Lakeland New Listings Map

CommunityWalk Map – New Listings for Lakeland, Florida 2011-02-16 Full Size Map – New Listings for Lakeland, Florida 2011-02-16 A quick glance at the map will now tell you if a listing is a “short sale,” a “REO/Bank Owned” property, or one with no special sale provisions. Click the map icons for more information on […]

2011 Week 3

Comments centered this week on why a pair of Lakeland Local columnists were not Libertarians. Kemp Brinson kicked off the discussion with a Martin Luther King Day post Why I’m Not a Libertarian. Billy Townsend ended the weak explaining Why Billy is Not a Libertarian. No other Lakeland Local columnists chose this week to announce […]

Latest New Listings Map & a Holiday Bonus!

CommunityWalk Map – Lakeland FL New Home Listings 2010 11/28 – 12/04 Full size map: Lakeland FL New Home Listings 2010 11/28 – 12/04 To Decorate or Not to Decorate During the Holidays when your Lakeland FL Home is For Sale? While we are in the midst of the Holiday Season, selling your Lakeland Fl […]

New Home Listings for Lakeland, FL 11/21 – 11/27

CommunityWalk Map – Lakeland FL New Home Listings 2010 11/21 – 11/27 Full Size Map – Lakeland FL New Home Listings 2010 11/21 – 11/27 photo credit: Tom Hagerty for Lakeland Local

New Home Listings for Lakeland, FL 11/14 – 11/20

Lake Morton, 8:49 a.m. Lakeland, Florida. Nov. 22, 2010. CommunityWalk Map – Lakeland FL New Home Listings 2010 11/14 – 11/20 Full Size Interactive Map photo credit: Tom Hagerty for Lakeland Local

Lakeland Listings New This Week

The listings added 08/23 to 08/28:

CommunityWalk Map – Lakeland FL New Home Listings 2010 08/23 – 08/28

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Lakeland Homes Sold April 2010

Lakeland Florida Neighborhood map Sm2Overall Lakeland real estate sales activity remained very active and strong last month with a total of 244 Lakeland homes sold in April. Average and median prices are still declining from the previous year. The government’s tax credit program for homebuyers and low mortgage rates surely has impacted strong sales activity. However, it did not translate to higher prices with the blame going to high unemployment rates and stricter mortgage lending guidelines for individuals. — Petra Norris

Lakeland Homes Listed April 16 – 30

mapdataNewly listed homes for the period of April 16th through April 30th decreased to 158 Lakeland homes for sale. The average sales price of Lakeland homes listed with area Realtors® decreased to $167,036 from my previous report. The total inventory for homes for sale still hovers around 1,900 — Petra Norris….

Lakeland Homes Sold March 2010

Lakeland Florida Neighborhood map Sm2Lakeland real estate sales activity continuously increased the past few months and March showed great improvement. Although there were 235 Lakeland homes sold in March, such number I have not seen since 2007, average and median prices took a double digit steep decline at about 14% from the previous year.

Lakeland Homes Sold February 2010

map 2In my last month Lakeland Real Estate market report, I asked the question, “Will the roller coaster ride continue in 2010?” Folks, brace for a nose dive! Although there were 152 Lakeland homes sold in February, average and median prices took a double digit steep decline. Distressed properties are still driving down market values with over 55% of market share…..See the map at LakelandLocal.com

Lakeland Homes Listed January 1 to 15

A total of 563 properties are currently actively being marketed that are facing foreclosure. There were 69 Lakeland homes newly listed in the distressed category with average prices of $132,768 or $73.95 per square foot. — Petra Norris

Lakeland Homes Sold December 2009

Lakeland ended the year on a high note in sales. With 194 homes sold overall, the month of December proved to be the best month for 2009 — Petra Norris CommunityWalk Map – Lakeland Homes Sold December 2009 Full Size Map — Lakeland Homes Sold December 2009 The report from Petra Norris at Lakeland Florida […]

Lakeland Homes Listed Dec 16 -31

Currently, there are 1878 homes for sale throughout Lakeland – as of 01/08/10. Newly listed homes for the period of December 16th through December 31st totaled 121 Lakeland homes recently came on the market. The average sales price of Lakeland homes listed with area Realtors® for decreased to $197,553 from my previous report.

Lakeland Real Estate Housing Report for August 2009

Lakeland real estate sales activity dropped for August. We have the monthly sold map and Petra Norris has the report. Both inside…

Lakeland FL New Home Listings 08/24 – 09/06

This map covers homes newly listed during the period 08/24 to 09/06. Check inside for the interactive map including Google Street Views…

Lakeland Police Change Beats

The Lakeland Police Department is changing their beats to improve officer assignment and response flexibility. In the past, LPD utilized smaller single officer assigned beats. Two or three officers will be assigned to each of the new zones. LPD Lieutenant Jody Sisson, who participated in the remapping project, says the new beats allow officers to work together in between calls to target problem areas.

George Harris Memorial Arch Dedication Set for Thursday

Local first reported the news of the George Harris Memorial Arch on February 6th. At that time, Anne Furr, the director of the Lakeland Downtown Development Association, hoped the arch would be finished for a dedication in late April or early May.

The arch was completed ahead of time. The public is invited to the dedication this Thursday, April 2nd, at 5pm at the SW corner of Munn Park. (Before view of the corner.)