Gratia Group Featured Package of the Week: Amazing Commercial Property in the Heart of Cape Coral

704 NE 13th aveGratia Group is excited to unveil the new Featured Package of the Week:  an amazing package of commercial lots located in the heart of Cape Coral, FL.  This commercial Cape Coral land package is located on the corner of Pine Island Road and NE 13th Avenue. Exact land parcel locations are:

704 NE 13th Ave Cape Coral FL 33909
1242 NE 7th Ter Cape Coral FL 33909
1240 NE 7th Ter Cape Coral FL 33909
1236 NE 7th Ter Cape Coral FL 33909

With location on the corner of a through street from Pine Island to Diplomat, in a heavy traffic area , the Gratia Group Featured Package of the Week is a perfect opportunity for a new business, such as a gas station or restaurant.  This lot package is priced to sell quickly at an incredible $199,000!  Commercial land investors take note!  This land package is priced well below comparable Cape Coral lots!

To learn more about the Featured Package of the Week or to put in an offer on this great commercial lot package, contact a member of the Gratia Group Land Sales Team at (239) 333-2221.

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The Housing Market in Lee County is Back!

In February 2009, five years ago, The New York Times offered a story under a Lehigh Acres dateline: “In Florida, Despair and Foreclosures.”  The first sentence was not just a report but a harbinger of unhappiness still to come: “Despair has moved into this once middle-class exurb of Fort Myers.”  That sentence might have been written to introduce horror stories about other exurbs or suburbs or the cities of the Southwest coast themselves, Naples or Bonita Springs, Fort Myers or Cape Coral or Port Charlotte.  The real estate market, which had suddenly begun to resemble an unhappy rodeo bull, had thrown the economy of the region, the state and the country on its head.

But that was then. Now, the unemployment rate hovers around 6 percent and real estate statistics continue to rise as well.  From south to north the numbers have changed. Buyers, significant percentages of them, are “end users” as the parlance goes, not just investors, but whoever they are, many are buying land in Florida with cash.  Mortgages are secured only with solid credit, and now in each market here, slowly shrinking inventories have reached roughly a six-month supply, a comfortable base from which to do business.

But numbers are always tricky and sometimes even misleading.  Since inventory is down prices are rising at 8 to 12 percent, depending on where one is in the market.  If you want to sell a home below $200,000 (the sweet spot is $150,000) you will be happy to be in a seller’s market because the inventory is four to six months. If you are selling between $200,000 and $350,000, you’re in a pretty even market.  But if you own a home valued at above $350,000, the inventory is 12 to 18 months and buyers are still in control.

To learn more about the Lee County real estate and purchasing Lee County real estate contact a member of the Gratia Group Sales team at (239) 333-2221.

The Gratia Group Featured Lot of the Week Will Make Builders Jump for Joy!

north port 2This week’s Gratia Group Featured Lot is geared towards builders and developers, over 100 PRIME building lots in sunny North Port, Florida.  This North Port, Fl land for sale is ideal for building and zoned and ready to build! Available at wholesale pricing and priced at an unbelievable $6,700 per lot, these lots are sure to sell fast!  There is no limit on purchasing these lots; you can buy one, ten, twenty, fifty or all one hundred depending on your development needs.

For those who enjoy being part of an up-and-coming, assessable community, the City of North Port is located in Sarasota County between Tampa and Fort Myers. The Southwest Florida city is tucked beneath a thick oak and pine canopy, rich with archeological history, beautiful natural springs, and more than 80 miles of freshwater canals.
The City’s population includes a median age of 38 and is one of the youngest in the Southwest Florida region. Yet its youthful mindset is found in more than just the nearly 10,000 school children. Adults share a common sense of energy and youthfulness.

To learn more about purchasing North Port Florida Lots and our Featured Lots of the Week, contact a member of the Gratia Group Land Sales Team at (239) 333-2221.

Purchasing Land for Long-Term Investment

Vacant land can be a great alternative investment to other risky investment scenarios such as stocks and bonds.  For investors that purchase land as a long-term investment, buying land in a growing area is as vital as the investment land itself.

Studying the direction of growth of a city or town highlights areas that have become populated over a specific timeframe and where this activity has been focused.  This information is beneficial to landowners and potential land investors for a multitude of reasons.

Successful long-term land investors are picky when it comes to where they purchase real estate for investors.  They study area growth and development closely.  The more developed an area becomes, the more profitable and desirable their property will be.  Highly developed areas attract more interest, whether it is for developing businesses or residential neighborhoods.

Eventually, businesses and neighborhoods will expand throughout the majority of the town center and land for sale will be scarce.  Due to its popular location and scarcity, land that remains vacant throughout the growth of an area will become more valuable than it was in previous years.  This increases potential profit if and when a long-term investor sells creating a potential for high return on their original investment on the land.

To learn more about long term land investing, contact a member of the Gratia Group Land Investment Team at (239) 333-2221.