Today, 03:18 PM
Depends on situation.
Case A) the owner retains the lease and subdivides the property when he sells it to you, in which case you have no options... if the property is indeed "cheap" this may be the case; it would be much like acquiring a home without mineral rights
Case B) the owner passes the lease on to you and you get the revenue stream
this leaves you with A) keep the stream or B) buy out the lease; in the case of buyout there will be terms much like buying out of a cell phone plan... except much more expensive. C) sell the lease, keep the tower, and get a lump sum from a company that buys such things
Case C) the owner attempts to sell you the property but the cell carrier has "right of first refusal" in which case they're just trolling a prospective buyer to get a lump sum from the cell company and you'll never actually be able to buy the property as the carrier has first dibs at whatever price you offer