Buying a plot for residential development may not be the same as buying a house, but similar rules apply. You should always know what you're getting yourself into and how much it costs to build a house.
To start with, there are plenty of reasons to buy a piece of land. If you buy a house, it's probably so you can live in it; but with land, you could choose to build your own house or use the property as a long-term investment. Property also introduces a host of issues you don't normally face when buying a house. Knowing how to buy land can help you determine whether it could be the right path for you.
Before making any decisions, ask yourself the following questions:
In Zambia, the process of buying land usually begins by contacting a real estate company or engaging an experienced agent. Look for a company or professional who is familiar with the area and who has experience in land sales.