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Buy a plot of land

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The 5-Step Program to be a Landowner

Step one: (obviously) buy the Hearthfire DLC
Step two: achieve Thane Status in one of the following cities: Dawnstar, Falkreath, and Morthal
Step three: wait for the Courier
Step four: speak with the Servant of the Jarl (Falkreath: Takla, Morthal: Pactur) and ask them if you can buy a house
Step five: pay 5000€ and you are a Landowner, Achievement unlocked

visit the other two cities to get the Land Baron Achievement
The Elder Scrolls V: SkyrimLand BaronThe Land Baron achievement in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim worth 20 pointsBuy three plots of land

PS: if you need help with the Thane Thing, check out this Link:
Ashen SeraphYou don't need to make it to thane, you only need to get in the Jarls' favor. That said, it's the same method, only you don't need to bother helping people other than the Jarls' personal mission.
Posted by Ashen Seraph on 04 Sep 12 at 22:40
TheIcemanComethAslfur is the one who sold me the p lot of land in Morthal ...
Posted by TheIcemanCometh on 14 Oct 12 at 12:17
TheIcemanCometh... and Nenya in Falkreath.
Posted by TheIcemanCometh on 14 Oct 12 at 13:44
Pierce BrosnanOk I've traveled to each city roughly 9x each still haven't been greated by a courier or anybody got that fact what am I doing wrong. Do you have to be a certain lvl first or at a certain time of day
Posted by Pierce Brosnan on 05 Dec 12 at 04:23
Shadow XBLSame here, no courier. What gives?
Posted by Shadow XBL on 15 Mar 13 at 20:32
Platypus OwlAs SeraphimNeeded said, I achieved this today with Morthal without Thane status. I did the full quest of Investigating the Burned House (I'll save the spoilers) and the Jarl then said I could obtain Thane Status if I would help other people in town (I had done 2 previous Dragon hunts for the town so it said I was at 2/3 completed towards Thane). Either way I was able to buy the land from Aslfur in the other room.

I never saw a courier at all, I simply was able to buy the land immediately after turning in the last part of the Morthal Burned House questline.
Posted by Platypus Owl on 21 May 13 at 13:00
Posted by LadyKillerina on 04 Sep 13 at 03:02