Laws vary from state to state, but in most places this could be done legally. The devil is in the details, however, so one would need to examine exactly HOW the owner has set up the lease to purchase agreement.... more
Your best bet rather than using this general platform is to look for agents on Trulia that specialize in the area you are interested in or google real estate agencies that are located in Highlands County. Then you can call and speak with an agent and move forward from there.... more
Short sales are difficult and this particular one already has a listing agent that appears to be too busy to talk to a prospective buyer. Find your own agent to represent you before you write any offers, one that is experienced in short sales and has a track record of successful closings of short sales. Be sure to go visit the home with your new agent before you write any offers.... more
I should add, the lot sales in SNL and most other locations have been dismal and we can get those figures to you easily enough, but I would not buy based upon days on market, etc as there really was no demand and there won't be much demand for at least a year or two, but if you buy high quality lots, you should be in good shape in a couple years ...... more
The lot rent there is nearly $500/month. I personally would never consider a mobile on rented land in our area as any decent park charges too much in lot rent (just my opinion - but and educated opinion at that).
Consider this home:
Even if you purchased it as $5000 with the 500/month lot rent, that is like a never ending mortgage with no equity - just not a prudent financial decision for anyone (except the owner of the park - it's a GREAT decision for him or her).... more
It would be next to impossible to get waterfront acreage for 20k (even vacant land). But, you could find 1/2 acre or an acre or so with a mobile in Lorida (near Lake Istokpoga). There won't be many, and you'd have to jump on anything good at that price (good properties move quickly now). If you want to email us (and get us your email address), I can set you up to receive those listings when they are listed ..