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Old 09-27-2022, 10:44 AM   #1
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Default What’s the deal on these “Massive Land Sale! 2 days only!”

You’ve all seen them in magazines and emails and such. Usually with something like 25 lots available, log cabin with 2 acre packages starting at $89,999! Usually by a lake or river.

I’ve always chalked it up to a bait and switch with high pressure sales once you get there. But maybe some are legit? Anyone been to one of these?
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Old 09-27-2022, 10:57 AM   #2
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It’s marketing. Very hectic, very high pressure. There will be 1-2 “deals” at the starting price.

Lots of fun to sell at.
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Old 09-27-2022, 10:58 AM   #3
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Get flyers often about F-burg for # of acres with a barndo for X # of $. Goes in the trash.
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Old 09-27-2022, 11:02 AM   #4
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You’ve all seen them in magazines and emails and such. Usually with something like 25 lots available, log cabin with 2 acre packages starting at $89,999! Usually by a lake or river.



I’ve always chalked it up to a bait and switch with high pressure sales once you get there. But maybe some are legit? Anyone been to one of these?
They had one across the road from us several years ago. 10 acres and one room cabin, no utilities, for $159,000. 27 lots, all sold on the first day.

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Old 09-27-2022, 11:21 AM   #5
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They’re selling complete subdivisions here in less than 24 hrs.
Once they announce it’s coming, people be standing in line with their check books in hand.
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Old 09-27-2022, 11:22 AM   #6
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Sounds stupid but people do it every day I’m sure
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Old 09-27-2022, 01:35 PM   #7
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We went to look at one of these in Segovia a couple weeks ago. They had 46 lots and by the time we arrived, 36 were already sold. It's crazy how fast they sell places like this.
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Old 09-27-2022, 01:37 PM   #8
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It’s a 2 day land sale deal.
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Old 09-27-2022, 01:40 PM   #9
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My buddy and his wife bought one. They all arrived at the grand opening event. At 11a.m. sharp the whistle sounded and everyone there made a mad dash to claim their lot. He said it was a madhouse. lol
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Old 09-27-2022, 01:54 PM   #10
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My buddy and his wife bought one. They all arrived at the grand opening event. At 11a.m. sharp the whistle sounded and everyone there made a mad dash to claim their lot. He said it was a madhouse. lol
Sounds like Oklahoma land rush.
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Old 09-27-2022, 02:12 PM   #11
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You’ve all seen them in magazines and emails and such. Usually with something like 25 lots available, log cabin with 2 acre packages starting at $89,999! Usually by a lake or river.

I’ve always chalked it up to a bait and switch with high pressure sales once you get there. But maybe some are legit? Anyone been to one of these?
i hate when see those. Chopping up big parcels to stack 100s of people in. The last thing i want is to be trapped around 100 other 2-5 acres lots with ppl everywhere. Defeats the purpose of land ownership IMO
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Old 09-27-2022, 02:20 PM   #12
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It’s a 2 day land sale deal.
The one across the rd from me was a 2 day but they all sold the first day

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Old 09-27-2022, 02:24 PM   #13
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Sad. Hate seeing this happen to our state.
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Old 09-27-2022, 08:03 PM   #14
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Sad. Hate seeing this happen to our state.
Yep pretty depressing to see. Money has definitely taken over and the rancher is getting rich off stupidity.
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Old 09-27-2022, 08:22 PM   #15
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Information I am hearing says it may happen near me. Not looking forward to a bunch of overnight country folk burning up the county road on 4 wheelers and mules.
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Old 09-27-2022, 08:38 PM   #16
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The deal is: Some folks want to separate people with money, or the ability to get money, from said money. It's a profit deal.
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Old 09-27-2022, 08:50 PM   #17
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Courious question on this ranch slitting up to small lots question. It appears that most that live in the country want to keep it that way. So where is the line drawn on splitting a ranch?

10,000 acres split to 10 - 1,000 acres?
1,000 split into 10 - 100? acres?
100 plot into 10 - 10 acres?
????

Also, growth is going to happen. You want your family to grow. Towns should grow or they will slowly die. City’s grow along with counties and the state. It’s hard to stop growth but curious of what everyone’s thought is a ranch slitting. I would bet that a large percentage of land owners land came from a larger track of land.

FYI, I live in a neighborhood build in the early 80’s with 97 lots. Each lot is between 5 - 10 acres cut from a larger ranch. I am looking forward to some growth my way such as a closer gas station, maybe a couple places to eat and get a beer.


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Old 09-27-2022, 09:04 PM   #18
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Information I am hearing says it may happen near me. Not looking forward to a bunch of overnight country folk burning up the county road on 4 wheelers and mules.
Have already had one in Franklin a few years back down Owensville. Had pictures of a golf course that had to be from the Midwest that it was “close” too. Sold all but like 6 of the 40 lots that weekend. Realtors asking people if they were buying it because if not the people behind them wanted it. Crazy. And still 5 years later hardly anything done on those lots. Most were bought by investment firms.
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Old 09-27-2022, 09:20 PM   #19
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Information I am hearing says it may happen near me. Not looking forward to a bunch of overnight country folk burning up the county road on 4 wheelers and mules.
That’s what I’m dealing with. Horses penned up on 1/2 acre, riding horses into your yard, kids under 13 driving mules down the road and texting and even adults on dirtbikes at midnight. They act like they just bought 1,000 acres and need a mule to get a lil ranchy but they just go nowhere besides from the driveway around and around then back in the driveway.
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Old 09-27-2022, 09:27 PM   #20
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So do the lots typically increase in value?
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Old 09-27-2022, 09:43 PM   #21
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That’s what I’m dealing with. Horses penned up on 1/2 acre, riding horses into your yard, kids under 13 driving mules down the road and texting and even adults on dirtbikes at midnight. They act like they just bought 1,000 acres and need a mule to get a lil ranchy but they just go nowhere besides from the driveway around and around then back in the driveway.
Yup. Have a friend that’s having to deal with the same BS.
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Old 09-27-2022, 11:16 PM   #22
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Got one here while back for lake lots on a lake I had never heard of.
Looked it up and it was SW of Corsicana IIRC

One of those sounds too good things so I chunked it.
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