I'm looking at homesteads near Joshua Tree National Park in California. Listing agents say that the power is nearby (some say a mile away and some say 100 ft. away) and water is along the street.
But what would it cost to hook up/connect to the utilities and get a septic system in this area? I have no experience with development of raw land, and this will be my first real estate purchase.
I know septic system varies a lot, which is why I'd like to know if anyone has experience with this in or near Joshua Tree, CA.
I have a house in JT. I think it'd cost more to build on raw land. Lots of permits!
Thanks for your response @Melissa Nichols . Do you remember details on the costs for septic, water and electricity?
septics usually run 5 to 15 k depending on area....water and electric checks with local municipalities
Thanks @Jay Hinrichs . Because it's out in the country in a rural area I know it can't be cheap.
@Chris Frydenlund did you ever end up doing this? My husband and I are looking into building tiny homes on land, so was curious your experience of developing on raw land.
@Jessica Chow it takes time but it can be done I just bought a property in Joshua tree and to get everything with in a year it should go well as long as you have everything planned out before going to the city/town
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