If you are looking for a new plot of land to build your new custom home, you need to be very careful. Plot hunting, especially for a custom home, is not as easy as it seems. It is always better to use the help of an experienced real estate agent during the plot hunting process. It is very well worth the price you are going to pay the agent for his services. A good real estate agent will lead you down the right path and help you choose the ideal plot for your project. Plot hunting is a specialized skill.
You should consult your custom home builder before buying the plot. The builder would give you good pointers on what to look out for in the land. As a matter of fact, it is not a bad idea to even take the builder along with you. Involving the builder in this process can save time, money and a lot of disappointments later on. You need to understand that not every plot of land can be suitable for a custom home project. A custom home builder would help you identify those plots which are unsuitable.