The first week of 2011 was an interesting one. We interviewed a local filmmaker about her latest project. We asked where readers stood in the controversy surrounding Grady Judd and Atheists of Florida, Inc. Though Sheriff Judd didn’t weigh in, we heard quite a bit from the readers. We had a history lesson about a […]
For the month of May, the Lakeland Real Estate market has shown slight improvement, but compared to previous year, it has been much of the same for when considering sales prices. A total of 221 Lakeland homes were sold in May with average and median prices still declining from the previous year. Distressed properties are still driving down market values with over 57% of market share. — Petra Norris
I have been rather, uh, terse in my critique of certain political behavior in the wake of the gulf oil spilling (using the gerund because it’s ongoing). Particularly toward that important species of conservative that either loved to chant “Drill, Baby, Drill,” or kept silent while others did, but pleads complexity now, with chocolate-covered sea turtles on our TVs and fishing bans in the gulf…..
CommunityWalk Map – Lakeland FL New Home Listings 12/01/ – 12/15 Full Size Map Lakeland FL New Home Listings 12/01/ – 12/15 The report from Petra Norris at Lakeland Florida Living… Currently, there are 1901 homes for sale throughout Lakeland – as of 12/21/09. Newly listed homes for the period of December 1st through December […]
After a brief hiatus, we’re back with the state of the housing market using interactive maps and reports from Lakeland Realtor Petra Norris. Today we’re playing a bit of catchup with the maps for homes sold in November and October. Tomorrow, we’ll have the new home listings maps….
With the site redesign we missed a map. That means you get two maps for the price of one and, more importantly, two reports from Lakeland Realtor Petra Norris! CommunityWalk Map – Lakeland FL New Home Listings 10/15 – 10/31 Full Size Map – Lakeland FL New Home Listings 10/15 – 10/31 The report from […]
According to the US Postal Service, Dixieland is still scheduled to be closed the end of September.
I’ve spoken to staff who say the plan for PO box holders is to transfer their mail to the Lake Wire Post Office. The box numbers and zip code would not change. Details how that will work have yet to be given to the boxholders.
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.
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.)
The Tigers host the Yankees today at 1:05 at Joker Merchant. Our tips? • Get there early. Parking will fill up fast. Which, by the way, is now $7. • If you can, park at Christ Lutheran Church at the corner of Lakeland Hills Blvd and Grenada St.. It’s cheaper, but fills up fast. • […]
It’s baseball season and coverage is about to start. This year we plan to do a lot more than our Spring Training report. What to we mean by more? Read on…
Last week there were 70 homes newly listed in Lakeland with an average sales price of $199,935 or $108.16 per square foot. In total, there are 2,300 properties currently for sale according to the Multiple Listing Services (MLS). We have the new listings map and a report from Realtor Petra Norris
62 homes were listed for sale last week. We have the report from Lakeland Realtor Petra Norris and our special interactive map of all the properties listed. You can even see street images of most of the neighborhoods.
There were 135 homes sold in Lakeland in December 2008. Lakeland Realtor Petra Norris has her report and we have our interactive map. Check inside…
It was a crazy week at Lakeland Local with numerous technical snafus. That’s the reason the weekly new homes for sale listings are so late. But we still have them for you, with the new map to return to schedule.
Now that much of Lakeland is on Google Street View we can play with it a little. Each week Petra Norris sends us the data for new homes listed for sale. She writes up the report and we make a nice map. This week I made a second map to test adding Google Street View […]
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With much of the nation covered, it looks like Google Street View recently made it to Lakeland. Street View uses a special camera rig to take 360-degree photos around a vehicle as it moves through the city. The images look like this. How does it work? I’m glad you asked. Read on…
Interactive map of Homes new to the Lakeland market: CommunityWalk Map – Lakeland FL New Home Listings 10/05 to 10/11 Full Size- Lakeland FL New Home Listings 10/05 to 10/11 • The report from Lakeland Realtor Petra Norris Last week 79 homes came new on market. The average price of the homes that are newly […]