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Homebuyer Information Guide: Rural Considerations

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Rural Considerations

If you are considering buying a home or land in rural Loudoun County, you should be aware that rural living can be quite different than living in urban and suburban areas.  Whether slowed by the pace of a tractor on a back country road or calling to have your septic system pumped, the issues and rewards of being in the country should be considered prior to your investing in a home or property.

Wherever you buy a home in Loudoun County, you will encounter inherent risks and benefits. Before you buy in rural Loudoun, educate yourself on the topics below. 

Things to Consider 

  
Rural Zoning Districts

If you are looking for rural property you should learn more about the following zoning districts, AR-1, AR-2, A-3 and A-10.  These zoning districts support rural and agricultural uses and typically have lower density residential density or clustering of lots. More information is available online in the Loudoun County Zoning Ordinance.


                                                                                                              
If you know the address or pin number of a property, you can find detailed information about the property through the
Loudoun County Online Mapping System
and the
Loudoun County Real Estate Tax, Assessment & Parcel Database 
and the
            Loudoun Online Land Applications System.            
            

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