Jason Robbins, real estate agent on the North Carolina coast (Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)

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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

two ways you could do this, in my opinion:

direct mail marketing with a letter that describes what you have; what the end product might be in size and price; and mail to database of builders....

direct mail marketing with a postcard (my preference) and simply state that you have one buildable lot (if it is in fact buildable!) the price of the lot and your contact info for more details.... make sure you have a plan of the land...the comps for the end product, clearly describing and verifying the size of the home to be built and the suggested list price.... the builder should take it from there and work his numbers backwards to end up at the value of the lot "to him" based on "his costs" and "his profit margin".... 

that's how I did this.... and I did alot of it....

Sep 14, 2017 11:19 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC

I became a member of the local builder's association and with that, had each member's contact information. I would contact those individual builders (first by phone, then by email) with plat information, city development that had been completed, utility information, cost per lot, type of buyer who would be buying the homes and size of homes that would fit on said lots and be appealing to the target buyers. Those who I contacted were not the larger builders but, the small ones who prefer infill projects. 

If you have a lot of builders in your area that you think may be a good fit, you can send out a mass mailing, as Barbara Todaro suggested as well.

Good luck, Jason Robbins

Sep 14, 2017 04:03 PM
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Not much more to say as Barbara nails this one. I always like to bring them an intro sheet, plan and any thing i have. It is a good way to meet builders

Sep 14, 2017 12:57 PM
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 Barbara Todaro has your answer.

Sep 14, 2017 12:23 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I can't improve on the answer provided by Barbara Todaro.

Sep 14, 2017 11:26 AM
Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Barbara Todaro is all over this one - of course she is ;)

Sep 15, 2017 07:37 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Do what Barbara says in matters such as these.

Sep 14, 2017 07:30 PM
Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Barbara Todaro See her post with good advice. 

Sep 14, 2017 06:30 PM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

Barb has that answer for you.

Sep 14, 2017 03:58 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Follow Barbara's advice and enjoy her level of success!

Sep 14, 2017 01:53 PM
JoAnn Moore
The Mortgage Market of Delaware - Georgetown, DE
Home Loans in Delaware

I have marketed to builders before promoting construction loans. One time I used large red envelopes and put a gold foil sticker on it to make it look kind of fancy.

You could get up on a ladder and take a few photos from where the floor level of the house would be of the views.

Include the covenants, etc. and you're good to go! 

Sep 14, 2017 11:29 AM
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Jason Robbins - well, no one can beat the answer from Barbara Todaro....

Sep 15, 2017 10:31 PM
Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Follow Barbara Todaro ; she knows!

Sep 15, 2017 08:38 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

I am tagging Barbara Todaro who I see has already commented.  I wish you all the best.

Sep 15, 2017 07:47 AM
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Barbara Todaro nailed this one!

Sep 15, 2017 06:06 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

They want to see a survey and the zoning information along with recent comps.

You will probably need to be active in your local builders association if you wish to successfully network with builders.

Sep 14, 2017 02:10 PM
Caroline Gerardo
Licensed in 20 states - Newport Beach, CA
C. G. Barbeau the Loan Lady nmls 324982

 Provide great photographs of the views from elevations. Find a legal drone photographer to complete this. Curbs and gutters are in I assume but get costing on tie into water/ sewer/ gas / electric.  Draw a sketch of what the house might be - there are a couple online planning tools you can use- not necessarily a full CAD design that an architect might specify for a client but a sample. Get an architect or engineer on-board who you co-brand with who knows a guy at the local planning desk. Most stick house single contractors are not your best lead, better to pitch at a Realtor meeting with a board that has images, drawings, costing to find the buyer.

Lenders can provide a lot loan to close the deal, then buyer needs to get all his ducks in a row with architect and planning approval.  Disclose all conservation and restrictions as to height, use, local animals protected and why this is a good thing

Sep 14, 2017 12:30 PM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Jason Robbins they may want to know if there have been any structures here before, what they were, had the foundation been completely removed, has there been a soil survey done on the ground, and more.

Sep 14, 2017 12:15 PM
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Barbara is the expert?

Sep 15, 2017 04:44 AM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

KNow your taarget group and market to them

Sep 14, 2017 06:18 PM
Ginger Harper
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team - Southport, NC
Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!

Jason Robbins  

You do a fine job...keep on doing it.


Mar 03, 2018 09:57 AM
Katerina Gasset
Get It Done For Me Virtual Services - Provo, UT
Get It Done For Me Virtual Services

Barbara Todaro  has your answer. You would be wise to follow her instructions and her advice. 

Sep 18, 2017 05:20 PM
Timothy Holbrook
Seabrook Investment LLC - Bellview, TX
We give out loan at 4% low interest rate

it will be good if you do that which you know how to do best 

Sep 16, 2017 01:21 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Give them the potential benefits.

Sep 15, 2017 06:59 AM