Insurance is harder than it once was ,but new companies have recently rentered the market and the prices are becoming more competetive again. We can find insurance now a days.
There should nt be to many issues with land value,its not usually a hurdle in the process.
i would be lgad to help you out further, let me know those answers, and I will get back to you with the price per sq ft shortly.
Okay condition / needs upgrading in less desirable neighbourhood: around $100 per sf
Excellent condition in most desirable neighbourhood: $180 to $250 per sf.
Desirable and less desrirable could mean everything from proximity to the parade route, universities to being close to Audubon Park.
With the right buyers agent, insurance is not a problem.
Email me with specifics as to what you want and I can help you find a home and help remove alot of the risk associated with buying a home Uptown.