Source: How to find land/plots for sale

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On a crowded island with a tight planning permission system in place, building land and plots are often quite difficult to come by.

On our 'Land / plots' sourcing list we look for on-market opportunities sites, land or plots that either have planning permission, or other significant development potential. This also includes existing houses with building plots to the side or rear.

To find land / plots properties with PropertyData, click the 'Land / plots' option in the Sourcing menu at the top of the site.

The recommended way to search is with your home postcode, and enter the maximum distance you would travel to view or manage an investment property – particularly bearing in mind that you may be managing a building project!

Keep an eye on the results counter (found just below the input box) which will update to show you the number of results found as you adjust the radius.

Another way of searching is to create a saved local area and then search for opportunities within that area.

Once you click 'Search', you will be presented with the results grid:

Clicking on an individual opportunity will take you through to the property on the originating portal. Make sure to install our browser extension to see extra information alongside.

Options at the top allow you to Filter the results, adjust the radius, sort the results, or view in different formats such as table or on a map.

You can also enable email alerts, so that you can be notified daily of new properties in this category.

In the top right you'll find two of the most advanced functions.

The 'Intersect from list' button allows you to find properties which are on more than one of our lists. For example if you prefer buying in the auction format, you could look for Land / plots for sale by Auction.

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