Have you ever had a customer ask, “What will happen to that vacant land?”Understanding how future land use decisions are made can set you apart as a Realtorwho is both a local market expert and effectively engaged in the localcommunity. Thiscourse explores several tools that govern both current and future land use and howthese will affect buyers and sellers.
Objectives: After taking this class students will be able to:
•Understand key differences between future land use plans and how they affect buyers and sellers
•Learn how to access future land use plans
•Determine how each land use tool differs based on the governing jurisdiction over the property
•Understand the importance of a buyer verifying future land use and current zoning
•Understand the basic market forces that influence the transition from future land use to actualdevelopment
•Learn the basics of economic development at a municipal and regional level