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.39 Acres Only $1 Down, $399/Mo

Sebring, FL 33870

Highlands County, Florida

0.39 Acre
$6,999 USD
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Land Description

This property is located in south-central Florida at an equal distance from Orlando, Tampa and Palm Beach.

“Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.” - Franklin D. Roosevelt, U.S. president

The property is about 15 minutes to Lake Jackson, Sebring, and Highlands Hammock State Park, and 2 hours to Tampa and Orlando.

The property is accessible via Quail Ave.

“Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate. More money has been made in real estate than in all industrial investments combined. The wise young man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate.” - Andrew Carnegie, billionaire industrialist

The lot is zoned R-1, which allows for single-family homes, but not mobile homes.

Cash Discount Price $6,999 + $395 Document Fee

We accept payment via PayPal, wire transfer, ACH transfer, and Zelle.

Seller Financing Available

$1 down with a $395 document fee and $399 per month for 26 months at 0% Apr. No prepayment penalty. No credit checks.

Hold Price $25

For $25 we can hold the property for you for 72 hours while you decide whether you want to purchase. If you buy the property, this will count toward the purchase price.

Title And Use

What you can or cannot legally do on the land is controlled by the local government, not by us or any seller. Please contact the county, providing them with the parcel number, to confirm zoning, access, and available utilities.

Buy Or Hold

About Sebring

According to Visit Sebring website, “Home to a park system that wows with outdoor wonders, Sebring naturally allures visitors. Otters, alligators and deer take shelter in our hardwood forests, pine flatwoods and cypress swamps, giving visitors a glimpse of wildlife along our nature trails. Boat ramps, fishing piers and swim centers provide easy access to our waterways from public parks.

Located in Central Florida, Sebring occupies the southern end of the Lake Wales Ridge, a 100-Mile-Long range of sand hills, scrub and freshwater lakes. Once a group of prehistoric islands, the area is home to dozens of rare species of plants and animals.

Birds, including scrub jays, swallow-tailed kites, bald eagles, osprey and sandhill cranes, all in their native habitat, can be seen and heard.

The area has extensive bikeways, including several routes through the very beautiful and popular Highlands Hammock State Park, as well as routes from 10-100 miles long on other scenic roads. There are hiking, canoe and trails in the State Park and on the grounds of the Southwest Florida Water Management District, the Archbold Biological Station, and the Avon Park Air Force Range - all large conservation management areas covering thousands of acres.”

Lot Details

Address: 709 Quail Ave

Elevation: 155ft

GPS Coordinates (approx.): Please note that the GPS coordinates are approximate. They come from public assessor GIS data and are fairly accurate, but to find the exact boundaries of the property, it is best to hire a local surveyor.

Center: 27.4896, -81.5111

Annual Taxes: $62.42

Zoning: Residential (R-1)

Time Limit to Build: None as far as we are aware

Access: Improved Road

Power: Electric would likely need to be solar or alternative, although there may be powerlines in the nearby vicinity.

Water: A well would likely need to be installed.

Sewer: A septic system would likely need to be installed.

This lot is 4% of the median home price.

Contacts: Highlands County Zoning

“Buy on the fringe and wait. Buy land near a growing city. Buy real estate when other people want to sell. Hold what you buy.” - John Jacob Astor, real estate and business mogul

Can I visit the property? Of course. There is no need to make an appointment - please feel free to visit the property at any time. Please also note that we won't be able to meet you at the lot.

Does the property have an address? No, since the property is a vacant parcel of land, it hasn't been assigned an address. However, you can plug the approximate GPS coordinates into Google Maps in order to locate the property.

Has a survey been done? No, we have not had a survey commissioned, but if you would like to pay for a survey we would be happy to work with your chosen surveyor.

Can you build on the property? Because we do not know the specifics of what you may want to build on the property, we recommend that you contact the building and/or zoning department(s) for more information on the relevant zoning and building regulations and how to obtain a building permit.

Can you park an RV on the property? We recommend that you contact the county to confirm, but, in most counties, RVs are only allowed on a temporary basis.

Are taxes up to date? We pay all tax bills as soon as we receive them, but you can always check with the County Treasurer to verify taxes have been paid.

Has a title search been done? Given the price point of our properties, we do not typically purchase a title search or title insurance when we buy a lot. However, we do our own research to check for title issues and liens and would never purchase a property that has a known title issue. We are also happy to work with the company of your choosing at buyer's expense.

How does the closing process work? We try to keep the closing simple and straightforward. Please just send us the full name of everyone you would like on the deed, a mailing address and phone number, and whether you would like to purchase with cash or utilize owner financing. We will then send you an invoice for either the down payment plus the document fee or the cash discount price plus the document fee. We accept payment via Zelle, wire transfer or ACH transfer as well as PayPal for properties priced under $5000.

If you purchase with owner financing, we will then send the loan documents to you for your signature via docusign.

If you purchase with cash, we will then draft and record the deed transferring title to you. Once the deed is recorded, we will send you a copy for your records.

Do you work with a title company? Yes, we are always happy to work with the company of your choosing at buyer's expense.

How does owner financing work? With owner financing, we will sign a land contract that gives you legal right to use the property; however, you won't be able to pull any building permits during the loan term. Once the down payment and document fee are paid, we will send you a link to our third party loan servicing software, where you will make monthly payments for the length of the loan term. After the loan is paid in full, we will then transfer title to you.

What kind of deed will I receive? You will receive a special warranty deed, which means the seller is guaranteeing that the property wasn't encumbered during the time of his/her ownership.

How many people can be included on the deed? You can have as many people listed on the deed as you would like.

Can the deed be made out to an Llc? Yes, the deed can be made out to an LLC or corporation.

Does the property come with mineral rights? We buy all of our properties assuming that we only have the surface rights. In order to determine whether a particular property has mineral rights, you will usually need to hire a title company to run a mineral rights search going all the way back to the original homestead.

“Buying real estate is not only the best way, the quickest way, the safest way, but the only way to become wealthy.” - Marshall Field, entrepreneur

Final Note

We completed an extensive due diligence process on this lot, but we recommend you do your own research as well. Take the time to get to know your new property before purchasing - it could remain in your family for generations.

“Buy land, they're not making it anymore.” - Mark Twain, writer and humorist

Our mission is to offer high quality properties at reasonable prices, provide maximum transparency and always strive to do the right thing.

If you are interested in land investing, you can check out our article on How to Get Started in Land Investing.

More Land Details

Owner Will Finance
Residential Zoning
Flat Terrain
Dirt Road Access
Well Water
Septic
Estimated Annual Taxes
$62
LANDFLIP ID
293778
Assessor Parcel Number (APN)
C-35-34-28-022-0130-0010
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