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Equestrian Property Specialist

Popular Horse Farm Locations

If your dream equestrian property is a working ranch, horse farm, polo or sporting estate, showjumping or evening yard, or racehorse training facility, we invite you to explore this extraordinary collection of properties dedicated to the art of horsemanship. Just as equitation is more than just horseback riding, so too are these equestrian estates more than mere horse farms for sale.

Equestrian Background

When looking for a Realtor to represent you, you want to find someone who has first-hand knowledge of owning and riding horses. They share your passion and live your lifestyle. If you are buying, they will utilize their knowledge and experience to help you find the perfect property, and if you are selling they will know the right marketing strategies to sell your property.

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Local Connections

The right Equestrian Agent will have the right contacts. They will work in the area that you are looking to buy or sell and will know all of the codes, regulations and zoning rules so that they can answer all of your questions. They are knowledgeable in the local market and will use their experience and expertise to your best interest.

Agents can hold certain designations that tell you about their specializations. For instance, the Institute of Equestrian Real Estate Professionals offers the Accredited Equestrian Real Estate Professional designation (AEREP), which recognizes their expertise in this field. For this designation, the Agent undergoes education and field training on the subject of equestrian properties. They are known as a leading expert in this field when they hold this designation. However, this designation is not necessary for an Agent to be the leading expert in the area. Their experience alone could qualify them to fill this role.

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Steps to Finding the Right Equestrian Agent and Property

Know what you want in a property (if you’re a buyer). Do you want a property with trails to ride, or is it more important to have a facility for your horses? How many horses do you have? Will you be doing any boarding or breeding? Will you need a private or commercial facility? Know your wants and needs prior to doing anything else.

Do your due diligence. Research different Agents and interview more than one. Ask about their designations and equestrian experience. Ask about their experience and knowledge with horse properties and the local market in general. Do they know the local rules and regulations when it comes to environmental issues, property use restrictions, how many animals are allowed per acre on the property, etc.? Find out if they own horses and if they have any testimonials of previous clients. Also ask what kind of contacts they have—such as a lender that covers financing for a farm.

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If you need help finding the best equine vets or farriers in the area, or arranging transport for your equine partners, or building a network of knowledgeable equine professionals in your new area, the agents of Florida’s Equestrian Living will be with you every step of the way. And it doesn't stop there.

Find a Lender. Make sure you speak to the right lender who is familiar with horse and farm properties. It’s a little harder to get financing for homes with land in rural areas than it is to finance a home in the city.


Plan ahead. Once it is time to begin looking at properties, think of your future or long-term needs.

If you plan on expanding later, make sure you have the acreage to do so. Do you need to be close to horse-friendly trails, or maybe you are looking for a property with your own trails?

Pay attention to how far the location is from your work if you work outside of the home. You can always make changes to the property or add on/remodel, but you cannot ever change the locality so make sure you LOVE the location.

Walk the property so you know the quality of the soil. Make sure it is good soil for your horses to graze.

Check the water supply on the property and make sure the water access is good to get the water to the trough for your horses.

It may prove difficult to find the perfect land, perfect home AND perfect barn, so decide what is most important and tweak the rest as you are able to. Usually due to regulations, the barn is most important. You can always renovate the home if it isn’t perfect.

Once you find the right Agent, the rest should be a piece of cake. Focus on asking potential Agents the right questions and plan accordingly to make sure you find the right space for you and your horses. Your Agent will make sure you find the right location, acreage, layout and zoning for your specified use while also helping you find the perfect home and barn in the process.

It is extremely helpful to use a knowledgeable equestrian real estate agent who knows what to look for and what your horses will require. This usually means using a REALTOR® who owns horses and rides and works with them on a regular basis.

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If you are a "horse person", then you want your REALTOR ® to locate suitable properties on your behalf. A small 5 acre property, heavily wooded, with a steep slope down the back side, is not what a horse needs. Many properties in our area have unusable acreage and knowing this can save you valuable time.

We check all parcels for FEMA flood plain designations and keep buyers informed!

If you are new to our area, or a Florida resident, be sure to take a look at my new All Things Equine Business Directory located on the VENDOR tab.


