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Buying land in Northern Uganda is one of the best investment decisions one can make at the moment as Northern Uganda is currently developing and has a huge potential for investments.

For starters, Northern Uganda is one of the four regions in the country Uganda with over 7.1 million people. Northern Uganda is also comprised of over 20 districts and towns with different ethnicity.

Northern Uganda is friendly and hospitable for business, staying and exploration. The people are welcoming and this makes it one of the best regions to consider when looking for somewhere to stay in Uganda.

One of the best decisions to make depending on your financial standing is buying land and maybe later building a house on it. This can be for business purposes or for domestic purposes. Because Northern Uganda is still rich with land and it is very easy to get land, be it in the city centre or in rural areas as long as you have the money.

But as good as it promises to be, buying land in Northern Uganda is not always a smooth journey, especially if you are new in the region.

So before buying land in Northern Uganda, there are several things you should consider and look out for to ensure you make a safe and wise investment.

There are about seven or more important factors to consider, which will help you to own land smoothly without any issues:

1. Documentation:

Ensure that the land has a valid title document and that you verify the authenticity of the documents with the relevant land authorities.

Avoid buying land without proper documentation, as this can lead to legal issues in the future. This is one of the important factors to consider especially if you are buying land in urban areas.

2. Location:

Consider the location of the land and the surrounding area. Look out for factors such as proximity to basic amenities like schools, hospitals, markets, and access to good infrastructure like roads and electricity. Also, consider the security of the area and potential risks like flooding.

Location is very important but it depends on the reason why you want to buy the land. Will it be for farming, residential or any other business?

3. Land Use:

Check the land’s permitted use and zoning regulations to ensure that the property is suitable for your intended purpose. For example, if you plan to build a residential property, ensure the land is zoned for residential use.

4. Survey:

Conduct a survey of the land to ascertain its boundaries and confirm that it matches the details on the title document. This can help you avoid disputes with neighbouring landowners in the future.

5. History:

Research the history of the land and the previous owners to ensure there are no outstanding claims or disputes over ownership.

This can be done by consulting the immediate neighbours and the authority such as LC1, and the land board, among others. Because for any land transaction to happen in Northern Uganda, the local leaders and the immediate neighbours should be aware as they will also be as witnesses.

6. Price:

Compare the price of the land with similar properties in the area to ensure that you are getting a fair price for the property.

7. Legal Assistance:

Seek legal assistance from a qualified lawyer to guide you through the transaction and ensure that all legal requirements are met.

By considering these factors, you can make an informed decision when buying land in Northern Uganda and avoid potential issues that could arise in the future.

If you are currently looking for a trusted agency that can help you get properties or land in Northern Uganda, contact Kumalo Property today on +256780187237 or [email protected] and we will be glad to help you.

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Written by Charles Layoo (2)

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