If you are looking to purchase or sell land in Randolph County North Carolina, I will be happy to help you. There are only a handful of Realtors in central NC with the expertise and experience required to earn ALC accreditation. I have this due to my dedication to land sales and I am a RLI member as well (Realtors Land Institute). My staff and I can assist you with any land related sale or purchase in this county.
Randolph County land:
Randolph County consists of 790 square miles, of which, 787 is land. The central and western part of the county contain the Uwharrie Mountains and Carraway Mountains.
This will change over time but as of October 2014 there are over 200 properties for sale with over 5 acres of land for sale in Randolph County, NC. Properties include vacant lots, wooded land, farms, ranches, beautiful homes sitting on 60 acres, land zoned industrial, and more. There are also hundreds of commercial properties for sale from commercially zoned land to buildings for sale.
Upcoming land sales in Randolph:
Most parts of Randolph County still maintain country living. With the upcoming Chatham Randolph Megasite there are sure to be many new developments taking place.
A study from the Moore School of Business shows that for every job BMW created in South Carolina, an additional three jobs are created elsewhere in SC through the economic multiplier effect.
People are already looking at land in Randolph for small farms, farmettes, investment land, and commercial properties. It makes sense for many people to purchase land now before the next major auto manufacturer moves in to the megasite.
Randolph County Land Sales
West of Chatham County is the beautiful Randolph County, where large acres tracts of land are more common, and come at a much lower price point than in other nearby areas, like Wake county.
Much of the land in Randolph county is what’s considered “rolling topography”, meaning that there are many small hills and valleys. There are also quite a lot of forests filled with valuable hard woods. This makes land in Randolph county very attractive to the lumber industry. Even for people that don’t work in lumber, buying the land and then selling the lumber rights can be rather profitable.
Before buying or selling any property, no matter what county it’s in, it’s always a good idea to determine it’s highest and best use. This will help sellers better target potential buyers, and it will help buyers know if they will be able to use the land for their intentions without any resistance or opposition from either the planning and zoning committees, or even the land itself. After all, flooded swampy woodlands are no good for farms, homes, or businesses.
For most large acre tracts of land in Randolph County, the highest and best use is going to be agriculture. In fact, most of them right now are either being purchased for or held on to specifically for the timber growing on them Selling timber rights to the forestry industry is an excellent way of making money through land ownership without much work being done on the owners part.
There is also the Uwharrie National Forest, which is protected and will never be developed. People looking to own a remote piece of property with access to trails and rivers would do well to look at land for sale in Randolph County.
It’s possible to find some large acre tracts near Asheboro that have access to both municipal water and sewer, making them excellent candidates for residential development. A fifty acre tract could very easily be turned into 150-200 separate homes.
Other Randolph County land uses:
There is a lot of farmland in Randolph. Vineyards, vegetables, flowers, fruits and more are grown here. There are also meat production and dairy farms. Commercial land includes office space, industrial, warehouse, and retail. There are several residential homes with acreage. Much of the commercial land for sale is in Ramseur, Climax, Liberty, and Asheboro, although it is found throughout the entire county.
Other Randolph County Information:
The county has 22 townships. The largest city in Randolph County is Asheboro. Asheboro has a population of around 150,000 and is the home of the North Carolina Zoo.
Cities and Towns include:
- High Point (partial)
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