Services and Support

Florida’s equestrian properties specialists are full-service agents. This means they do more than help you buy or sell your property; they will customize their service to fit your needs. They also have access to and personal relationships with a vast directory of trusted equine professionals in the area.

If you need help finding the best equine vets or farriers in the area, or arranging transport for your equine partners, or building a network of knowledgeable equine professionals in your new area, the agents of Florida’s Equestrian Living will be with you every step of the way. And it doesn't stop there.

Our agents strive to provide you with ongoing support, building lasting relationships based on a mutual love of all things equine.

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Equestrian Property Specialist

Glen Bigness, Realtor 239-272-HOME

Since 1986 finding horses homes...

Welcome to Premiere Plus Realty- Bigness Realty Group, Here you can find FL Horse Property for Sale & Equestrian Home Real Estate Listings in SW Florida and Central Florida. Search our MLS to view Horse Farms, Horse Properties, Equine Estates, Ranches, large LAND parcels & more! 

FL Horse Property Brings to you the finest in Equestrian Property & Horse Farms. Search Horse Properties and Equestrian Estates for Sale in SW Florida and Central Florida. View Horse Farms, Ranches, Hobby Farms and Acreage Property Real Estate listings.


Bigness Realty Group, Glen Bigness P.A. specializes in the sale of Real Estate for Horses and brings to you the most Exclusive SW Florida and Central Florida Horse Properties and Equestrian Estates for Sale. As our guest, it is our distinct pleasure to guide you through our site and assist you in finding the perfect Horse Property. Contact us anytime with your property requirements horseflorida@gmail.com


We understand that horse owners have special needs when it comes to finding the right horse property. Selecting the right location is the first step and no better place to start than Lake County Florida. There are a few select areas in Sarasota, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Hernando, Manatee, Collier and Lee counties that Equestrian Estates can be found but these location require a professional to guide you towards the right property.  Glen Bigness and the Bigness Realty Group knows these areas and can help you in your horse property search.  Feel free to call me at 239-272-4663 with any questions, being a horse owner myself I will be able to guide you in the right direction and help you in making a smart choice when it comes to shopping for the perfect Florida horse property.

We provide valuable information on Parcel location including FEMA Flood Plain Maps, Property Aerials, Elevation Certificates’, DEP Reports, Property Survey, Community HOA info, Trail Maps, Large Animal Vets, Hay and Feed Suppliers, Fencing Contractors, Land Clearing-Grading, Barn Builders and more.


We encourage our registered buyers to browse our site and get familiar with areas and the different types of horse property for sale. You can refine your search to the left by selecting the criteria that best matches your needs and then click on "Show Results".  At any time during your search, please feel free to contact us at 239-272-4663 where I am available 7 days a week to answer any questions. You can also visit our main site www.horseflorida.com to view all types of properties for sale.

Since 1986 finding HORSES homes, and their riders too!

Glen Bigness, Realtor P.A. Premiere Plus Realty

Florida Equestrian Property Sales and Consulting




It is crucial to a seller that they get the absolute most exposure to their listing to get the best price possible. Allowing for received funds so they can purchase, invest, build in the next property.

You can select any agent to list your home on the MLS and hope that another agent brings you a buyer; this is what is called a "Passive Listing" In today's cut throat Real Estate market you need more than just a Passive Approach to not only sell your home but get you the absolute Top Dollar.

Why are we different from some other agents/brokers? For starters our search engine optimized websites attract buyers to our local market every month which helps make us Masters at Marketing and Selling Luxury Homes   www.floridanapleswaterfront.com, www.floridawaterfrontclearwaterbeach.com and  www.horseflorida.com  site parallels these shoppers looking specifically for Horse Property and guides them directly to Equestrian Property that matches their search request. Premiere Plus Realty-Bigness Realty Group uses an "Active Approach" for our listings which means we aggressively go after specific markets that target buyers looking to purchase the type of home you are selling, after all isn't that how you found us? Facebook targeted advertising allows to pin-point


Premiere Plus Realty-Bigness Realty Group offers the most advanced interactive MLS search engine on the web to market your home and attract buyers. That's just the beginning, since 90% of the buyers shopping for real estate start their search on the Internet your home will be syndicated Worldwide to over 300 "top rated" Real Estate sites and locally to 30,000+ network agents across Orlando's 26 county region. Including Zillow, Trulia, Realtor and all top search portals used world-wide.

