for land that already has a house built on it.

If you look hard enough these are usually you best prices since it costs a lot of money to build a house.

I have bought both raw land and land with house and by far the land with houses turned out in the end to be the best buy.
 
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Seeing as how you aren't looking to live inside city limits. As a owner-builder, as long as you have 2x4 studs every 16inchs and a bit of insulation. They really dont care.

Now if you start telling them that you want to have a earthen roof and cob wall, and a composting tiolet and that you to run a DC only electrical system then you are just drawing attention to yourself and asking to be investegated alot more.

And yes as other have said, if you get somewhere with a house already you can probably renovate it and have it exactly the way how you want it.  If you buy raw land, just look out for impact fee. I have seen it cost $20,000
 
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