Our real estate presentation and property marketing coupled with the widest possible market coverage means that Premiere Plus Realty-Bigness Realty Group has the power to find the best buyer for your home wherever they are located around the world. Our philosophy is Maximum Exposure attracts Maximum Results!

One of the most important issues you will face is pricing your home. Pricing will determine, among other things:

·        How quickly your property sells

·        How attractive your property will be to buyers

·        How you will reach your financial goals regarding the transactions

Key Aspects to Consider:

How soon do I want to sell my property?

Statistics show the narrower the gap between the asking price and my estimate of value, the sooner an offer will come in. First 30 days is crucial for showings and written offers on new properties…




What are buyers willing to offer?

Buyers are interested in your home’s comparable worth, not what you might need to get out of the property. The buyer’s perception of the value of your home will not be altered by the cost of your next home, your need to pay off an existing mortgage or your hope for a dollar-for-dollar return on home improvements. Remember that sellers and Realtors© are not appraisers…buyers are. In the end, it is the buyer’s evaluation that matters. Buyers make their assessments by comparing your property with others that offer similar features and are in a similar condition to yours.


Is there any harm in overpricing property, then dropping the price if it doesn’t sell?

Yes. To effectively price your home, you must establish a solid correlation between the asking price and the fair market value. A realistic asking price will result in a fast, lucrative sale. If your price is out of sync with the market, you’re likely to turn off a large group of potential buyers. Contrary to popular belief, a buyer usually makes an offer on a fairly priced property before making a lower offer on a listing that is seen as overpriced. Also, overpricing your home often helps sell your neighbor’s home faster than yours.


But my house is worth so much more…

Emotion and pride should have no place in the pricing process. Sellers speak of value, amount invested and what they can afford “to take.” Buyers consider only price, condition and other properties offered.

Appraisal needs to meet and support sales price to close, lenders and cash buyers BOTH require an appraisal on purchases. Sales comps are taken and allowed in the immediate area of the subject property (1-3 miles), appraisers don’t go out 5-10 miles away from property location.


Should I leave room for negotiating?

Experience has shown that the closer your listing price is to the supporting comparable sales data, the greater your chances for a quick sale at or near your asking price. As a result, we recommend pricing as close to that figure as possible. If you list your home at an unreasonably high price and receive a full-priced offer, the price will be tested during the appraisal and lending process. As a result, it’s important to price your property at something statistics and the experience of the local brokers and market buyers can justify. In fact many agents will miss showing your property to potentially qualified buyers simply because, at face value your property is out of their client’s price range.

We can appreciate the fact that no one ever wants to feel trapped or committed to a long term relationship in the event the servicer does not perform up to their promised efforts. We are so confident in the level of service we provide that we offer all our sellers a 100% Risk Free Guarantee.  If for any reason Premiere Plus Realty- Bigness Realty Group does not meet up to your expectations you have the right to cancel the listing agreement at No Charge or Penalty.  Many of our competitors charge heavy cancelation fees so be sure to ask them before you list.


Sterling Chase Realty Winning Marketing Plan



Attract thousands of qualified buyers to view your property

Convert these shoppers into showings

Negotiate on your behalf the best possible terms & price for your home

Our Marketing Plan in Details:

·        Price your home to be competitive in today's market

·        Offer staging tips to make your property "Show Off"

·        Professional Photo Shoot for online and in print advertising

·        Professional "High Definition" virtual tour of your home

·        Electronic lock box and online showing requests to track all agent activity

·        Maximum Exposure to our 26 county area surrounding Orlando - Mid Florida MLS

·        Optimizing your home’s visibility on over 300+ syndicated Real Estate websites

·        Featuring your property on the search engine optimized Sterling Chase Realty website

·        Analyzing the Sterling Chase Realty database for buyers looking for a property like yours

·        Presenting all offers and explaining the Pros and Cons to assist you in making educated choices.

·        Facilitating the transaction from contract to close with NO surprises!


Are you thinking about Selling? We are ready to put our winning marketing plan in motion for you so you can realize the greatest profit from the sale of your property. Please call me to set up a private, NO obligation, in home consultation. Since 1986 a trusted real estate resource for our clients…


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